Taxon details


Nilus curtus O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1876

  • Rank: Species (Genus type)
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: - -
  • LSID: [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:044327]
  • Distribution: Africa
Type deposit provide information
  • Holotype: Senckenberg Museum Frankfurt (SMF), Frankfurt / Main, Germany (data base search of type material, 11.01.2019); Nilus maruanus Roewer, 1955, 1 f (9907184-137)
  • Holotype: Senckenberg Museum Frankfurt (SMF), Frankfurt / Main, Germany (data base search of type material, 11.01.2019); Thalassius alacer Roewer, 1955, (16153-137); 1 m, 1 f (9906857-137)
  • Holotype: Senckenberg Museum Frankfurt (SMF), Frankfurt / Main, Germany (data base search of type material, 11.01.2019); Thalassius albiabundans Roewer, 1955, 1 f (9910571-137)
  • Holotype: Senckenberg Museum Frankfurt (SMF), Frankfurt / Main, Germany (data base search of type material, 11.01.2019); Thalassius biseriatus Roewer, 1955, 1 f (9910580-137)
  • Holotype: Senckenberg Museum Frankfurt (SMF), Frankfurt / Main, Germany (data base search of type material, 11.01.2019); Thalassius gressorius Roewer, 1955, 1 f (9910584-137)
  • Holotype: Senckenberg Museum Frankfurt (SMF), Frankfurt / Main, Germany (data base search of type material, 11.01.2019); Thalassius jaundeus Roewer, 1955, 1 f (9910540-137)
  • Holotype: Senckenberg Museum Frankfurt (SMF), Frankfurt / Main, Germany (data base search of type material, 11.01.2019); Thalassius lanceolatus Roewer, 1955, 1 f (9907321-137)
  • Holotype: Senckenberg Museum Frankfurt (SMF), Frankfurt / Main, Germany (data base search of type material, 11.01.2019); Thalassius maculatipes Roewer, 1955, 1 f (9910545-137)
  • Holotype: Senckenberg Museum Frankfurt (SMF), Frankfurt / Main, Germany (data base search of type material, 11.01.2019); Thalassius maruanus Roewer, 1955, 1 f (9910573-137)
  • Holotype: Senckenberg Museum Frankfurt (SMF), Frankfurt / Main, Germany (data base search of type material, 11.01.2019); Thalassius mossambicus Roewer, 1955, 1 f (9910002-137)
  • Holotype: Senckenberg Museum Frankfurt (SMF), Frankfurt / Main, Germany (data base search of type material, 11.01.2019); Thalassius poecilis Roewer, 1955, 1 f (9910608-137)
  • Holotype: Senckenberg Museum Frankfurt (SMF), Frankfurt / Main, Germany (data base search of type material, 11.01.2019); Thalassius signatus Roewer, 1955, 1 f (9910582-137)
  • Holotype: Senckenberg Museum Frankfurt (SMF), Frankfurt / Main, Germany (data base search of type material, 11.01.2019); Thalassius umbrosus Roewer, 1955, 1 f (9910553-137)
  • Holotype: Musée Royal de l’Afrique Centrale, Tervuren (MRAC), Belgium (database excerpt, Feb. 2019); Thalassius wittei Roewer, 1955 (119559)
  • Holotype: Museo di Storia Naturale, Università degli Studi di Firenze (MZUF), Florence, Italy; f (400) of Dolomedes aethiops (Berdondini & Whitman, 2003)
  • Paratype: Senckenberg Museum Frankfurt (SMF), Frankfurt / Main, Germany (data base search of type material, 11.01.2019); Thalassius contactus Roewer, 1955, (9910569-137)
  • Paratype: Senckenberg Museum Frankfurt (SMF), Frankfurt / Main, Germany (data base search of type material, 11.01.2019); Thalassius kazibius Roewer, 1955, 1 f (9910567-137)
  • Paratype: Senckenberg Museum Frankfurt (SMF), Frankfurt / Main, Germany (data base search of type material, 11.01.2019); Thalassius malitiosus Roewer, 1955, 1 f (9910607-137)
  • Paratype: Senckenberg Museum Frankfurt (SMF), Frankfurt / Main, Germany (data base search of type material, 11.01.2019); Thalassius multimaculatus Roewer, 1955, 1 f (9910572-137)
  • Paratype: Senckenberg Museum Frankfurt (SMF), Frankfurt / Main, Germany (data base search of type material, 11.01.2019); Thalassius parallelus Roewer, 1955, 1 f (9910009-137)
  • Paratype: Senckenberg Museum Frankfurt (SMF), Frankfurt / Main, Germany (data base search of type material, 11.01.2019); Thalassius spenceri F.O.P.-Cambridge, 1898, (16152-137); 1 m (9910576-137)
  • Paratype: Senckenberg Museum Frankfurt (SMF), Frankfurt / Main, Germany (data base search of type material, 11.01.2019); Thalassius straeleni Roewer, 1955, 1 f (9910423-137)
  • Paratype: Senckenberg Museum Frankfurt (SMF), Frankfurt / Main, Germany (data base search of type material, 11.01.2019); Thalassius trifasciatus Roewer, 1955, 1 f (9910566-137)
  • Paratype: Senckenberg Museum Frankfurt (SMF), Frankfurt / Main, Germany (data base search of type material, 11.01.2019); Thalassius upembanus Roewer, 1955, 1 m, 1 f (9910010-137)
  • Paratype: Senckenberg Museum Frankfurt (SMF), Frankfurt / Main, Germany (data base search of type material, 11.01.2019); Thalassius wittei Roewer, 1955, 1 f (9910570-137)
  • Paratype: Museum für Naturkunde, Berlin (ZMB), Germany (database export of type material, March 2019); Thalassius upembanus Roewer, 1955, (15492)
  • Syntype: Senckenberg Museum Frankfurt (SMF), Frankfurt / Main, Germany (data base search of type material, 11.01.2019); Thalassius cromei Roewer, 1955, (16170-137)
  • Syntype: Museum für Naturkunde, Berlin (ZMB), Germany (database export of type material, March 2019); Thalassius cromei Roewer, 1953, (15490)
  • Syntype: Museum für Naturkunde, Berlin (ZMB), Germany (database export of type material, March 2019); Thalassius preussi Roewer, 1955, (15491)
  • Syntype: Museum für Naturkunde, Berlin (ZMB), Germany (database export of type material, March 2019); Ctenus spinosissimus Karsch, 1879, (2573, 2963)
  • Syntype: Museo di Storia Naturale, Università degli Studi di Firenze (MZUF), Florence, Italy; 3m 2f (392, 392bis) of Dolomedes ingens (Berdondini & Whitman, 2003)
Taxonomic references
Nilus curtus O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1876b: 596, pl. 60, f. 13 (Dj, Egypt).
Ctenus spinosissimus Karsch, 1879a: 345, f. 1 (Df) [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:019808].
Titurius spinosissimus Simon, 1884q: 329.
Thalassius spinosissimus Simon, 1891d: 299.
Thalassius unicolor Simon, 1897f: 389 (Df).
Thalassius spenceri F. O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1898: 29, pl. 4, f. 1, 8 (Df).
Thalassius unicolor F. O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1898: 29, pl. 4, f. 2 (f).
Thalassius inornatus Pocock, 1900g: 865 (Df).
Thalassius auratus Pocock, 1900g: 866, pl. 57, f. 20 (Df).
Thalassius leucostictus Pocock, 1900g: 866 (Dj).
Thalassius batesi Pocock, 1900g: 867 (Df).
Thalassius leonensis Pocock, 1900g: 867, pl. 57, f. 21 (Df).
Thalassius regalis Pocock, 1900g: 868, pl. 52, f. 22 (Df).
Thalassius fulvus Kulczyński, 1901a: 50, pl. 2, f. 48 (Df).
Thalassius ruwenzoricus Strand, 1913a: 420 (Df).
Thalassius bukobensis Strand, 1913a: 421 (Df).
Thalassius schubotzi Strand, 1913a: 421 (Df).
Thalassius spenceri Abraham, 1923: 93, pl. 7, f. 1-8.
Thalassius tuckeri Lessert, 1923: 207, f. 56-57 (Dm).
Dolomedes ingens Caporiacco, 1939a: 320, f. 4, 5a (Dmf).
Dolomedes aethiops Caporiacco, 1939a: 322, f. 5b (Df).
Thalassius spenceri Roewer, 1955b: 285, f. 101a-c (f, Dm).
Thalassius poecilis Roewer, 1955b: 289, f. 105a-b (Df).
Thalassius tuckeri Roewer, 1955b: 291, f. 106a-c (m, Df).
Thalassius straeleni Roewer, 1955b: 292, f. 107a-b (Df).
Thalassius wittei Roewer, 1955b: 293, f. 108a-b (Df).
Thalassius upembanus Roewer, 1955b: 295, f. 109a-c (Dmf).
Thalassius trifasciatus Roewer, 1955b: 296, f. 110a-b (Df).
Thalassius malitiosus Roewer, 1955b: 297 (Df).
Thalassius kazibius Roewer, 1955b: 298, f. 111a-b (Df).
Thalassius parallelus Roewer, 1955b: 299, f. 112a-b (Df).
Thalassius multimaculatus Roewer, 1955b: 299, f. 113a-b (Df).
Thalassius contactus Roewer, 1955b: 302, f. 115 (Df).
Thalassius unicolor Roewer, 1955b: 303, f. 116a-c (f, Dm).
Thalassius guineensis Roewer, 1955b: 305, f. 117a-c (mf, misidentified).
Thalassius inornatus Roewer, 1955b: 308, f. 119 (f).
Thalassius auratus Roewer, 1955b: 309, f. 120 (f).
Thalassius regalis Roewer, 1955b: 310, f. 122 (f).
Thalassius lanceolatus Roewer, 1955b: 313, f. 124a-b (Df).
Thalassius jaundeus Roewer, 1955b: 315, f. 125 (Df).
Thalassius alacer Roewer, 1955b: 315, f. 126a-d (Dmf).
Thalassius preussi Roewer, 1955b: 316, f. 127a-d (Dmf).
Thalassius maruanus Roewer, 1955b: 318, f. 128a-b (Df).
Thalassius cromei Roewer, 1955b: 320, f. 130a-b (Dmf).
Thalassius leonensis Roewer, 1955b: 322, f. 131 (f).
Thalassius albiabundans Roewer, 1955b: 325, f. 132a-b (Df).
Thalassius gressorius Roewer, 1955b: 326, f. 133a-b (Df).
Thalassius umbrosus Roewer, 1955b: 327, f. 134a-b (Df).
Thalassius fulvus Roewer, 1955b: 330, f. 136 (f).
Thalassius bukobensis Roewer, 1955b: 341, f. 141 (f).
Thalassius ruwenzoricus Roewer, 1955b: 342, f. 142a-b (f).
Thalassius schubotzi Roewer, 1955b: 343, f. 143a-b (f).
Thalassius maculatipes Roewer, 1955b: 347, f. 145a-b (Df).
Thalassius biseriatus Roewer, 1955b: 348, f. 146a-b (Df).
Thalassius signatus Roewer, 1955b: 349, f. 147a-b (Df).
Thalassius mossambicus Roewer, 1955b: 351, f. 148 (Df).
Dolomedes ingens Roewer, 1955b: 379, f. 163a-b (mf).
Dolomedes aethiops Roewer, 1955b: 382, f. 164 (f).
Thalassius spinosissimus Sierwald, 1983: 204, f. 3-4 (f).
Thalassius spinosissimus Sierwald, 1984: 410 (Sm).
Thalassius spinosissimus Sierwald, 1987: 78, f. 1, 5-12, 17-18, 21-34, 42-43, 46, 48, 50-53 (mf, S).
Thalassius spinosissimus Sierwald, 1989b: 18, f. 24, 62 (f).
Thalassius spinosissimus Sierwald, 1990: 33, f. 9-10, 43 (m).
Nilus curtus Jäger, 2011: 4, f. 1-7 (elevated j from nomen dubium, after Simon, 1898a: 295, f. 297, contra Blandin, 1979: 350, S).
References

Abraham, N. (1923). Observations on fish and frog-eating spiders of Natal. Annals of the Natal Museum 5: 89-94. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Caporiacco, L. di (1939a). Arachnida. In: Missione biologica nel paese dei Borana. Raccolte zoologiche. Reale Accademia d'Italia, Roma 3, 303-385. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Jäger, P. (2011). Revision of the spider genera Nilus O. Pickard-Cambridge 1876, Sphedanus Thorell 1877 and Dendrolycosa Doleschall 1859 (Araneae: Pisauridae). Zootaxa 3046: 1-38. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Karsch, F. (1879a). West-afrikanische Arachniden, gesammelt von Herrn Stabsarzt Dr. Falkenstein. Zeitschrift für die Gesammten Naturwissenschaften 52: 329-373. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Kulczyński, W. (1901a). Arachnoidea in Colonia Erythraea a Dre K. M. Levander collecta. Rozprawy i Sprawozdania z Posiedzen Wydzialu Matematyczno Przyrodniczego Akademji Umiejetnosci, Krakow 41: 1-64. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Lessert, R. de (1923). Araignées du sud de l'Afrique. Revue Suisse de Zoologie 30: 161-212. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Pickard-Cambridge, O. (1876b). Catalogue of a collection of spiders made in Egypt, with descriptions of new species and characters of a new genus. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 44(3): 541-630, pl. 58-60. doi:10.1111/j.1096-3642.1876.tb02595.x download pdf -- Show included taxa

Pickard-Cambridge, F. O. (1898). On the cteniform spiders of Africa, Arabia and Syria. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 66(1): 13-32, Pl. III-IV. doi:10.1111/j.1096-3642.1898.tb03126.x download pdf -- Show included taxa

Pocock, R. I. (1900g). On the scorpions, pedipalps and spiders from tropical West-Africa, represented in the collection of the British Museum. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 67(4, for 1899): 833-885, Pl. LV-LVIII. [published in April 1900, after Duncan, 1937] 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

Sierwald, P. (1983). Morphological criteria and the discrimination of species of the genus Thalassius Simon, 1885 (Arachnida: Araneae: Pisauridae). Verhandlungen des Naturwissenschaftlichen Vereins in Hamburg 26: 201-209. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Sierwald, P. (1984). Madagassische Arten der Gattung Thalassius Simon, 1885 (Arachnida: Araneae: Pisauridae). Verhandlungen des Naturwissenschaftlichen Vereins in Hamburg 27: 405-416. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Sierwald, P. (1987). Revision der Gattung Thalassius (Arachnida, Araneae, Pisauridae). Verhandlungen des Naturwissenschaftlichen Vereins in Hamburg 29: 51-142. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Sierwald, P. (1989b). Morphology and ontogeny of female copulatory organs in American Pisauridae, with special reference to homologous features (Arachnida: Araneae). Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology 484: 1-24. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Sierwald, P. (1990). Morphology and homologous features in the male palpal organ in Pisauridae and other spider families, with notes on the taxonomy of Pisauridae (Arachnida: Araneae). Nemouria, Occasional Papers of the Delaware Museum of Natural History 35: 1-59. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Simon, E. (1884q). Arachnides recueillis en Birmanie par M. le chevalier J. B. Comotto et appartenant au Musée civique d'histoire naturelle de Gènes. Annali del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale di Genova 20: 325-372. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Simon, E. (1891d). Etudes arachnologiques. 23e Mémoire. XXXVII. Arachnides recueillis sue le haut Congo par M. Ant. Greshoff. Annales de la Société Entomologique de France 60: 297-299. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Simon, E. (1897f). Araneae. In: Smith, A. (ed.) Through unknown African countries. London, pp. 386-391. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Strand, E. (1913a). Arachnida. I. In: Schubotz, H. (ed.) Wissenschaftliche Ergebnisse der Deutschen Zentral-Afrika-Expedition 1907-1908, unter Führung Adolf Friedrichs, Herzogs zu Mecklenburg. Klinkhardt & Biermann, Leipzig. 4(Zool. 2), 325-474. doi:10.5962/bhl.title.7048 download pdf -- Show included taxa

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