Taxon details

Euoplos variabilis (Rainbow & Pulleine, 1918)

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2021-07-12
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Australia (Queensland, New South Wales)
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Taxonomic references
Tambouriniana variabilis Rainbow & Pulleine, 1918: 121, pl. 14, f. 12, pl. 22, f. 71 (Df).
Albaniana villosa Rainbow & Pulleine, 1918: 124, pl. 22, f. 75 (Df) [].
Tambouriniana variabilis flavomaculata Rainbow & Pulleine, 1918: 122 (Df) [].
Tambouriniana variabilis Bonnet, 1959: 4237 (S of Tambouriniana variabilis flavomaculata).
Arbanitis variabilis Main, 1985a: 29, f. 60-63, 68-69, 73, 80, 85-87, 90-91, 96-103, 106-107, 200 (Dm, f, S of Albaniana villosa).
Euoplos variabilis Raven & Wishart, 2006: 553 (T from Arbanitis).
Euoplos variabilis Wilson & Rix, 2021: 537, f. 3, 112-125 (mf).

Bonnet, P. (1959). Bibliographia araneorum. Analyse méthodique de toute la littérature aranéologique jusqu'en 1939. Tome II. Systématique des araignées (Étude par ordre alphabétique) (5me partie: T-Z). Douladoure, Toulouse, pp. 4231-5058. 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

Raven, R. J. & Wishart, G. (2006). The trapdoor spider Arbanitis L. Koch (Idiopidae: Mygalomorphae) in Australia. Memoirs of the Queensland Museum 51: 531-557. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Wilson, J. D. & Rix, M. G. (2021). Systematics of the Australian golden trapdoor spiders of the Euoplos variabilis-group (Mygalomorphae: Idiopidae: Euoplini): parapatry and sympatry between closely related species in subtropical Queensland. Invertebrate Systematics 35(5): 514-541. doi:10.1071/IS20055 download pdf -- Show included taxa

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Edit history
Date Type Reference Detail
2021-07-12 New taxonomic reference entry Wilson & Rix, 2021 n/a
2017-09-26 New taxonomic reference entry Bonnet, 1959 n/a
2017-09-26 Species synonymy Bonnet, 1959 Euoplos variabilis flavomaculata synonymized with Euoplos variabilis