Taxon details

Asemesthes subnubilus Simon, 1887

  • Rank: Species (Genus type)
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2023-02-24
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Namibia, South Africa
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Type deposit provide information
  • It is widely assumed that most of the type material from Simon can be found in the Muséum National d’Histoire Naturelle in Paris, France
  • Syntype: Museum für Naturkunde, Berlin (ZMB), Germany (database export of type material, March 2019); Asemesthes aureus Purcell, 1908, (28312–13)
Taxonomic references
Asemesthes subnubilus Simon, 1887b: 373 (Dj).
Asemesthes subnubilus Simon, 1893a: 384, f. 340.
Asemesthes aureus Purcell, 1908: 242 (Dmf).
Asemesthes subnubilus Dalmas, 1921: 317, f. 4 (j).
Asemesthes aureus Tucker, 1923: 288.
Asemesthes subnubilus Tucker, 1923: 301.
Asemesthes subnubilus Dippenaar-Schoeman et al., 2021B: 40, 5 f. (m).
Asemesthes subnubilus Haddad et al., 2022: 20, f. 1-13 (mf).

Dalmas, R. de (1921). Monographie des araignées de la section des Pterotricha (Aran. Gnaphosidae). Annales de la Société Entomologique de France 89: 233-328. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Dippenaar-Schoeman, A. S., Haddad, C. R., Foord, S. H. & Lotz, L. N. (2021B). The Gnaphosidae of South Africa. part 1 (A-D). Version 1. South African National Survey of Arachnida Photo Identification Guide, Irene, 77 pp. doi:10.5281/zenodo.7197174 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Haddad, C. R., Dippenaar-Schoeman, A. S., Roux, C. & Webb, P. (2022). Observations on the Kalahari ground spider Asemesthes subnubilus Simon, 1887 (Araneae: Gnaphosidae). SANSA Newsletter 42: 20-22. 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

Simon, E. (1887b). Etudes arachnologiques. 20e Mémoire. XXVIII. Arachnides recueillis dans le sud de l'Afrique par M. le docteur Hans Schinz. Annales de la Société Entomologique de France (6) 7: 369-384. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Simon, E. (1893a). Histoire naturelle des araignées. Deuxième édition, tome premier. Roret, Paris, pp. 257-488. [second pdf with detailed publication dates of the single parts] doi:10.5962/bhl.title.51973 download pdf download pdf -- Show included taxa

Tucker, R. W. E. (1923). The Drassidae of South Africa. Annals of the South African Museum 19(2): 251-437, pl. 8-11. download pdf -- Show included taxa

External Resource References

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Edit history
Date Type Reference Detail
2023-02-24 New taxonomic reference entry Dippenaar-Schoeman et al., 2021B n/a
2022-07-08 New taxonomic reference entry Haddad et al., 2022 n/a
2022-07-08 Species distribution update Haddad et al., 2022 n/a (Old value)