Taxon details

Steatoda capensis Hann, 1990

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2019-05-21
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Namibia, South Africa, Lesotho. Introduced to St. Helena, Australia, New Zealand
Type deposit: provide information
Taxonomic references
Teutana lepida O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1904b: 154, pl. 11, f. 2 (Dmf; preoccupied in S.).
Steatoda lepida Benoit, 1977i: 139, f. 59a-c (f).
Steatoda capensis Hann, 1990: 283 (replacement name).
Steatoda capensis Hann, 1994: 226, f. 1-6 (mf).
Steatoda capensis Paquin, Vink & Dupérré, 2010: 62, f. 34.15-17 (mf).

Benoit, P. L. G. (1977i). Fam. Theridiidae. In: La faune terrestre de l'île de Sainte-Hélène IV. Annales, Musée Royal de l'Afrique Centrale, Sciences zoologiques (Zool.-Ser. 8°) 220: 131-152. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Hann, S. W. (1990). A new combination involving Lithyphantes lepidus Cambridge 1897 and a new name for Teutana lepida Cambridge 1903 (Araneae, Theridiidae). New Zealand Journal of Zoology 17: 283. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Hann, S. W. (1994). Descriptions of four Steatoda species (Araneae, Theridiidae) found in New Zealand. New Zealand Journal of Zoology 21: 225-238. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Paquin, P., Vink, C. & Dupérré, N. (2010). Spiders of New Zealand: annotated family key & species list. Manaaki Whenua Press, Lincoln, New Zealand, 118 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Pickard-Cambridge, O. (1904b). Descriptions of some new species and characters of three new genera, of Araneidea from South Africa. Annals of the South African Museum 3: 143-165. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Edit history
Date Type Reference Detail
2019-05-21 Species distribution update Haddad & Marusik, 2019 n/a (Old value)
2014-09-29 Species distribution update Wesolowska & Haddad, 2014 n/a (Old value)