Taxon details

Ocyale pilosa (Roewer, 1960)

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2021-12-04
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Turkey, Africa to Saudi Arabia, India
Type deposit provide information
  • Holotype: Senckenberg Museum, Frankfurt am Main (SMF), Germany (data base search of type material, 11.01.2019); Hippasosa pilosa Roewer, 1960, 1 m (9912129-138)
  • Holotype: Musée Royal de l’Afrique Centrale, Tervuren (MRAC/RMCA), Belgium (database excerpt, Feb. 2019); (200903)
Taxonomic references
Dolomedes ocyale Walckenaer, 1837: 353 (merely refers to O. atalanta Audouin).
Ocyale ocyale Simon, 1864: 382.
Trochosa lactea L. Koch, 1875b: 80, pl. 7, f. 6 (Df; N.B.: if this S is correct, Koch's name has priority over O. p.).
Ocyale atalanta Simon, 1886g: 358 (m, S of Trochosa lactea).
Ocyale atalanta Lessert, 1925b: 336, f. 7A-B (f; doubts the S of Trochosa lactea).
Ocyale atalanta Roewer, 1960d: 807, f. 448a-c (mf).
Hippasosa pilosa Roewer, 1960d: 1003, f. 555a-c (Dm).
Ocyale atalanta Tikader & Malhotra, 1980: 364, f. 231-235 (mf).
Ocyale neatalanta Alderweireldt, 1996: 1353, f. 1-3, 5-13, 20, 25 (Dmf) [].
Ocyale pilosa Alderweireldt & Jocqué, 2005: 63 (S of Ocyale neatalanta).
Ocyale pilosa Siyam, Dunlop & El-Hennawy, 2015: 267, f. 13-15 (m).
Ocyale pilosa Jocque et al., 2017: 4, f. l-m, o, r (mf).

Alderweireldt, M. (1996). A taxonomic revision of the genus Ocyale Audouin, 1826 in Africa (Araneae: Lycosidae). Journal of Natural History 30(9): 1349-1365. doi:10.1080/00222939600771261 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Alderweireldt, M. & Jocqué, R. (2005). A taxonomic review of the Afrotropical representatives of the genus Hippasa (Araneae, Lycosidae). Journal of Afrotropical Zoology 2: 45-68. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Jocque, M., Wellens, S., Andrianarivosoa, J. D., Rakotondraparany, F., The Seing, S. & Jocqué, R. (2017). A new species of Ocyale (Araneae, Lycosidae) from Madagascar, with first observations on the biology of a representative in the genus. European Journal of Taxonomy 355: 1-13. doi:10.5852/ejt.2017.355 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Koch, L. (1875b). Aegyptische und abyssinische Arachniden gesammelt von Herrn C. Jickeli. Bauer & Raspe, Nürnberg, 96 pp., pl. 1-7. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Lessert, R. de (1925b). Araignées du sud de l'Afrique (suite). Revue Suisse de Zoologie 32: 323-365. 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

Simon, E. (1864). Histoire naturelle des araignées (aranéides). Paris, 540 pp. doi:10.5962/bhl.title.47654 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Simon, E. (1886g). Etudes arachnologiques. 18e Mémoire. XXVI. Matériaux pour servir à la faune des Arachnides du Sénégal. (Suivi d'une appendice intitulé: Descriptions de plusieurs espèces africaines nouvelles). Annales de la Société Entomologique de France (6) 5: 345-396. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Siyam, M., Dunlop, J. A. & El-Hennawy, H. K. (2015). New spider records from the Republic of the Sudan. Arachnology 16(7): 264-272. doi:10.13156/arac.2015.16.7.264 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Tikader, B. K. & Malhotra, M. S. (1980). Lycosidae (wolf-spiders). Fauna India (Araneae) 1: 248-447. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Walckenaer, C. A. (1837). Histoire naturelle des insectes. Aptères. Tome premier. Roret, Paris, 682 pp., pl. 1-15. [plates in second pdf] doi:10.5962/bhl.title.61095 download pdf download pdf -- Show included taxa

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Edit history
Date Type Reference Detail
2017-10-06 New taxonomic reference entry Jocque et al., 2017 n/a
2015-04-27 New taxonomic reference entry Siyam, Dunlop & El-Hennawy, 2015 n/a