Taxon details

Eresus albopictus Simon, 1873

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: f
  • Last updated: 2019-07-28
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Italy (Sicily), Morocco?, Algeria?
Type deposit provide information
  • Holotype: Muséum national d'histoire naturelle (MNHN), Paris, France; f (AR14356) (Simon, 1873d)
Taxonomic references
Eresus albopictus Simon, 1873d: 352, pl. 10, f. 12 (Df).
Eresus albopictus Simon, 1911b: 295 (S of Eresus lucasi, rejected by Henriques et al., 2018: 5).
Dorceus albopictus Lehtinen, 1967: 231 (T from Eresus).
Eresus albopictus El-Hennawy, 2002: 70 (rejected T to Dorceus).
Eresus albopictus El-Hennawy, 2016b: 108, f. 1-5 (f).
Eresus albopictus Henriques et al., 2018: 5 (specimens from Morocco and Algeria may belong to a Loureedia species).

El-Hennawy, H. K. (2002). Revision of the North African spider genus Dorceus C. L. Koch, 1846 (Araneida: Eresidae). Serket 8: 57-72. download pdf -- Show included taxa

El-Hennawy, H. K. (2016b). A note on Eresus albopictus Simon, 1873 (Araneae: Eresidae). Serket 15(2): 107-111. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Henriques, S., Miñano, J., Pérez-Zarcos, L., Řezáč, M., Rodríguez, F., Tamajón, R. & Martínez-Avilés, J. (2018). First records of Loureedia (Araneae, Eresidae) from Europe, with the description of a new species and a survey of the genus. Revista Ibérica de Aracnología 33: 3-20. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Lehtinen, P. T. (1967). Classification of the cribellate spiders and some allied families, with notes on the evolution of the suborder Araneomorpha. Annales Zoologici Fennici 4: 199-468. [second pdf: index and outline by V. D. Roth (unpubl.)] download pdf download pdf -- Show included taxa

Simon, E. (1873d). Etudes arachnologiques. 2e Mémoire. III. Note sur les espèces européennes de la famille des Eresidae. Annales de la Société Entomologique de France (5) 3: 335-358. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Simon, E. (1911b). Catalogue raisonné des arachnides du nord de l'Afrique (1re partie). Annales de la Société Entomologique de France 79(3, for 1910): 265-332. download pdf -- Show included taxa

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Edit history
Date Type Reference Detail
2019-07-28 New taxonomic reference entry Henriques et al., 2018 n/a
2019-07-28 Species distribution update Henriques et al., 2018 n/a (Old value)
2019-07-28 Species updated Error corrected (Old value)
2019-01-08 Taxonomic reference assigned to new taxon Taxonomic reference entry assigned to Loureedia lucasi (Simon, 1873)
2019-01-08 New taxonomic reference entry Simon, 1911b n/a
2016-11-13 New taxonomic reference entry El-Hennawy, 2016b n/a