Taxon details

Argiope flavipalpis (Lucas, 1858)

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2022-06-07
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Africa, Yemen
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Type deposit provide information
  • Syntype: Museum für Naturkunde, Berlin (ZMB), Germany (database export of type material, March 2019); Argiope pechueli Karsch, 1879, (2559)
Taxonomic references
Epeira flavipalpis Lucas, 1858: 427 (Df).
Argiope cuspidata Thorell, 1859: 300 (Df).
Argiope flavipalpis Brito Capello, 1866: 83, pl. 2, f. 2 (Df).
Argiope pechuelii Karsch, 1879a: 340 (Df).
Argiope flavipalpis Thorell, 1899: 39 (Dm).
Argiope pechueli preussi Strand, 1906h: 53 (Df).
Argiope cuspidata Lessert, 1930: 630, f. 10 (f).
Argiope flavipalpis Caporiacco, 1941b: 72, f. 24a-b (m).
Argiope flavipalpis Edmunds, 1982: 287, f. 5-21 (mf, S).
Argiope flavipalpis Bjørn, 1997: 218, f. 49-53 (mf).
Argiope flavipalpis Heinrichs & Barrion, 2004: 207, f. 587-588 (f).
Argiope flavipalpis Jäger, 2012c: 292, f. 62-64, ph. 28-33 (m).
Argiope flavipalpis Dippenaar-Schoeman et al., 2022d: 34, 8 unnumbered f. (f).

Bjørn, P. P. (1997). A taxonomic revision of the African part of the orb-weaving genus Argiope (Araneae: Araneidae). Entomologica Scandinavica 28(2): 199-239. doi:10.1163/187631297X00060 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Brito Capello, F. de (1866). Especies novas ou pouco conhecidas d'arachnidios d'Africa occidental. Journal of the Scientific Academy of Science Lisboa 1: 79-88. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Caporiacco, L. di (1941b). Arachnida (esc. Acarina). Araneae. Missione Biologica Sagan-Omo, Reale Accademia d’Italia, Roma 12(Zoologia 6): 46-175. [the page numbers given at the single species partly refer to a differently paginated reprint] download pdf -- Show included taxa

Dippenaar-Schoeman, A. S., Haddad, C. R., Foord, S. H., Lotz, L. N. & Webb, P. (2022d). The Araneidae of South Africa. Version 2: part 1 (A-C). South African National Survey of Arachnida Photo Identification Guide, Irene, 74 pp. doi:10.5281/zenodo.6326922 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Edmunds, J. (1982). The species of Argiope (Araneae: Araneidae) found in Ghana, West Africa, with a description of the male of Argiope flavipalpis (Lucas). Bulletin of the British Arachnological Society 5: 285-293. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Heinrichs, E. A. & Barrion, A. T. (2004). Rice-feeding insects and selected natural enemies in West Africa: biology, ecology, identification. International Rice Research Institute, Manila & Africa Rice Center, Abidjan, 242 pp. [spiders: pp. 192-222] download pdf -- Show included taxa

Jäger, P. (2012c). A review on the spider genus Argiope Audouin 1826 with special emphasis on broken emboli in female epigynes (Araneae: Araneidae: Argiopinae). Beiträge zur Araneologie 7: 272-331, 358-362. 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

Lessert, R. de (1930). Araignées du Congo recueillies au cours de l'expédition organisée par l'American Museum (1909-1915). Quatrième et dernière partie. Revue Suisse de Zoologie 37: 613-672. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Lucas, H. (1858). Aptères. In: Thomson, J. (ed.) Voyage au Gabon. Archives Entomologiques de M. J. Thomson 2, 377-445, pl. 12-13. doi:10.5962/bhl.title.11206 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Strand, E. (1906h). Tropisch-afrikanische Spinnen des Kgl. Naturalienkabinetts in Stuttgart. Jahreshefte des Vereins für vaterländische Naturkunde in Württemberg 62: 13-103. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Thorell, T. (1859). Nya exotiska Epeirider. Öfversigt af Kongliga Vetenskaps-Akademiens Förhandlingar 16: 299-304. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Thorell, T. (1899). Araneae Camerunenses (Africae occidentalis) quas anno 1891 collegerunt Cel. Dr Y. Sjöstedt aliique. Bihang till Kongliga Svenska Vetenskaps-Akademiens Handlingar 25(IV, 1): 1-105. download pdf -- Show included taxa

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Edit history
Date Type Reference Detail
2022-06-07 New taxonomic reference entry Dippenaar-Schoeman et al., 2022d n/a
2021-01-03 New taxonomic reference entry Heinrichs & Barrion, 2004 n/a