The Arachnid Order Solifugae

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PHYLOGENY/TAXONOMY

Phylogeny of the Solifugae
Family 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
Genus Rhagodixa
Genus Rhagodoca
Genus
Rhagodolus
Genus Rhagodopa
Genus Rhagodorimus
Genus Rhagodorta
Genus Rhagodospus
Genus Rhagoduja
Genus
Rhagodula
Genus Rhagoduna
Rhagoduna deserticola
Rhagoduna kambyses
Rhagoduna nocturna
Rhagoduna puccionii 

Family Solpugidae
Catalog of the Solifugae

Genus Rhagoduna Roewer 1933

 


Rhagoduna Roewer 1933: 270Adobe PDF icon.

Type species: Rhagoduna nocturna Roewer 1933, by original designation.

Distribution: Middle East, Asia, north Africa.


Original description (Roewer 1933: 270):

"Mit den Merkmalen der Familie und fehlender ventraler Bedeutung des 2nd und 3rd Tarsus, sowie ventraler Bewehrung des 4th Tarsus mit 1.1 Dornen."

Translation: With the characteristic features of the family and lacking significant ventral armoring on the 2nd and 3rd tarsi, and 4th tarsus ventrally with 1.1 spines.

As currently recognized, the genus contains four species:

 

Rhagoduna deserticola Roewer

Rhagoduna deserticola Roewer 1941: 103; Zilch, 1946: 122.
Type locality: SE. of Halab (as Aleppo), Haiab, Syria.
Distribution: Syria.

Rhagoduna kambyses Roewer

Rhagoduna kambyses Roewer 1933: 271; Zilch, 1946: 122.
Type locality: S. Shiraz (as "Schiras"), Fars, Iran (type locality restricted by Zilch (1946)).
Distribution: Iran, Pakistan.

Rhagoduna nocturna Roewer

Rhagoduna nocturna Roewer 1933: 271; Zilch, 1946: 123; Benoit, 1964: 97.
Type locality: Sennar, SennaI', Sudan.
Distribution: Sudan.

Rhagoduna puccionii (Caporiacco)

Rhagodes puccionii Caporiacco, 1927: 61-62; Roewer 1933: 267; Vanni, Bartolozzi and Whitman-Mascherini, 1988: 375-376.
Rhagoduna puccionii
(Caporiacco): Caporiacco, 1939a: 115; Moriggi, 1941: 276; Roewer 1941: 102-103; Caporiacco, 1944: 91.
Type localities: Biomal, near Hobyo (as Obbia), Mudug, Somalia; Mogadishu (as Mogadiscio), Banaadir, Somalia.
Distribution: Somalia.

 

 



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