Taxon details

Gandanameno spenceri (Pocock, 1900)

  • Rank: Species (Genus type)
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2022-03-26
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Zimbabwe, South Africa
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Type deposit provide information
  • Syntype: Museum für Naturkunde, Berlin (ZMB), Germany (database export of type material, March 2019); Eresus namaquensis Purcell, 1908, (26949–54)
Taxonomic references
Eresus spenceri Pocock, 1900e: 322 (Df).
Eresus namaquensis Purcell, 1908: 221, pl. 11, f. 9 (Df) [].
Eresus depressus Tucker, 1920: 445, pl. 29, f. 2 (Dmf) [].
Gandanameno spenceri Lehtinen, 1967: 235, f. 461, 463 (mf, T from Eresus, S of Eresus depressus and E. namaquensis).
Gandanameno spenceri Dippenaar-Schoeman et al., 2022a: 23, 5 f. (mf).

Dippenaar-Schoeman, A. S., Haddad, C. R., Foord, S. H. & Lotz, L. N. (2022a). The Eresidae of South Africa. Version 2. South African National Survey of Arachnida Photo Identification Guide, Irene, 46 pp. doi:10.5281/zenodo.6331366 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

Pocock, R. I. (1900e). Some new Arachnida from Cape Colony. Annals and Magazine of Natural History (7) 6(33): 316-333. doi:10.1080/00222930008678382 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Purcell, W. F. (1908). Araneae (I). In: Schultze, L. (ed.): Zoologische und anthropologische Ergebnisse einer Forschungsreise im westlichen und zentralen Südafrika. Erster Band: Systematik und Tiergeographie. Zweite Lieferung. Denkschriften der Medizinisch-Naturwissenschaftlichen Gesellschaft zu Jena 13: 203-246, pl. 11. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Tucker, R. W. E. (1920). Contributions to the South African Arachnid Fauna. II. On some new South African spiders of the families Barychelidae, Dipluridae, Eresidae, Zodariidae, Heracliidae, Urocteidae, Clubionidae. Annals of the South African Museum 17: 439-488, pl. 28-29. download pdf -- Show included taxa

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Edit history
Date Type Reference Detail
2022-03-26 New taxonomic reference entry Dippenaar-Schoeman et al., 2022a n/a
2022-03-26 Species distribution update Dippenaar-Schoeman et al., 2022a n/a (Old value)