Taxon details

Malaika longipes (Purcell, 1904)

  • Rank: Species (Genus type)
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2022-10-14
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: South Africa
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Type deposit provide information
  • Holotype: Iziko South African Museum, Cape Town (SAMC), South Africa; f (10004) (Lawrence, 1964)
Taxonomic references
Auximus longipes Purcell, 1904: 132, pl. 10, f. 3 (Dmf).
Haemilla grindleyi Lawrence, 1964: 58, f. 1 (Df).
Malaika longipes Lehtinen, 1967: 246, f. 390-391 (Tmf from Auximus=Lathys).
Phyxelida grindleyi Brignoli, 1983c: 528.
Malaika longipes Griswold, 1990: 118, f. 3b, 4b, 6d, 15f, 16d, 59a-b, 60a-f, 61a-d, 62a-e, 68c (mf, S).
Malaika longipes Bosselaers, 2018a: 12, f. left, right (A-D) (f).
Malaika longipes Dippenaar-Schoeman et al., 2021t: 9, 8 f. (mf).

Bosselaers, J. (2018a). Some spider observations in the Table Mountain area. The Spider Club News 34(1): 12-15. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Brignoli, P. M. (1983c). A catalogue of the Araneae described between 1940 and 1981. Manchester University Press, 755 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Dippenaar-Schoeman, A. S., Haddad, C. R., Foord, S. H. & Lotz, L. N. (2021t). The Phyxelididae of South Africa. Version 1. South African National Survey of Arachnida Photo Identification Guide, Irene, 47 pp. doi:10.5281/zenodo.6813843 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Griswold, C. E. (1990). A revision and phylogenetic analysis of the spider subfamily Phyxelidinae (Araneae, Amaurobiidae). Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 196: 1-206. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Lawrence, R. F. (1964). New cavernicolous spiders from South Africa. Annals of the South African Museum 48: 57-75. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Lehtinen, P. T. (1967). Classification of the cribellate spiders and some allied families, with notes on the evolution of the suborder Araneomorpha. Annales Zoologici Fennici 4: 199-468. [second pdf: index and outline by V. D. Roth (unpubl.)] download pdf download pdf -- Show included taxa

Purcell, W. F. (1904). Descriptions of new genera and species of South African spiders. Transactions of the South African Philosophical Society 15: 115-173, pl. 10-11. download pdf -- Show included taxa

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Date Type Reference Detail
2022-10-14 New taxonomic reference entry Dippenaar-Schoeman et al., 2021t n/a
2018-06-01 New taxonomic reference entry Bosselaers, 2018a n/a