Loxosceles blanda Gertsch & Ennik, 1983

Dean, David Allen, 2016, Catalogue of Texas spiders, ZooKeys 570, pp. 1-703: 362

publication ID

http://dx.doi.org/10.3897/zookeys.570.6095

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:CE0DA439-F6F6-4DCF-8225-5700A3C50098

persistent identifier

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scientific name

Loxosceles blanda Gertsch & Ennik, 1983
status

 

Taxon classification Animalia Araneae Sicariidae

Loxosceles blanda Gertsch & Ennik, 1983 

Loxosceles blanda  Gertsch and Ennik 1983: 298 [S], mf, desc. (figs 68-71, 97-101); Jackman 1997: 35, 168; Vetter 2005: 514; Vetter 2008: 152; Vetter 2009: 519; Vetter 2015: 75, 78, 83

Loxosceles unicolor  Keyserling, 1887; Kunath and Smith 1968: 51; Reddell 1965: 173; Vogel 1970b: 21 [part]

Loxosceles arizonicus  Gertsch and Mulaik, 1940; Gertsch 1939b: 24; Vogel 1967: 121; Vogel 1970b: 21 [West Texas records]

Loxosceles arizonica  Gertsch and Mulaik, 1940; Gertsch 1958b: 13 [some West Texas records]

Distribution.

Brewster, Crockett, Jeff Davis, Midland, Presidio, Terrell, Terry, Val Verde

Locality.

Big Bend National Park, Big Bend Ranch State Park, Chisos Basin, Chisos Mountains

Caves.

Terrell ( Bendele’s Uncave); Val Verde (Oriente Milestone Molasses Bat Cave, Seminole Sink)

Time of activity.

Male (March - June, September - October); female (March, May, July, September - October)

Habitat.

(landscape features: cave, under [rock, rocks on trail]); (structures: in house)

Type.

Texas (male, Terrell Co., Sanderson, May 26, 1952, W. J. Gertsch, holotype, AMNH)

Etymology.

Latin, flattering

Collection.

MSU, NMSU, TAMU, TMM

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Arachnida

Order

Araneae

Family

Sicariidae

Genus

Loxosceles