Taxon details

Hysterocrates gigas Pocock, 1897

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2015-08-19
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Cameroon
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Taxonomic references
Hysterocrates gigas Pocock, 1897b: 762 (Dmf).
Hysterocrates gigas Smith, 1990c: 34, f. 119-133 (mf).
Hysterocrates gigas Peters, 1998: 73, f. 184-185 (mf).
Hysterocrates gigas Peters, 2000b: 30, f. 62 (f).
Hysterocrates gigas Schmidt, 2003l: 212, f. 636-637 (mf).
Hysterocrates gigas Gallon & Wendt, 2015: 301, f. 23-24 (mf).

Gallon, R. C. & Wendt, I. (2015). On the taxonomic placement of four African Phoneyusa species (Araneae, Theraphosidae, Eumenophorinae). Arachnology 16(8): 298-304. doi:10.13156/arac.2015.16.8.298 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. (2000b). Tarantulas of the world: Kleiner Atlas der Vogelspinnen - Band 2. Published by the author, 162 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

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

External Resource References

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Date Type Reference Detail
2015-08-19 New taxonomic reference entry Gallon & Wendt, 2015 n/a