Taxon details


Olios auricomis (Simon, 1880)

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2020-10-22
  • LSID: [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:029136]
  • Distribution: Gambia, Cameroon, Congo, DR Congo, Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania, Angola, South Africa
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Type deposit provide information
  • Holotype: Staatliches Museum für Naturkunde, Stuttgart (SMNS), Germany; f (destroyed 1944) of Olios chiracanthiformis (Renner, 1988b)
  • Holotype: Museum Wiesbaden, formerly Naturhistorisches Museum (MWNH), Wiesbaden, Germany; m (1603) of Olios isongonis (Jäger, 1998b)
  • Holotype: Museum für Naturkunde, Berlin (ZMB), Germany; f (31206) of Olios ituricus (Jäger, 2020c)
  • Holotype: Muséum national d'histoire naturelle (MNHN), Paris, France; m (1622-1563) (Jäger, 2020c)
  • Holotype: British Museum of Natural History (BMNH)/Natural History Museum (NHMUK), London, UK; m (1899.7.1.1) of Sparassus rufilatus (Jäger, 2020c)
  • Holotype: British Museum of Natural History (BMNH)/Natural History Museum (NHMUK), London, UK; f (99.7.24.74) of Sparassus schönlandi (Jäger, 2020c)
  • Holotype: Swedish Museum of Natural History (Naturhistoriska riksmuseet), Stockholm (NHRS), Sweden; f of Olios pacifer (Jäger, 2020c)
  • Syntype: Museo di Storia Naturale, Università degli Studi di Firenze (MZUF), Florence, Italy; 2m of Nisueta flavescens (Jäger, 2020c)
Taxonomic references
Midamus auricomis Simon, 1880a: 312 (Dm).
Sparassus schönlandi Pocock, 1900e: 330 (Df) [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:029317].
Sparassus rufilatus Pocock, 1900g: 878, pl. 56, f. 13 (Dm) [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:029311].
Eusparassus chiracanthiformis Strand, 1906b: 630 (Df) [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:029156].
Olios ituricus Strand, 1913a: 402 (Df) [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:029227].
Olios isongonis Strand, 1915b: 94 (Dm) [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:029226].
Olios pacifer Lessert, 1921: 385, f. 6 (Df) [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:029280].
Nisueta flavescens Caporiacco, 1941b: 124, f. 39 (Dm) [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:029106].
Olios chiracanthiformis Caporiacco, 1941b: 123 (T from Eusparassus).
Olios rufilatus Lessert, 1946: 207.
Olios schönlandi Roewer, 1955c: 696.
Olios auricomis Jäger & Kunz, 2005: 168, f. 272-273 (f).
Olios rufilatus Jäger & Kunz, 2005: 168, f. 270-271 (m).
Olios auricomis Jäger, 2020c: 39, f. 105-115 (mf, S of Nisueta flavescens, Olios chiracanthiformis, O. isongonis, O. ituricus, O. pacifer, O. rufilatus, O. schonlandi).
References

Caporiacco, L. di (1941b). Arachnida (esc. Acarina). Araneae. Missione Biologica Sagan-Omo, Reale Accademia d’Italia, Roma 12(Zoologia 6): 46-175. [the page numbers given at the single species partly refer to a differently paginated reprint] download pdf -- Show included taxa

Jäger, P. & Kunz, D. (2005). An illustrated key to genera of African huntsman spiders (Arachnida, Araneae, Sparassidae). Senckenbergiana Biologica 85(2): 163-213. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Jäger, P. (2020c). The spider genus Olios Walckenaer, 1837 (Araneae: Sparassidae) – Part 1: species groups, diagnoses, identification keys, distribution maps and revision of the argelasius-, coenobitus- and auricomis-groups. Zootaxa 4866(1): 1-119. doi:10.11646/zootaxa.4866.1.1 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Lessert, R. de (1921). Araignées du Kilimandjaro et du Merou (suite). 4. Clubionidae. Revue Suisse de Zoologie 28: 381-442. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Lessert, R. de (1946). Araignées du Congo Belge. Revue Suisse de Zoologie 58: 204-225. 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

Pocock, R. I. (1900e). Some new Arachnida from Cape Colony. Annals and Magazine of Natural History (7) 6: 316-333. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Roewer, C. F. (1955c). Katalog der Araneae von 1758 bis 1940, bzw. 1954. 2. Band, Abt. a (Lycosaeformia, Dionycha [excl. Salticiformia]). 2. Band, Abt. b (Salticiformia, Cribellata) (Synonyma-Verzeichnis, Gesamtindex). Institut royal des Sciences naturelles de Belgique, Bruxelles, 1751 pp. download pdf download pdf -- Show included taxa

Simon, E. (1880a). Révision de la famille des Sparassidae (Arachnides). Actes de la Société Linnéenne de Bordeaux 34(2/3/4): 223-351. [issue 3 and 4 were published in 1881, but a complete seperate extract was available in 1880, see the last page of the 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. (1915b). Neue oder wenig bekannte äthiopische Spinnen aus dem naturhistorischen Museum in Wiesbaden. Jahrbücher des Nassauischen Vereins für Naturkunde 68: 87-100. 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

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Edit history
Date Type Reference Detail
2020-10-22 New taxonomic reference entry Jäger, 2020c n/a
2020-10-22 Species distribution update Jäger, 2020c n/a (Old value)
2020-10-22 Species synonymy Jäger, 2020c Olios schonlandi synonymized with Olios auricomis
2020-10-22 Species synonymy Jäger, 2020c Olios pacifer synonymized with Olios auricomis
2020-10-22 Species synonymy Jäger, 2020c Olios rufilatus synonymized with Olios auricomis
2020-10-22 Species synonymy Jäger, 2020c Olios ituricus synonymized with Olios auricomis
2020-10-22 Species synonymy Jäger, 2020c Olios isongonis synonymized with Olios auricomis
2020-10-22 Species synonymy Jäger, 2020c Olios chiracanthiformis synonymized with Olios auricomis
2020-10-22 Species synonymy Jäger, 2020c Olios flavescens synonymized with Olios auricomis