Taxon details

Tidarren argo Knoflach & van Harten, 2001

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2021-02-15
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Yemen, Chad
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Type deposit provide information
  • Paratype: Senckenberg Museum, Frankfurt am Main (SMF), Germany (data base search of type material, 11.01.2019); Tidarren argo Knoflach & van Harten, 2001, 5 m, 3 f (56620-115)
Taxonomic references
Theridion cuneolatum Denis, 1955e: 2, f. 2-4 (f, misidentified).
Tidarren argo Knoflach & van Harten, 2001: 450, f. 1-2, 3a-d, 4a-c, 7-8 (Dmf).
Tidarren argo Knoflach & van Harten, 2006: 1506, f. 7-8, 18-20, 22, 25-26, 31-33, 38, 41-44, 50a-b, 52-76, 154 (mf).
Tidarren argo Vanuytven, 2021: 18, 291, f. A.3c, B.325a-b (m).

Denis, J. (1955e). Araignées du Tibesti récoltées par M. P. de Mire. Bulletin, Office National Anti-Acridien, Alger 5: 1-8. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Knoflach, B. & Harten, A. van (2001). Tidarren argo sp. nov. (Araneae: Theridiidae) and its exceptional copulatory behaviour: emasculation, male palpal organ as a mating plug and sexual cannibalism. Journal of Zoology, London 254: 449-459. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Knoflach, B. & Harten, A. van (2006). The one-palped spider genera Tidarren and Echinotheridion in the Old World (Araneae, Theridiidae), with comparative remarks on Tidarren from America. Journal of Natural History 40(25-26): 1483-1616. doi:10.1080/00222930600940993 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Vanuytven, H. (2021). The Theridiidae of the World. A key to the genera with their diagnosis and a study of the body length of all known species. Newsletter of the Belgian arachnological Society 35(Supplement): 1-363. download pdf -- Show included taxa

External Resource References

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Date Type Reference Detail
2021-02-15 New taxonomic reference entry Vanuytven, 2021 n/a