Taxon details

Amaurobius ruffoi Thaler, 1990

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2017-06-14
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Italy
Type deposit provide information
  • Paratype: Senckenberg Museum, Frankfurt am Main (SMF), Germany; 2m 1f (37598-37599) (Thaler, 1990c)
  • Paratype: Natural History Museum, Bern (NMBE) [= Naturhistorisches Museum der Burgergemeinde Bern], Switzerland; 13m 13f (AR 43294, 43299, 46631-46632) (Thaler, 1990c)
  • Paratype: Museo Civico di Storia Naturale, Verona (MSNVR/MCSN), Italy; 3m 22f (Generale 131) (Ballarin, Salmaso & Latella, 2020)
Taxonomic references
Amaurobius ruffoi Thaler, 1990c: 242, f. 4-6, 9-13 (Dmf).
Amaurobius sciakyi Pesarini, 1991a: 267, f. 9a-b, 10a-b (Dmf) [].
Amaurobius ruffoi Thaler & Knoflach, 1998a: 38, f. 17 (m).
Amaurobius ruffoi Ballarin & Pantini, 2017: 494 (S of Amaurobius sciakyi).

Ballarin, F. & Pantini, P. (2017). A new species of Amaurobius C.L. Koch, 1837 (Araneae: Amaurobiidae) from Apennine Mountains (Italy) with the description of the male of A. pavesii Pesarini, 1991. Zootaxa 4276(4): 479-502. doi:10.11646/zootaxa.4276.4.2 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Pesarini, C. (1991a). The Amaurobiidae of northern Italy. Atti della Società Italiana di Scienze Naturali e del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale di Milano 131: 261-276. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Thaler, K. (1990c). Amaurobius ruffoi n.sp., eine weitere Reliktart der Südalpen-mit Bemerkungen über die Amaurobiidae der Alpen (Arachnida: Aranei). Zoologischer Anzeiger 225: 241-252. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Thaler, K. & Knoflach, B. (1998a). Phyxelida anatolica Griswold, new to Cyprus (Arachnida Araneae: Amaurobiidae, Phyxelidinae). Bulletin of the British Arachnological Society 11: 36-40. download pdf -- Show included taxa

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Edit history
Date Type Reference Detail
2017-06-14 New taxonomic reference entry Ballarin & Pantini, 2017 n/a
2017-06-14 Species synonymy Ballarin & Pantini, 2017 Amaurobius sciakyi synonymized with Amaurobius ruffoi