Taxon details

Cladomelea akermani Hewitt, 1923

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2022-06-07
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: South Africa
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Taxonomic references
Cladomelea akermani Hewitt, 1923: 63, f. 4-5 (Df).
Cladomelea akermani Leroy, JocquƩ & Leroy, 1998: 1, f. 1-7 (f, Dm).
Cladomelea akermani Levi, 2003: 378, f. 434-444 (mf).
Cladomelea akermani Dippenaar-Schoeman & Foord, 2019: 1073, f. 3A-B (f habitus).
Cladomelea akermani Dippenaar-Schoeman et al., 2022d: 52, p. 51: 1 unnumbered f., p. 52: 3 unnumbered f. (f habitus).

Dippenaar-Schoeman, A. S. & Foord, S. H. (2019). New records of Cladomelea from South Africa, including the first records of C. longipes (O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1877) (Araneae, Araneidae) outside its type locality. Check List 15(6): 1071-1075. doi:10.15560/15.6.1071 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Dippenaar-Schoeman, A. S., Haddad, C. R., Foord, S. H., Lotz, L. N. & Webb, P. (2022d). The Araneidae of South Africa. Version 2: part 1 (A-C). South African National Survey of Arachnida Photo Identification Guide, Irene, 74 pp. doi:10.5281/zenodo.6326922 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Hewitt, J. (1923). On certain South African Arachnida, with descriptions of three new species. Annals of the Natal Museum 5: 55-66. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Leroy, J.-M., JocquƩ, R. & Leroy, A. (1998). On the behaviour of the African bolas-spider Cladomelea akermani Hewitt (Araneae, Araneidae, Cyrtarachninae), with description of the male. Annals of the Natal Museum 39: 1-9. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Levi, H. W. (2003). The bolas spiders of the genus Mastophora (Araneae: Araneidae). Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 157(5): 309-382. download pdf -- Show included taxa

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Date Type Reference Detail
2022-06-07 New taxonomic reference entry Dippenaar-Schoeman et al., 2022d n/a
2019-12-11 New taxonomic reference entry Dippenaar-Schoeman & Foord, 2019 n/a