Taxon details

Ceratogyrus darlingi Pocock, 1897

  • Rank: Species (Genus type)
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: - -
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Southern Africa
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  • Syntype: Museum für Naturkunde, Berlin (ZMB), Germany (database export of type material, March 2019); Ceratogyrus schultzei Purcell, 1908, (29829)
Taxonomic references
Ceratogyrus darlingii Pocock, 1897b: 754, pl. 42, f. 5, pl. 43, f. 1 (Df).
Ceratogyrus bechuanicus Purcell, 1902a: 339 (Dm) [].
Ceratogyrus darlingi Simon, 1903a: 948, f. 1098.
Ceratogyrus schultzei Purcell, 1908: 213 (Df) [].
Ceratogyrus bechuanicus Lawrence, 1936: 145 (Df).
Ceratogyrus bechuanicus Smith, 1987d: 128, pl. 3, f. 51h (m).
Ceratogyrus darlingii Smith, 1987d: 128, pl. 3, f. 53h (m).
Ceratogyrus darlingii Smith, 1989a: 13, unnumbered f. (f).
Ceratogyrus bechuanicus Smith, 1990c: 70, f. 317a-330a (m).
Ceratogyrus dolichocephalus Smith, 1990c: 73, f. 347, 351-355 (m, misidentified).
Ceratogyrus darlingi Smith, 1990c: 71, f. 331-342 (mf).
Ceratogyrus bechuanicus De Wet & Dippenaar-Schoeman, 1991: 45, f. 4E-F, 5A-C, 6A-B, 7A-J (mf, S of Ceratogyrus schultzei).
Ceratogyrus darlingii De Wet & Dippenaar-Schoeman, 1991: 54, f. 4G, 11A-D (f).
Ceratogyrus bechuanicus Schmidt, 1993d: 116, f. 356 (f).
Ceratogyrus darlingi Schmidt, 1993d: 116, f. 357-360 (mf).
Ceratogyrus bechuanicus Peters, 1998: 16, f. 32 (f).
Ceratogyrus darlingi Peters, 1998: 16, f. 35 (f).
Ceratogyrus bechuanicus Peters, 2000a: 80, f. 283 (f).
Ceratogyrus darlingi Peters, 2000a: 83, f. 275-279 (mf).
Ceratogyrus bechuanicus Schmidt, 2003l: 223, f. 675-677; 256, f. 17 (mf).
Ceratogyrus darlingi Schmidt, 2003l: 223, f. 679-681; 256, f. 18 (mf).
Ceratogyrus darlingi Gallon, 2008: 238, pl. 5-6, 9, f. 19-37 (mf, S of Ceratogyrus bechuanicus).

De Wet, J. I. & Dippenaar-Schoeman, A. S. (1991). A revision of the genus Ceratogyrus Pocock (Araneae: Theraphosidae). Koedoe 34: 39-68. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Gallon, R. C. (2008). On some poorly known African Harpactirinae, with notes on Avicuscodra arabica Strand, 1908 and Scodra pachypoda Strand, 1908 (Araneae, Theraphosidae). Bulletin of the British Arachnological Society 14(5): 232-246. doi:10.13156/arac.2008.14.5.232 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Lawrence, R. F. (1936). Scientific results of the Vernay-Lang Kalahari Expedition, March to September 1930. Spiders (Ctenizidae excepted). Annals of the Transvaal Museum 17: 145-158. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Peters, H.-J. (1998). Tarantulas of the world: Afrika's Vogelspinnen. Published by the author, 122 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Peters, H.-J. (2000a). Tarantulas of the world: Kleiner Atlas der Vogelspinnen - Band 1. Published by the author, 148 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Pocock, R. I. (1897b). On the spiders of the suborder Mygalomorphae from the Ethiopian Region, contained in the collection of the British Museum. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 65(3): 724-774, pl. 46-48. doi:10.1111/j.1096-3642.1897.tb03116.x download pdf -- Show included taxa

Purcell, W. F. (1902a). On the South African Theraphosidae or "Baviaan" spiders, in the collection of the South African Museum. Transactions of the South African Philosophical Society 11: 319-347. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Purcell, W. F. (1908). Araneae (I). In: Schultze, L. (ed.): Zoologische und anthropologische Ergebnisse einer Forschungsreise im westlichen und zentralen Südafrika. Erster Band: Systematik und Tiergeographie. Zweite Lieferung. Denkschriften der Medizinisch-Naturwissenschaftlichen Gesellschaft zu Jena 13: 203-246, pl. 11. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Schmidt, G. (1993d). Vogelspinnen: Vorkommen, Lebensweise, Haltung und Zucht, mit Bestimmungsschlüsseln für alle Gattungen, Vierte Auflage. Landbuch, Hannover, 151 pp. 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. (1903a). Histoire naturelle des araignées. Deuxième édition, tome second. Roret, Paris, pp. 669-1080. [second pdf with detailed publication dates of the single parts] doi:10.5962/bhl.title.51973 download pdf download pdf -- Show included taxa

Smith, A. M. (1987d). The tarantula: classification and identification guide (second ed.). Fitzgerald Publishing, London, 179 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Smith, A. M. (1989a). How to use the spermathecae as a taxonomic tool in theraphosid identification. British Tarantula Society Journal 4(3): 10-14. [reprinted in Spider Club News 5(1): 4-7] download pdf -- Show included taxa

Smith, A. M. (1990c). Baboon spiders: Tarantulas of Africa and the Middle East. Fitzgerald Publishing, London, pp. 1-142. download pdf -- Show included taxa

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