Taxon details

Euprosthenops proximus Lessert, 1916

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2022-10-11
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Ivory Coast, Ethiopia, DR Congo, Rwanda, Tanzania, Angola, South Africa
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Type deposit provide information
  • Holotype: Senckenberg Museum, Frankfurt am Main (SMF), Germany (data base search of type material, 11.01.2019); Euprosthenops hartmanni Roewer, 1955, 1 f, 1 f (9910533-137)
Taxonomic references
Euprosthenops proximus Lessert, 1916: 565, f. 1-4 (Dm).
Euprosthenops proximus Lawrence, 1937: 253 (Df).
Euprosthenops proximus Roewer, 1955b: 130, f. 63a-b (m).
Euprosthenops hartmanni Roewer, 1955b: 131, f. 60a-b (Df) [].
Euprosthenops proximus Blandin, 1976a: 73, f. 4, 15, 25 (mf, S of Euprosthenops hartmanni).
Euprosthenops proximus Blandin, 1976d: 578, f. 4B (m).
Euprosthenops proximus Blandin, 1978c: 26, f. 6e, 7e (mf).
Euprosthenops proximus Dippenaar-Schoeman et al., 2020q: 26, p. 23: 1 f., p. 26: 6 f. (mf).
Euprosthenops proximus Zonstein & Marusik, 2021: 15, f. 3A-E, 4E-G, 5D (m).

Blandin, P. (1976d). Note sur Euprosthenops ellioti (Pickard-Cambridge O., 1877) (Araneae – Pisauridae – Pisaurinae). Bulletin de la Société Zoologique de France 100(4, 1975): 575-581. [year corrected per Frétey, 2023: 95] download pdf -- Show included taxa

Blandin, P. (1976a). Etudes sur les Pisauridae africaines IV. Les espèces du genre Euprosthenops Pocock, 1897 (Araneae - Pisauridae - Pisaurinae). Revue Zoologique Africaine 90(1): 63-88. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Blandin, P. (1978c). Le problème de l'espèce chez les araignées. In: Les problèmes de l'espèce dans le règne animal. Paris 2, 13-56. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Dippenaar-Schoeman, A. S., Haddad, C. R., Foord, S. H. & Lotz, L. N. (2020q). The Pisauridae of South Africa. Version 1. South African National Survey of Arachnida Photo Identification Guide, Irene, 61 pp. doi:10.5281/zenodo.7157775 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Lawrence, R. F. (1937). A collection of Arachnida from Zululand. Annals of the Natal Museum 8: 211-273, pl. 13. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Lessert, R. de (1916). Araignées du Kilimandjaro et du Merou (suite). 2. Pisauridae. Revue Suisse de Zoologie 24: 565-620. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Roewer, C. F. (1955b). Araneae Lycosaeformia I. (Agelenidae, Hahniidae, Pisauridae) mit Berücksichtigung aller Arten der äthiopischen Region. Exploration du Parc National de l'Upemba, Mission G. F. de Witte 30: 1-420. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Zonstein, S. & Marusik, Y. M. (2021). The first Western Palearctic record of Euprosthenops Pocock (Araneae, Pisauridae), with description of a new species from Israel. ZooKeys 1065: 13-27. doi:10.3897/zookeys.1065.74119 download pdf -- Show included taxa

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Edit history
Date Type Reference Detail
2022-10-11 New taxonomic reference entry Dippenaar-Schoeman et al., 2020q n/a
2022-10-11 Species distribution update Dippenaar-Schoeman et al., 2020q n/a (Old value)
2021-10-22 New taxonomic reference entry Zonstein & Marusik, 2021 n/a