Taxon details

Ammoxenus coccineus Simon, 1893

  • Rank: Species (Genus type)
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2020-12-03
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Zambia, Namibia, Botswana, South Africa
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  • It is widely assumed that most of the type material from Simon can be found in the Muséum National d’Histoire Naturelle in Paris, France
Taxonomic references
Ammoxenus coccineus Simon, 1893a: 455, f. 432-438 (Dmf).
Ammoxenus fallopius Lawrence, 1927: 26, pl. 1, f. 18 (Dmf).
Ammoxenus coccineus Benoit, 1972b: 183, f. 1-7 (mf).
Ammoxenus fallopius Benoit, 1972b: 185, f. 8 (f).
Ammoxenus coccineus Dippenaar & Meyer, 1980: 44, f. 3, 9-10, 15 (mf, S).
Ammoxenus coccineus Ramírez, 2014: 267, f. 182A (f).
Ammoxenus coccineus Azevedo, Griswold & Santos, 2018b: 599, f. 9a, 15a (m).
Ammoxenus coccineus Dippenaar-Schoeman et al., 2020c: 9, 5 f. (mf).

Azevedo, G. H. F, Griswold, C. E. & Santos, A. J. (2018b). Systematics and evolution of ground spiders revisited (Araneae, Dionycha, Gnaphosidae). Cladistics 34(6): 579-626. doi:10.1111/cla.12226 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Benoit, P. L. G. (1972b). Révision des Ammoxenidae (Araneae-Labidognatha). Revue de Zoologie et de Botanique Africaines 86: 179-191. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Dippenaar-Schoeman, A. S., Haddad, C. R., Foord, S. H., Lotz, L. N. & Bird, T. L. (2020c). The Ammoxenidae of South Africa, version 1. South African National Survey of Arachnida Photo Identification Guide, 20 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Dippenaar[-Schoeman], A. S. & Meyer, M. K. P. (1980). On the species of the African genus Ammoxenus (Araneae: Ammoxenidae), with decriptions of two new species. Journal of the Entomological Society of South Africa 43: 41-49. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Lawrence, R. F. (1927). Contributions to a knowledge of the fauna of South-West Africa V. Arachnida. Annals of the South African Museum 25(1): 1-75. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Ramírez, M. J. (2014). The morphology and phylogeny of dionychan spiders (Araneae: Araneomorphae). Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 390: 1-374. Link doi:10.1206/821.1 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Simon, E. (1893a). Histoire naturelle des araignées. Deuxième édition, tome premier. Roret, Paris, pp. 257-488. [second pdf with detailed publication dates of the single parts] doi:10.5962/bhl.title.51973 download pdf download pdf -- Show included taxa

External Resource References

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Edit history
Date Type Reference Detail
2020-12-03 New taxonomic reference entry Dippenaar-Schoeman et al., 2020c n/a
2020-12-03 Species distribution update Dippenaar-Schoeman et al., 2020c n/a (Old value)
2018-12-11 New taxonomic reference entry Azevedo, Griswold & Santos, 2018b n/a
2014-07-25 New taxonomic reference entry Ramírez, 2014 n/a