Taxon details

Araneus apricus (Karsch, 1884)

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: f
  • Last updated: 2020-11-25
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: São Tomé, South Africa, Seychelles, Yemen (mainland, Socotra)
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Type deposit provide information
  • Holotype: Zoologisches Museum Hamburg (ZMH), Hamburg, Germany (data base search of type material, 11.02.2019); f (A0003379)
  • Holotype: Museum für Naturkunde, Berlin (ZMB), Germany (database export of type material, March 2019); Epeira aprica Karsch, 1884, (3637)
Taxonomic references
Epeira aprica Karsch, 1884a: 67, f. 8 (Df).
Araneus apricus Dippenaar-Schoeman, Foord & Haddad, 2020: 12, f. 1-8 (f).

Dippenaar-Schoeman, A. S., Foord, S. H. & Haddad, C. R. (2020). Notes on the orb-web spider Araneus apricus (Karsch, 1884) in South Africa (Araneae: Araneidae). Sansa News 36(Supplement): 12-14. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Karsch, F. (1884a). Arachnoidea. In: Greeff, R. (ed.) Die Fauna der Guinea-Inseln S.-Thomé und Rolas. Sitzungsberichte der Gesellschaft zur Beförderung der Gesamten Naturwissenschaften zu Marburg 2, 60-68, 79. download pdf -- Show included taxa

External Resource References

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Edit history
Date Type Reference Detail
2020-11-25 Species distribution update Dippenaar-Schoeman, Foord & Haddad, 2020 n/a (Old value)
2020-11-25 New taxonomic reference entry Dippenaar-Schoeman, Foord & Haddad, 2020 n/a