Taxon details

Kilima decens (Blackwall, 1866)

  • Rank: Species (Genus type)
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2022-06-08
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Central, East, Southern Africa, Seychelles
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Taxonomic references
Epeira decens Blackwall, 1866: 461 (Dj).
Larinia mitis Pavesi, 1897b: 163 (Df).
Larinia decens Tullgren, 1910: 160, pl. 4, f. 102 (Dmf).
Kilima decens Grasshoff, 1970a: 122, f. 1a-d, 2a-c, 5a-c, 8a-b, 9 (mf, T from Larinia, S of Larinia mitis).
Kilima decens Saaristo, 2010: 39, f. 4.26-31 (mf).
Kilima decens Dippenaar-Schoeman et al., 2022e: 37, p. 36: 3 f., p. 37: 6 f. (f).

Blackwall, J. (1866). A list of spiders captured in the south-east region of equatorial Africa, with descriptions of such species as appear to be new to arachnologists. Annals and Magazine of Natural History (3) 18(108): 451-468. doi:10.1080/00222936608679683 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Dippenaar-Schoeman, A. S., Haddad, C. R., Foord, S. H., Lotz, L. N. & Webb, P. (2022e). The Araneidae of South Africa. Version 2: part 2 (E-Ne). South African National Survey of Arachnida Photo Identification Guide, Irene, 64 pp. doi:10.5281/zenodo.6619195 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Grasshoff, M. (1970a). Die Gattung Kilima n. gen. (Arachnida: Araneae: Araneidae). Senckenbergiana Biologica 51: 119-128. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Pavesi, P. (1897b). Studi sugli aracnidi africani IX. Aracnidi Somali e Galla raccolti da Don Eugenio dei Principi Rispoli. Annali del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale di Genova 38: 151-188. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Saaristo, M. I. (2010). Araneae. In: Gerlach, J. & Marusik, Y. M. (eds.) Arachnida and Myriapoda of the Seychelles islands. Siri Scientific Press, Manchester, pp. 8-306. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Tullgren, A. (1910). Araneae. In: Wissenschaftliche Ergebnisse der Schwedischen Zoologischen Expedition nach dem Kilimandjaro, dem Meru und den umgebenden Massaisteppen Deutsch-Ostafrikas 1905-1906 unter Leitung von Prof. Dr. Yngve Sjöstedt. Sjöstedts Kilimandjaro-Meru Expedition 20(6): 85-172, pl. 1-4. doi:10.5962/bhl.title.6622 download pdf -- Show included taxa

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Date Type Reference Detail
2022-06-08 New taxonomic reference entry Dippenaar-Schoeman et al., 2022e n/a