Taxon details


Trochosa urbana O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1876

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2020-11-05
  • LSID: [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:017875]
  • Distribution: North Africa, Ethiopia to Seychelles, Madagascar (Nosy Be), Israel, Iran
Type deposit provide information
  • Holotype: Staatliches Museum für Naturkunde, Stuttgart (SMNS), Germany; type material destroyed 1944; m of Trochosa molensis (Roewer, 1960d)
  • Holotype: Museum für Naturkunde, Berlin (ZMB), Germany (database export of type material, March 2019); f (10553) of Tarentula sansibarensis
  • Holotype: Museum Lübeck, Germany; type material destroyed 1942; f of Trochosa urbana hova (Nentwig et al., 2019)
  • Lectotype: Oxford University Museum of Natural History (OUMNH), Oxford, UK; m [N.B.: this cannot be a type specimen, because OPC gave only a name to the misidentified f of Lycosa agretyca Audouin, 1826] (Marusik, Nadolny & Koponen, 2020)
  • Syntype: Senckenberg Museum, Frankfurt am Main (SMF), Germany (data base search of type material, 11.01.2019); 1m (13533-138) [N.B.: this cannot be a type specimen, because OPC gave only a name to the misidentified f of Lycosa agretyca Audouin, 1826]
  • Syntype: Staatliches Museum für Naturkunde, Stuttgart (SMNS), Germany; type material destroyed 1944; ff of Trochosa gofensis (Roewer, 1960d)
  • Paralectotype: Oxford University Museum of Natural History (OUMNH), Oxford, UK; 2f 8ind [N.B.: this cannot be type specimens, because OPC gave only a name to the misidentified f of Lycosa agretyca Audouin, 1826] (Marusik, Nadolny & Koponen, 2020)
Taxonomic references
Lycosa agretyca Audouin, 1826: 369, pl. 4, f. 6 (f; misidentified per O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1876b: 601).
Trochosa urbana O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1876b: 601, pl. 60, f. 14 (Dmf).
Tarentula urbana gofensis Strand, 1906b: 685 (Df) [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:017824].
Tarentula urbana hova Strand, 1907d: 744 (Df) [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:017876].
Tarentula sansibarensis Strand, 1907d: 743 (Df) [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:018114].
Tarentula urbana Strand, 1908k: 337.
Tarentula urbana gofensis Strand, 1908l: 50, pl. 2, f. 20 (f).
Tarentula urbana Strand, 1908l: 49, pl. 2, f. 19 (f).
Tarentula urbana molensis Strand, 1908l: 48 (Dm) [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:019091].
Lycosa urbana Lessert, 1915a: 61, pl. 3, f. 69-71, 76, 78 (mf).
Lycosa urbana gofensis Lessert, 1926: 343, f. 6A, 7A, 8 (f, Dm).
Trochosina arctosaeformis Caporiacco, 1940c: 798 (Dj) [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:017724].
Lycosa urbana Denis, 1947a: 32, pl. 1, f. 6-7 (m).
Trochosa urbana gofensis Caporiacco, 1947c: 121.
Paratrochosina arctosaeformis Roewer, 1955c: 282.
Geolycosa urbana gofensis Roewer, 1955c: 242.
Geolycosa urbana Roewer, 1955c: 241.
Geolycosa urbana hova Roewer, 1955c: 242.
Lycorma sansibarensis Roewer, 1955c: 266.
Pirata molensis Roewer, 1955c: 285.
Caporiaccosa arctosaeformis Roewer, 1960d: 928, f. 516 (Tj from Paratrochosina).
Geolycosa gofensis Roewer, 1960d: 701, f. 392a-c (mf, elevated from subspecies).
Geolycosa urbana Roewer, 1960d: 697, f. 390a-c (mf).
Geolycosa urbana hova Roewer, 1960d: 700, f. 391 (f).
Lycorma sansibarensis Roewer, 1960d: 787, f. 437 (f).
Trochosa urbana Saaristo, 2010: 88, f. 14.7-9 (mf).
Trochosa urbana Zonstein, Marusik & Omelko, 2015: 378 (Tmf from Geolycosa).
Trochosa urbana Nentwig et al., 2019: 40, f. 7a-d (f).
Trochosa urbana hova Nentwig et al., 2019: 40, f. 7e (f, subspecies inquirenda).
Pirata molensis Nentwig et al., 2020: 24 (nomen dubium).
Trochosa urbana Marusik, Nadolny & Koponen, 2020: 482, 487, 488, 489, f. 1a-c, 2a-d, 3a-c, 4a-c,g, Suppl. f. 1A-E, 2.7-9, 3A-B,D, 4C-D, 5C (mf, S of Caporiaccosa arctosaeformis, Geolycosa gofensis, Hogna sansibarensis, Pirata molensis [removed from nomen dubium] and Trochosa urbana hova).
References

Audouin, V. (1826). Explication sommaire des planches d'arachnides de l'Égypte et de la Syrie. In: "Description de l'Égypte, ou recueil des observations et des recherches qui ont été faites en Égypte pendant l'expédition de l'armée franҫaise, publié par les ordres de sa Majesté l'Empereur Napoléon le Grand.". Histoire Naturelle 1(4): 1-339 (arachnids, pp. 99-186). [for year of publication and authorship see Sherbourn, 1897, Tollitt, 1986 and ICZN 1987b; a second edition was publ. in 1829, with different pagination: arachnids, pp. 291-430] download pdf -- Show included taxa

Caporiacco, L. di (1940c). Aracnidi raccolte nella Reg. dei Laghi Etiopici della Fossa Galla. Atti della Reale Accademia d'Italia 11: 767-873. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Caporiacco, L. di (1947c). Arachnida Africae Orientalis, a dominibus Kittenberger, Kovács et Bornemisza lecta, in Museo Nationali Hungarico servata. Annales Historico-Naturales Musei Nationalis Hungarici 40: 97-257. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Denis, J. (1947a). Results of the Armstrong College expedition to Siwa Oasis (Libyan desert), 1935. Spiders [Araneae]. Bulletin de la Société Fouad 1er d'Entomologie 31: 17-103, Pl. I-VI. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Lessert, R. de (1926). Araignées du Kilimandjaro et du Merou (suite et fin). 6. Lycosidae. Revue Suisse de Zoologie 33: 335-357. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Lessert, R. de (1915a). Arachnides de l'Ouganda et de l'Afrique orientale allemande. Voyage du Dr J. Carl dans la région des lacs de l'Afrique centrale. Revue Suisse de Zoologie 23(1): 1-89, pl. 1-3. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Marusik, Y. M., Nadolny, A. A. & Koponen, S. (2020). Redescription of Trochosa urbana (Araneae: Lycosidae) with notes on its distribution. Arachnology 18(5): 482-489 & Suppl. Fig. 1-5. doi:10.13156/arac.2020.18.5.482 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Nentwig, W., Blick, T., Gloor, D., Jäger, P. & Kropf, C. (2019). Tackling taxonomic redundancy in spiders: the infraspecific spider taxa described by Embrik Strand (Arachnida: Araneae). Arachnologische Mitteilungen 58: 29-51. doi:10.30963/aramit5809 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Nentwig, W., Blick, T., Gloor, D., Jäger, P. & Kropf, C. (2020). How to deal with destroyed type material? The case of Embrik Strand (Arachnida: Araneae). Arachnologische Mitteilungen 59: 22-29. doi:10.30963/aramit5904 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Pickard-Cambridge, O. (1876b). Catalogue of a collection of spiders made in Egypt, with descriptions of new species and characters of a new genus. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 44(3): 541-630, pl. 58-60. doi:10.1111/j.1096-3642.1876.tb02595.x download pdf -- Show included taxa

Roewer, C. F. (1955c). Katalog der Araneae von 1758 bis 1940, bzw. 1954. 2. Band, Abt. a (Lycosaeformia, Dionycha [excl. Salticiformia]). 2. Band, Abt. b (Salticiformia, Cribellata) (Synonyma-Verzeichnis, Gesamtindex). Institut royal des Sciences naturelles de Belgique, Bruxelles, 1751 pp. download pdf download pdf -- Show included taxa

Roewer, C. F. (1960d). Araneae Lycosaeformia II (Lycosidae) (Fortsetzung und Schluss). Exploration du Parc National de l'Upemba, Mission G. F. de Witte 55: 519-1040. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Saaristo, M. I. (2010). Araneae. In: Gerlach, J. & Marusik, Y. M. (eds.) Arachnida and Myriapoda of the Seychelles islands. Siri Scientific Press, Manchester UK, pp. 8-306. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Strand, E. (1906b). Diagnosen nordafrikanischer, hauptsächlich von Carlo Freiherr von Erlanger gesammelter Spinnen. Zoologischer Anzeiger 30: 604-637, 655-690. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Strand, E. (1908l). Verzeichnis der von Oscar Neumann in Süd-Aethiopien gesammelten Spinnen. Archiv für Naturgeschichte 74(I,1): 13-66. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Strand, E. (1908k). Nordafrikanische, hauptsächlich von Carlo Freiherr von Erlanger gesammelte Lycosiden. Archiv für Naturgeschichte 73(I, 3, 1907): 291-376. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Strand, E. (1907d). Diagnosen neuer Spinnen aus Madagaskar und Sansibar. Zoologischer Anzeiger 31: 725-748. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Zonstein, S. L., Marusik, Y. M. & Omelko, M. M. (2015). A survey of spider taxa new to Israel (Arachnida: Araneae). Zoology in the Middle East 61(4): 372-385. doi:10.1080/09397140.2015.1095525 download pdf -- Show included taxa

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Edit history
Date Type Reference Detail
2020-07-21 Species synonymy Marusik, Nadolny & Koponen, 2020 Trochosa sansibarensis synonymized with Trochosa urbana
2020-07-20 Species synonymy Marusik, Nadolny & Koponen, 2020 Trochosa arctosaeformis synonymized with Trochosa urbana
2020-07-20 Species synonymy Marusik, Nadolny & Koponen, 2020 Trochosa urbana hova synonymized with Trochosa urbana
2020-07-20 Species synonymy Marusik, Nadolny & Koponen, 2020 Trochosa molensis synonymized with Trochosa urbana
2020-07-20 Species synonymy Marusik, Nadolny & Koponen, 2020 Trochosa gofensis synonymized with Trochosa urbana
2020-07-20 New taxonomic reference entry Marusik, Nadolny & Koponen, 2020 n/a
2020-07-20 Species distribution update Marusik, Nadolny & Koponen, 2020 n/a (Old value)
2019-09-17 New taxonomic reference entry Nentwig et al., 2019 n/a
2016-01-12 New taxonomic reference entry Zonstein, Marusik & Omelko, 2015 n/a
2016-01-12 Species transferred to new genus Zonstein, Marusik & Omelko, 2015 Species transferred from Geolycosa to Trochosa