Taxon details


Latrodectus variolus Walckenaer, 1837

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: - -
  • LSID: [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:007828]
  • Distribution: USA, Canada
Taxonomic references
Latrodectus variolus Walckenaer, 1837: 648 (Dm).
Latrodectus curacaviensis Levi, 1959c: 38, f. 2-4, 16-18, 35-36, 52, 70-71 (mf, in part).
Latrodectus variolus McCrone & Levi, 1964: 15, f. 3, 8-13 (mf, removed from S of L. mactans).
Latrodectus variolus Kaston, 1970: 38, f. 14a-b, f (mf).
References

Kaston, B. J. (1970). Comparative biology of American black widow spiders. Transactions of the San Diego Society of Natural History 16: 33-82. 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

McCrone, J. D. & Levi, H. W. (1964). North American widow spiders of the Latrodectus curacaviensis group (Araneae: Theridiidae). Psyche, Cambridge 71: 12-27. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Walckenaer, C. A. (1837). Histoire naturelle des insectes. Aptères. Paris 1, 1-682. download pdf download pdf -- Show included taxa

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