Genus: Trichotoma

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The three recorded species are all from Namibia.

Species native to southern Africa

Information from Dippenaar-Schoeman et al. (2006) and Harvey (2003).

Trichotoma brunnea

Recorded from Hentiesbaai, Namibia.

 

Trichotoma fusca

Recorded from the Waterberg in Namibia.

 

Trichotoma michaelseni

Recorded from Luderitz, Namibia.

 

Publications

  • 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.

Text by Norman Larsen


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