Taxon details

Acanthoscurria maga Simon, 1892

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2020-07-20
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Lesser Antilles (St. Lucia, Dominica, Martinique)
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Type deposit provide information
  • Holotype: Muséum national d'histoire naturelle (MNHN), Paris, France; m (AR 4792) (Gabriel, 2020a)
  • Holotype: British Museum of Natural History (BMNH)/Natural History Museum (NHMUK), London, UK; f of Acanthoscurria antillensis (Sherwood et al., 2020)
Taxonomic references
Acanthoscurria maga Simon, 1892d: 280 (Dm).
Acanthoscurria antillensis Pocock, 1903b: 86 (Df) [].
Acanthoscurria antillensis Peters, 2003: 11, f. 15 (f).
Acanthoscurria antillensis Schmidt, 2003l: 141, f. 240 (f).
Acanthoscurria antillensis Peters, 2005a: 8, f. 2 (f).
Acanthoscurria maga Gabriel, 2020a: 417, f. 15-26 (mf, S of Acanthoscurria antillensis).

Gabriel, R. (2020a). Revised taxonomic placement of some species in Acanthoscurria Ausserer, 1871 and Eupalaestrus Pocock, 1901 (Araneae: Theraphosidae). Arachnology 18(5): 409-429. doi:10.13156/arac.2020.18.5.409 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Peters, H.-J. (2003). Tarantulas of the world: Amerika's Vogelspinnen. Published by the author, Wegberg, Germany, 328 pp. [Longhorn & Gabriel, 2019: 109: "We consider much of the information in Peters (2003) as erroneous"] download pdf download pdf -- Show included taxa

Peters, H.-J. (2005a). Innereien. Tarantulas of the World 110: 7-14. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Pocock, R. I. (1903b). On some genera and species of South-American Aviculariidae. Annals and Magazine of Natural History (7) 11(61): 81-115. doi:10.1080/00222930308678729 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Schmidt, G. (2003l). Die Vogelspinnen: Eine weltweite Übersicht. Neue Brehm-Bücherei, Hohenwarsleben, 383 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Simon, E. (1892d). Etudes arachnologiques. 24e Mémoire. XXXIX. Descriptions d'espèces et de genres nouveaux de la famille des Aviculariidae (suite). Annales de la Société Entomologique de France 61: 271-284. download pdf -- Show included taxa

External Resource References

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Edit history
Date Type Reference Detail
2020-07-20 Species synonymy Gabriel, 2020a Acanthoscurria antillensis synonymized with Acanthoscurria maga
2020-07-20 New taxonomic reference entry Gabriel, 2020a n/a
2020-07-20 Species distribution update Gabriel, 2020a n/a (Old value)