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> Arachnida > Solifugae
A near endemic family to southern Africa, recorded as far
north as Angola and Zambia. There are two genera and 23 species, with both
genera and 21 species recorded from southern Africa.
Genera native to southern Africa
Information from Dippenaar-Schoeman et al. (2006)
and Harvey (2003).
Of the eight species, seven have been recorded from
southern Africa. The remaining species has been recorded from Zambia.
Fifteen species, of which 14 have been recorded from southern Africa. The
remaining species is known from Angola.
- Dippenaar-Schoeman A, Gonzalez Reyers AX, Harvey MS. 2006. A
check-list of the Solifugae (sun spiders) of South Africa (Arachnida:
Solifugae). African Plant Protection 12:70-92.
- Harvey MS. 2003. Catalogue of the smaller arachnid orders of the world.
CSIRO Publishing, Australia.