Taxon details

Pandava laminata (Thorell, 1878)

  • Rank: Species (Genus type)
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2021-01-13
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Tanzania, Kenya, Madagascar, India, Sri Lanka to China, Indonesia, Philippines, Micronesia, French Polynesia. Introduced to Britain, Netherlands, Germany, Poland, Hungary
Type deposit provide information
  • Holotype: Staatliches Museum für Naturkunde, Stuttgart (SMNS), Germany; type material destroyed 1944; f of Amaurobius chinesicus (Renner, 1988b)
  • Holotype: National Zoological Collections, Zoological Survey of India (NZC-ZSI), Kolkata, India; f (4992/18) of Phaeocedus nicobarensis (Sankaran, Caleb & Sebastian, 2020e)
Taxonomic references
Amaurobius laminatus Thorell, 1878b: 168 (Dm).
Amaurobius castaneiceps Simon, 1893d: 69, f. 1 (Dm) [].
Titanoeca birmanica Thorell, 1895: 62 (Df) [].
Titanoeca birmanica Thorell, 1897a: 261 (Dm).
Amaurobius taprobanicola Strand, 1907k: 110, f. 49, 50b (Dmf) [].
Amaurobius chinesicus Strand, 1907k: 113, f. 50a (Df) [].
Titanoeca fulmeki Reimoser, 1927b: 1, f. 1 (Df) [].
Syrorisa mumfordi Berland, 1933b: 69, f. 60-62 (Df) [].
Amaurobius yanoianus Nakatsudi, 1943a: 149, f. 2, 2a-b (Df) [].
Pandava laminata Lehtinen, 1967: 255, f. 425-426, 440 (mf, T from Amaurobius, S of Amaurobius castaneiceps, A. chinesicus, A. taprobanicola, Syrorisa mumfordi, Titanoeca birmanica and T. fulmeki).
Titanoeca fulmeki Chrysanthus, 1967b: 102, f. 52-54, 58-59 (f, Dm).
Phaeocedus nicobarensis Tikader, 1977a: 187, f. 15A-C (Df) [].
Phaeocedus nicobarensis Tikader, 1982b: 361, f. 154-157 (f).
Pandava laminata Song, Zhu & Chen, 1999: 396, f. 230Q, U (mf).
Pandava laminata Jäger, 2008e: 4, f. 1-9 (mf).
Pandava laminata Ono & Ogata, 2009: 133, f. 7-10 (mf).
Pandava laminata Almeida-Silva, Griswold & Brescovit, 2010: 34, f. 1-37 (mf).
Pandava laminata Pfliegler, Pfeiffer & Grabolle, 2012: 184, f. 1d, 2l-m (f).
Pandava laminata Solanki, Siliwal & Kumar, 2017: 24, f. 1B-C, 2A-F (mf).
Pandava laminata Rozwałka & Bielak-Bielecki, 2017: 121, f. 2-9 (mf).
Pandava laminata Marusik, Otto & Japoshvili, 2020: 54 (S of Amaurobius yanoianus).
Pandava laminata Parker, 2020: 17, f. 1-6 (f).
Pandava laminata Sankaran, Caleb & Sebastian, 2020e: 1332, f. 5a-d (f, S of Phaeocedus nicobarensis).

Almeida-Silva, L. M., Griswold, C. E. & Brescovit, A. D. (2010). Revision of the Asian spider genus Pandava Lehtinen (Araneae: Titanoecidae): description of five new species and first record of Titanoecidae from Africa. Zootaxa 2630: 30-56. doi:10.11646/zootaxa.2630.1.2 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Berland, L. (1933b). Araignées des Iles Marquises. Bernice P. Bishop Museum Bulletin 114, 39-70. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Chrysanthus, P. (1967b). Spiders from south New Guinea IX. Tijdschrift voor Entomologie 110: 89-105. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Jäger, P. (2008e). Pandava laminata, eine weitere nach Deutschland importierte Spinnenart (Araneae: Titanoecidae). Arachnologische Mitteilungen 36: 4-8. doi:10.5431/aramit3602 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Lehtinen, P. T. (1967). Classification of the cribellate spiders and some allied families, with notes on the evolution of the suborder Araneomorpha. Annales Zoologici Fennici 4: 199-468. [second pdf: index and outline by V. D. Roth (unpubl.)] download pdf download pdf -- Show included taxa

Marusik, Y. M., Otto, S. & Japoshvili, G. (2020). Taxonomic notes on Amaurobius (Araneae: Amaurobiidae), including the description of a new species. Zootaxa 4718(1): 47-56. doi:10.11646/zootaxa.4718.1.3 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Nakatsudi, K. (1943a). Some Arachnida from Micronesia. Journal of Agricultural Science Tokyo Nogyo Daigaku 2: 147-180, pl. 12-14. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Ono, H. & Ogata, K. (2009). Titanoecidae, Dictynidae. In: Ono, H. (ed.) The spiders of Japan with keys to the families and genera and illustrations of the species. Tokai University Press, Kanagawa, pp. 132-139. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Parker, B. (2020). A new spider species for the United Kingdom – Pandava laminata (Thorell, 1878). Newsletter of the British Arachnological Society 149: 17-18. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Pfliegler, W. P., Pfeiffer, K. M. & Grabolle, A. (2012). Some spiders (Araneae) new to the Hungarian fauna, including three genera and one family. Opuscula Zoologica, Budapest 43: 179-186. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Reimoser, E. (1927b). Spinnen von Sumatras Ostküste. Miscellanea Zoologica Sumatrana 13: 1-6. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Rozwałka, R. & Bielak-Bielecki, P (2017). First records of the alien spider Pandava laminata (Thorell, 1878) (Araneae: Titanoecidae) in Poland. Fragmenta Faunistica 59(2, 2016): 121-126. doi:10.3161/00159301FF2016.59.2.121 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Sankaran, P. M., Caleb, J. T. D. & Sebastian, P. A. (2020e). On the taxonomic validity of Indian ground spiders: III. Genus Phaeocedus Simon, 1893 (Araneae: Gnaphosidae). Journal of Natural History 54(21-22): 1325-1336. doi:10.1080/00222933.2020.1797201 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Simon, E. (1893d). Voyage de M. E. Simon aux îles Philippines (mars et avril 1890). 6e Mémoire. Arachnides. Annales de la Société Entomologique de France 62: 65-80. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Solanki, R., Siliwal, M. & Kumar, D. (2017). First record of Pandava laminata (Thorell, 1878) (Araneae: Titanoecidae) from India. European Journal of Zoological Research 5(1): 23-27. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Song, D. X., Zhu, M. S. & Chen, J. (1999). The spiders of China. Hebei Science and Technology Publishing House, Shijiazhuang, 640 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Strand, E. (1907k). Süd- und ostasiatische Spinnen. Abhandlungen der Naturforschenden Gesellschaft Görlitz 25: 107-215. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Thorell, T. (1878b). Studi sui ragni Malesi e Papuani. II. Ragni di Amboina raccolti Prof. O. Beccari. Annali del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale di Genova 13: 5-317. 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

Thorell, T. (1897a). Viaggio di Leonardo Fea in Birmania e regioni vicine. LXXIII. Secondo saggio sui Ragni birmani. I. Parallelodontes. Tubitelariae. Annali del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale di Genova 37: 161-267. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Tikader, B. K. (1977a). Studies on spider fauna of Andaman and Nicobar islands, Indian Ocean. Records of the Zoological Survey of India 72: 153-212. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Tikader, B. K. (1982b). Part 2. Family Gnaphosidae. In: The fauna of India. Spiders: Araneae. Vol. II. Zoological Survey of India, Calcutta, pp. 295-536. download pdf -- Show included taxa

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Edit history
Date Type Reference Detail
2020-12-08 New taxonomic reference entry Parker, 2020 n/a
2020-12-08 Species distribution update Parker, 2020 n/a (Old value)
2020-10-29 New taxonomic reference entry Sankaran, Caleb & Sebastian, 2020e n/a
2020-10-29 Species synonymy Sankaran, Caleb & Sebastian, 2020e Pandava nicobarensis synonymized with Pandava laminata
2020-01-03 Species distribution update Marusik, Otto & Japoshvili, 2020 n/a (Old value)
2020-01-03 New taxonomic reference entry Marusik, Otto & Japoshvili, 2020 n/a
2020-01-03 Species synonymy Marusik, Otto & Japoshvili, 2020 Pandava yanoiana synonymized with Pandava laminata
2017-07-20 New taxonomic reference entry Rozwałka & Bielak-Bielecki, 2017 n/a
2017-07-20 Species distribution update Rozwałka & Bielak-Bielecki, 2017 n/a (Old value)
2017-05-20 New taxonomic reference entry Solanki, Siliwal & Kumar, 2017 n/a
2017-05-20 Species distribution update Solanki, Siliwal & Kumar, 2017 n/a (Old value)