Taxon details

Trichonephila senegalensis keyserlingi (Blackwall, 1865)

  • Rank: Subspecies
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: f
  • Last updated: 2019-06-15
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Congo, East Africa
Type deposit provide information
  • Holotype: Museum für Naturkunde, Berlin (ZMB), Germany (database export of type material, March 2019); Nephila hymenaea Gerstäcker, 1873, (2374)
Taxonomic references
Nephila kyserlingii Blackwall, 1865b: 343 (Df).
Nephila hymenaea Gerstaecker, 1873: 497, pl. 18, f. 11 (Df).
Nephila senegalensis keyserlingi Pocock, 1898e: 434.
Nephila senegalensis keyserlingi Dahl, 1912a: 43, 69, 71.
Trichonephila senegalensis keyserlingi Kuntner et al., 2019: 557 (T from Nephila) [not explicitely, but 'automatically' together with the nominate form].

Blackwall, J. (1865b). Descriptions of recently discovered species and characters of a new genus, of Araneida from the east of Central Africa. Annals and Magazine of Natural History (3) 16(95): 336-352. doi:10.1080/00222936508679441 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Dahl, F. (1912a). Seidenspinne und Spinneseide. Mitteilungen aus dem Zoologischen Museum in Berlin 6(1): 1-90. doi:10.1002/mmnz.19120060101 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Gerstaecker, A. (1873). Arachnoidea. In: Die Gliederthier-Fauna des Sansibar-Gebietes. Nach dem von Dr. O. Kersten während der v. d. Decken'schen Ost-Afrikanischen Expedition im Jahre 1862 und von C. Cooke auf der Insel Sansibar im Jahre 1864 gesammelten Material. C. F. Winter, Leipzig, pp. 461-503, pl. 18 (Araneae: pp. 473-503). doi:10.5962/bhl.title.10149 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Kuntner, M., Hamilton, C. A., Cheng, R. C., Gregorič, M., Lupse, N., Lokovsek, T., Lemmon, E. M., Lemmon, A. R., Agnarsson, I., Coddington, J. A. & Bond, J. E. (2019). Golden orbweavers ignore biological rules: phylogenomic and comparative analyses unravel a complex evolution of sexual size dimorphism. Systematic Biology 68(4): 555-572. doi:10.1093/sysbio/syy082 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Pocock, R. I. (1898e). The Arachnida from the regions of Lakes Nyassa and Tanganyika contained in the collection of the British Museum. Annals and Magazine of Natural History (7) 2(12): 429-448, pl. 13. doi:10.1080/00222939808678518 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Edit history
Date Type Reference Detail
2019-06-15 New taxonomic reference entry Kuntner et al., 2019 n/a
2019-06-15 Species transferred to new genus Kuntner et al., 2019 Species transferred from Nephila to Trichonephila