Taxon details

Rhitymna pinangensis (Thorell, 1891)

  • Rank: Species (Genus type)
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2019-02-26
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia (Sumatra, Borneo, Java)
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Type deposit provide information
  • Holotype: Muséum national d'histoire naturelle (MNHN), Paris, France; Rhitymna ingens Simon, 1897, (1625-15567); f
  • Holotype: Zoological Museum of Natural History, University of Copenhagen (ZMUC), Denmark; Sarotes pinangensis Thorell, 1891; m
Taxonomic references
Sarotes pinangensis Thorell, 1891: 78 (Dm).
Rhitymna ingens Simon, 1897b: 485 (Df) [].
Olios pinangensis Gravely, 1931: 243 (Df).
Rhitymna ingens Jäger, 2003: 102, f. 1-14, 21 (f).
Rhitymna pinangensis Jäger, 2003: 103, f. 15-20 (Tmf from Olios).
Rhitymna pinangensis Jäger & Koh, 2011: 55, f. 1-5 (mf, S).

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

Jäger, P. (2003). Rhitymna Simon 1897: an Asian, not an African spider genus. Generic limits and descriptions of new species (Arachnida, Araneae, Sparassidae). Senckenbergiana Biologica 82: 99-125. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Jäger, P. & Koh, J. K. H. (2011). Re-uniting sexes after a century: Rhitymna ingens Simon 1897 is a junior synonym of R. pinangensis (Thorell 1891) (Araneae: Sparassidae). Acta Arachnologica 60(1): 55-56. doi:10.2476/asjaa.60.55 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Simon, E. (1897b). Etudes arachnologiques. 27e Mémoire. XLII. Descriptions d'espèces nouvelles de l'ordre des Araneae. Annales de la Société Entomologique de France 65: 465-510. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Thorell, T. (1891). Spindlar från Nikobarerna och andra delar af södra Asien. Kongliga Svenska Vetenskaps-Akademiens Handlingar 24(2): 1-149. download pdf -- Show included taxa

External Resource References

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Date Type Reference Detail
2019-02-26 Species distribution update Jäger, 2019a n/a (Old value)