Taxon details

Hersilia albicomis Simon, 1887

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: - -
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Ghana, Ivory Coast, Equatorial Guinea, Nigeria
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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
  • Holotype: Musée Royal de l’Afrique Centrale, Tervuren (MRAC/RMCA), Belgium (database excerpt, Feb. 2019); Hersilia decellei Benoit, 1967 (123677)
Taxonomic references
Hersilia albicomis Simon, 1887a: 273 (Df).
Hersilia albicomis Simon, 1893a: 443, f. 425 (Dm).
Hersilia decellei Benoit, 1967b: 17, f. 3, 18 (Df).
Hersilia albicomis Benoit, 1967b: 26, f. 23, 28, 31 (mf).
Hersilia albicomis Benoit, 1971: 153 (S).
Hersilia albicomis Foord & Dippenaar-Schoeman, 2006: 56, f. 125-131, 199 (mf).
Hersilia albicomis Foord, 2008: 129, f. 37-40 (mf).

Benoit, P. L. G. (1967b). Révision des espèces africaines du genre Hersilia Sav. et Aud. (Aran.-Hersiliidae). Revue de Zoologie et de Botanique Africaines 76: 1-36. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Benoit, P. L. G. (1971). Notules arachnologiques africaines I. Revue de Zoologie et de Botanique Africaines 83: 147-158. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Foord, S. H. & Dippenaar-Schoeman, A. S. (2006). A revision of the Afrotropical species of Hersilia Audouin (Araneae: Hersiliidae). Zootaxa 1347: 1-92. doi:10.11646/zootaxa.1347.1.1 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Foord, S. H. (2008). Cladistic analysis of the Afrotropical Hersiliidae (Arachnida, Araneae) with the first records of Murricia and the description of a new genus from Madagascar. Journal of Afrotropical Zoology 4: 111-142. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Simon, E. (1887a). Etudes arachnologiques. 19e Mémoire. XXVII. Arachnides recueillis à Assinie (Afrique occidentale) par MM. Chaper et Alluaud. Annales de la Société Entomologique de France (6) 7: 261-276. 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

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