Taxon details

Latrodectus bishopi Kaston, 1938

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: - -
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: USA
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Taxonomic references
Latrodectus mactans bishopi Kaston, 1938e: 60 (Dmf).
Latrodectus curacaviensis Levi, 1958: 1055 (S, rejected).
Latrodectus bishopi McCrone & Levi, 1964: 15, f. 2, 4-7 (mf, removed from S of L. curacaviensis, elevated from subspecies of L. mactans).

Kaston, B. J. (1938e). Notes on a new variety of black widow spider from southern Florida. Florida Entomologist 21(4): 60-62. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Levi, H. W. (1958). Number of species of black-widow spiders (Theridiidae: Latrodectus). Science 127: 1055. download pdf -- Show included taxa

McCrone, J. D. & Levi, H. W. (1964). North American widow spiders of the Latrodectus curacaviensis group (Araneae: Theridiidae). Psyche, Cambridge 71: 12-27. download pdf -- Show included taxa

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