Taxon details

Nephilingis livida (Vinson, 1863)

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2017-04-08
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Madagascar, Comoros, Mayotte, Seychelles
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Taxonomic references
Epeira livida Vinson, 1863: 175, 310, pl. 14, f. 1 (Df).
Nephilengys cruentata livida Dahl, 1912a: 77.
Nephilengys borbonica livida Benoit, 1963a: 368 (T from subspecies of N. cruentata).
Nephilengys cruentata Saaristo, 1978: 120, f. 211-223 (mf, misidentified).
Nephilengys cruentata Roberts, 1983: 284, f. 222-224 (m, misidentified).
Nephilengys borbonica livida Schmidt & Jocqué, 1986: 209, f. 7-9 (mf).
Nephilengys borbonica Saaristo, 2010: 97, f. 18.7-18 (mf).
Nephilengys livida Kuntner & Agnarsson, 2011: 485, f. 1, 4A-B, 5A-B (removed mf from S of N. borbonica, contra Kuntner, 2007: 114).
Nephilingis livida Kuntner et al., 2013: Appendix A (T from Nephilengys).

Benoit, P. L. G. (1963a). Araneidae-Nephilinae africains du Zoologisches Staatsinstitut und Zoologisches Museum Hamburg (Araneae). Entomologische Mitteilungen aus dem Zoologischen Staatsinstitut und Zoologischen Museum Hamburg 2: 367-372. 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

Kuntner, M. & Agnarsson, I. (2011). Biogeography and diversification of hermit spiders on Indian Ocean islands (Nephilidae: Nephilengys). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 59: 477-488. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Kuntner, M., Arnedo, M. A., Trontelj, P., Lokovsek, T. & Agnarsson, I. (2013). A molecular phylogeny of nephilid spiders: evolutionary history of a model lineage. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 69: 961-979. [+Appendix A] doi:10.1016/j.ympev.2013.06.008 download pdf download pdf -- Show included taxa

Roberts, M. J. (1983). Spiders of the families Theridiidae, Tetragnathidae and Araneidae (Arachnida: Araneae) from Aldabra atoll. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 77: 217-291. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Saaristo, M. I. (1978). Spiders (Arachnida, Araneae) from the Seychelle islands, with notes on taxonomy. Annales Zoologici Fennici 15: 99-126. 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 UK, pp. 8-306. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Schmidt, G. & Jocqué, R. (1986). Die Nephilinae der Comoren (Araneae, Araneidae). Revue Zoologique Africaine 100: 205-212. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Vinson, A. (1863). Aranéides des îles de la Réunion, Maurice et Madagascar. Paris, i-cxx, 1-337. download pdf -- Show included taxa

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Date Type Reference Detail
2017-04-08 Species distribution update Lopez, 2010 n/a (Old value)