Taxon details

Callitrichia macrophthalma (Locket & Russell-Smith, 1980)

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2022-06-02
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Nigeria, Ivory Coast
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Type deposit provide information
  • Holotype: British Museum of Natural History (BMNH)/Natural History Museum (NHMUK), London, UK; m (1979.7.26.5) (Lin, Lopardo & Uhl, 2022)
  • Paratype: British Museum of Natural History (BMNH)/Natural History Museum (NHMUK), London, UK; 4m 14f (Lin, Lopardo & Uhl, 2022)
Taxonomic references
Oedothorax macrophthalmus Locket & Russell-Smith, 1980: 69, f. 48-57 (Dmf).
Oedothorax macrophthalmus Bosmans, 1985b: 56, f. 18, 26 (m).
Callitrichia macrophthalma Lin, Lopardo & Uhl, 2022: 461, f. 19N, 22N, 24N, 31A-J, S2K (mf, T from Oedothorax).

Bosmans, R. (1985b). Études sur les Linyphiidae nord-africains II. Le genre Oedothorax Bertkau en afrique du nord, avec une révision des caractères diagnostiques des mâles des espècies ouest-paléarctiques. Biologisch Jaarboek Dodonaea 53: 58-75. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Lin, S. W., Lopardo, L. & Uhl, G. (2022). Evolution of nuptial-gift-related male prosomal structures: taxonomic revision and cladistic analysis of the genus Oedothorax (Araneae: Linyphiidae: Erigoninae). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 195(2): 417-584, suppl. figs S1-S5. doi:10.1093/zoolinnean/zlab033 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Locket, G. H. & Russell-Smith, A. (1980). Spiders of the family Linyphiidae from Nigeria. Bulletin of the British Arachnological Society 5(2): 54-90. download pdf -- Show included taxa

External Resource References

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Edit history
Date Type Reference Detail
2022-06-02 New taxonomic reference entry Lin, Lopardo & Uhl, 2022 n/a
2022-06-02 Species transferred to new genus Lin, Lopardo & Uhl, 2022 Species transferred from Oedothorax to Callitrichia