Taxon details

Heptathela kikuyai Ono, 1998

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2019-11-14
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Japan
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  • Holotype: Department of Zoology of the National Museum of Nature and Science (NSMT-Ar), Tokyo, Japan; m (Xu et al., 2019b)
Taxonomic references
Heptathela kikuyai Ono, 1998: 16, f. 11-16 (Dmf).
Heptathela kikuyai Ono, 2009a: 81, f. 5-6, 75-80 (mf).
Heptathela kikuyai Schwendinger & Ono, 2011: 613, f. 44-45 (m).
Heptathela kikuyai Xu et al., 2019b: 12, f. 6A-K (mf).

Ono, H. (1998). Spiders of the genus Heptathela (Araneae, Liphistiidae) from Kyushu, Japan. Memoirs of the National Science Museum Tokyo 30: 13-27. 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

Schwendinger, P. J. & Ono, H. (2011). On two Heptathela species from southern Vietnam, with a discussion of copulatory organs and systematics of the Liphistiidae (Araneae: Mesothelae). Revue Suisse de Zoologie 118(4): 599-637. doi:10.5962/bhl.part.117818 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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2019-11-14 New taxonomic reference entry Xu et al., 2019b n/a