Taxon details

Latrodectus renivulvatus Dahl, 1902

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2018-09-30
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Africa, Yemen, Saudi Arabia, Iraq
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Type deposit provide information
  • Syntype: Museum für Naturkunde, Berlin (ZMB), Germany; ff (29260, 29260a) (Levi, 1959c)
  • Syntype: Iziko South African Museum, Cape Town (SAMC), South Africa; ff of Latrodectus incertus (Levi, 1959c)
Taxonomic references
Latrodectus renivulvatus Dahl, 1902a: 45 (Df).
Latrodectus incertus Lawrence, 1927: 30, pl. 1, f. 19, pl. 4, f. 78-79 (Df).
Latrodectus mactans Levi, 1959c: 27 (S, rejected).
Latrodectus renivulvatus Lotz, 1994a: 46, f. 5, 12a-c, 13a-c (removed f from S of L. mactans, Dm, S).
Latrodectus renivulvatus Lotz, 1994b: 16, f. 5, 11a-c, 12a-c (mf).
Latrodectus renivulvatus Knoflach & van Harten, 2002: 353, f. 7-8, 39-46 (mf).
Latrodectus renivulvatus Knoflach, 2002b: 169, f. 4b (f).
Latrodectus renivulvatus Knoflach, 2004: 184, f. 24a (f).
Latrodectus hasselti Al-Hadlag & Najim, 2015: 94, f. 1-5, pl. 1-2 (f; misidentified after Zamani & El-Hennawy, 2016: 17).

Al-Hadlag, K. S. & Najim, S. A. (2015). First record of red-back spider Latrodectus hasselti Thorell, 1870 (Araneae: Theridiidae) from Basrah, south of Iraq. Journal of Purity, Utility Reaction and Environment 4(2): 91-98. 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

Knoflach, B. (2002b). Zum Fortpflanzungsverhalten der Kugelspinnen. Gefährlicher Sex. Biologie in unserer Zeit 32(3): 166-173. doi:10.1002/1521-415X(200205)32:3<166::AID-BIUZ166>3.0.CO;2-1 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Knoflach, B. (2004). Diversity in the copulatory behaviour of comb-footed spiders (Araneae, Theridiidae). In: Thaler, K. (ed.) Diversität und Biologie von Webspinnen, Skorpionen und anderen Spinnentieren. Denisia 12: 161-256. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Lawrence, R. F. (1927). Contributions to a knowledge of the fauna of South-West Africa V. Arachnida. Annals of the South African Museum 25(1): 1-75. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Levi, H. W. (1959c). The spider genus Latrodectus (Araneae, Theridiidae). Transactions of the American Microscopical Society 78(1): 7-43. doi:10.2307/3223799 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

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Edit history
Date Type Reference Detail
2017-01-13 Taxonomic reference added from other taxon Zamani & El-Hennawy, 2016 n/a (Old value)
2016-12-22 Species distribution update n/a (Old value)