Taxon details


Afroceto africana (Simon, 1910)

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2019-03-27
  • LSID: [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:024184]
  • Distribution: Namibia, South Africa, Lesotho
Type deposit provide information
  • Holotype: Museum für Naturkunde, Berlin (ZMB), Germany; j(f) (27144) (Haddad, 2019)
  • Holotype: National Collection of Arachnida (NCA), ARC – Plant Protection Research, Pretoria, South Africa; f (84/605) of Afroceto arca (Lyle & Haddad, 2010)
  • Paratype: National Collection of Arachnida (NCA), ARC – Plant Protection Research, Pretoria, South Africa; 1m 4f of Afroceto arca (Lyle & Haddad, 2010)
  • Allotype: National Collection of Arachnida (NCA), ARC – Plant Protection Research, Pretoria, South Africa; m (2006/1515) of Afroceto arca (Lyle & Haddad, 2010)
Taxonomic references
Argistes africanus Simon, 1910b: 201 (Df) [type is subadult].
Afroceto arca Lyle & Haddad, 2010: 339, f. 3-4, 43-49 (Dmf) [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:043729].
Afroceto africana Haddad, 2019: 447, f. 1-7 (f, T from Argistes, Smf of Afroceto arca).
References

Haddad, C. R. (2019). Transfer of the Namibian Argistes africanus Simon, 1910 (Araneae: Liocranidae) to Afroceto Lyle & Haddad, 2010 (Trachelidae), with a new synonym. Zootaxa 4571(3): 446-450. doi:10.11646/zootaxa.4571.3.13 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Lyle, R. & Haddad, C. R. (2010). A revision of the tracheline sac spider genus Cetonana Strand, 1929 in the Afrotropical region, with descriptions of two new genera (Araneae: Corinnidae). African Invertebrates 51(2): 321-384. doi:10.5733/afin.051.0206 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Simon, E. (1910b). Arachnoidea. Araneae (II.). In: Schultze, L. (ed.) Zoologische und anthropologische Ergebnisse einer Forschungsreise im westlichen und zentralen Südafrika. Denkschriften der Medizinisch-Naturwissenschaftlichen Gesellschaft zu Jena 16: 175-218. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Edit history
Date Type Reference Detail
2019-03-27 Species distribution update Haddad, 2019 n/a (Old value)
2019-03-27 New taxonomic reference entry Haddad, 2019 n/a
2019-03-27 Species synonymy Haddad, 2019 Afroceto arca synonymized with Afroceto africanus
2019-03-27 Species transferred to new genus Haddad, 2019 Species transferred from Argistes to Afroceto