Taxon details

Brachytheliscus bicolor Pocock, 1897

  • Rank: Species (Genus type)
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2021-09-07
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: South Africa
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Taxonomic references
Brachythele bicolor Pocock, 1897b: 735 (Df).
Brachytheliscus bicolor Pocock, 1902b: 317 (Dm).
Hermacha bicolor Hewitt, 1915d: 125.
Hermacha bicolor Tucker, 1917: 107, f. 5 (mf).
Brachytheliscus bicolor Ríos-Tamayo, Engelbrecht & Goloboff, 2021: 70, f. 42A-E, 43A,F, 44A-F (mf, T from Hermacha).

Hewitt, J. (1915d). Notes on several four-lunged spiders in the collection of the Durban Museum, with descriptions of two new forms. Annales of the Durban Museum 1: 125-133. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Pocock, R. I. (1897b). On the spiders of the suborder Mygalomorphae from the Ethiopian Region, contained in the collection of the British Museum. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 65(3): 724-774, pl. 46-48. doi:10.1111/j.1096-3642.1897.tb03116.x download pdf -- Show included taxa

Pocock, R. I. (1902b). Some new African spiders. Annals and Magazine of Natural History (7) 10(58): 315-330, pl. 2-3. doi:10.1080/00222930208678678 download pdf download pdf -- Show included taxa

Ríos-Tamayo, D., Engelbrecht, I. & Goloboff, P. A. (2021). A revision of the genus Hermacha Simon, 1889 (Mygalomorphae: Entypesidae), in southern Africa with revalidation of Hermachola Hewitt, 1915, and Brachytheliscus Pocock, 1902. American Museum Novitates 3977: 1-80. doi:10.1206/3977.1 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Tucker, R. W. E. (1917). On some South African Aviculariidae (Arachnida). Families Migidae, Ctenizidae, Diplotheleae and Dipluridae. Annals of the South African Museum 17: 79-138. download pdf -- Show included taxa

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Edit history
Date Type Reference Detail
2021-09-07 New taxonomic reference entry Ríos-Tamayo, Engelbrecht & Goloboff, 2021 n/a
2021-09-07 Species transferred to new genus Ríos-Tamayo, Engelbrecht & Goloboff, 2021 Species transferred from Hermacha to Brachytheliscus