Taxon details

Pseudopoda prompta (O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1885)

  • Rank: Species (Genus type)
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2023-02-23
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Pakistan, India
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Type deposit provide information
  • Lectotype: Oxford University Museum of Natural History (OUMNH), Oxford, UK; f (1323) (Marusik, 1993b)
  • Lectotype: Muséum national d'histoire naturelle (MNHN), Paris, France; m (18700) of Heteropoda smythiesi (Jäger, 2000b)
  • Paralectotype: Oxford University Museum of Natural History (OUMNH), Oxford, UK; 3f (1323) (Marusik, 1993b)
  • Paralectotype: Muséum national d'histoire naturelle (MNHN), Paris, France; 1m (18700) of Heteropoda smythiesi (Jäger, 2000b)
Taxonomic references
Sarotes promptus O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1885b: 71 (Df).
Heteropoda smythiesi Simon, 1897g: 259 (Dm) [].
Heteropoda prompta Pocock, 1900a: 261 (m).
Heteropoda smythiesi Gravely, 1931: 256, f. 9K (m).
Heteropoda prompta Gravely, 1931: 256, f. 9L-O, 12C-E (mf, S of H. casaria; revalidated by Jäger, 2001b: 39).
Heteropoda prompta Sethi & Tikader, 1988: 15, f. 46-51 (mf).
Heteropoda prompta Marusik, 1993b: 457, f. 1 (f).
Pseudopoda prompta Jäger, 2000b: 63, f. 1-15 (mf, T from Heteropoda, S of Heteropoda smythiesi).
Pseudopoda prompta Jäger, 2001b: 36, f. 21d-m, 22a-k, 23i, 83d (mf).
Pseudopoda prompta Zhang et al., 2023a: 221, f. 201A-B, 202A-B (f).

Gravely, F. H. (1931). Some Indian spiders of the families Ctenidae, Sparassidae, Selenopidae and Clubionidae. Records of the Indian Museum, Calcutta 33(3): 211-282. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Jäger, P. (2000b). Two new heteropodine genera from southern continental Asia (Araneae: Sparassidae). Acta Arachnologica 49(1): 61-71. doi:10.2476/asjaa.49.61 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Jäger, P. (2001b). Diversität der Riesenkrabbenspinnen im Himalaya -- die Radiation zweier Gattungen in den Schneetropen (Araneae, Sparassidae, Heteropodinae). Courier Forschungsinstitut Senckenberg 232: 1-136. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Marusik, Y. M. (1993b). Re-description of spiders of the families Heteropodidae and Thomisidae (Aranei), described by O. P.-Cambridge from the material of the second Yarkand mission. Entomologicheskoe Obozrenie 72(2): 456-468. [second pdf is the English version, published in Entomological Review 74 (6): 100-113, 1995] download pdf download pdf -- Show included taxa

Pickard-Cambridge, O. (1885b). Araneidea. In: Scientific results of the second Yarkand mission; based upon the collections and notes of the late Ferdinand Stoliczka, Ph. D. Government of India, Calcutta, 115 pp., 2 pls. doi:10.5962/bhl.title.119960 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Pocock, R. I. (1900a). The fauna of British India, including Ceylon and Burma. Arachnida. Taylor and Francis, London, 279 pp. doi:10.5962/bhl.title.48423 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Sethi, V. D. & Tikader, B. K. (1988). Studies on some giant crab spiders of the family Heteropodidae from India. Records of the Zoological Survey of India, Miscellaneous Publications, Occasional Paper 93: 1-94. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Simon, E. (1897g). Matériaux pour servir à la faune arachnologique de l'Asie méridionale. V. Arachnides recueillis à Dehra-Dun (N. W. Prov.) et dans le Dekkan par M. A. Smythies. Mémoires de la Société Zoologique de France 10: 252-262. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Zhang, H., Zhu, Y., Zhong, Y., Jäger, P. & Liu, J. (2023a). A taxonomic revision of the spider genus Pseudopoda Jäger, 2000 (Araneae: Sparassidae) from East, South and Southeast Asia. Megataxa 9(1): 1-304. doi:10.11646/megataxa.9.1.1 download pdf -- Show included taxa

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2023-02-23 New taxonomic reference entry Zhang et al., 2023a n/a