The Arachnid Order Solifugae

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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 RhagodidaeFamily Solpugidae
Catalog of the Solifugae

 

 


 


 

Eremochelis bidepressus (Muma 1951)

Hemerotrecha bidepressa Muma, 1951: 105, fig. 210Adobe PDF icon.
Therobates arcellus Muma, 1962: 13-14, figs 68-71
Adobe PDF icon; Muma, 1976: 18 (synonymized by Muma, 1963: 6, males only, see Eremochelis insignatus Roewer).
Therobates bidepressus (Muma): Muma, 1963: 1.
Eremochelis bidepressus (Muma): Muma, 1970a: 30; Muma and Allred, 1971: 165; Muma, 1974a: 8; Muma, 1976: 18; Muma and Muma, 1988: 24; Brookhart and Brookhart, 2006: 315
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Eremochelis arcellus (Muma): Muma, 1976: 18.: 319

HOLOTYPE: United States. Nevada: Washoe County - Reno, 1 June 1941 (Ira La Rivers), 2 females (holotype, paratype).  Deposited in the American Museum of Natural History.  Holotype of Therobates arcellus (synonymized in Muma 1963): United States. Nevada: Nye County - 28 miles N. of Mercury, 3 miles W of Mercury Highway, 27 April 1961 (1BB1C), 1 female (holotype).  Deposited in the American Museum of Natural History.

Original description
Muma, 1951: 105, fig. 210 (as Hemerotrecha bidepressa):

males:  Total length, 14.0 to 16..0 mm. 

                            LENGTH             WIDTH
Chelicerae         3.4-3.6 mm         1.1-1.2 mm
Propeltidium    1.6-1.7                 2.2-2.3
Palpi                    10.5-11.0            -       
1st legs                7.5-8.0                 -
4th legs               14.0-15.0             -


          Holotype, smaller measurements.
         Coloration similar to that of Hemerotrecha denticulata, new species, except the prosomal and abdominal tergites are unmarked and the leg markings do not extend to the trochanters.
          Dentition and structure nearly identical with those of denticulata. Specific differences occur in the opercula (fig. 210).

PUBLISHED RECORDS: As Therobates arcellus: United States. Nevada: Washoe County - Mercury, 11 July 1960 (Elden Beck), 1 female; 15 July 1960 (Elden Beck), 1 female; 16 July 1960 (Elden Beck), 1 female; 17 July 1960 (Elden Beck), 1 female; 21 July 1960 (Elden Beck), 1 female; 27 July 1960 (Elden Beck), 1 female.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   
   
 


 


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