Taxon details

Thunberga malagassa (Strand, 1907)

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2020-06-11
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Madagascar
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Type deposit provide information
  • Holotype: Museum Lübeck, Germany; type material destroyed 1942; f (Jäger, 2020a)
Taxonomic references
Olios malagassus Strand, 1907a: 558 (Df).
Olios malagassus Strand, 1916b: 71 (Dm).
"Olios" malagassus Jäger & Kunz, 2005: 183, f. 86-89 (m).
Thunberga malagassa Jäger, 2020a: 251, f. 23-25, 41-43 (f, T from Olios).

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. (2020a). Thunberga gen. nov., a new genus of huntsman spiders from Madagascar (Araneae: Sparassidae: Heteropodinae). Zootaxa 4790(2): 245-260. doi:10.11646/zootaxa.4790.2.3 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Strand, E. (1907a). Vorläufige Diagnosen afrikanischer und südamerikanischer Spinnen. Zoologischer Anzeiger 31: 525-558. 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

External Resource References

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Edit history
Date Type Reference Detail
2020-06-11 New taxonomic reference entry Jäger, 2020a n/a
2020-06-11 Species transferred to new genus Jäger, 2020a Species transferred from Olios to Thunberga