Taxon details

Hermacha nigra Tucker, 1917

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: f
  • Last updated: 2021-09-07
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: South Africa
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  • Syntype: Iziko South African Museum, Cape Town (SAMC), South Africa; 17f (ENW-X013899, 12166) [N.B.: no holotype, there were mentioned 17f in the original description, no lectotype designated] (Ríos-Tamayo, Engelbrecht & Goloboff, 2021)
Taxonomic references
Hermacha nigra Tucker, 1917: 110 (Df).
Damarchodes purcelli Bonnet, 1956: 1373 (regarded Hermacha nigra as S, but none of the cited comments of Hewitt, 1919b: 109 justify that conclusion, see also Tucker, 1917: 112).
Hermacha nigra Ríos-Tamayo, Engelbrecht & Goloboff, 2021: 75, f. 45E (f, incertae sedis, differs from currently described entypesid genera from South Africa).

Bonnet, P. (1956). Bibliographia araneorum. Analyse méthodique de toute la littérature aranéologique jusqu'en 1939. Tome II. Systématique des araignées (Étude par ordre alphabétique) (2me partie: C-F). Douladoure, Toulouse, pp. 919-1926. 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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2021-09-07 New taxonomic reference entry Ríos-Tamayo, Engelbrecht & Goloboff, 2021 n/a