Taxon details

Olios sericeus (Kroneberg, 1875)

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2021-03-01
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Caucasus, Kazakhstan, Central Asia, Iran, Afghanistan
Type deposit provide information
  • Syntype: Zoological Museum of Moscow University (ZMMU), Moscow, Russia; Sparassus sericeus Kroneberg, 1875, (Ta-1359, Ta-1363); 3m, 3f, 4j
Taxonomic references
Sparassus sericeus Kroneberg, 1875: 28, pl. 3, f. 19 (Dmf).
Olios sericeus Simon, 1880a: 298.
Olios sericeus Jäger & Otto, 2007: 20, f. 1-16 (mf).
Olios sericeus Tabrizi, Rad & Hedayati, 2015: 338, f. 1-4 (m).
Olios sericeus Moradmand, Mirshamsi & Hula, 2015: 78, f. 1A-E, 2A-C (mf).
Olios sericeus Khasayeva & Huseynov, 2019: 359, f. 9-10 (m).

Jäger, P. & Otto, S. (2007). New records of Olios sericeus (Kroneberg 1875) with notes on its taxonomy and biogeography (Araneae: Sparassidae: Sparassinae). Revista Ibérica de Aracnología 14: 19-24. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Khasayeva, S. I. & Huseynov, E. F. (2019). New records of spiders (Arachnida, Aranei) from Azerbaijan. Euroasian Entomological Journal 18(5): 357-361. doi:10.15298/euroasentj.18.5.09 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Kroneberg, A. (1875). Araneae. In: Fedtschenko, A. P. (ed.) Puteshestvie v Tourkestan. Reisen in Turkestan. Zoologischer Theil. Nachrichten der Gesellschaft der Freunde der Naturwissenschaften zu Moskau 19(3): 1-58, pl. 1-5. [includes 3 maps by Fedtschenko] download pdf -- Show included taxa

Moradmand, M., Mirshamsi, O. & Hula, V. (2015). New records of the huntsman spider genus Olios (Araneae: Sparassidae) from Iran, Iraq and Afghanistan. Zoology in the Middle East 61(1): 76-80. doi:10.1080/09397140.2014.985505 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

Tabrizi, S. S., Rad, S. P. & Hedayati, Z. (2015). A new record for the spider fauna of Iran: Olios sericeus (Araneae: Sparassidae). Turkish Journal of Zoology 39: 338-339. doi:10.3906/zoo-1401-59 download pdf -- Show included taxa

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Edit history
Date Type Reference Detail
2021-03-01 Species distribution update n/a (Old value)
2020-01-23 Species distribution update Mikhailov, 2013b n/a (Old value)
2020-01-23 New taxonomic reference entry Khasayeva & Huseynov, 2019 n/a
2020-01-23 Species distribution update Khasayeva & Huseynov, 2019 n/a (Old value)
2015-09-21 New taxonomic reference entry Moradmand, Mirshamsi & Hula, 2015 n/a
2015-09-21 Species distribution update Moradmand, Mirshamsi & Hula, 2015 n/a (Old value)
2015-04-16 New taxonomic reference entry Tabrizi, Rad & Hedayati, 2015 n/a
2015-04-16 Species distribution update Tabrizi, Rad & Hedayati, 2015 n/a (Old value)