Taxon details

Latrodectus indistinctus O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1904

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: - -
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Namibia, South Africa
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  • Holotype: Iziko South African Museum, Cape Town (SAMC), South Africa; f (UMO 1728 = 897) (Lotz, 1994a)
Taxonomic references
Latrodectus indistinctus O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1904b: 154, pl. 11, f. 1 (Df).
Latrodectus indistinctus Smithers, 1944: 266, f. 1-9, 12-15, 20f (f, Dm).
Latrodectus indistinctus Lotz, 1994a: 33, f. 5, 7a-c, 8c-g (removed mf from S of L. mactans).
Latrodectus indistinctus Lotz, 1994b: 14, f. 5, 7a-c, 8c-g (mf).

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, O. (1904b). Descriptions of some new species and characters of three new genera, of Araneidea from South Africa. Annals of the South African Museum 3: 143-165. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Smithers, R. H. N. (1944). Contributions to our knowledge of the genus Latrodectus (Araneae) in South Africa. Annals of the South African Museum 36: 263-312. download pdf -- Show included taxa

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