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PHYLOGENY/TAXONOMY

Phylogeny of the Solifugae
Keys to FamiliesFamily Ammotrechidae
Family Ceromidae
Family Daesiidae
Family Eremobatidae
Family Galeodidae
Family Gylippidae
Family Hexisopodidae
Family Karschiidae
Family Melanoblossidae
Family Mummuciidae
Family Rhagodidae

Genus Rhagodalma
Genus Rhagodax
Genus Rhagodeca
Rhagodeca fuscichelis
Rhagodeca hirsti
Rhagodeca impavida
Genus Rhagodelbus
Genus Rhagoderma
Genus Rhagoderus
Genus Rhagodes
Genus Rhagodessa
Genus Rhagodeya
Genus Rhagodia

Genus Rhagodima
Genus Rhagodinus
Genus Rhagodippa
Genus
Rhagodira
Genus Rhagodista
Genus Rhagoditta
Genus Rhagodixa
Genus Rhagodoca
Genus
Rhagodolus
Genus Rhagodomma
Genus Rhagodopa
Genus Rhagodorimus
Genus Rhagodorta
Genus Rhagodospus
Genus Rhagoduja
Genus
Rhagodula
Genus RhagodunaFamily Solpugidae
Catalog of the Solifugae

Genus Rhagodeca Roewer 1933

 


Rhagodeca Roewer 1933: 285Adobe PDF icon.

Type species: Rhax impavida CL. Koch, 1842, by original designation.

Distribution: Middle East.


Original description (Roewer 1933: 285):

"Mit den Merkmalen der Familie; außerdem 2. und 3. Tarsus ventral mit je 2.2.2 und 4. Tarsus ventral mit 1.2.2.2 Dornen bewehrt. (Die Gattung Rhagodelbus findet ihren Platz zwischen Rhagodeca und Rhagodella unserer Tabelle 1934, S. 268.)"

Translation: " With the characteristic features of the family; also, 2nd and 3rd tarsi always ventrally with 1.2.2.2 and 4th tarsus ventrally armed with 1.2.2.2 spines. (The genus Rhagodelbus finds its place between Rhagodeca and Rhagodella in the table of 1934, p. 268.) "

Three species are included in the genus:

 

Rhagodeca fuscichelis Roewer

Rhagodeca fuscichelis Roewer 1941: 108; Zilch, 1946: 119; Turk, 1948: 264; Levy and Shulov, 1964: 103.
Type locality: Halab (as Aleppo), Halab, Syria.
Distribution: Israel, Syria.

Rhagodeca hirsti Roewer

Rhagodeca hirsti Roewer 1933: 286; Levy and Shulov, 1964: 103.
Type locality: Deir el Belah, Israel.
Distribution: Israel.

Rhagodeca impavida (C.L. Koch)

Rhax impavida CL. Koch, 1842: 354; CL. Koch, 1847: 94-95, fig. 1482; CL. Koch, 1850: 97; Butler, 1873: 417, fig. 1; Simon, 1879a: 124; Simon, 1882: 209-210; Simon, 1890a: 120; Simon, 1897: 96; Moritz and Fischer, 1980: 144.
Rhagodes impavidus
(CL. Koch): Kraepelin 1901: 39.
Rhagodeca impavida
(CL. Koch): Roewer 1933: 285-286.
Type locality: Arabia?
Distribution: Oman, Yemen.

 

 



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