Taxon details

Omothymus schioedtei Thorell, 1891

  • Rank: Species (Genus type)
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2019-08-17
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Malaysia
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Type deposit provide information
  • Holotype: University of Cambridge, University Museum of Zoology, Cambridge, UK; m of Omothymus thorelli (Gabriel & Sherwood, 2019c)
  • Holotype: Zoological Museum of Natural History, University of Copenhagen (ZMUC), Denmark; m (Gabriel & Sherwood, 2019c)
Taxonomic references
Omothymus schioedtei Thorell, 1891: 11 (Dm).
Omothymus schioedtei Pocock, 1895a: 180 (Df).
Omothymus thorelli Simon, 1901k: 45 (Dm) [].
Cyriopagopus schioedtei Simon, 1903a: 946.
Cyriopagopus thorelli Simon, 1903a: 946.
Cyriopagopus thorelli Schmidt & Tesmoingt, 2003: 3, f. 1-10 (m).
Cyriopagopus thorelli Schmidt, 2003l: 249, f. 807-808 (m).
Omothymus schioedtei Smith & Jacobi, 2015: 28, f. 1-2 (m, T from Cyriopagopus).
Omothymus thorelli Smith & Jacobi, 2015: 28 (T from Cyriopagopus).
Omothymus schioedtei Gabriel & Sherwood, 2019c: 140 (S of Omothymus thorelli).

Gabriel, R. & Sherwood, D. (2019c). The revised taxonomic placement of some arboreal Ornithoctoninae Pocock, 1895 with description of a new species of Omothymus Thorell, 1891 (Araneae: Theraphosidae). Arachnology 18(2): 137-147. doi:10.13156/arac.2018.18.2.137 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Pocock, R. I. (1895a). On a new and natural grouping of some of the Oriental genera of Mygalomorphae, with descriptions of new genera and species. Annals and Magazine of Natural History (6) 15(86): 165-184, pl. 10. doi:10.1080/00222939508677863 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Schmidt, G. & Tesmoingt, M. (2003). Ein Männchen von Cyriopagopus thorelli (Simon, 1901) aus Malaysia (Theraphosidae: Ornithoctoninae). Tarantulas of the World 77: 3-7. 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

Simon, E. (1901k). On the Arachnida collected during the Skeat expedition to the Malay Peninsula. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 71(1): 45-84. doi:10.1111/j.1469-7998.1901.tb08164.x download pdf -- Show included taxa

Smith, A. M. & Jacobi, M. A. (2015). Revision of the genus Phormingochilus with the description of three new species from Sulawesi and Sarawak and notes on the placement of the genera Cyriopagopus, Lampropelma and Omothymus. British Tarantula Society Journal 30(3): 25-48. 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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Edit history
Date Type Reference Detail
2019-08-17 New taxonomic reference entry Gabriel & Sherwood, 2019c n/a
2019-08-17 Species synonymy Gabriel & Sherwood, 2019c Omothymus thorelli synonymized with Omothymus schioedtei
2016-09-22 New taxonomic reference entry Smith & Jacobi, 2015 n/a
2016-09-22 Species transferred to new genus Smith & Jacobi, 2015 Species transferred from Cyriopagopus to Omothymus