Taxon details


Caerostris sexcuspidata (Fabricius, 1793)

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: - -
  • LSID: [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:015482]
  • Distribution: Africa, Madagascar, Comoros, Seychelles (Aldabra)
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Type deposit provide information
  • Holotype: Staatliches Museum für Naturkunde, Stuttgart (SMNS), Germany; type material of Caerostris mimicus Strand, 1906 destroyed 1944 (Renner, 1988b)
  • Holotype: Museum für Naturkunde, Berlin (ZMB), Germany (database export of type material, March 2019); Caerostris schubotzi Strand, 1913, (20779, 20779a–b; incl. paratype)
  • Holotype: Museum für Naturkunde, Berlin (ZMB), Germany (database export of type material, March 2019); Caerostris voeltzkowi Strand, 1916, (20780–82; incl. paratypes)
  • Holotype: ; Aranea sexcuspidata Fabricius, 1793 - type material probably lost or destroyed (Zimsen, 1964)
  • Syntype: Museum für Naturkunde, Berlin (ZMB), Germany (database export of type material, March 2019); Caerostris insularis Strand, 1913, (20776–78)
Taxonomic references
Aranea sexcuspidata Fabricius, 1793: 427 (Df).
Epeira imperialis Walckenaer, 1805: 67.
Gasteracantha sexcuspidata C. L. Koch, 1837a: 36, f. 271 (f).
Epeira imperialis Walckenaer, 1841: 147, pl. 18, f. 1 (Df).
Eurysoma sexcuspidata C. L. Koch, 1850: 9.
Epeira tuberculosa Vinson, 1863: 228, 314, pl. 14, f. 2 (Df).
Caerostris mitralis humilis Thorell, 1868b: 4 (Df).
Caerostris mitralis turrigera Thorell, 1868b: 4 (Df).
Caerostris wahlbergii Thorell, 1868b: 7 (Df).
Caerostris keyserlingii Thorell, 1868b: 7 (Df).
Caerostris rutenbergi Lenz, 1886: 384 (f, misidentified).
Caerostris tuberculosa Lenz, 1886: 384.
Caerostris sexcuspidata Simon, 1895a: 831, f. 876-879, 881-882 (f, Dm).
Caerostris femoralis Thorell, 1899: 63 (Df).
Caerostris argostictus Pocock, 1900g: 855, pl. 55, f. 5 (Df).
Caerostris mimicus Strand, 1906b: 624 (Df).
Caerostris tuberculosa Strand, 1908f: 470.
Caerostris sexcuspidata Tullgren, 1910: 167, pl. 4, f. 121 (f).
Caerostris kibonotensis Tullgren, 1910: 168, pl. 4, f. 122 (Dmf).
Caerostris schubotzi Strand, 1913a: 383 (Df).
Caerostris insularis Strand, 1913a: 384 (Df).
Caerostris tuberculosa Strand, 1916b: 62.
Caerostris voeltzkowi Strand, 1916d: 119 (Df).
Caerostris hnatiukae Roberts, 1983: 280, f. 215-221 (Dm).
Caerostris sexcuspidata Grasshoff, 1984: 736, f. 8-9, 11, 14-18, 46-47 (mf, S).
References

Fabricius, J. C. (1793). Entomologiae systematica emendata et aucta, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species adjectis synonimis, locis, observationibus, descriptionibus. Hafniae 2, 407-428. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Grasshoff, M. (1984). Die Radnetzspinnen-Gattung Caerostris (Arachnida: Araneae). Revue Zoologique Africaine 98: 725-765. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Koch, C. L. (1837a). Die Arachniden. C. H. Zeh'sche Buchhandlung, Nürnberg, Dritter Band, pp. 105-119, pl. 106-118 (f. 246-252); Vierter Band, pp. 1-108, pl. 119-138 (f. 253-318). [for the correct year of publication see Brignoli, 1985b] doi:10.5962/bhl.title.43744 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Koch, C. L. (1850). Übersicht des Arachnidensystems. J. L. Lotzbeck, Nürnberg, Heft 5, pp. 1-77. doi:10.5962/bhl.title.39561 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Lenz, H. (1886). Beiträge zur Kenntniss der Spinnenfauna Madagascars. Zoologische Jahrbücher, Zeitschrift für Systematik, Geographie und Biologie der Thiere 1(2): 379-408, pl. 10. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Pocock, R. I. (1900g). On the scorpions, pedipalps and spiders from tropical West-Africa, represented in the collection of the British Museum. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 67(4, 1899): 833-885, pl. 55-58. [published in April 1900, after Duncan, 1937] download pdf -- Show included taxa

Roberts, M. J. (1983). Spiders of the families Theridiidae, Tetragnathidae and Araneidae (Arachnida: Araneae) from Aldabra atoll. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 77: 217-291. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Simon, E. (1895a). Histoire naturelle des araignées. Deuxième édition, tome premier. Roret, Paris, pp. 761-1084. [second pdf with detailed publication dates of the single parts] doi:10.5962/bhl.title.51973 download pdf download pdf -- Show included taxa

Strand, E. (1906b). Diagnosen nordafrikanischer, hauptsächlich von Carlo Freiherr von Erlanger gesammelter Spinnen. Zoologischer Anzeiger 30: 604-637, 655-690. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Strand, E. (1908f). Arachniden aus Madagaskar, gesammelt von Herrn Walter Kaudern. Zoologische Jahrbücher, Abteilung für Systematik, Geographie und Biologie der Tiere 26: 453-488. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Strand, E. (1913a). Arachnida. I. In: Schubotz, H. (ed.) Wissenschaftliche Ergebnisse der Deutschen Zentral-Afrika-Expedition 1907-1908, unter Führung Adolf Friedrichs, Herzogs zu Mecklenburg. Klinkhardt & Biermann, Leipzig. 4(Zool. 2), 325-474. doi:10.5962/bhl.title.7048 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Strand, E. (1916b). Systematische-faunistische Studien über paläarktische, afrikanische und amerikanische Spinnen des Senckenbergischen Museums. Archiv für Naturgeschichte 81(A9): 1-153. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Strand, E. (1916d). Arachnologica varia, I-IX. Archiv für Naturgeschichte 81(A11): 112-123. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Thorell, T. (1868b). Araneae. Species novae minusve cognitae. In: Virgin, C. A. (ed.) Kongliga Svenska Fregatten Eugenies Resa omkring Jorden. Uppsala, Zoologi, Arachnida, pp. 1-34. download pdf -- Show included taxa

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

Tullgren, A. (1910). Araneae. In: Wissenschaftliche Ergebnisse der Schwedischen Zoologischen Expedition nach dem Kilimandjaro, dem Meru und den umgebenden Massaisteppen Deutsch-Ostafrikas 1905-1906 unter Leitung von Prof. Dr. Yngve Sjöstedt. Sjöstedts Kilimandjaro-Meru Expedition 20(6): 85-172. doi:10.5962/bhl.title.6622 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Vinson, A. (1863). Aranéides des îles de la Réunion, Maurice et Madagascar. Paris, i-cxx, 1-337. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Walckenaer, C. A. (1805). Tableau des aranéides ou caractères essentiels des tribus, genres, familles et races que renferme le genre Aranea de Linné, avec la désignation des espèces comprises dans chacune de ces divisions. Paris, 88 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Walckenaer, C. A. (1841). Histoire naturelle des Insects. Aptères. Tome deuxième. Roret, Paris, 549 pp., pl. 16-22. [not published in 1837, see pp. 430, 452, 505; plates in second pdf of Walckenaer, 1837] doi:10.5962/bhl.title.61095 download pdf -- Show included taxa

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