Maddahi H.1, Aliabadian M.1, Moradmand M.2, Mirshamsi O.1 2020. Resdecription of the camel spider Rhagodes ahwazensis Kraus, 1959 (Solifugae: Rhagodidae) // Arthropoda Selecta. Vol.29. No.2: 211–218 [in English].

1 Department of Biology, Faculty of Science, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad, Iran. E-mail:

2 Department of Biology, Faculty of Science, University of Isfahan, Isfahan, Iran.

doi: 10.15298/arthsel.29.2.05

ABSTRACT. Rhagodes ahwazensis Kraus, 1959, an Iranian endemic solifuge, known from the original description only based on a single male, is diagnosed and revised here. R. ahwazensis is redecribed herein on the basis of a new material from terra typica, the female is described for the first time.

KEY WORDS: Sun spider, camel spider, arachnids, Iran, Khuzestan Province, endemic, taxonomy, Rhagodes.

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