This species is 91% complete

Pterinochilus murinus Pocock, 1897

Angola, Kenya, Zimbabwe, Tanzania, Mozambique, South Africa, Malawi
7.3/10 rating (43 votes)
IUCN Status
IUCN Red List Status
Pterinochilus murinus
Pterinochilus murinus
Pterinochilus murinus

Taxonomy and History

Scientific Name : Pterinochilus murinus
    • Harpactira elevata Karsch, 1878
    • Pterinochilus mamillatus Strand, 1906
    • Pterinochilus vosseleri Strand, 1907
    • Pterinochilus hindei Hirst, 1907
    • Pterinochilus hindei Smith, 1986
    • Pterinochilus leetzi Schmidt, 2002

Specimen Records

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Harpactira elevata
Holotype : (ZMB 2874), Mozambique
Pterinochilus murinus
(?), Democratic Republic of the Congo
(NMZA 7353), Zimbabwe
(TM 5138), South Africa
(TM 1024), Tanzania
(RGMC 5216), Zambia
(RGCM 14435), Zambia
(NMZA 9057), Mozambique
(NMZA 9043), Zimbabwe
(NMZA 9043), Zimbabwe
(NMZA 8749), Zambia
(NMZA 6260), Zimbabwe
(TM 8938),
(NMZA 5379), Zimbabwe
(NMZA 3987), Zimbabwe
(NMZA 3908), Zimbabwe
(NMZA 3907), Zimbabwe
(NMZA 3790), Zimbabwe
(NMZA 2328), Zimbabwe
(NMZA 2309), Zimbabwe
(NMZA 2301), Zimbabwe
(NMZA 2031), Zimbabwe
(TM 5139), South Africa
(NM 2031), Mozambique
(ZMB 31139), Tanzania
(ZMB 31148), Tanzania
(ZMB 31146), Tanzania
(ZMB 31145), Tanzania
(ZMB 31144), Kenya
(ZMB 31143), Tanzania
(ZMB 31142), Tanzania
(ZMB 31141), Tanzania
(ZMB 31140), Tanzania
(ZMB 31138), Tanzania
(ZMB 31137), Tanzania
(ZMB 31136), Tanzania
(ZMB 31097), Tanzania
(ZMB 31095), Tanzania
(ZMB 31094), Tanzania
(ZMB 31093), Tanzania
(ZMB 31091), Mozambique
(ZMB 31090), Tanzania
(NMZA 1699), Zimbabwe
(NM 1353), Tanzania
(?), Kenya
(BMNH 14-12-14-7), Zambia
(BMNH 90-3-15-8-9), Kenya
(BMNH 1968-2-2-3-18), Zimbabwe
(BMNH 1958-2-18-1), Tanzania
(BMNH 1946-12-31-68), Zambia
(BMNH 1926.VI.19.15.19), Tanzania
(BMNH 1926-6-19-33-36), Tanzania
Holotype : (BMNH 1890.4.15.5), Tanzania
(BMNH 14-7-4-3-4), Malawi
(?), Zambia
(BMNH 97-11-20-48-49), Tanzania
(?), Zambia
(?), Tanzania
(?), Kenya
(?), Kenya
(?), Kenya
(?), Kenya
(?), Kenya
(?), Tanzania
(?), Mozambique
(BMNH 96-5-27-3), Kenya
(BMNH 97-11-20-48-49), Kenya
(NM 12254), Zambia
(MRAC 139.252), Democratic Republic of the Congo
(MRAC 200.495), Democratic Republic of the Congo
(MRAC 200.487), Kenya
(MRAC 166.888), Angola
(MRAC 160.575), Tanzania
(MRAC 139.276), Democratic Republic of the Congo
(MRAC 139.274B), Democratic Republic of the Congo
(MRAC 139.274A), Democratic Republic of the Congo
(MRAC 139.273), Democratic Republic of the Congo
(MRAC 139.259), Democratic Republic of the Congo
(MRAC 130.816), Democratic Republic of the Congo
(MRAC 070.003), Democratic Republic of the Congo
(MRAC 068.100), Burundi
(MRAC 014.435), Democratic Republic of the Congo
(MRAC 005.217), Democratic Republic of the Congo
(MRAC 005.216), Democratic Republic of the Congo
(MNHN AR4750), Tanzania
Holotype : (BMNH AF 103-4-88),
(BMNH 97-8-21-1 dry), Mozambique
(BMNH 97-11-20-52), Kenya
(ZMB 32166), Tanzania
Pterinochilus mamillatus
Holotype : (?), Tanzania

Adult Male Activity

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Habitat and Type Locality

Pterinochilus murinus
Pterinochilus murinus