Loxosceles reclusa Gertsch & Mulaik, 1940,

Dean, David Allen, 2016, Catalogue of Texas spiders, ZooKeys 570, pp. 1-703: 363

publication ID

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

publication LSID

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

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/71F0AD67-B923-E2B5-F543-8FA8B84A2E22

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scientific name

Loxosceles reclusa Gertsch & Mulaik, 1940
status

 

Taxon classification Animalia Araneae Sicariidae

Loxosceles reclusa Gertsch & Mulaik, 1940 

Loxosceles reclusa  Agnew et al. 1985: 6; Brown 1974: 234; Cokendolpher and Reddell 2001b: 53; Cokendolpher et al. 1979: 729; Gertsch 1958b: 7, mf, desc., (figs 4-6, 9-10, 21-23, 91-93); Gertsch and Ennik 1983: 285, mf, desc. (figs 8-11, 16, 20-23, 36-41); Henderson 2007: 64, 78, 81, 85; Horner 1967: 6; Horner and Stewart 1967: 334; Jackman 1997: 34, desc., 168 (photo 7a); Kaston 1972: 87, desc. (fig. 199); Kaston 1978: 89, desc. (fig. 217); Reddell 1970: 406; Reddell and Cokendolpher 2004: 91; Roberts 2001: 48; Sandidge and Hopwood 2005: 101; Taber and Fleenor 2003: 233; Tugmon et al. 1990: 43; Vetter 2005: 514; Vetter 2008: 152; Vetter 2009: 519; Vetter 2015: 74-75, 78; Vogel 1970b: 21; Yantis 2005: 67, 197, 201

Loxosceles rufipes  (Lucas, 1834); Jones 1936: 69 [Texas record]

Loxosceles reclusus  Gertsch and Mulaik, 1940; Gertsch and Mulaik 1940: 317, mf, desc

Loxosceles reculsus  Gertsch and Mulaik, 1940; Vogel 1967: 122

Distribution.

Widespread (not south or west Texas); Anderson, Archer, Bastrop, Bell, Bexar, Bowie, Brazos, Burnet, Cooke, Dallas, Denton, Erath, Grayson, Hamilton, Harrison, Hill, Houston, Jack, Leon, Llano, Lubbock, McLennan, Montague, Palo Pinto, Polk, Potter, Robertson, Shelby, Tarrant, Throckmorton, Tom Green, Travis, Uvalde, Wichita, Wilson, Wise, Young

Locality.

Buescher State Park, Fort Hood, Holmes Pecan Orchard, Lick Creek Park, Texas A&M University Rangeland Area, Wildcat Bluff Nature Center

Caves.

Bell (Seven Cave [Fort Hood]); Bexar ( Roan’s Cave); Uvalde (Tampke Ranch Cave)

Time of activity.

Male (February - December); female (January, March - October, December)

Habitat.

(landscape features: cave); (objects: in stacks of wood or posts, outdoors under sacks, under [board, corrugated metal, rocks]); (soil/woodland: in decaying logs, pine woods [%: 69, 82, 88, 99], post oak woods [%: 77, 80, 82, 85, 90], under [bark, log], upland woods, woods); (structures: building, closet, corner of apartment, garages and closets of homes, in house, lumber yard, under miscellaneous rubbish in old barns and sheds, warehouse)

Method.

5 gallon bucket trap [mf]; pitfall trap [mf]

Type.

Texas (male, Travis Co., Austin, September 1909, no collector, holotype, AMNH)

Etymology.

Latin, hide

Collection.

DMNS, JCC, MCZ, MSU, TAMU, TMM

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Arachnida

Order

Araneae

Family

Sicariidae

Genus

Loxosceles