Taxon details


Luthela schensiensis (Schenkel, 1953)

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2022-01-13
  • LSID: [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:000021]
  • Distribution: China
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Taxonomic references
Liphistius (Heptathele) sinensis schensiensis Schenkel, 1953b: 1, f. 1a-d (Df).
Liphistius schensiensis Gertsch, 1967b: 115 (elevated to species).
Heptathela sinensis schensiensis Haupt, 1983: 285, f. 9d (f, T from Liphistius, returned to subspecies).
Heptathela xianensis Zhu & Wang, 1983a: 131, f. 1-7 (Dm).
Liphistius heyangensis Zhu & Wang, 1984: 251, f. 1-7 (Df) [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:000007].
Heptathela schensiensis Platnick & Sedgwick, 1984: 4 (T from Liphistius).
Heptathela schensiensis Song & Haupt, 1984: 447, f. 1c-d, 2b, 2d, 3b (mf, elevated to species, S of Heptathela xianensis).
Heptathela xianensis Wang & Zhu, 1984: 403, f. 1-7 (Df).
Heptathela heyangensis Platnick, 1989b: 57 (T from Liphistius).
Heptathela schensiensis Song, Zhu & Chen, 1999: 33, f. 15E, L-M (mf).
Abcathela heyangensis Ono, 2000: 150 (T from Heptathela; N.B.: genus not accepted by Platnick in his online catalogs).
Abcathela schensiensis Ono, 2000: 150 (T from Heptathela; N.B.: genus not accepted by Platnick in his online catalogs).
Sinothela heyangensis Haupt, 2003: 71.
Sinothela schensiensis Haupt, 2003: 71, f. 62E (m).
Sinothela heyangensis Xu et al., 2015a: 139 (T from Heptathela).
Sinothela schensiensis Xu et al., 2015a: 139 (T from Heptathela).
Luthela schensiensis Xu et al., 2022: 145, 1, 10A-K, 11A-P (mf, T from Sinothela, S of Sinothela heyangensis).
References

Gertsch, W. J. (1967b). A new liphistiid spider from China (Araneae: Liphistiidae). Journal of the New York Entomological Society 75: 114-118. 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

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

Ono, H. (2000). Zoogeographic and taxonomic notes on spiders of the subfamily Heptathelinae (Araneae, Mesothelae, Liphistiidae). Memoirs of the National Science Museum Tokyo, Series A, Zoology 33: 145-151. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Platnick, N. I. (1989b). Advances in spider taxonomy 1981-1987: a supplement to Brignoli's A catalogue of the Araneae described between 1940 and 1981. Manchester University Press, 673 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Platnick, N. I. & Sedgwick, W. C. (1984). A revision of the spider genus Liphistius (Araneae, Mesothelae). American Museum Novitates 2781: 1-31. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Schenkel, E. (1953b). Chinesische Arachnoidea aus dem Museum Hoangho-Peiho in Tientsin. Boletim do Museu Nacional do Rio de Janeiro (N.S., Zool.) 119: 1-108. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Song, D. X. & Haupt, J. (1984). Comparative morphology and phylogeny of liphistiomorph spiders (Araneae: Mesothelae). 2. Revision of new Chinese heptathelid species. Verhandlungen des Naturwissenschaftlichen Vereins in Hamburg (NF) 27: 443-451. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Song, D. X., Zhu, M. S. & Chen, J. (1999). The spiders of China. Hebei Science and Technology Publishing House, Shijiazhuang, 640 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Wang, Y. W. & Zhu, C. D. (1984). Notes of female spiders of Heptathela xianensis (Araneae: Heptathelidae). Journal of the Bethune Medical University 10: 403-404. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Xu, X., Liu, F. X., Chen, J., Ono, H., Li, D. Q. & Kuntner, M. (2015a). A genus-level taxonomic review of primitively segmented spiders (Mesothelae, Liphistiidae). ZooKeys 488: 121-151. doi:10.3897/zookeys.488.8726 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Xu, X., Yu, L., Liu, F. X. & Li, D. Q. (2022). Delimitation of the segmented trapdoor spider genus Luthela gen. nov., with comments on the genus Sinothela from northern China (Araneae, Mesothelae, Liphistiidae). Zootaxa 5091(1): 131-154. doi:10.11646/zootaxa.5091.1.5 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Zhu, C. D. & Wang, Y. W. (1984). A new species of genus Liphistius (Araneae: Liphistiidae). Journal of the Bethune Medical University 10: 251-253. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Zhu, C. D. & Wang, Y. W. (1983a). [A new species of spider of the genus Heptathela from China (Araneae: Heptathelidae)]. Journal of the Bethune Medical University 9(suppl.): 131-132. download pdf -- Show included taxa

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Edit history
Date Type Reference Detail
2022-01-13 Species synonymy Xu et al., 2022 Luthela heyangensis synonymized with Luthela schensiensis
2022-01-13 New taxonomic reference entry Xu et al., 2022 n/a
2022-01-13 Species transferred to new genus Xu et al., 2022 Species transferred from Sinothela to Luthela
2015-05-04 New taxonomic reference entry Xu et al., 2015a n/a
2015-05-04 Species transferred to new genus Xu et al., 2015a Species transferred from Heptathela to Sinothela