THERAPHOSIDAE, Thorell, 1869

Haddad, Charles R. & Marusik, Yuri M., 2019, Clarifying the taxonomic status and distributions of the spider species collected during the Leonhard Schultze expeditions in western and central southern Africa (Arachnida: Araneae), Zootaxa 4608 (3), pp. 451-483: 471-472

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https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4608.3.3

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http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03AAE932-CD0D-7B5F-FF13-FDD4FA9AFB5B

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scientific name

THERAPHOSIDAE
status

 

THERAPHOSIDAE  

Ceratogyrus schultzei Purcell, 1908: 213   [D] [jun. syn. of Ceratogyrus darlingi Pocock, 1897   ]

Localities in Purcell (1908) and countries: Kgokong to Kang, Kalahari, Bechuanaland Protectorate [Bot].

Distribution in WSC (correct): SrnA.

Recent taxonomic treatment: Gallon (2008).

Harpactira namaquensis Purcell, 1902: 212   [F]

Localities in Purcell (1908) and countries: Kamaggas and Steinkopf, Little Namaqualand [ RSA]; Kubub, Lüderitz Bay (Angra Pequena) and Prince of Wales Bay, Great Namaqualand [Nam].

Distribution in WSC (correct): Nam, RSA.

Recent taxonomic treatment: Not redescribed.

Harpactirella lapidaria Purcell, 1908: 215   [D]

Localities in Purcell (1908) and countries: Steinkopf, Little Namaqualand [ RSA].

Distribution in WSC (correct): RSA.

Recent taxonomic treatment: Smith (1990).

Harpactirella spinosa Purcell, 1908: 214   [D]

Localities in Purcell (1908) and countries: Steinkopf and Kammaggas, Little Namaqualand [ RSA].

Distribution in WSC (correct): RSA.

Recent taxonomic treatment: Smith (1990).

APPENDIX 2. Checklist of species collected by Leonhard Schultze in southern Africa and described by Simon (1910), indicating page on which the species was treated, nomenclatorial act, changes in their current taxonomic status (where relevant), localities cited in Simon (1910), and distribution according to the World Spider Catalog (WSC). Where dis- tribution changes are necessary, these are indicated with an *. Families and species are listed in alphabetical order. Abbreviations: Bot—Botswana, D—description, F—faunistic record, Les—Lesotho, Nam—Namibia, R—redescription, RSA—Republic of South Africa, SrnA—Southern Africa.

AGELENIDAE  

Agelena deserticola Simon, 1910: 205   [D] [= Benoitia deserticola (Simon, 1910)   ]

Localities in Simon (1910) and countries: Petit Namaqualand: Kamaggas [ RSA]; Grand Namaqualand: Keetmanshoop. Hereroland: Salem [Nam].

Distribution in WSC: Bot, Nam.

*Actual current distribution: Nam, RSA.

Recent taxonomic treatment: Not redescribed.

Agelena suboculata Simon, 1910: 205   [D]

Localities in Simon (1910) and countries: Bechuanaland-protectorate: Khakhea, Sekgoma near the Kalahari [Bot]. Distribution in WSC: Nam.

*Actual current distribution: Bot.

Recent taxonomic treatment: Not redescribed.

Tegenaria domestica (Clerck, 1757)   : 205 [F]

Localities in Simon (1910) and countries: Grand Namaqualand: Possession Island [Nam].

Distribution in WSC (correct): Europe to China, Japan. Introduced to Australia, New Zealand, the Americas

Recent taxonomic treatment: Many, see WSC.

Remark: These specimens were possibly misidentified and could belong to Tegenaria parietina (Fourcroy, 1785)   .

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Arachnida

Order

Araneae

Family

Theraphosidae

Loc

THERAPHOSIDAE

Haddad, Charles R. & Marusik, Yuri M. 2019
2019
Loc

Agelena deserticola

Simon 1910: 205
1910
Loc

Benoitia deserticola

Simon 1910
1910
Loc

Agelena suboculata

Simon 1910: 205
1910
Loc

Ceratogyrus schultzei

Purcell 1908: 213
1908
Loc

Harpactirella lapidaria

Purcell 1908: 215
1908
Loc

Harpactirella spinosa

Purcell 1908: 214
1908
Loc

Harpactira namaquensis

Purcell 1902: 212
1902
Loc

Ceratogyrus darlingi

Pocock 1897
1897