Taxon details

Palicanus caudatus Thorell, 1897

  • Rank: Species (Genus type)
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2019-04-11
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: India, Myanmar, China, Indonesia, Seychelles, Reunion
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Type deposit provide information
  • Holotype: Museo Civico Storia Naturale G. Doria, Genova (MCSNG), Italy; m (Sankaran & Sebastian, 2019)
  • Holotype: National Zoological Collections, Zoological Survey of India (NZC-ZSI), Kolkata, India; m (1512/18) of Systaria barkudensis (Sankaran & Sebastian, 2019)
Taxonomic references
Palicanus caudatus Thorell, 1897a: 227 (Dm).
Syrisca barkudensis Gravely, 1931: 267, f. 18A-B (Dmf) [].
Syrisca barkudensis Majumder & Tikader, 1991: 107, f. 225-229 (mf).
Palicanus caudatus Deeleman-Reinhold, 2001: 220, f. 266-271 (m, Df).
Systaria barkudensis Deeleman-Reinhold, 2001: 203 (Tmf from Syrisca).
Palicanus caudatus Saaristo, 2002: 16, f. 41-46 (mf).
Palicanus caudatus Saaristo, 2010: 90, f. 16.1-5 (mf).
Palicanus caudatus Jacquot, Derepas & Deguine, 2016: 425, f. 4a-h (mf).
Palicanus caudatus Sankaran & Sebastian, 2019: 193, f. 1A-F, 2A-D, 3A-E (m, S of Systaria barkudensis).

Deeleman-Reinhold, C. L. (2001). Forest spiders of South East Asia: with a revision of the sac and ground spiders (Araneae: Clubionidae, Corinnidae, Liocranidae, Gnaphosidae, Prodidomidae and Trochanterriidae [sic]). Brill, Leiden, 591 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Gravely, F. H. (1931). Some Indian spiders of the families Ctenidae, Sparassidae, Selenopidae and Clubionidae. Records of the Indian Museum, Calcutta 33(3): 211-282. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Jacquot, M., Derepas, B. & Deguine, J.-P. (2016). Seven newly recorded species and families of spiders from Reunion Island (Malagasy region) (Araneae, Araneomorphae). Bulletin de la Société Entomologique de France 121(4): 421-430. doi:10.3406/bsef.2016.2779 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Majumder, S. C. & Tikader, B. K. (1991). Studies on some spiders of the family Clubionidae from India. Records of the Zoological Survey of India, Occasional Paper 102: 1-175. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Saaristo, M. I. (2002). New species and interesting new records of spiders from Seychelles (Arachnida, Araneaea [sic]). Phelsuma 10(suppl. A): 1-31. 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, pp. 8-306. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Sankaran, P. M. & Sebastian, P. A. (2019). Systaria barkudensis (Gravely, 1931) is a junior synonym of Palicanus caudatus Thorell, 1897 (Araneae: Miturgidae, Systariinae). Zootaxa 4585(1): 192-196. doi:10.11646/zootaxa.4585.1.12 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Thorell, T. (1897a). Viaggio di Leonardo Fea in Birmania e regioni vicine. LXXIII. Secondo saggio sui Ragni birmani. I. Parallelodontes. Tubitelariae. Annali del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale di Genova 37: 161-267. download pdf -- Show included taxa

External Resource References

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Edit history
Date Type Reference Detail
2019-04-11 Species distribution update Sankaran & Sebastian, 2019 n/a (Old value)
2019-04-11 New taxonomic reference entry Sankaran & Sebastian, 2019 n/a
2019-04-11 Species synonymy Sankaran & Sebastian, 2019 Palicanus barkudensis synonymized with Palicanus caudatus
2017-09-26 New taxonomic reference entry Jacquot, Derepas & Deguine, 2016 n/a
2017-09-26 Species distribution update Jacquot, Derepas & Deguine, 2016 n/a (Old value)