Taxon details

Runcinia aethiops (Simon, 1901)

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2023-01-28
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Africa
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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
Runciniopsis aethiops Simon, 1901d: 21 (Dmf).
Runcinia aethiops Strand, 1907h: 110.
Runciniopsis aethiops Lessert, 1915a: 39, pl. 2, f. 40 (m).
Runciniopsis aethiops Lessert, 1919: 126, pl. 2, f. 2, 10 (f).
Runcinia aethiops Jézéquel, 1964c: 1122, f. 23-24 (mf).
Runcinia aethiops Dippenaar-Schoeman, 1980a: 320, f. 29-34 (mf).
Runcinia aethiops Dippenaar-Schoeman, 1983: 46, f. 29a-d (mf).
Runcinia aethiops Heinrichs & Barrion, 2004: 216, f. 639-641 (mf).
Runcinia aethiops Dippenaar-Schoeman et al., 2020v: 50, 49: 1 f., 50: 5 f., 51: 3 f. (mf).

Dippenaar-Schoeman, A. S. (1980a). The crab-spiders of southern Africa (Araneae: Thomisidae). 1. The genus Runcinia Simon, 1875. Journal of the Entomological Society of South Africa 43: 303-326. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Dippenaar-Schoeman, A. S. (1983). The spider genera Misumena, Misumenops, Runcinia and Thomisus (Araneae: Thomisidae) of southern Africa. Entomology Memoir, Department of Agriculture Republic of South Africa 55: 1-66. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Dippenaar-Schoeman, A. S., Haddad, C. R., Foord, S. H. & Lotz, L. N. (2020v). The Thomisidae of South Africa. Part 2 My-R. Version 1. South African National Survey of Arachnida Photo Identification Guide, Irene, 67 pp. doi:10.5281/zenodo.7513276 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Heinrichs, E. A. & Barrion, A. T. (2004). Rice-feeding insects and selected natural enemies in West Africa: biology, ecology, identification. International Rice Research Institute, Manila & Africa Rice Center, Abidjan, 242 pp. [spiders: pp. 192-222] download pdf -- Show included taxa

Jézéquel, J.-F. (1964c). Araignées de la savane de Singrobo (Côte d'Ivoire). III. – Thomisidae. Bulletin de l'Institut Fondamental d'Afrique Noire (A) 26(4): 1103-1143. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Lessert, R. de (1915a). Arachnides de l'Ouganda et de l'Afrique orientale allemande. Voyage du Dr J. Carl dans la région des lacs de l'Afrique centrale. Revue Suisse de Zoologie 23(1): 1-89, pl. 1-3. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Lessert, R. de (1919). Araignées du Kilimandjaro et du Mérou (suite). 3. Thomisidae. Revue Suisse de Zoologie 27(5): 99-234, pl. 2. doi:10.5962/bhl.part.36325 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Simon, E. (1901d). Etude sur les arachnides recueillis au cous de la Mission de Bonchamps à travers l'Ethiopee, de Djibouti au Nil blanc (1897-1898). Annales de la Société Entomologique de France 70(1): 18-26. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Strand, E. (1907h). Nordafrikanische, hauptsächlich von Carlo Freiherr von Erlanger gesammelte Thomisiden. Jahrbücher des Nassauischen Vereins für Naturkunde 60: 103-147. download pdf -- Show included taxa

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Date Type Reference Detail
2023-01-28 New taxonomic reference entry Dippenaar-Schoeman et al., 2020v n/a
2021-01-03 New taxonomic reference entry Heinrichs & Barrion, 2004 n/a