Taxon details

Heser nilicola (O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1874)

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2016-03-18
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Mediterranean, Canary Is. Introduced to USA, Mexico
Type deposit: provide information
Taxonomic references
Prosthesima nilicola O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1874a: 380, pl. 5, f. 8 (Dm).
Prosthesima tantula Simon, 1878a: 88, pl. 14, f. 21 (Dm).
Prosthesima nilotica Simon, 1878a: 99.
Melanophora nilotica Simon, 1893a: 366.
Zelotes tantulus Simon, 1914: 160, 217, f. 312 (m).
Zelotes nilicolus Reimoser, 1919: 169.
Zelotes nilicola Platnick & Shadab, 1983a: 186, f. 263-268 (m, Df).
Zelotes nilicola Melic, 1995c: 179, f. 1-2 (f).
Zelotes nilicola Levy, 1998c: 142, f. 104-107 (mf).
Zelotes nilicola Chatzaki, Thaler & Mylonas, 2003: 73, f. 82-86 (mf).
Zelotes nilicola Cornic, Ledoux & Villepoux, 2004: 17, f. 3A-B (mf).
Zelotes nilicola FitzPatrick, 2007: 123, f. 93-96 (mf).
Zelotes nilicola Wunderlich, 2011: 407, f. 20-22 (mf).
Heser nilicola Senglet, 2012: 522, f. 69-75 (Tmf from Zelotes).
Heser nilicola Jiménez et al., 2015: 324, f. 5b-c (m).
Heser nilicola Lecigne, 2016a: 111, f. 7I-K (m).

Chatzaki, M., Thaler, K. & Mylonas, M. (2003). Ground spiders (Gnaphosidae; Araneae) from Crete and adjacent areas of Greece. Taxonomy and distribution. III. Zelotes and allied genera. Revue Suisse de Zoologie 110(1): 45-89. doi:10.5962/bhl.part.80176 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Cornic, J.-F., Ledoux, J.-C. & Villepoux, O. (2004). De araneis Galliae I.2, Zelotes nilicola O. P.-Cambridge. Revue Arachnologique 15: 17. download pdf -- Show included taxa

FitzPatrick, M. J. (2007). A taxonomic revision of the Afrotropical species of Zelotes (Arachnida: Araneae: Gnaphosidae). Bulletin of the British Arachnological Society 14(3): 97-172. doi:10.13156/arac.2011.14.3.97 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Jiménez, M. L., Nieto-Castañeda, I. G., Correa-Ramírez, M. M. & Palacios-Cardiel, C. (2015). Las arañas de los oasis de la región meridional de la península de Baja California, México. Revista Mexicana de Biodiversidad 86: 319-331. doi:10.1016/j.rmb.2015.04.028 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Lecigne, S. (2016a). Contribution à la connaissance de l'aranéofaune (Araneae) de Crète (Grèce) et description de la femelle inconnue de Neaetha absheronica Logunov & Guseinov, 2002 (Salticidae). Nieuwsbrief van de Belgische Arachnologische Vereniging 30(3): 95-118. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Levy, G. (1998c). The ground-spider genera Setaphis, Trachyzelotes, Zelotes, and Drassyllus (Araneae: Gnaphosidae) in Israel. Israel Journal of Zoology 44: 93-158. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Melic, A. (1995c). Un Zelotes nuevo para Europa y otro para la Península Ibérica (Araneae: Gnaphosidae). Zapateri, Revista Aragonesa de Entomología 5: 179-181. 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

Platnick, N. I. & Shadab, M. U. (1983a). A revision of the American spiders of the genus Zelotes (Araneae, Gnaphosidae). Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 174: 97-192. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Reimoser, E. (1919). Katalog der echten Spinnen (Araneae) des Paläarktischen Gebietes. Abhandlungen der Zoologisch-Botanischen Gesellschaft in Wien 10(2): 1-280. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Senglet, A. (2012). Civizelotes new genus, and other new or little known Zelotinae (Araneae, Gnaphosidae). Revue Suisse de Zoologie 119: 501-528. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Simon, E. (1878a). Les arachnides de France. Paris 4, 1-334. 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

Simon, E. (1914). Les arachnides de France. Synopsis générale et catalogue des espèces françaises de l'ordre des Araneae. Tome VI. 1re partie. Roret, Paris, 1-308. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Wunderlich, J. (2011). Extant and fossil spiders (Araneae). Beiträge zur Araneologie 6: 1-640. download pdf -- Show included taxa

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Edit history
Date Type Reference Detail
2016-03-18 New taxonomic reference entry Lecigne, 2016a n/a
2015-12-03 New taxonomic reference entry Jiménez et al., 2015 n/a
2015-12-03 Species distribution update Jiménez et al., 2015 n/a (Old value)