Taxon details

Gasteracantha milvoides Butler, 1873

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2022-06-08
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Central African Rep., Kenya, Namibia, Zimbabwe, South Africa, Eswatini
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Taxonomic references
Gasteracantha milvoides Butler, 1873a: 159, pl. 4, f. 2 (Df).
Gasteracantha macrura Pocock, 1898e: 438, pl. 13, f. 3 (Df).
Paurotylus depressus Tullgren, 1910: 171, pl. 4, f. 125 (Dm).
Gasteracantha milvoides Benoit, 1962a: 59 (removed f from S of G. versicolor, S).
Paurotylus depressus Benoit, 1962d: 371, f. 1-3 (m).
Aetrocantha galatea Benoit, 1964a: 47 (S, rejected).
Gasteracantha milvoides Emerit, 1973: 685, f. 5B, pl. IIc (m).
Gasteracantha milvoides Emerit, 1974: 107, f. 46A-C (f).
Gasteracantha milvoides Benoit & Emerit, 1975: 328, f. 13-14 (m).
Gasteracantha milvoides Emerit, 1982c: 458, pl. 1, f. C, E (m, S).
Gasteracantha milvoides Dippenaar-Schoeman et al., 2022e: 7, p. 5: 1 f., p. 7: 5 f. (f habitus).

Benoit, P. L. G. (1962a). Monographie des Araneidae-Gasteracanthinae africains (Araneae). Annales, Musée Royal de l'Afrique Centrale, Sciences zoologiques 112: 1-70. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Benoit, P. L. G. (1962d). Addenda à la révision des Araneidae-Gasteracanthinae africains (Araneae). Revue de Zoologie et de Botanique Africaines 66: 370-374. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Benoit, P. L. G. (1964a). Nouvelle contribution à la connaissance des Araneidae-Gasteracanthinae d'Afrique et de Madagascar (Araneae). Publicações Culturais da Companhia de Diamantes de Angola 69: 41-52. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Benoit, P. L. G. & Emerit, M. (1975). Mise à jour des connaissances concernant les Araneidae-Gasteracanthinae africains. Revue Zoologique Africaine 89: 321-336. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Butler, A. G. (1873a). A monographic list of the species of Gasteracantha or crab-spiders, with descriptions of new species. Transactions of the Entomological Society of London 1873: 153-180. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Dippenaar-Schoeman, A. S., Haddad, C. R., Foord, S. H., Lotz, L. N. & Webb, P. (2022e). The Araneidae of South Africa. Version 2: part 2 (E-Ne). South African National Survey of Arachnida Photo Identification Guide, Irene, 64 pp. doi:10.5281/zenodo.6619195 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Emerit, M. (1973). Contribution à la connaissance des Araneidae Gasteracanthinae du sud-est africain: les gasteracanthes du Natal Museum. Annals of the Natal Museum 21: 675-695. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Emerit, M. (1974). Arachnides araignées Araneidae Gasteracanthinae. Faune Madagascar 38: 1-215. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Emerit, M. (1982c). Mise à jour de nos connaissances sur la systématique des Araneidae d'Afrique et de Madagascar. Nouveaux mâles de Gasteracanthinae et de Cyrtarachninae. Bulletin du Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle de Paris (4) 4(A): 455-470. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Pocock, R. I. (1898e). The Arachnida from the regions of Lakes Nyassa and Tanganyika contained in the collection of the British Museum. Annals and Magazine of Natural History (7) 2(12): 429-448, pl. 13. doi:10.1080/00222939808678518 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Tullgren, A. (1910). Araneae. In: Wissenschaftliche Ergebnisse der Schwedischen Zoologischen Expedition nach dem Kilimandjaro, dem Meru und den umgebenden Massaisteppen Deutsch-Ostafrikas 1905-1906 unter Leitung von Prof. Dr. Yngve Sjöstedt. Sjöstedts Kilimandjaro-Meru Expedition 20(6): 85-172, pl. 1-4. doi:10.5962/bhl.title.6622 download pdf -- Show included taxa

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Edit history
Date Type Reference Detail
2022-06-08 New taxonomic reference entry Dippenaar-Schoeman et al., 2022e n/a
2022-06-08 Species distribution update Dippenaar-Schoeman et al., 2022e n/a (Old value)