Taxon details

Stegodyphus dumicola Pocock, 1898

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2022-03-26
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Angola, Namibia, Botswana, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Eswatini, South Africa
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Type deposit provide information
  • Syntype: Museum für Naturkunde, Berlin (ZMB), Germany (database export of type material, March 2019); Stegodyphus deserticola Purcell, 1908, (24736)
Taxonomic references
Stegodyphus dumicola Pocock, 1898c: 201, pl. 8, f. 7 (Dmf).
Stegodyphus deserticola Purcell, 1908: 217, pl. 11, f. 5 (Dmf) [].
Stegodyphus dumicola Lawrence, 1927: 4, pl. 1, f. 1 (f).
Magunia dumicola Lehtinen, 1967: 246, f. 456 (m, T from Stegodyphus).
Stegodyphus dumicola Kraus & Kraus, 1989: 237, f. 31, 195-198, 211, 246-248, 251-253, 256-259, 263 (mf, S of Stegodyphus deserticola, rejecting Lehtinen, 1967: 246, who considered S. deserticola S of Magunia/Stegodyphus tentoriicola).
Magunia dumicola Coddington, 1990: 10, f. 19 (m).
Stegodyphus dumicola Griswold et al., 2005: 24, f. 170D (m).
Stegodyphus dumicola Schendel et al., 2018: 241, f. 3Q-T (f).
Stegodyphus dumicola Dippenaar-Schoeman et al., 2022: 40, 8 f. unnumbered (mf).

Coddington, J. A. (1990). Ontogeny and homology in the male palpus of orb-weaving spiders and their relatives, with comments on phylogeny (Araneoclada: Araneoidea, Deinopoidea). Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology 496: 1-52. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Dippenaar-Schoeman, A. S., Haddad, C. R., Foord, S. H. & Lotz, L. N. (2022). The Eresidae of South Africa, version 2. South African National Survey of Arachnida Photo Identification Guide, 46 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Griswold, C. E., Ramírez, M. J., Coddington, J. A. & Platnick, N. I. (2005). Atlas of phylogenetic data for entelegyne spiders (Araneae: Araneomorphae: Entelegynae) with comments on their phylogeny. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences 56(Suppl. II): 1-324. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Kraus, O. & Kraus, M. (1989). The genus Stegodyphus (Arachnida, Araneae). Sibling species, species groups, and parallel origin of social living. Verhandlungen des Naturwissenschaftlichen Vereins in Hamburg (NF) 30: 151-254. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Lawrence, R. F. (1927). Contributions to a knowledge of the fauna of South-West Africa V. Arachnida. Annals of the South African Museum 25(1): 1-75, pl. 1-4. 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. (1898c). The Arachnida from the province of Natal, South Africa, contained in the collection of the British Museum. Annals and Magazine of Natural History (7) 2(9): 197-226, pl. 8. doi:10.1080/00222939808678036 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

Schendel, V., Junghanns, A., Bilde, T. & Uhl, G. (2018). Comparative female genital morphology in Stegodyphus spiders (Araneae: Eresidae). Zoologischer Anzeiger 273: 240-249. doi:10.1016/j.jcz.2018.01.011 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., 2022 n/a
2022-03-26 Species distribution update Dippenaar-Schoeman et al., 2022 n/a (Old value)
2019-05-21 Species distribution update Haddad & Marusik, 2019 n/a (Old value)
2018-04-16 New taxonomic reference entry Schendel et al., 2018 n/a