Taxon details

Hexophthalma hahni (Karsch, 1878)

  • Rank: Species (Genus type)
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2018-04-11
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Namibia, South Africa
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Type deposit provide information
  • Holotype: Museum für Naturkunde, Berlin (ZMB), Germany (database export of type material, March 2019); Hexomma hahnii Karsch, 1878, (722)
Taxonomic references
Hexomma hahnii Karsch, 1878c: 325, pl. 9, f. 2 (Dm).
Hexophthalma hahni Karsch, 1879h: 109 (generic replacement name).
Sicarius hahni Simon, 1893a: 269, f. 225-231 (m).
Sicarius hahni Purcell, 1908: 225 (Df).
Sicarius testaceus Purcell, 1908: 224 (Df) [].
Sicarius hahni Lotz, 2012: 8, f. 2C, 3C, 4D (mf).
Sicarius testaceus Lotz, 2012: 12, f. 2E, 3E, 4F (f, Dm).
Hexophthalma hahni Magalhães, Brescovit & Santos, 2017: 850, f. 13B, 14B-C, 16G, 18G, 19C, 23A-C, 24A, 61A-D (mf, T from Sicarius).
Hexophthalma testacea Magalhães, Brescovit & Santos, 2017: 852 (T from Sicarius).
Hexophthalma hahni Lotz, 2018: 11, f. 11-15, 21 (mf, S of H. testacea).

Karsch, F. (1878c). Exotisch-araneologisches. Zeitschrift für die Gesammten Naturwissenschaften 51: 322-333, 771-826. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Karsch, F. (1879h). Sieben neue Spinnen von Sta Martha. Entomologische Zeitschrift, Stettin 40: 106-109. download pdf -- Show included taxa

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

Lotz, L. N. (2018). An update on the spider genus Hexophthalma (Araneae: Sicariidae) in the Afrotropical region, with descriptions of new species. European Journal of Taxonomy 424: 1-18. doi:10.5852/ejt.2018.424 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Magalhaes, I. L. F., Brescovit, A. D. & Santos, A. J. (2017). Phylogeny of Sicariidae spiders (Araneae: Haplogynae), with a monograph on Neotropical Sicarius. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 179(4): 767-864. doi:10.1111/zoj.12442 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Purcell, W. F. (1908). Araneae (I). In: Schultze, L. (ed.): Zoologische und anthropologische Ergebnisse einer Forschungsreise im westlichen und zentralen Südafrika. Erster Band: Systematik und Tiergeographie. Zweite Lieferung. Denkschriften der Medizinisch-Naturwissenschaftlichen Gesellschaft zu Jena 13: 203-246, pl. 11. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Simon, E. (1893a). Histoire naturelle des araignées. Deuxième édition, tome premier. Roret, Paris, pp. 257-488. [second pdf with detailed publication dates of the single parts] doi:10.5962/bhl.title.51973 download pdf download pdf -- Show included taxa

External Resource References

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Edit history
Date Type Reference Detail
2018-04-11 Species distribution update Lotz, 2018 n/a (Old value)
2018-04-11 New taxonomic reference entry Lotz, 2018 n/a
2018-04-11 Species synonymy Lotz, 2018 Hexophthalma testacea synonymized with Hexophthalma hahni
2017-03-26 New taxonomic reference entry Magalhães, Brescovit & Santos, 2017 n/a
2017-03-26 Species transferred to new genus Magalhães, Brescovit & Santos, 2017 Species transferred from Sicarius to Hexophthalma