Ibalonius lomani Hirst, 1911



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Mesoceras lomani (Hirst, 1911) [Roewer, 1912]; Dimesoeeras lomani (Hirst, 1911) [Roewer, 1949]


Conservation Status


Last record: 1972 (Gerlach, 2014)

IUCN RedList status: Critically Endangered (Possibly Extinct)



Silhouette, Seychelles


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Hirst, S. (1911). The Areneæ, Opiliones and Pseudoscorpiones. Percy Sladen Trust Expedition to the Indian Ocean in 1905 under the leadership of Mr. J. Stanley Gardiner. Trans. Linn. Soc. Lond., Zool. 14(3): 379-395. doi:10.1111/j.1096-3642.1911.tb00535.x


Other references:

Gerlach, Justin. (2014). Ibalonius lomani. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2014: e.T196762A21579662. Downloaded on 21 December 2015.

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

Gerlach, Justin, Matyot, P. and Saaristo, M. (1997). Silhouette species list. Phelsuma 5(supplement A): 1-42 [15].

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)]

Roewer, C. F. (1912). Die Familien der Assamiden und Phalangodiden der Opiliones-Laniatores. (= Assamiden, Dampetriden, Phalangodiden, Epedaniden, Biantiden, Zalmoxiden, Samoiden, Palpipediden anderer Autoren.). Arch. Naturgesch. 78A(3): 1-242.

Roewer, C. F. (1949). Über Phalangodidae II. Weitere Weberknechte XIV. Senckenbergiana 30(4-6): 247-289, 12 tt.

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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