Taxon details

Loxosceles smithi Simon, 1897

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2017-11-02
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Ethiopia, Malawi, Kenya, Tanzania
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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
Taxonomic references
Loxosceles smithii Simon, 1897f: 386 (Dm).
Loxosceles smithi Lotz, 2012: 32, f. 9J (m).
Loxosceles smithi Lotz, 2017a: 489, f. 15, 34 (m, Df).

Lotz, L. N. (2012). Present status of Sicariidae (Arachnida: Araneae) in the Afrotropical region. Zootaxa 3522: 1-41. doi:10.11646/zootaxa.3522.1.1 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Lotz, L. N. (2017a). An update on the spider genus Loxosceles (Araneae: Sicariidae) in the Afrotropical region, with description of seven new species. Zootaxa 4341(4): 475-494. doi:10.11646/zootaxa.4341.4.2 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Simon, E. (1897f). Araneae. In: Smith, A. D. (ed.) Through unknown African countries. The first expedition from Somaliland to Lake Lamu. Edward Arnold, London, New York, pp. 386-391. doi:10.5962/bhl.title.12496 download pdf -- Show included taxa

External Resource References

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Edit history
Date Type Reference Detail
2017-11-02 New taxonomic reference entry Lotz, 2017a n/a
2017-11-02 First description of female Lotz, 2017a n/a (Old value)
2017-11-02 Species distribution update Lotz, 2017a n/a (Old value)