Taxon details

Hortophora lodicula (Keyserling, 1887)

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2021-11-11
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Australia (Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria, Tasmania)
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Type deposit provide information
  • Holotype: Zoologisches Museum Hamburg (ZMH), Hamburg, Germany; f (A0001688 = 248 after Rack, 1961) (Framenau et al., 2021b)
  • Syntype: British Museum of Natural History (BMNH)/Natural History Museum (NHMUK), London, UK; 1m 1f (1907.2.24.20–21) of Epeira scutigerens (Framenau et al., 2021b)
Taxonomic references
Epeira lodicula Keyserling, 1887a: 159, pl. 13, f. 4 (Df).
Araneus scutigerens Hogg, 1900: 100, pl. 15, f. 2 (Dmf) [].
Hortophora lodicula Framenau et al., 2021b: 288, f. 2C, 12A-D, 13A-E (mf, T from Araneus, S of Araneus scutigerens).

Framenau, V. W., Baptista, R. L. C., Oliveira, F. S. M. & Castanheira, P. de S. (2021b). Taxonomic revision of the new spider genus Hortophora, the Australasian garden orb-weavers (Araneae, Araneidae). Evolutionary Systematics 5(2): 275-334. doi:10.3897/evolsyst.5.72474 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Hogg, H. R. (1900). A contribution to our knowledge of the spiders of Victoria: including some new species and genera. Proceedings of the Royal Society of Victoria (N.S.) 13: 68-123, pl. 13-17. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Keyserling, E. (1887a). Die Arachniden Australiens, nach der Natur beschrieben und abgebildet. Zweiter Theil [Lieferung 35-36]. Bauer & Raspe, Nürnberg, 153-232, pl. 12-20. doi:10.5962/bhl.title.121660 download pdf -- Show included taxa

External Resource References

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Edit history
Date Type Reference Detail
2021-11-11 Species synonymy Framenau et al., 2021b Hortophora scutigerens synonymized with Hortophora lodicula
2021-11-11 New taxonomic reference entry Framenau et al., 2021b n/a
2021-11-11 Species transferred to new genus Framenau et al., 2021b Species transferred from Araneus to Hortophora
2021-11-11 Species distribution update Framenau et al., 2021b n/a (Old value)