Taxon details

Nilus margaritatus (Pocock, 1898)

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2022-10-11
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Kenya, Tanzania, Angola, Namibia, Botswana, Mozambique, South Africa, Eswatini
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  • Syntype: Museo Zoologico di Storia Naturale "La Specola", Università degli Studi di Firenze (MZUF), Florence, Italy; 1j (622) of Thalassius albopunctatus (Berdondini & Whitman, 2003)
Taxonomic references
Thalassius margaritatus Pocock, 1898g: 518, pl. 41, f. 8 (Df).
Thalassius margaritatus Strand, 1908m: 108, pl. 2, f. 10 (f, Dm).
Thalassius insulanus Berland, 1922: 79, f. 24 (Df).
Thalassius cataractus Lawrence, 1927: 46, pl. 2, f. 34 (Df).
Thalassius insulanus Berland, 1932b: 270, f. 383 (f).
Thalassius albopunctatus Caporiacco, 1949a: 334 (Dj).
Thalassius cataractus Roewer, 1955b: 287, f. 103 (f).
Thalassius margaritatus Roewer, 1955b: 333, f. 137a-b (m).
Thalassius albopunctatus Roewer, 1955b: 335, f. 138a-b (Df).
Thalassius insulanus Roewer, 1955b: 338, f. 139 (f).
Thalassius margaritatus Sierwald, 1987: 97, f. 58, 75-89 (mf, S).
Nilus margaritatus Dippenaar-Schoeman et al., 2020q: 43, p. 40: 1 f., p. 41: 1 f., p. 43: 9 f. (mf).

Berland, L. (1922). Araignées. In: Voyage de M. le Baron Maurice de Rothschild en Éthiopie et en Afrique orientale anglaise (1904-1905). Résultats scientifiques. Animeux articulés. Première partie. Imprimerie nationale, Paris, pp. 43-90, pl. A1-A5. doi:10.5962/bhl.title.66850 download pdf download pdf -- Show included taxa

Berland, L. (1932b). Les Arachnides (Scorpions, Araignées, etc.). In: Encyclopédie entomologique. Paris 16, 1-485. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Caporiacco, L. di (1949a). Aracnidi della colonia del Kenya raccolti da Toschi e Meneghetti negli anni 1944-1946. Commentationes Pontificia Academia Scientiarum 13: 309-492. 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. (1927). Contributions to a knowledge of the fauna of South-West Africa V. Arachnida. Annals of the South African Museum 25(1): 1-75, pl. 1-4. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Pocock, R. I. (1898g). On the scorpions, spiders and solpugas collected by Mr. C. Steuart Betton in British East Africa. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 66(3): 497-524, pl. 41-42. doi:10.1111/j.1096-3642.1898.tb03172.x 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. (1987). Revision der Gattung Thalassius (Arachnida, Araneae, Pisauridae). Verhandlungen des Naturwissenschaftlichen Vereins in Hamburg (NF) 29: 51-142. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Strand, E. (1908m). Nordafrikanische Spinnen, hauptsächlich von Carlo Freiherr von Erlanger gesammelt (Dictynidae, Eresidae, Sicariidae, Dysderidae, Caponiidae, Palpimanidae, Zodariidae, Urocteidae, Pholcidae, Agelenidae, Pisauridae). Archiv für Naturgeschichte 74(I,1): 67-128. download pdf -- Show included taxa

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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)