Taxon details

Geraesta hirta Simon, 1889

  • Rank: Species (Genus type)
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2021-06-22
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Comoros, Madagascar
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Type deposit provide information
  • It is widely assumed that most of the type material from Simon can be found in the Muséum National d’Histoire Naturelle in Paris, France
Taxonomic references
Geraesta hirta Simon, 1889b: 225 (Dj).
Geraesta hirta Simon, 1897a: 7, f. 3-4 (j).
Geraesta bilobata Simon, 1897a: 7, f. 5 (Dm) [].
Geraesta hirta Benjamin, 2011: 15, f. 7F, 39A-E, 40A-F, 41A-F (m, Df, S).
Geraesta hirta Ramírez, 2014: 223, f. 151A-B, 172F-G (mf).
Geraesta hirta Benjamin, 2015a: 313, f. 9-11, 16 (mf).
Geraesta hirta Machado & Teixeira, 2021: 299, f. 9d, 14g, 19c (m).

Benjamin, S. P. (2011). Phylogenetics and comparative morphology of crab spiders (Araneae: Dionycha, Thomisidae). Zootaxa 3080: 1-108. doi:10.11646/zootaxa.3080.1.1 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Benjamin, S. P. (2015a). On the African crab spider genus Geraesta Simon, 1889 (Araneae: Thomisidae). African Invertebrates 56(2): 309-318. doi:10.5733/afin.056.0205 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Machado, M. & Teixeira, R. A. (2021). Phylogenetic relationships in Stephanopinae: systematics of Stephanopis and Sidymella based on morphological characters (Araneae: Thomisidae). Organisms Diversity & Evolution 21(2): 281-313. doi:10.1007/s13127-020-00472-x download pdf -- Show included taxa

Ramírez, M. J. (2014). The morphology and phylogeny of dionychan spiders (Araneae: Araneomorphae). Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 390: 1-374. Link doi:10.1206/821.1 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. (1897a). Histoire naturelle des araignées. Deuxième édition, tome second. Roret, Paris, pp. 1-192. [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
2021-06-22 New taxonomic reference entry Machado & Teixeira, 2021 n/a
2015-09-07 New taxonomic reference entry Benjamin, 2015a n/a
2015-09-07 Species distribution update Benjamin, 2015a n/a (Old value)
2014-07-25 New taxonomic reference entry Ramírez, 2014 n/a