Taxon details

Drassodes luridus (O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1874)

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2019-07-30
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: India
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Taxonomic references
Drassus luridus O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1874a: 396, pl. 52, f. 21 (Dmf).
Scopodes maitraiae Tikader & Gajbe, 1977a: 14, f. 1A-E (Dmf) [].
Drassodes luridus Tikader, 1982b: 409, f. 260-263 (mf).
Scopodes maitraiae Tikader, 1982b: 365, f. 164-169 (mf).
Scopodes maitraiae Gajbe, 2007: 462, f. 97-102 (mf).
Drassodes luridus Caleb, Karthikeyani & Muthuchelian, 2014: 135, f. 1a-f, 2a-c (f).
Scopoides samarae Gawande & Bodkhe, 2018: 225, f. 1-6 (Df) [].
Drassodes luridus Sankaran, Caleb & Sebastian, 2019b: 161, f. 27-31 (f, S of Scopoides maitraiae and Scopoides samarae).

Caleb, J. T. D., Karthikeyani, R. & Muthuchelian, K. (2014). Description of Drassodes luridus O. P. Cambridge (Araneae: Gnaphosidae): First record from Tamil Nadu, India. Journal of Entomology and Zoology Studies 2(4): 135-138. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Gajbe, U. A. (2007). Araneae: Arachnida. In: Fauna of Madhya Pradesh (including Chhattisgarh), State Fauna Series. Zoological Survey of India, Kolkata 15(1), 419-540. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Gawande, B. & Bodkhe, A. (2018). Description of spider genus Scopoides as a new species (Araneae: Gnaphosidae) from Wari Reserve Forest Area, Maharashtra, India. In: Rao, P. N., Saxena, A., Pandey, B. N. & Kulkarni, G. K. (eds.) Biodiversity and bioprospects: Indian scenario and perspectives. Today & Tomorrow's Printers and Publishers, New Delhi, pp. 223-228. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Pickard-Cambridge, O. (1874a). On some new species of Drassides. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 42(3): 370-419, Pl. LI-LII. doi:10.1111/j.1096-3642.1874.tb02495.x download pdf -- Show included taxa

Sankaran, P. M., Caleb, J. T. D. & Sebastian, P. A. (2019b). On the taxonomic validity of Indian ground spiders: I. Genus Scopoides Platnick, 1989 (Araneae: Gnaphosidae). Zootaxa 4648(1): 155-164. doi:10.11646/zootaxa.4648.1.8 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Tikader, B. K. (1982b). Part 2. Family Gnaphosidae. In: The fauna of India. Spiders: Araneae. Vol. II. Zoological Survey of India, Calcutta, pp. 295-536. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Tikader, B. K. & Gajbe, U. A. (1977a). Studies on some spiders of the genera Scopodes Chamberlin, Megamyrmecion Reuss, Scotophaeus Simon and Liodrassus Chamberlin (family: Gnaphosidae) from India. Records of the Zoological Survey of India 73: 13-22. download pdf -- Show included taxa

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Edit history
Date Type Reference Detail
2019-07-30 New taxonomic reference entry Sankaran, Caleb & Sebastian, 2019b n/a
2019-07-30 Species synonymy Sankaran, Caleb & Sebastian, 2019b Drassodes samarae synonymized with Drassodes luridus
2019-07-30 Species synonymy Sankaran, Caleb & Sebastian, 2019b Drassodes maitraiae synonymized with Drassodes luridus
2014-09-03 New taxonomic reference entry Caleb, Karthikeyani & Muthuchelian, 2014 n/a