Taxon details

Latrodectus cinctus Blackwall, 1865

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2014-09-15
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Cape Verde Is., Africa, Kuwait, Iran
Type deposit: provide information
Taxonomic references
Latrodectus cinctus Blackwall, 1865b: 341 (Df).
Latrodectus stuhlmanni Dahl, 1902a: 45 (Df).
Latrodectus cinctus F. O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1902c: 256, pl. 26, f. 4f (f).
Latrodectus mactans Levi, 1959c: 26 (S, rejected).
Latrodectus cinctus Lotz, 1994a: 28, f. 4a-c, 5, 6a-e (removed f from S of L. mactans, Dm, S).
Latrodectus cinctus Lotz, 1994b: 12, f. 4a-c, 5, 6a-e (mf).
Latrodectus cinctus Knoflach & van Harten, 2002: 332, f. 9-11 (f).
Latrodectus cinctus Zamani et al., 2014: 59, f. 2D, 3D, 4D (mf).

Blackwall, J. (1865b). Descriptions of recently discovered species and characters of a new genus, of Araneida from the East of Central Africa. Annals and Magazine of Natural History (3) 16: 336-352. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Dahl, F. (1902a). Über abgebrochene Copulationsorgane männlicher Spinnen im Körper der Weibchen. Sitzungsberichte der Gesellschaft Naturforschender Freunde zu Berlin 1902: 36-45. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Knoflach, B. & Harten, A. van (2002). The genus Latrodectus (Araneae: Theridiidae) from mainland Yemen, the Socotra Archipelago and adjacent countries. Fauna of Arabia 19: 321-361. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Levi, H. W. (1959c). The spider genus Latrodectus (Araneae, Theridiidae). Transactions of the American Microscopical Society 78: 7-43. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Lotz, L. N. (1994a). Revision of the genus Latrodectus (Araneae: Theridiidae) in Africa. Navorsinge van die Nasionale Museum Bloemfontein 10: 1-60. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Lotz, L. N. (1994b). The button spiders of southern Africa (Latrodectus: Araneae: Theridiidae). Spider Club News 9(3): 9-16. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Pickard-Cambridge, F. O. (1902c). On the spiders of the genus Latrodectus, Walckenaer. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 72(I, 1): 247-261, Pl. XXVI-XXVII. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Zamani, A., Mirshamsi, O., Savoji, A. & Shahi, M. (2014). Contribution to the distribution of spiders with significant medical importance (Araneae: Loxosceles and Latrodectus) in Iran, with a new record for the country. Iranian Journal of Animal Biosystematics 10(1): 57-66. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Edit history
Date Type Reference Detail
2014-09-15 New taxonomic reference entry Zamani et al., 2014 n/a
2014-09-15 Species distribution update Zamani et al., 2014 n/a (Old value)