Taxon details

Scotophaeus validus (Lucas, 1846)

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2019-01-08
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Southern Europe, Morocco, Algeria
Type deposit provide information
  • Holotype: Zoologisches Museum Hamburg (ZMH), Hamburg, Germany; m (ARA-A0020752 = R174) of Scotophaeus torretrencada
Taxonomic references
Drassus validus Lucas, 1846: 213, pl. 12, f. 10 (Df).
Macaria valida Simon, 1864: 113.
Drassus viator L. Koch, 1866: 84, pl. 4, f. 57 (Df).
Drassus brevipes Thorell, 1875c: 93 (Df).
Scotophaeus validus Simon, 1914: 147, 149, 211, f. 264-265, 273 (f, Dm).
Scotophaeus sp. (torretrencada?) Barrientos & Febrer, 2017: 12, f. 6a-c (Df).
Scotophaeus torretrencada Wunderlich, 2017b: 316, f. 29-30 (Dm) [].
Scotophaeus validus Lissner, 2017b: 54, f. 6a-b, 7a-b, 8a-b (f).
Scotophaeus validus Barrientos & Febrer, 2018: 47 (S of Scotophaeus torretrencada).

Barrientos, J. A. & Febrer, B. (2017). Arañas (Arachnida, Araneae) de Menorca (Islas Baleares, España). Nuevos datos. Revista Ibérica de Aracnología 31: 8-24. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Barrientos, J. A. & Febrer, J. B. (2018). Arañas (Arachnida, Araneae) de Menorca (Islas Baleares, España). 2: “adenda et corrigenda”. Descripción de tres especies nuevas. Revista Ibérica de Aracnología 33: 39-51. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Koch, L. (1866). Die Arachniden-Familie der Drassiden. Nürnberg, Hefte 1-6, pp. 1-304. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Lissner, J. (2017b). New records of spiders (Araneae) from Portugal. Arachnologische Mitteilungen 54: 52-58. doi:10.5431/aramit5412 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Lucas, H. (1846). Histoire naturelle des animaux articulés. In: Exploration scientifique de l'Algérie pendant les années 1840, 1841, 1842 publiée par ordre du Gouvernement et avec le concours d'une commission académique. Paris, Sciences physiques, Zoologie 1, 89-271, pl. 1-17. doi:10.5962/bhl.title.112444 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Simon, E. (1864). Histoire naturelle des araignées (aranéides). Paris, 540 pp. doi:10.5962/bhl.title.47654 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, pp. 1-308. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Thorell, T. (1875c). Descriptions of several European and North African spiders. Kongliga Svenska Vetenskaps-Akademiens Handlingar 13(5): 1-204. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Wunderlich, J. (2017b). Descriptions, notes and synonyms of some mainly Mediterranean and Macaronesian spiders (Araneae) of various families. Beiträge zur Araneologie 10: 298-326, 354. download pdf -- Show included taxa

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Edit history
Date Type Reference Detail
2019-01-08 New taxonomic reference entry Barrientos & Febrer, 2018 n/a
2019-01-08 Species synonymy Barrientos & Febrer, 2018 Scotophaeus torretrencada synonymized with Scotophaeus validus
2017-08-16 New taxonomic reference entry Lissner, 2017b n/a