Taxon details


Latrodectus rhodesiensis Mackay, 1973

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2021-09-19
  • LSID: [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:007824]
  • Distribution: Southern Africa
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Type deposit provide information
  • Holotype: Kwazulu-Natal Museum (NMSA), Pietermaritzburg, South Africa; m (Mackay, 1973)
  • Paratype: Kwazulu-Natal Museum (NMSA), Pietermaritzburg, South Africa; 1f (Mackay, 1973)
  • Paratype: British Museum of Natural History (BMNH)/Natural History Museum (NHMUK), London, UK; mm ff (Mackay, 1973)
  • Paratype: Museum of Comparative Zoology (MCZ), Harvard University, Cambridge, USA; mm ff (Mackay, 1973)
Taxonomic references
Latrodectus rhodesiensis Mackay, 1973: 239, f. 1-8 (Dmf).
Latrodectus rhodesiensis Lotz, 1994a: 23, f. 2b-d, 3a-d, 8b (mf).
Latrodectus rhodesiensis Lotz, 1994b: 12, f. 2b-d, 3a-d, 8b (mf).
Latrodectus rhodesiensis Wunderlich, 2008b: 201, f. 46 (m).
References

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

Mackay, I. R. (1973). A new species of widow spider (genus Latrodectus) from southern Africa (Araneae: Theridiidae). Psyche, Cambridge 79(3, 1972): 236-242. doi:10.1155/1972/51723 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Wunderlich, J. (2008b). On extant and fossil (Eocene) European comb-footed spiders (Araneae: Theridiidae), with notes on their subfamilies, and with descriptions of new taxa. Beitr├Ąge zur Araneologie 5: 140-469, 792-794, 796-800, 803, 819-859. download pdf -- Show included taxa

External Resource References

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2021-09-19 Species updated Error corrected (Old value)