Taxon details

Blakistonia aurea Hogg, 1902

  • Rank: Species (Genus type)
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2018-11-12
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Australia (South Australia, Victoria, New South Wales)
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Taxonomic references
Blakistonia aurea Hogg, 1902: 132, f. 25b-e, pl. 13, f. 1-2 (Dmf).
Blakistonia aurea Simon, 1903a: 903, f. 1051, 1056-1057.
Aganippe villosa Rainbow & Pulleine, 1918: 96, pl. 21, f. 44 (Df) [].
Blakistonia aurea Rainbow & Pulleine, 1918: 104, pl. 13, f. 8, pl. 14, f. 6, pl. 15, f. 7.
Blakistonia aurea Main, 1964: 30, f. A-G (m).
Blakistonia aurea Main, 1985a: 40, f. 146-157, 203-204, 211-212 (mf, S of Aganippe villosa, A. villosa removed from S of A. smeatoni, rejecting Main, 1957a: 429).
Blakistonia aurea Rix et al., 2017a: 586, f. 43, 45, 49-51 (m).
Blakistonia aurea Harrison et al., 2018: 20, f. 5A-L, 6A-I (mf).

Harrison, S. E., Rix, M. G., Harvey, M. S. & Austin, A. D. (2018). Systematics of the Australian spiny trapdoor spiders of the genus Blakistonia Hogg (Araneae: Idiopidae). Zootaxa 4518(1): 1-76. doi:10.11646/zootaxa.4518.1.1 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Hogg, H. R. (1902). On some additions to the Australian spiders of the suborder Mygalomorphae. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 72(II, 1): 121-142, pl. 13. 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

Main, B. Y. (1985a). Further studies on the systematics of ctenizid trapdoor spiders: a review of the Australian genera (Araneae: Mygalomorphae: Ctenizidae). Australian Journal of Zoology Supplementary Series 108: 1-84. doi:10.1071/AJZS108 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Rainbow, W. J. & Pulleine, R. H. (1918). Australian trap-door spiders. Records of the Australian Museum 12: 81-169, pl. 12-24. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Rix, M. G., Raven, R. J., Main, B. Y., Harrison, S. E., Austin, A. D., Cooper, S. J. B. & Harvey, M. S. (2017a). The Australasian spiny trapdoor spiders of the family Idiopidae (Mygalomorphae: Arbanitinae): a relimitation and revision at the generic level. Invertebrate Systematics 31(5): 566-634. doi:10.1071/IS16065 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Simon, E. (1903a). Histoire naturelle des araignées. Deuxième édition, tome second. Roret, Paris, pp. 669-1080. [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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Edit history
Date Type Reference Detail
2018-11-12 New taxonomic reference entry Harrison et al., 2018 n/a
2018-11-12 Species distribution update Harrison et al., 2018 n/a (Old value)
2017-09-26 New taxonomic reference entry Rix et al., 2017a n/a