Taxon details

Rhomphaea affinis Lessert, 1936

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: f
  • Last updated: 2023-01-21
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Mozambique, South Africa
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Taxonomic references
Rhomphaea affinis Lessert, 1936: 236, f. 31-32 (Df).
Rhomphaea affinis Agnarsson, 2004: 479 (Tf from Argyrodes per Levi & Levi, 1962).
Rhomphaea affinis Dippenaar-Schoeman & van Zyl, 2023: 14, f. 1-11 (f).

Agnarsson, I. (2004). Morphological phylogeny of cobweb spiders and their relatives (Araneae, Araneoidea, Theridiidae). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 141(4): 447-626. doi:10.1111/j.1096-3642.2004.00120.x download pdf -- Show included taxa

Dippenaar-Schoeman, A. S. & Zyl, J. van (2023). First record of the theridiid spider Rhomphaea affinis Lessert, 1936 from South Africa (Arachnida: Theridiidae). Sansa Newsletter 44: 14-16. doi:10.5281/zenodo.7539731 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Lessert, R. de (1936). Araignées de l'Afrique orientale portugaise, recueillies par MM. P. Lesne et B.-B. Cott. Revue Suisse de Zoologie 43: 207-306. download pdf -- Show included taxa

External Resource References

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Edit history
Date Type Reference Detail
2023-01-21 New taxonomic reference entry Dippenaar-Schoeman & van Zyl, 2023 n/a
2023-01-21 Species distribution update Dippenaar-Schoeman & van Zyl, 2023 n/a (Old value)