Taxon details

Olios pusillus Simon, 1880

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2020-10-22
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Madagascar
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Type deposit provide information
  • Holotype: Muséum national d'histoire naturelle (MNHN), Paris, France; f (1663-44) (Jäger, 2020c)
  • Holotype: Museum für Naturkunde, Berlin (ZMB), Germany; f (31220) of Olios subpusillus (Jäger, 2020c)
Taxonomic references
Olios pusillus Simon, 1880a: 305 (Df).
Olios subpusillus Strand, 1907d: 737 (Df) [].
Olios pusillus Jäger & Kunz, 2005: 169, f. 315-319 (f).
Olios pusillus Jäger, 2020c: 28, f. 62-63, 69-74 (Dm, f, S of Olios subpusillus).

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

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. (1907d). Diagnosen neuer Spinnen aus Madagaskar und Sansibar. Zoologischer Anzeiger 31: 725-748. download pdf -- Show included taxa

External Resource References

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Edit history
Date Type Reference Detail
2020-10-22 First description of male Jäger, 2020c n/a (Old value)
2020-10-22 New taxonomic reference entry Jäger, 2020c n/a
2020-10-22 Species synonymy Jäger, 2020c Olios subpusillus synonymized with Olios pusillus