Taxon details

Heptathela amamiensis Haupt, 1983

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2019-11-14
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Japan (Ryukyu Is.)
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Type deposit provide information
  • Holotype: Zoologisches Museum Hamburg (ZMH), Hamburg, Germany (data base search of type material, 11.02.2019); f (A0003089) - lost per Xu et al., 2019b: 19 (Xu et al., 2019b)
Taxonomic references
Heptathela kimurai amamiensis Haupt, 1983: 283, f. 9b (Df).
Heptathela amamiensis Ono & Nishikawa, 1989: 120, f. 1-7 (f, Dm, elevated to species).
Heptathela kimurai amamiensis Haupt, 2003: 69, f. 43I, K, 49A-B, 52P, 54N-O, 55.1-3, 62G (mf).
Heptathela amamiensis Ono, 2009a: 80, f. 2-3, 41-47 (mf).
Heptathela amamiensis Ono & Ogata, 2018: 479, p. 27, f. 4.1-2; p. 480 f. 2-1a-b (m).
Heptathela amamiensis Xu et al., 2019b: 19, f. 9A-L (mf).

Haupt, J. (1983). Vergleichende Morphologie der Genitalorgane und Phylogenie der liphistiomorphen Webspinnen (Araneae: Mesothelae). I. Revision der bisher bekannten Arten. Zeitschrift für Zoologische Systematik und Evolutionsforschung 21(4): 275-293. doi:10.1111/j.1439-0469.1983.tb00296.x download pdf -- Show included taxa

Haupt, J. (2003). The Mesothelae -- a monograph of an exceptional group of spiders (Aaneae: Mesothelae): (Morphology, behaviour, ecology, taxonomy, distribution and phylogeny). Zoologica 154: 1-102. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Ono, H. & Nishikawa, Y. (1989). Taxonomic revision of the heptathelid spider (Araneae, Mesothelae) from Amami-ôshima Island, the Ryukyus. Memoirs of the National Science Museum Tokyo 22: 119-125. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Ono, H. (2009a). The spiders of Japan with keys to the families and genera and illustrations of the species. Tokai University Press, Kanagawa, 739 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Ono, H. & Ogata, K. (2018). Spiders of Japan: their natural history and diversity. Tokai University Press, Kanagawa, 713 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Xu, X., Ono, H., Kuntner, M., Liu, F. X. & Li, D. Q. (2019b). A taxonomic monograph of the liphistiid spider genus Heptathela, endemic to Japanese islands. ZooKeys 888: 1-50. doi:10.3897/zookeys.888.34494 download pdf -- Show included taxa

External Resource References

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Date Type Reference Detail
2019-11-14 New taxonomic reference entry Xu et al., 2019b n/a
2018-11-27 New taxonomic reference entry Ono & Ogata, 2018 n/a