Taxon details


Nephila sumptuosa Gerstäcker, 1873

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: - -
  • LSID: [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:013983]
  • Distribution: East Africa, Yemen (Socotra)
Taxonomic references
Nephila sumptuosa Gerstäcker, 1873: 501, pl. 18, f. 12 (Df).
Nephila amoenula Gerstäcker, 1873: 500 (Df).
Nephila bennetti O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1898b: 387, pl. 31, f. 2 (Df).
Nephila sumptuosa Pocock, 1903g: 189, pl. 14, f. 2 (f, Dm).
Nephila sumptuosa Dahl, 1912a: 43, 69, 71 (Df).
Nephila sumptuosa Kuntner, Coddington & Schneider, 2009: 1453, f. 2A, 4G (mf).
References

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

Gerstäcker, A. (1873). Arachnoidea. In: von der Decken, C. (ed.) Reisen in Ostafrica. Leipzig, 3(2), 461-503 (Araneae, pp. 473-503). download pdf -- Show included taxa

Kuntner, M., Coddington, J. A. & Schneider, J. M. (2009). Intersexual arms race? Genital coevolution in nephilid spiders (Araneae, Nephilidae). Evolution 63: 1451-1463. doi:10.1111/j.1558-5646.2009.00634.x download pdf -- Show included taxa

Pickard-Cambridge, O. (1898b). Arachnida. In: Dixey, F., Burr, M. & Pickard-Cambridge, O.: On a collection of insects and arachnids made by Mr E. N. Bennett in Socotra, with descriptions of new species. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 66(3): 387-391, Pl. XXXI. doi:10.1111/j.1096-3642.1898.tb03159.x download pdf -- Show included taxa

Pocock, R. I. (1903g). Arachnida. In: Forbes, H. O. (ed.) The Natural History of Sokotra and Abd-el-Kuri. Special Bulletin of the Liverpool Museum, pp. 175-208. download pdf -- Show included taxa

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