Taxon details

Araneus varus (Kauri, 1950)

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m
  • Last updated: 2022-06-07
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: South Africa
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Type deposit: provide information
Taxonomic references
Larinia vara Kauri, 1950: 72, f. 7 (Dm).
Araneus varus Marusik, 2017c: 245, f. 1-7 (m, T from Larinia).
Araneus varus Dippenaar-Schoeman et al., 2022d: 25, 2 unnumbered f. (m).

Dippenaar-Schoeman, A. S., Haddad, C. R., Foord, S. H., Lotz, L. N. & Webb, P. (2022d). The Araneidae of South Africa. Version 2: part 1 (A-C). South African National Survey of Arachnida Photo Identification Guide, Irene, 74 pp. doi:10.5281/zenodo.6326922 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Kauri, H. (1950). On some South African spiders and harvest-spiders. Kungliga Fysiografiska Sällskapets i Lund Förhandlingar (Proceedings of the Royal Physiographic Society at Lund) 20(6): 64-79. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Marusik, Y. M. (2017c). Redescription of the holotype of Larinia vara Kauri, 1950 (Aranei: Araneidae) from South Africa, with establishing of a new combination. Arthropoda Selecta 26(3): 245-247. doi:10.15298/arthsel.26.3.06 download pdf -- Show included taxa

External Resource References

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Edit history
Date Type Reference Detail
2022-06-07 New taxonomic reference entry Dippenaar-Schoeman et al., 2022d n/a
2017-10-01 New taxonomic reference entry Marusik, 2017c n/a
2017-10-01 Species transferred to new genus Marusik, 2017c Species transferred from Larinia to Araneus