Taxon details

Epidius armatus (Thorell, 1895)

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2017-07-11
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: India, Myanmar, Laos, China
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Taxonomic references
Pothaeus armatus Thorell, 1895: 276 (Df).
Platythomisus bazarus Tikader, 1970: 48, f. 27a-c (Df) [].
Platythomisus bazarus Tikader, 1971a: 65, f. 17M-P (f).
Platythomisus bazarus Tikader, 1980a: 171, f. 237-239 (f).
Epidius bazarus Tang et al., 2009: 42, f. 2A-F (Tf from Platythomisus).
Epidius bazarus Tang & Li, 2010b: 8, f. 1A-B, 2A-E, 3A-B (Dm).
Epidius armatus Lehtinen, 2016: 159 (T from Pothaeus).
Epidius armatus Benjamin, 2017a: 473, f. 1a-f (f, S of Epidius bazarus).

Benjamin, S. P. (2017a). Distributional and taxonomic notes on the crab spider genus Epidius with descriptions of five new species (Araneae: Thomisidae). Journal of Natural History 51(9-10): 469-485. doi:10.1080/00222933.2017.1302016 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Lehtinen, P. T. (2016). Significance of oriental taxa in phylogeny of crab spiders (Thomisidae and Stiphropodidae). Indian Journal of Arachnology 5: 143-171. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Tang, G., Yin, C. M., Peng, X. J. & Griswold, C. (2009). Six crab spiders of the family Stephanopinae from Southeast Asia (Araneae: Thomisidae). Raffles Bulletin of Zoology 57: 39-50. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Tang, G. & Li, S. Q. (2010b). Crab spiders from Xishuangbanna, Yunnan Province, China (Araneae, Thomisidae). Zootaxa 2703: 1-105. doi:10.11646/zootaxa.2703.1.1 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Thorell, T. (1895). Descriptive catalogue of the spiders of Burma, based upon the collection made by Eugene W. Oates and preserved in the British Museum. London, 406 pp. doi:10.5962/bhl.title.17492 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Tikader, B. K. (1970). Spider fauna of Sikkim. Records of the Zoological Survey of India 64: 1-83. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Tikader, B. K. (1971a). Revision of Indian crab spiders (Araneae: Thomisidae). Memoirs of the Zoological Survey of India 15(8): 1-90. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Tikader, B. K. (1980a). Thomisidae (Crab-spiders). Fauna India (Araneae) 1: 1-247. download pdf download pdf -- Show included taxa

External Resource References

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Edit history
Date Type Reference Detail
2017-07-11 New taxonomic reference entry Lehtinen, 2016 n/a
2017-04-05 Species synonymy Benjamin, 2017a Epidius bazarus synonymized with Epidius armatus
2017-04-05 Species distribution update Benjamin, 2017a n/a (Old value)
2017-04-05 New taxonomic reference entry Benjamin, 2017a n/a
2017-04-05 Species transferred to new genus Benjamin, 2017a Species transferred from Pothaeus to Epidius