Taxon details

Arkys walckenaeri Simon, 1879

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2022-10-08
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Australia
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Type deposit provide information
  • It is widely assumed that most of the type material from Simon can be found in the Muséum National d’Histoire Naturelle in Paris, France
  • Syntype: Zoologisches Museum Hamburg (ZMH), Hamburg, Germany (data base search of type material, 11.02.2019); f (A0001733) of Arkys clavatus Keyserling, 1890
  • Syntype: Museum für Naturkunde, Berlin (ZMB), Germany (database export of type material, March 2019); Arkys nitidiceps Simon, 1908, (23250)
Taxonomic references
Arkys walckenaeri Simon, 1879a: 57 (Df).
Arkys clavatus Keyserling, 1890: 259, pl. 24, f. 1-2 (Dmf) [].
Arkys nitidiceps Simon, 1908d: 429 (Dj) [].
Arkys clavatus Butler, 1933: 280, pl. 17, f. 4.
Arkys clavatus Heimer, 1982: 44, f. 12 (m).
Arcys nitidiceps Main, 1982d: 425, f. 1-4 (Dmf).
Arkys walckenaeri Heimer, 1984a: 175, f. 23-25 (mf, S of Arkys clavatus).
Arkys walckenaeri Framenau, Scharff & Harvey, 2010: 167, f. 1D, 20A-B (S of Arkys nitidiceps).

Butler, L. S. G. (1933). The common and conspicuous spiders of Melbourne. Victoria Naturalist 49: 271-292. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Framenau, V. W., Scharff, N. & Harvey, M. S. (2010). Systematics of the Australian orb-weaving spider genus Demadiana with comments on the generic classification of the Arkyinae (Araneae: Araneidae). Invertebrate Systematics 24(2): 139-171. doi:10.1071/IS10005 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Heimer, S. (1982). Interne Arretierungsmechanismen an der Kopulationsorganen männlicher Spinnen (Arachnida, Araneae). Ein Beitrag zur Phylogenie der Araneoidea. Entomologische Abhandlungen, Staatliches Museum für Tierkunde Dresden 45: 35-64. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Heimer, S. (1984a). Remarks on the spider genus Arcys Walckenaer, 1837, with description of new species (Araneae, Mimetidae). Entomologische Abhandlungen, Staatliches Museum für Tierkunde Dresden 47: 155-178. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Keyserling, E. (1890). Die Arachniden Australiens, nach der Natur beschrieben und abgebildet. Zweiter Theil [Lieferung 37]. Bauer & Raspe, Nürnberg, 233-274, pl. 21-24. doi:10.5962/bhl.title.121660 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Main, B. Y. (1982d). Notes on the reduced web, behaviour and prey of Arcys nitidiceps Simon (Araneidae) in south Western Australia. Bulletin of the British Arachnological Society 5: 425-432. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Simon, E. (1879a). Note sur les Epeiridae de la sous-famille des Arcyinae. Annales de la Société Entomologique de Belgique 22(C.R.): 55-61. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Simon, E. (1908d). Araneae. 1re partie. In: Michaelsen, W. & Hartmeyer, R. (eds.) Die Fauna Südwest-Australiens. Ergebnisse der Hamburger südwest-australischen Forschungsreise 1905. Band 1, Lieferung 12. Gustav Fischer, Jena, pp. 359-446. doi:10.5962/bhl.title.7416 download pdf -- Show included taxa

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