Taxon details

Heriaeus crassispinus Lawrence, 1942

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2023-01-28
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Ethiopia, DR Congo, Rwanda, Burundi, Malawi, Zimbabwe, South Africa, Eswatini
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Taxonomic references
Heriaeus crassispinus Lawrence, 1942: 159, f. 13a-b (Df).
Heriaeus fimbriatus Lawrence, 1942: 160, f. 14 (Dm) [].
Heriaeus crassispinus Loerbroks, 1983: 131, f. 93-94 (f).
Heriaeus fimbriatus Loerbroks, 1983: 132, f. 90-92 (m).
Heriaeus crassispinus van Niekerk & Dippenaar-Schoeman, 2013: 459, f. 5, 26-29 (mf, S of Heriaeus fimbriatus).
Heriaeus crassispinus Dippenaar-Schoeman et al., 2020u: 36, 36: 5 f., 37: 2 f. (mf).

Dippenaar-Schoeman, A. S., Haddad, C. R., Foord, S. H. & Lotz, L. N. (2020u). The Thomisidae of South Africa. Part 1 A-Mo. Version 1. South African National Survey of Arachnida Photo Identification Guide, Irene, 62 pp. doi:10.5281/zenodo.7513274 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Lawrence, R. F. (1942). A contribution to the araneid fauna of Natal and Zululand. Annals of the Natal Museum 10: 141-190. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Loerbroks, A. (1983). Revision der Krabbenspinnen-Gattung Heriaeus Simon (Arachnida: Araneae: Thomisidae). Verhandlungen des Naturwissenschaftlichen Vereins in Hamburg (NF) 26: 85-139. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Niekerk, P. van & Dippenaar-Schoeman, A. S. (2013). A revision of the crab spider genus Heriaeus Simon, 1875 (Araneae: Thomisidae) in the Afrotropical region. African Invertebrates 54: 447-476. doi:10.5733/afin.054.0213 download pdf -- Show included taxa

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Date Type Reference Detail
2023-01-28 New taxonomic reference entry Dippenaar-Schoeman et al., 2020u n/a