Holozoster ovalis Loman, 1902



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status


Last record: 1972

IUCN RedList status: Critically Endangered (Possibly Extinct)



Mahé, Seychelles












Original scientific description:

Loman, J. C. C. (1902). Neue aussereuropäische Opilioniden. Zoologische Jahrbücher / Abteilung für Systematik, Ökologie und Geographie der Tiere 16: 163-216, pl. 9. (in German)


Other references:

Gerlach, Justin. (2014). Holozoster ovalis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2014: e.T196766A21576396. Downloaded on 21 December 2015.

Gerlach, Justin and Marusik, Yuri M. (2010). Arachnida and Myriapoda of the Seychelles islands. Siri Scientific Press, Manchester.

Hirst, S. (1911). The Araneae, Opiliones and Pseudoscorpiones. In: The Percy Sladen Trust expedition to the Indian Ocean in 1905. Under the leadership of Mr J. Stanley Gardiner. Trans. Linn. Soc. Lond. (2) Zool. 14: 379-395.

Rambla, M. (1984 "1983"). Contributions à l'étude de la faune terrestre des îles granitiques de l'archipel des Sechelles (Mission P.L.G. Benoit - J.J van Mol 1972). Opiliones (Arachnida). Annalen Koninklijk Museum voor Midden-Afrika Tervuren 242: 1‑86. [volume 242 appears to have been published in 1984, despite both 1983 and 1984 appearing on the title page (source)]

Staręga, Wojciech Krzysztof. (1992). An annotated check-list of Afrotropical harvestmen, excluding the Phalaniidae (Opiliones). Annals of the Natal Museum 33(2): 271-336.


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