Taxon details

Tafana quelchi (Pocock, 1895)

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2021-04-01
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Venezuela, Guayana, Brazil
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  • Syntype: British Museum of Natural History (BMNH)/Natural History Museum (NHMUK), London, UK; 1m 1jf (1895.3.30.1) (de Oliveira & Brescovit, 2021)
Taxonomic references
Aysha quelchii Pocock, 1895b: 140, f. (Dm).
Anyphaena quelchi Pocock, 1900d: 67, f. 2c-d (m, Df).
Tafana quelchi Brescovit, 1997a: 89 (T from Anyphaena).
Tafana quelchi de Oliveira & Brescovit, 2021: 21, f. 13A-G, 32H (mf).

Brescovit, A. D. (1997a). Revisão de Anyphaeninae Bertkau a nivel de gêneros na região Neotropical (Araneae, Anyphaenidae). Revista Brasileira de Zoologia 13(Suppl.1): 1-187. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Oliveira, L. F. M. de & Brescovit, A. D. (2021). Taxonomic revision and cladistic analysis of ghost spiders of the genus Tafana Simon, 1903 (Araneae: Dionycha, Anyphaenidae), with the descriptions of twelve new species. European Journal of Taxonomy 742: 1-77. doi:10.5852/ejt.2021.742.1291 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Pocock, R. I. (1895b). Description of two new spiders obtained by Messrs J. J. Quelch and F. MacConnel on the summit of Mount Roraima, in Demerara; with a note upon the systematic position of the genus Desis. Annals and Magazine of Natural History (6) 16: 139-143. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Pocock, R. I. (1900d). Myriopoda and Arachnida. In: Report on a collection made by MM. F. V. McConnell and J. J. Quelch at Mount Roraima in British Guiana. Transactions of the Linnean Society of London, Zoology 2 8, 64-71. download pdf -- Show included taxa

External Resource References

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Date Type Reference Detail
2021-04-01 New taxonomic reference entry de Oliveira & Brescovit, 2021 n/a
2021-04-01 Species distribution update de Oliveira & Brescovit, 2021 n/a (Old value)