Taxon details

Latrodectus karrooensis Smithers, 1944

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: - -
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: South Africa
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Taxonomic references
Latrodectus indistinctus karrooensis Smithers, 1944: 298, f. 16 (Dmf).
Latrodectus mactans Levi, 1959c: 28 (S, rejected).
Latrodectus karrooensis Lotz, 1994a: 39, f. 5, 9a-b, 10a-c (elevated mf from subspecies of L. indistinctus).
Latrodectus karrooensis Lotz, 1994b: 15, f. 5, 9a-b, 10a-c (mf).

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

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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