Taxon details

Eusparassus xerxes (Pocock, 1901)

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: - -
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: United Arab Emirates, Iran, Pakistan
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  • Syntype: British Museum of Natural History (BMNH)/Natural History Museum (NHMUK), London, UK; Sparassus xerxes Pocock, 1901, (1882.109, 1899.10.6.797.11.10.56, 7.88.33,, ); 5m, 1f, 17j
Taxonomic references
Sparassus xerxes Pocock, 1901d: 489 (Df).
Olios xerxes Gravely, 1931: 240, f. 5A, 6A (mf).
Olios xerxes Sethi & Tikader, 1988: 35, f. 157-162 (mf).
Eusparassus xerxes Moradmand & Jäger, 2012a: 2481, f. 19A-F, 20A-D, 23D (Tmf from Olios).
Eusparassus xerxes Moradmand, 2013: 69, f. 56c-d, 66c-d (mf).

Gravely, F. H. (1931). Some Indian spiders of the families Ctenidae, Sparassidae, Selenopidae and Clubionidae. Records of the Indian Museum, Calcutta 33(3): 211-282. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Moradmand, M. & Jäger, P. (2012a). Taxonomic revision of the huntsman spider genus Eusparassus Simon, 1903 (Araneae: Sparassidae) in Eurasia. Journal of Natural History 46(39-40): 2439-2496. doi:10.1080/00222933.2012.707249 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Moradmand, M. (2013). The stone huntsman spider genus Eusparassus (Araneae: Sparassidae): systematics and zoogeography with revision of the African and Arabian species. Zootaxa 3675: 1-108. doi:10.11646/zootaxa.3675.1.1 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Pocock, R. I. (1901d). Descriptions of some new species of spiders from British India. Journal of the Bombay Natural History Society 13: 478-498. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Sethi, V. D. & Tikader, B. K. (1988). Studies on some giant crab spiders of the family Heteropodidae from India. Records of the Zoological Survey of India, Miscellaneous Publications, Occasional Paper 93: 1-94. download pdf -- Show included taxa

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