Taxon details

Macrothele gigas Shimojana & Haupt, 1998

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2021-08-02
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Japan (Ryukyu Is.)
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Type deposit provide information
  • Holotype: Museum für Naturkunde, Berlin (ZMB), Germany (database export of type material, March 2019); Macrothele gigas Shimojana & Haupt, 1998, (30676)
Taxonomic references
Macrothele gigas Shimojana & Haupt, 1998: 5, f. 9-10, 15, 20 (Dmf).
Macrothele gigas Haupt, 2008: 20, f. 1-2, 4A (f; 4B see Macrothele hungae).
Macrothele gigas Shimojana, 2009: 94, f. 1-7 (mf).

Haupt, J. (2008). An organ of stridulation in East Asian hexathelid spiders (Araneae, Mygalomorphae). Revista Ibérica de Aracnología 15: 19-23. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Shimojana, M. & Haupt, J. (1998). Taxonomy and natural history of the funnel-web spider genus Macrothele (Araneae: Hexathelidae: Macrothelinae) in the Ryukyu Islands (Japan) and Taiwan. Species Diversity 3: 1-15. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Shimojana, M. (2009). Hexathelidae. In: Ono, H. (ed.) The spiders of Japan with keys to the families and genera and illustrations of the species. Tokai University Press, Kanagawa, pp. 92-95. download pdf -- Show included taxa

External Resource References

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Date Type Reference Detail
2021-08-02 Species distribution update Lin et al., 2021b n/a (Old value)