Taxon details

Moggridgea rainbowi (Pulleine, 1919)

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2016-09-24
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Australia (South Australia)
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Taxonomic references
Aganippe rainbowi Pulleine, 1919: 74, pl. 12, f. 1-5 (Dmf).
Blakistonia rainbowi Main, 1985a: 51 (T from Aganippe).
Moggridgea australis Main, 1991: 390, f. 4A-B, D, 5A-L (Df) [].
Moggridgea rainbowi Harrison et al., 2016: 210, f. 1-3, 7-35 (mf, T from Blakistonia, S of Moggridgea australis).

Harrison, S. E., Rix, M. G., Harvey, M. S. & Austin, A. D. (2016). An African mygalomorph lineage in temperate Australia: the trapdoor spider genus Moggridgea (Araneae: Migidae) on Kangaroo Island, South Australia. Austral Entomology 55: 208-216. doi:10.1111/aen.12172 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

Main, B. Y. (1991). Occurrence of the trapdoor spider genus Moggridgea in Australia with descriptions of two new species (Araneae: Mygalomorphae: Migidae). Journal of Natural History 25(2): 383-397. doi:10.1080/00222939100770271 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Pulleine, R. H. (1919). A New Species of Aganippe from Kangaroo Island. Transactions and Proceedings of the Royal Society of South Australia 43: 74-76. download pdf -- Show included taxa

External Resource References

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Edit history
Date Type Reference Detail
2016-09-24 Species synonymy Harrison et al., 2016 Moggridgea australis synonymized with Moggridgea rainbowi
2016-09-24 New taxonomic reference entry Harrison et al., 2016 n/a
2016-09-24 Species transferred to new genus Harrison et al., 2016 Species transferred from Blakistonia to Moggridgea