Northeastern tropical Africa and Southwestern Arabia, scattered localities in North Africa, central Sahara and Sahel. 

Genus:

Philochortus MATSCHIE, 1893

Species (7):

Philochortus hardeggeri  (STEINDACHNER, 1891)

Philochortus intermedius  BOULENGER, 1917

Philochortus neumanni  MATSCHIE, 1893

Philochortus phillipsi  (BOULENGER, 1898)

Philochortus rudolfensis  PARKER, 1932

Philochortus spinalis  (PETERS, 1874)

Philochortus zolii  SCORTECCI, 1934

Species Typica:

Philochortus neumanni  MATSCHIE, 1893


Relevant taxonomic literature:

  • Matschie (1893) -  Philochortus neumanni MTSCH. g. n. et sp. n. -  Sitzungsberichte der Gesellschaft Naturforschender Freunde zu Berlin, 1893: 30.  

 
 
 
 

Philochortus: 21  pictures (see species level)

 
 
 

Philochortus rudolfensis  © 2016 Sebastian Kirchhof