Raveniella hickmani ( Forster, 1959 ), Rix & Harvey, 2010

Rix, Michael & Harvey, Mark, 2010, The spider family Micropholcommatidae (Arachnida: Araneae: Araneoidea): a relimitation and revision at the generic level, ZooKeys 36 (36), pp. 1-321: 49-50

publication ID

http://doi.org/ 10.3897/zookeys.36.306

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:ADCACC88-6C78-4386-8E33-3F98234ECE92

DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3789349

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/7E13878E-FF86-1B4A-FF32-1A04FD008CDE

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Plazi

scientific name

Raveniella hickmani ( Forster, 1959 )
status

comb. n.

Raveniella hickmani ( Forster, 1959)   , comb. n.

Figs 75 View Figure 75 A–B, 77A

Textricella hickmani Forster, 1959: 280   , figs 14–19 (holotype male from Mount Wellington, Tasmania, Australia, in QMB, not examined). Brignoli, 1983: 375. Davies, 1985: 113. Platnick, 2009.

Selected material examined. AUSTRALIA: Tasmania: Mount Wellington, Woods Track to O’Grady’s Falls , 28.IV.2006, M. Rix, L. Boutin, 4♀ ( WAM T94099 View Materials )   ; Cuck-

oo Falls, near Scottsdale, 26.IV.2006, M. Rix, 1♀ ( WAM T94098 View Materials ). Victoria: Otway Ranges , Beauchamp Falls , 24.IV.2006, M. Rix, 1♁, 15♀ ( WAM T77731 View Materials )   ; same data, 1♁ ( WAM T80028 View Materials DNA-MPE)   ; Yarra Ranges National Park, Mount Donna Buang , 19.IV.2006, M. Rix, 1♁, 14♀ ( WAM T94097 View Materials )   ; Yarra Ranges National Park, ‘ The Beeches’, near Marysville , 18.IV.2006, M. Rix, 2♁, 8♀ ( WAM T94096 View Materials )   .

Remarks. Raveniella hickmani   is a distinctive, dark brown species of Raveniella   , found in moss, leaf litter and low-growing ferns in the temperate rainforests of Victoria and Tasmania. It is usually much less common than R. luteola   , with which it can sometimes be found in sympatry (M. Rix, pers. obs.).

WAM

Western Australian Museum

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Arachnida

Order

Araneae

Family

Micropholcommatidae

Genus

Raveniella

Loc

Raveniella hickmani ( Forster, 1959 )

Rix, Michael & Harvey, Mark 2010
2010
Loc

Textricella hickmani

Davies VT 1985: 113
Brignoli PM 1983: 375
Forster RR 1959: 280
1959