Taxon details

Prida sechellensis (Benoit, 1979)

  • Rank: Species (Genus type)
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: f
  • Last updated: 2021-10-13
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Seychelles. Introduced to Switzerland
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Type deposit provide information
  • Holotype: Musée Royal de l’Afrique Centrale, Tervuren (MRAC/RMCA), Belgium; f (143127) [N.B.: 31f paratypes, without mentioning a deposition] (Benoit, 1979a)
Taxonomic references
Gamasomorpha sechellensis Benoit, 1979a: 190, f. 1A-E (Df).
Prida sechellensis Saaristo, 2001a: 342, f. 126-130 (Tf from Gamasomorpha).
Prida sechellensis Saaristo, 2010: 144, f. 22.126-130 (f).
Prida sechellensis Hänggi et al., 2021: 70, f. 6a-d (f).

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

Hänggi, A., Bobbitt, I., Kranz-Baltensperger, Y., Bolzern, A. & Gilgado, J. D. (2021). Spiders (Araneae) from Swiss hothouses, with records of four species new for Switzerland. Arachnologische Mitteilungen 62: 67-74. doi:10.30963/aramit6207 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. (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

External Resource References

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Edit history
Date Type Reference Detail
2021-10-13 New taxonomic reference entry Hänggi et al., 2021 n/a
2021-10-13 Species distribution update Hänggi et al., 2021 n/a (Old value)