Taxon details

Psellonus planus Simon, 1897

  • Rank: Species (Genus type)
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2019-01-08
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: India
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Type deposit provide information
  • It is widely assumed that most of the type material from Simon can be found in the Muséum National d’Histoire Naturelle in Paris, France
  • Holotype: National Zoological Collections, Zoological Survey of India (NZC-ZSI), Kolkata, India; f (3134/18) (Philodromus kendrabatai) (Malamel et al., 2019a)
Taxonomic references
Psellonus planus Simon, 1897a: 14, f. 9-10 (Dm).
Philodromus kendrabatai Tikader, 1966c: 38, f. 3a-b (Df) [].
Philodromus kendrabatai Tikader, 1971a: 72, f. 19A-B (f).
Philodromus kendrabatai Tikader, 1980a: 191, f. 261-262 (f).
Psellonus planus Malamel et al., 2019a: 443, f. 1A-H, 2A-F, 3A-E, 4A-H (mf, S of Philodromus kendrabatai).

Malamel, J. J., Nafin, K. S., Sankaran, P. M. & Sebastian, P. A. (2019a). Taxonomic revision of the monotypic genus Psellonus Simon, 1897 (Araneae, Philodromidae). Zootaxa 4543(3): 442-450. doi:10.11646/zootaxa.4543.3.9 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Simon, E. (1897a). Histoire naturelle des araignées. Deuxième édition, tome second. Roret, Paris, pp. 1-192. [second pdf with detailed publication dates of the single parts] doi:10.5962/bhl.title.51973 download pdf download pdf -- Show included taxa

Tikader, B. K. (1966c). On some new species of spiders of the genus Philodromus Walck. (family: Thomisidae) from India. Proceedings of the Linnean Society of London 177(1): 35-44. doi:10.1111/j.1095-8312.1966.tb00949.x download pdf -- Show included taxa

Tikader, B. K. (1971a). Revision of Indian crab spiders (Araneae: Thomisidae). Memoirs of the Zoological Survey of India 15(8): 1-90. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Tikader, B. K. (1980a). Thomisidae (Crab-spiders). Fauna India (Araneae) 1: 1-247. download pdf download pdf -- Show included taxa

External Resource References

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Edit history
Date Type Reference Detail
2019-01-08 New taxonomic reference entry Malamel et al., 2019a n/a
2019-01-08 Species synonymy Malamel et al., 2019a Psellonus kendrabatai synonymized with Psellonus planus