Taxon details

Atrax robustus O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1877

  • Rank: Species (Genus type)
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2020-07-27
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Australia (New South Wales)
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Taxonomic references
Atrax robustus O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1877c: 27, pl. 6, f. 1 (Df).
Atrax robustus Hogg, 1901: 273, f. 39 (Df).
Euctimena tibialis Rainbow, 1914a: 249, f. 58-60 (Dm).
Poikilomorphia montana Rainbow, 1914a: 265, f. 71-72 (Df).
Poikilomorpha montana Roewer, 1942a: 202 (lapsus).
Atrax robustus Main, 1964: 40, f. A-F (m).
Atrax robustus Nishikawa, 1976b: 179, f. 1-4 (m).
Atrax robustus Gray, 1984: 441, pl. 7.
Atrax robustus Gray, 1988: 114 (S of Euctimena tibialis and Poikilomorphia montana).
Atrax robustus Gray, 2010: 299, f. 1A, C, 4A-H, 5A-G, 6A-K (mf).

Gray, M. R. (1984). The taxonomy of the Atrax adelaidensis species-group (Macrothelinae: Mygalomorphae) with notes on burrowing behaviour. Records of the South Australian Museum 18: 441-452. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Gray, M. R. (1988). Aspects of the systematics of the Australian funnel web spiders (Araneae: Hexathelidae: Atracinae) based upon morphological and electrophoretic data. Australian Entomological Society Miscellaneous Publication 5: 113-125. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Gray, M. R. (2010). A revision of the Australian funnel-web spiders (Hexathelidae: Atracinae). Records of the Australian Museum 62: 285-392. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Hogg, H. R. (1901). On Australian and New Zealand spiders of the suborder Mygalomorphae. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 71(1): 218-279. doi:10.1111/j.1469-7998.1901.tb08176.x download pdf -- Show included taxa

Main, B. Y. (1964). Spiders of Australia: A Guide to their Identification with Brief Notes on the Natural History of Common Forms. Jacaranda Press, Brisbane, 124 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Nishikawa, Y. (1976b). Notes on the venomous spiders (funnel-web spider and red-back spider) in Australia. Otemon Bulletin for the Australian Studies 2: 176-193. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Pickard-Cambridge, O. (1877c). On some new genera and species of Araneidea. Annals and Magazine of Natural History (4) 19: 26-39. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Rainbow, W. J. (1914a). Studies in the Australian Araneidae. No. 6. The Terretelariae. Records of the Australian Museum 10: 187-270. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Roewer, C. F. (1942a). Katalog der Araneae von 1758 bis 1940. 1. Band (Mesothelae, Orthognatha, Labidognatha: Dysderaeformia, Scytodiformia, Pholciformia, Zodariiformia, Hersiliaeformia, Argyopiformia). Natura, Buchhandlung für Naturkunde und exakte Wissenschaften Paul Budy, Bremen, 1040 pp. download pdf download pdf -- Show included taxa

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Date Type Reference Detail
2020-07-27 New taxonomic reference entry Roewer, 1942a n/a