Loxosceles bergeri Strand, 1906,

Lotz, L. N., 2017, An update on the spider genus Loxosceles (Araneae: Sicariidae) in the Afrotropical region, with description of seven new species, Zootaxa 4341 (4), pp. 475-494: 483-484

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Loxosceles bergeri Strand, 1906
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Loxosceles bergeri Strand, 1906 

( FIGS 1View FIGURES 1 – 18, 19View FIGURES 19 – 37)

Loxosceles bergeri Strand, 1906b: 26  ; Newlands 1986: 64, f. 34–36; Lotz, 2012: 15. Loxosceles spinulosa  — Newlands, 1975: 144 (misidentified).

Loxosceles pilosa  — Lotz, 2012: 27, f. 9F, 10,F, 15A (2juv.♀ paralectotypes misidentified).

Note. THE STUdY Of ALL THE AvAILAbLE SpEcIMENS fROM THE cOLLEcTIONS LEd TO THE cONcLUSION THAT SpEcIMENS Of L. bergeri  ANd L. pilosa  MENTIONEd IN pREvIOUS pUbLIcATIONS ( NEWLANdS 1986, LOTz 2012) WERE MISIdENTIfIEd. L. pilosa  ONLY OccUR IN THE MOST SOUTHERN pART Of NAMIbIA ANd IN SOUTH AfRIcA. THE MISIdENTIfIEd 2jUv.♀ pARALEcTOTYpES (dESIGNATEd bY LOTz 2012) fROM NAMIbIA, SHOULd bE L. bergeri  ANd NOT L. pilosa  .

Specimens studied. NAMIBIA: 1♀, AREB, [23°32’S, 16°23’E], 4.I.1916, R.WGoogleMaps  . TUCKER LEG. ( SAM B2165)  ; 1♂ AND 1 IMM., HOCHLAND PARK, [NO SPECIFIC COORDINATES], IV.1999, M. COETzEE LEG. ( SMN 44421View Materials)  ; 1♂, 5♀ AND 13 IMM., KARAbIb, NOOITGEdAG, [cA. 21°57’S, 16°01’E], 1. IX.1 990, E. MARAIS LEG. (SMN 41794), 3.IX.1990 – 17.IV.1991 (SMN 43440), 2.VII.1993 (SMN 43025), 10.VIII. 1995 (SMN 43690), 3.IV.1993, J. IRISH LEG., (NMBA 7366); 2♂ AND 2♀, KLEIN WINDHOEK, [22°34’S, 17°06’E], III.1982, E. GRIFFIN LEG. (SMN 42682), IV.1988 (SMN 40837), 22.XII.1989 (SMN 41758), 4.VI.1999 (SMN 44387), 14.VI.1990, I. VAN HOLTz LEG. (SMN 41910); 1♀, LICHTENSTEIN NORTH, [22°32’S, 17°03’E], 5.VII.1961, E. RUSCH LEG. (SMN 35152); 1♂, NAMIB DESERT PARK, GOBABEB, [23°34’S, 15°02’E], 29.III.1986, E. GRIFFIN LEG. (SMN 4 2540); 2♂, 1♀ AND 5 IMM., NAMIB DESERT, 43KM EAST-SOUTEAST Of SWAkOpMUNd, [22°49’S, 14°52’E], 7.VI.2013, D. JAcObS & C. DEScHOdT LEG. (AcAT 2014/2120, 2014/2121)GoogleMaps  ; 1♂, 2♀, NAMIB DESERT, 48KM EAST-SOUTEAST OF SWAKOPMUND, [22°51’S, 14°59’E], 7.VI.2013, D. JACOBS & C. DESCHODT LEG. (ACAT 2014/2122, 2014/2123); 1♂ AND 2 IMM., NAMIB DESERT, 73KM EAST OF WALVIS BAY, [23°07’S, 15°10’E], 12.VI.2013, D. JACOBS & CGoogleMaps  . DESCHODT LEG. (ACAT 2013/5542); RöSSIN MINE, 2♂ AND 1♀, ARANdIS, 22°22’S, 14°59’E, 3–28.VIII.1984, J. IRISH & H. RUST LEG. (SMN 38213), 23.X –19.XI.1984 (SMN 38386), 11.III –9.IV.1985 (SMN 38705); 2♂, LOWER OSTRICH GORGE, 22°30’S, 14°58’E, 3–30.VII.1984, J. IRISH & H. RUST LEG. (SMN 38186), 3–28.VIII.1984 (SMN 38250); PANNER GORGE, 22°29’S, 15°01’E, 1♂, 9.IV –8.V.1984, E. GRIFFIN LEG. (SMN 37062), 5.VI –3.VII.1984, J. IRISH & H. RUST LEG. (SMN 38118); 1♀, 28.VIII –25.IX.1984, J. IRISH & H. RUST LEG. (SMN 38291); 1♀, UPPER OSTRICH GORGE, 22°29’S, 14°59’E, 18.XII.1984 – 14.I.1985, J. IRISH & H. RUST LEG. (SMN 38524); 1♂, USAKOS, [21°59’S, 15°35’E], II.1920, R. TUCKER LEG. ( SAM B5590)  ; 1♀, WINDHOEK, [22°34’S, 17°04’E], 3.V.1972, M.-L. PENRITH LEG. (SMN 35438); 5♂, 3♀ AND 5 IMM., WINDHOEK, ARNHEM CAVE, 22°42’S, 18°07’E, 15.VIII –12.X.1987, J. IRISH & E. MARAIS LEG. (SMN 41154), 12.X –4.XII.1987, (SMN 41954, 43436), 3.II.2007, T.L. BIRd, et al. LEG. (SMN 46279).

Natural History. COLLEcTEd fROM SAvANNA, NAMA KAROO ANd DESERT, fROM pITfALL TRApS, ANd fROM INSIdE cAvES ANd bUILdINGS.

Distribution. CENTRAL NAMIbIA ( FIG. 38View FIGURES 38).

SAM

South African Museum

IMM

Inner Mongolian Museum

SMN

Simao District National Medical and Pharmaceutical Institute

BAY

Mus�um d'Histoire Naturelle de Bayonne

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Arachnida

Order

Araneae

Family

Sicariidae

Genus

Loxosceles

Loc

Loxosceles bergeri Strand, 1906

Lotz, L. N. 2017
2017
Loc

Loxosceles pilosa

Lotz 2012: 27
2012
Loc

Loxosceles bergeri

Lotz 2012: 15
Newlands 1986: 64
Newlands 1975: 144
Strand 1906: 26
1986