Gluvia dorsalis

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Gluvia dorsalis
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Arachnida
Order: Solifugae
Family: Daesiidae
Genus: Gluvia
Species: G. dorsalis
Binomial name
Gluvia dorsalis
(Latreille, 1817)
Synonyms [1]

Galeodes dorsalis Latreille, 1817

Gluvia dorsalis is the only species of solifugid which lives in Spain and Portugal.[2] It is reported to be a common species on the streets of Madrid.[3]

Gluvia dorsalis eating a cabbage bug (Eurydema oleracea)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Gluvia dorsalis (Latreille 1817)". Fauna Europaea. Retrieved May 15, 2010. 
  2. ^ A. Curcó Masip; J. Estrada Bonell; A. Folch Albareda; S. Mañosa Rifé (1996). "Importància ecològica i interès biogeogràfic de la Timoneda d'Alfés, Lleida" (PDF) (in Catalan). 
  3. ^ J. L. Cloudsley-Thompson (1968). Spiders, scorpions, centipedes, and mites. International Series of Monographs in Chemical Engineering. Pergamon Press.