Taxon details


Palystes superciliosus L. Koch, 1875

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2020-03-09
  • LSID: [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:029394]
  • Distribution: Southern Africa
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Type deposit provide information
  • Holotype: Museum Wiesbaden, formerly Naturhistorisches Museum (MWNH), Wiesbaden, Germany; m (391) of Palystes modificus (Jäger, 1998b)
  • Holotype: Museum für Naturkunde, Berlin (ZMB), Germany (database export of type material, March 2019); f (2882) of Heteropoda natalia
  • Lectotype: Zoologisches Museum Hamburg (ZMH), Hamburg, Germany (data base search of type material, 11.02.2019); m (A0002329) (Croeser, 1996)
  • Syntype: British Museum of Natural History (BMNH)/Natural History Museum (NHMUK), London, UK; 3 subadult f of Palystes pulchripes (Croeser, 1996)
  • Syntype: British Museum of Natural History (BMNH)/Natural History Museum (NHMUK), London, UK; 1m 1f of Palystes spenceri (Croeser, 1996)
  • Syntype: Muséum national d'histoire naturelle (MNHN), Paris, France; 1f of Palystes superciliosus fasciiventris (Croeser, 1996)
  • Paralectotype: Museum für Naturkunde, Berlin (ZMB), Germany (database export of type material, March 2019); (2882a) [as syntype]
Taxonomic references
Palystes superciliosus L. Koch, 1875a: 706, pl. 61, f. 1 (Dmf).
Heteropoda natalia Karsch, 1878c: 772 (Df).
Olios natalicus Simon, 1880a: 299 (T from Heteropoda).
Palystes spenceri Pocock, 1896a: 58, pl. 8, f. 3 (Dmf).
Palystes pulchripes Pocock, 1896a: 60, pl. 8, f. 4 (Df).
Palystes natalius Pocock, 1898c: 222 (T from Olios, S of Palystes spenceri).
Palystes modificus Strand, 1906c: 37 (Dm).
Palystes modificus minor Strand, 1906c: 41 (D) [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:051723].
Palystes superciliosus fasciiventris Strand, 1907a: 541 (Df).
Palystes superciliosus Strand, 1907n: 674 (S of Palystes pulchripes).
Palystes superciliosus fasciiventris Strand, 1907n: 676 (Dmf).
Palystes natalius Järvi, 1912: 68, f. 57, pl. 6, f. 13-15 (f).
Palystes natalius Järvi, 1914: 188.
Palystes natalius Lawrence, 1937: 251 (m).
Palystes superciliosus Croeser, 1996: 56, f. 77-80 (mf, S of Palystes modificus, P. natalius and P. superciliosus fasciiventris).
Palystes superciliosus Nentwig et al., 2020: 27 (S of Palystes modificus minor).
References

Croeser, P. M. C. (1996). A revision of the African huntsman spider genus Palystes L. Koch 1875 (Araneae: Heteropodidae). Annals of the Natal Museum 37: 1-122. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Järvi, T. H. (1914). Das Vaginalsystem der Sparassiden. II. Spezieller Teil. Annales Academiae Scientiarum Fennicae (A) 4: 118-235. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Järvi, T. H. (1912). Das Vaginalsystem der Sparassiden. I. Allgemeiner Teil. Annales Academiae Scientiarum Fennicae (A) 4: 1-131, pl. 1-11. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Karsch, F. (1878c). Exotisch-araneologisches. Zeitschrift für die Gesammten Naturwissenschaften 51: 322-333, 771-826. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Koch, L. (1875a). Die Arachniden Australiens, nach der Natur beschrieben und abgebildet [Erster Theil, Lieferung 12-16]. Bauer & Raspe, Nürnberg, 577-740, pl. 44-65. doi:10.5962/bhl.title.121660 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Lawrence, R. F. (1937). A collection of Arachnida from Zululand. Annals of the Natal Museum 8: 211-273. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Nentwig, W., Blick, T., Gloor, D., Jäger, P. & Kropf, C. (2020). How to deal with destroyed type material? The case of Embrik Strand (Arachnida: Araneae). Arachnologische Mitteilungen 59: 22-29. doi:10.30963/aramit5904 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Pocock, R. I. (1896a). Descriptions of some new South African spiders of the family Heteropodidae. Annals and Magazine of Natural History (6) 17: 55-64. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Pocock, R. I. (1898c). The Arachnida from the province of Natal, South Africa, contained in the collection of the British Museum. Annals and Magazine of Natural History (7) 2(9): 197-226, pl. 8. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Simon, E. (1880a). Révision de la famille des Sparassidae (Arachnides). Actes de la Société Linnéenne de Bordeaux 34: 223-351. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Strand, E. (1906c). Über einige Vogelspinnen und afrikanische Spinnen des naturhistorischen Museums zu Wiesbaden. Jahrbücher des Nassauischen Vereins für Naturkunde 59: 1-45. 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. (1907n). Afrikanische Spinnen (exkl. Aviculariiden) hauptsächlich aus dem Kapland. Zoologische Jahrbücher, Abteilung für Systematik, Geographie und Biologie der Tiere 25: 557-731. download pdf -- Show included taxa

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Edit history
Date Type Reference Detail
2020-03-09 New taxonomic reference entry Nentwig et al., 2020 n/a
2020-03-09 Species synonymy Nentwig et al., 2020 Palystes modificus minor synonymized with Palystes superciliosus