Taxon details

Decaphora cubana (Banks, 1909)

  • Rank: Species (Genus type)
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2017-09-22
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: USA, Bahamas, Cuba
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Type deposit provide information
  • Holotype: Museum of Comparative Zoology (MCZ), Harvard University, Cambridge, USA; Pseudosparianthis cubana Banks, 1909, (20968); f
  • Syntype: Institute of Ecology and Systematics (IES), La Habana, Cuba; Decaphora trabiformis Franganillo, 1931, (male type lost (Rheims & Alayón, 2014)); 1m, 1j
Taxonomic references
Pseudosparianthis cubana Banks, 1909b: 165, pl. 45, f. 4 (Df).
Decaphora trabiformis Franganillo, 1931d: 46 (Dmf) [].
Tentabunda cubana Fox, 1937e: 464, f. 5, 11 (f, Dm).
Decaphora cubana Rheims & Alayón, 2014: 83, f. 1-2, 9-21 (mf, T from Pseudosparianthis, S of Decaphora trabiformis).
Decaphora cubana Rheims, 2017: 437, f. 5, 9 (mf).

Banks, N. (1909b). Arachnida of Cuba. In: Estación Central Agronómica, second report, 30 June 1905 - 1st January 1909. Part I. English edition. Secretaria de Agricultura, Comercio y Trabajo de la Republica de Cuba, pp. 150-174, pl. 45. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Fox, I. (1937e). The Nearctic spiders of the family Heteropodidae. Journal of the Washington Academy of Sciences 27: 461-474. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Franganillo B., P. (1931d). Excursiones arachnológicas, durante el mes de agosto de 1930. Estudios de "Belen" 1931(29): 44-49. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Rheims, C. A. & Alayón, G. (2014). The huntsman genus Decaphora Franganillo, 1931 (Araneae: Sparassidae: Sparianthinae). Zootaxa 3815(1): 79-93. doi:10.11646/zootaxa.3815.1.5 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Rheims, C. A. (2017). A new species of Decaphora Franganillo, 1931 (Araneae, Sparassidae, Sparianthinae) from Colombia, with an identification key for all known species of the genus. Zootaxa 4323(3): 435-439. doi:10.11646/zootaxa.4323.3.11 download pdf -- Show included taxa

External Resource References

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Edit history
Date Type Reference Detail
2017-09-22 New taxonomic reference entry Rheims, 2017 n/a
2014-06-12 New taxonomic reference entry Rheims & Alayón, 2014 n/a
2014-06-12 Species distribution update Rheims & Alayón, 2014 n/a (Old value)
2014-06-12 Species synonymy Rheims & Alayón, 2014 Decaphora trabiformis synonymized with Decaphora cubana
2014-06-12 Species transferred to new genus Rheims & Alayón, 2014 Species transferred from Pseudosparianthis to Decaphora