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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
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
Rhagoditta susa
Genus Rhagodixa
Genus Rhagodoca
Genus
Rhagodolus
Genus Rhagodomma
Genus Rhagodopa
Genus Rhagodorimus
Genus Rhagodorta
Genus Rhagodospus
Genus Rhagoduja
Genus
Rhagodula
Genus Rhagoduna
 Family Solpugidae
Catalog of the Solifugae

Genus Rhagoditta Roewer 1933

 


Rhagoditta Roewer 1933: 277Adobe PDF icon.

Type species: Galeodes phalangium Olivier, 1807, by original designation.

Distribution: north Africa, Asia.


Original description (Roewer 1933: 277):

"Mit den Merkmalen der Familie und 2. und 3. Tarsus ventral mit je 1.1 Dornen, sowie 4. Tarsus ventral mit 1.2.2 Dornen bewehrt.."

Translation: With the characteristic features of the family and 2nd and 3rd tarsi ventrally with 1.1 spines, also with 4th tarsus armed ventrally with 1.2.2 spines.

Six species are included in the genus:

 

Rhagoditta bacillata Roewer

Rhagoditta bacillata Roewer 1941: 105; Zilch, 1946: 12l.
Type locality: near Gefza, "Nordafrika".
Distribution: unknown.
Note: The locality "Gefza" could not be traced.

Rhagoditta blanfordi Roewer

Rhagoditta blanfordi Roewer 1933: 279.
Type locality: Ethiopia (as "Abessinien (genaue Lokalitat?)").
Distribution: Ethiopia?

Rhagoditta corallipes (Simon)

Rhax corallipes Simon, 1885c: 45-46.
Rhagodes corallipes
(Simon): Kraepelin 1901: 36-37.
Rhagoditta corallipes
(Simon): Roewer 1933: 279.
Type locality: Zarzis, Madanin, Tunisia.
Distribution: Algeria, Tunisia

Rhagoditta nigra Roewer

Rhagoditta nigra Roewer 1933: 279; Zilch, 1946: 12l.
Type locality: "Belutschistan".
Distribution: Iran or Pakistan.
Note: The region "Belutschistan" is currently divided between SE. Iran and SW. Pakistan.

Rhagoditta phalangium (Olivier)

Galeodes phalangium Olivier, 1807: 443, plate 42 fig. 4; Dufour, 1857: 64-68, figs 1-6 (as Galeodes phalangista [sic]); Dufour, 1861: 388-389, plate 1 fig. 4 (as Galeodes phalangista [sic]).
Solpuga phalangium
(Olivier): Audouin, 1826: 179, fig. 10; Audouin, 1829: 420, fig. 10.
Rhax phalangium
(Olivier): c.L. Koch, 1839: 7 (as Rhax phalangioides [sic]); c.L. Koch, 1842: 354; Butler, 1873: 417 (as Rhax phalangista [sic]); Simon, 1879a: 123; Simon, 1879c: 78; Pavesi, 1885: 198.
Solpuga phalangium
(Olivier): Gervais, 1844: 87, plate 27 fig. 3 (as Solpuga phalangista [sic]).
Rhagodes phalangium
(Olivier): Kraepelin 1899b: 377; Kraepelin 1901: 35; Birula, 1926: 179, 184-186.
Rhagoditta phalangium
(Olivier): Roewer 1933:277-278; Moriggi, 1941: 278.
Type locality: unknown.
Distribution: Algeria, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Israel, Somalia.

Rhagoditta susa Roewer

Rhagoditta susa Roewer 1933: 279; Zilch, 1946: 122; Kraus, 1959: 94.
Type locality: Suza (as Susa), Hormozgan, Iran.
Distribution: Iran.

   

 



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