Taxon details

Psechrus torvus (O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1869)

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: - -
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Sri Lanka, India
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Taxonomic references
Tegenaria torva O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1869b: 376, pl. 11, f. 10-12, 14-20 (Dm).
Lancaria torva Karsch, 1879d: 557.
Psechrus alticeps Pocock, 1899d: 751 (Df) [].
Psechrus torvus Pocock, 1900a: 211, f. 66 (m, Df).
Psechrus torvus Lehtinen, 1967: 260 (S of Psechrus alticeps; not f. 476, = P. decollatus).
Psechrus torvus Levi, 1982: 120, f. 16-22 (mf; not f. 23-24, = P. hartmanni, not f. 25-26, = P. tauricornis; not f. 27-28, = P. zygon).
Psechrus torvus Bayer, 2012: 127, f. 69a-g, 70a-d, 86g, 89m, 92m (mf).

Bayer, S. (2012). The lace-sheet-weavers – a long story (Araneae: Psechridae: Psechrus). Zootaxa 3379: 1-170. doi:10.11646/zootaxa.3379.1.1 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Karsch, F. (1879d). Arachnologische Beiträge. Zeitschrift für die Gesammten Naturwissenschaften 52: 534-562. 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

Levi, H. W. (1982). The spider genera Psechrus and Fecenia (Araneae: Psechridae). Pacific Insects 24: 114-138. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Pickard-Cambridge, O. (1869b). Catalogue of a collection of Ceylon Araneida lately received from Mr J. Nietner, with descriptions of new species and characters of a new genus. I. Journal of the Linnean Society of London, Zoology 10(46): 373-397, pl. 11-13. [pp. 395-397, pl. 11-13 publ. in issue 47 in 1870, doi:10.1111/j.1096-3642.1870.tb00668.x] doi:10.1111/j.1096-3642.1869.tb00667.x download pdf -- Show included taxa

Pocock, R. I. (1899d). Diagnoses of some new Indian Arachnida. Journal of the Bombay Natural History Society 12(4): 744-753. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Pocock, R. I. (1900a). The fauna of British India, including Ceylon and Burma. Arachnida. Taylor and Francis, London, 279 pp. doi:10.5962/bhl.title.48423 download pdf -- Show included taxa

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