Taxon details

Anansi insidiator (Thorell, 1899)

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2020-04-03
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Cameroon, Central African Republic, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon
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Taxonomic references
Mimetus insidiator Thorell, 1899: 29 (Df).
Mimetus insidiator Simon, 1903e: 92 (Dm).
Mimetus insidiator Lessert, 1930: 622, f. 6a-b (f).
Anansi insidiator Benavides, Giribet & Hormiga, 2017: 401, f. 1A, 14A-J, 15A-K, 16A-D, 17A-H, 18A-B (mf, T from Mimetus).
Anansi insidiator Benavides & Hormiga, 2020: 145, f. 1A, 4E, 7E, 8F, 10C, 11G, 12F, 13H, 18D (mf).

Benavides, L. R., Giribet, G. & Hormiga, G. (2017). Molecular phylogenetic analysis of "pirate spiders" (Araneae, Mimetidae) with the description of a new African genus and the first report of maternal care in the family. Cladistics 33(4): 375-405. doi:10.1111/cla.12174 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Benavides, L. R. & Hormiga, G. (2020). A morphological and combined phylogenetic analysis of pirate spiders (Araneae, Mimetidae): evolutionary relationships, taxonomy, and character evolution. Invertebrate Systematics 34(2): 144-191. doi:10.1071/IS19032 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Lessert, R. de (1930). Araignées du Congo recueillies au cours de l'expédition organisée par l'American Museum (1909-1915). Quatrième et dernière partie. Revue Suisse de Zoologie 37: 613-672. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Simon, E. (1903e). Arachnides de la Guinée espagnole. Memorias de la Real Sociedad Española de Historia Natural 1(3): 65-124. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Thorell, T. (1899). Araneae Camerunenses (Africae occidentalis) quas anno 1891 collegerunt Cel. Dr Y. Sjöstedt aliique. Bihang till Kungliga Svenska Vetenskaps-Akademiens Handlingar 25(1): 1-105. download pdf -- Show included taxa

External Resource References

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Edit history
Date Type Reference Detail
2020-04-03 New taxonomic reference entry Benavides & Hormiga, 2020 n/a
2017-07-07 New taxonomic reference entry Lessert, 1930 n/a
2017-07-07 New taxonomic reference entry Simon, 1903e n/a
2017-07-07 First description of male Benavides, Giribet & Hormiga, 2017 n/a (Old value)
2017-07-07 New taxonomic reference entry Benavides, Giribet & Hormiga, 2017 n/a
2017-07-07 Species transferred to new genus Benavides, Giribet & Hormiga, 2017 Species transferred from Mimetus to Anansi