Taxon details

Opopaea silhouettei (Benoit, 1979)

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: - -
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Seychelles. Introduced to Austral Is. (Rapa)
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Type deposit provide information
  • Holotype: Musée Royal de l’Afrique Centrale, Tervuren (MRAC/RMCA), Belgium (database excerpt, Feb. 2019); (146341)
Taxonomic references
Gamasomorpha silhouettei Benoit, 1979a: 200, f. 5A-C (Dmf).
Opopaea silhouettei Saaristo, 2001a: 337, f. 102-106 (Tmf from Gamasomorpha).
Opopaea silhouettei Saaristo & Marusik, 2008: 32, f. 80-84, 136, 221, 230 (mf).
Opopaea silhouettei Saaristo, 2010: 136, f. 22.102-106 (mf).

Benoit, P. L. G. (1979a). Contributions à l'étude de la faune terrestre des îles granitiques de l'archipel des Séchelles (Mission P.L.G. Benoit - J.J. Van Mol 1972). Oonopidae (Araneae). Revue Zoologique Africaine 93: 185-222. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Saaristo, M. I. (2001a). Dwarf hunting spiders or Oonopidae (Arachnida, Araneae) of the Seychelles. Insect Systematics & Evolution 32(3): 307-358. doi:10.1163/187631201X00236 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Saaristo, M. I. & Marusik, Y. M. (2008). A survey of African Opopaea Simon, 1891 (Arachnida, Aranei, Oonopidae). Arthropoda Selecta 17: 17-53. 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, pp. 8-306. download pdf -- Show included taxa

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