Taxon details

Macarophaeus varius (Simon, 1893)

  • Rank: Species (Genus type)
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2019-03-22
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Canary Is.
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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
Taxonomic references
Scotophaeus varius Simon, 1893a: 371 (Df).
Scotophaeus varius Denis, 1941a: 110, f. 2 (f).
Scotophaeus varius Schmidt, 1956e: 142, f. 1-2 (f, Dm).
Scotophaeus varius Schmidt, 1956g: 241, f. 7b (f).
Scotophaeus cultior Murphy, 2007: 46, f. 292-293 (mf, misidentified per Wunderlich, 2011: 47).
Macarophaeus varius Wunderlich, 2011: 47, f. 66-68, 68a-f (Tmf from Scotophaeus).
Macarophaeus varius García & Suárez, 2019: 72, f. 2d (m).

Denis, J. (1941a). Les araignées des îles Canaries. Annales de la Société Entomologique de France 110: 105-130. download pdf -- Show included taxa

García, J. & Suárez, D. (2019). A spider survey in a protected area of La Palma (Canary Islands, Spain) reveals five new records for the island. Arachnologische Mitteilungen 57: 69-76. doi:10.30963/aramit5713 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Murphy, J. (2007). Gnaphosid genera of the world. British Arachnological Society, St Neots, Cambridgeshire 1, i-xii, 1-92; 2, i-ii, 93-605. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Schmidt, G. (1956e). Zur Fauna der durch canarische Bananen eingeschleppten Spinnen mit Beschreibungen neuer Arten. Zoologischer Anzeiger 157: 140-153. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Schmidt, G. (1956g). Die Spinnenfauna der Kanarischen Bananen. Zeitschrift für Angewandte Zoologie 43: 237-249. 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

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

External Resource References

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2019-03-22 New taxonomic reference entry García & Suárez, 2019 n/a