Taxon details

Homalonychus selenopoides Marx, 1891

  • Rank: Species (Genus type)
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2021-09-15
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: USA, Mexico
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Type deposit provide information
  • Holotype: ; f (lost) (Roth, 1984)
  • Holotype: California Academy of Sciences (CAS), San Francisco, USA; f of Homalonychus positivus (Roth, 1984)
  • Allotype: California Academy of Sciences (CAS), San Francisco, USA; m of Homalonychus positivus (Roth, 1984)
Taxonomic references
Homalonychus selenopoides Marx, 1891: 30, pl. 1, f. 1 (Df).
Homalonychus positivus Chamberlin, 1924b: 630, f. 68 (Dmf; N.B.: male not figured).
Homalonychus selenopoides Comstock, 1940: 339, f. 316a-f (f).
Homalonychus selenopoides Roth, 1984: 8, f. 2, 5, 8-13 (mf, S of Homalonychus positivus).
Homalonychus selenopoides Crews, 2009: 107, f. 2A-D (mf).

Chamberlin, R. V. (1924b). The spider fauna of the shores and islands of the Gulf of California. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences 12: 561-694. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Comstock, J. H. (1940). The spider book, revised and edited by W. J. Gertsch. Cornell Univ. Press, Ithaca, 727 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Crews, S. (2009). Assessment of rampant genitalic variation in the spider genus Homalonychus (Araneae, Homalonychidae). Invertebrate Biology 128: 107-125. doi:10.1111/j.1744-7410.2008.00157.x download pdf -- Show included taxa

Marx, G. (1891). A contribution to the knowledge of North American spiders. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 2: 28-37. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Roth, V. D. (1984). The spider family Homalonychidae (Arachnida, Araneae). American Museum Novitates 2790: 1-11. download pdf -- Show included taxa

External Resource References

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Date Type Reference Detail
2021-09-15 Taxonomic reference assigned to new taxon Taxonomic reference entry assigned to Homalonychus theologus Chamberlin, 1924