Taxon details

Exechocentrus lancearius Simon, 1889

  • Rank: Species (Genus type)
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: f
  • Last updated: 2019-10-10
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Madagascar
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Type deposit provide information
  • It is widely assumend that most of the type material from Simon can be found in the Muséum National d’Histoire Naturelle in Paris, France
  • Syntype: Museum für Naturkunde, Berlin (ZMB), Germany (database export of type material, March 2019); 1f (23919)
Taxonomic references
Exechocentrus lancearius Simon, 1889b: 227 (Df).
Exechocentrus lancearius Simon, 1895a: 888, f. 951-953 (f).
Exechocentrus lancearius Emerit, 1978: 364, f. 4 (f habitus).
Exechocentrus lancearius Scharff & Hormiga, 2012: 110, f. 1A-B, 2A-B, 3A-C, 4A-B, 5A-B (f).

Emerit, M. (1978). Deux sous families d'Araneidae (les Cyrtarachninae et Mastophorinae) nouvelles pour Madagascar. A propos de prétendues lacunes faunistiques de la région malgache. Symposia of the Zoological Society of London 42: 359-365. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Scharff, N. & Hormiga, G. (2012). First evidence of aggressive chemical mimicry in the Malagasy orb weaving spider Exechocentrus lancearius Simon, 1889 (Arachnida: Araneae: Araneidae) and description of a second species in the genus. Arthropod Systematics & Phylogeny 70(2): 107-118. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Simon, E. (1889b). Etudes arachnologiques. 21e Mémoire. XXXI. Descriptions d'espèces et the genres nouveaux de Madagascar et de Mayotte. Annales de la Société Entomologique de France (6) 8: 223-236. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Simon, E. (1895a). Histoire naturelle des araignées. Deuxième édition, tome premier. Roret, Paris, pp. 761-1084. [second pdf with detailed publication dates of the single parts] doi:10.5962/bhl.title.51973 download pdf download pdf -- Show included taxa

External Resource References

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Date Type Reference Detail
2019-10-10 New taxonomic reference entry Emerit, 1978 n/a