Taxon details

Cheiracanthium africanum Lessert, 1921

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2014-09-15
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Africa, Madagascar, Réunion
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Type deposit provide information
  • Holotype: Senckenberg Museum, Frankfurt am Main (SMF), Germany (data base search of type material, 11.01.2019); Cheiracanthium tenuipes Roewer, 1961, (13255-131)
  • Holotype: Musée Royal de l’Afrique Centrale, Tervuren (MRAC/RMCA), Belgium (database excerpt, Feb. 2019); Cheiracanthium nigropalpatum Schmidt & Jocqué, 1983 (156660)
Taxonomic references
Cheiracanthium africanum Lessert, 1921: 411, f. 41-44 (Dmf).
Cheiracanthium africanum Lessert, 1929: 137, f. 19 (mf).
Cheiracanthium franganilloi Caporiacco, 1949a: 438, f. 72 (Df).
Cheiracanthium tenuipes Roewer, 1961b: 64, f. 21a-c (Dm).
Cheiracanthium nigropalpatum Schmidt & Jocqué, 1983: 357, f. 3 (Dm).
Cheiracanthium africanum Lotz, 2007a: 10, f. 9-16 (removed mf from S of C. inclusum, contra Ledoux, 2004a: 187, S).
Cheiracanthium africanum Bayer, 2014a: 25, f. 5a-d (m, S).

Bayer, S. (2014a). Miscellaneous notes on European and African Cheiracanthium species (Araneae: Miturgidae). Arachnologische Mitteilungen 47: 19-34. doi:10.5431/aramit4704 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Caporiacco, L. di (1949a). Aracnidi della colonia del Kenya raccolti da Toschi e Meneghetti negli anni 1944-1946. Commentationes Pontificia Academia Scientiarum 13: 309-492. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Lessert, R. de (1921). Araignées du Kilimandjaro et du Merou (suite). 4. Clubionidae. Revue Suisse de Zoologie 28: 381-442. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Lessert, R. de (1929). Araignées du Congo recueillies au cours de l'expédition organisée par l'American Museum (1909-1915). Troisième partie. Revue Suisse de Zoologie 36(1): 103-159. doi:10.5962/bhl.part.117628 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Lotz, L. N. (2007a). The genus Cheiracanthium (Araneae: Miturgidae) in the Afrotropical region. 1. Revision of known species. Navorsinge van die Nasionale Museum Bloemfontein 23: 1-76. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Roewer, C. F. (1961b). Opilioniden und Araneen, In Le Parc National de Niokolo-Koba, 2. Mémoires de l'Institut Français d'Afrique Noire 62: 33-81. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Schmidt, G. & Jocqué, R. (1983). Spinnen von der Insel Réunion (Araneae). Revue Zoologique Africaine 97: 353-364. download pdf -- Show included taxa

External Resource References

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Edit history
Date Type Reference Detail
2014-09-15 Species distribution update Lotz, 2014 n/a (Old value)
2014-07-14 New taxonomic reference entry Bayer, 2014a n/a
2014-07-14 New taxonomic reference entry Roewer, 1961b n/a
2014-07-14 Species synonymy Bayer, 2014a Cheiracanthium tenuipes synonymized with Cheiracanthium africanum