Taxon details

Araneus obscurtus (Urquhart, 1893)

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: nomen dubium
  • Described: f
  • Last updated: 2019-04-23
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Australia (Tasmania)
Type deposit provide information
  • Holotype: ; f (whereabouts of type material unknown, unidentifiable) (Framenau, 2019)
Taxonomic references
Epeira obscurta Urquhart, 1893b: 116 (Df).
Araneus obscuratus Bonnet, 1955: 554 (invalid emendation).
Araneus obscurtus Framenau, 2019: 22 (nomen dubium).

Bonnet, P. (1955). Bibliographia araneorum. Douladoure, Toulouse 2(1), 1-918. [10 missing pages added 2019-05-11] download pdf -- Show included taxa

Framenau, V. W. (2019). Generic and family transfers, and nomina dubia for orb-weaving spiders (Araneae, Araneidae) in the Australasian, Oriental and Pacific regions. Evolutionary Systematics 3: 1-27. doi:10.3897/evolsyst.3.33454 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Urquhart, A. T. (1893b). On new species of Tasmanian Araneae. Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania 1892: 94-130. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Edit history
Date Type Reference Detail
2019-04-23 Taxon is nomen dubium Framenau, 2019 Araneus obscurtus (Urquhart, 1893) declared a nomen dubium
2019-04-23 New taxonomic reference entry Framenau, 2019 n/a