Taxon details

Lipocrea epeiroides (O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1872)

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2024-06-16
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Italy (Sardinia, Sicily), Malta, Cyprus, Turkey, Israel, Yemen, India
Type deposit provide information
  • Holotype: Oxford University Museum of Natural History (OUMNH) = Hope Entomological Collections Oxford (HECO), Oxford, UK; m (Hope Entomological Collections: B. 1072, t. 7) (Levy, 1986)
Taxonomic references
Argiope epeiroides O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1872: 301 (Dmf).
Larinia epeiroides Simon, 1895a: 768.
Larinia chloris Grasshoff, 1970b: 222 (S of Larinia epeiroides; rejected by Levy, 1986: 7).
Lipocrea epeiroides Levy, 1986: 7, f. 28-39 (mf, T from Larinia, removed from S of Larinia chloris, rejecting Grasshoff, 1970b: 222).
Lipocrea epeiroides Kunt et al., 2010: 71, f. 1-10 (m).
Lipocrea epeiroides Wunderlich, 2011: 11, f. 4-5 (mf).
Lipocrea epeiroides Keswani & Vankhede, 2013: 66, f. 1A-F, 2A-I (mf).
Lipocrea epeiroides Bosmans & Colombo, 2015: 323, f. 43-48 (mf).
Lipocrea epeiroides Dentici, 2017: 861, f. 1-4 (f).
Lipocrea epeiroides Rehfeldt & Cassar, 2024: 21, f. 5a-b, 39c (m).

Bosmans, R. & Colombo, M. (2015). New species of spiders from Sardinia (Araneae), with ecological notes on Lipocrea epeiroides (O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1872) (Araneae: Araneidae). Arachnology 16(9): 319-332. doi:10.13156/arac.2015.16.9.319 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Dentici, A. (2017). Contribution to the knowledge of Sicilian spider fauna (Arachnida Araneae). Biodiversity Journal 8(3): 861-864. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Grasshoff, M. (1970b). Die Tribus Mangorini. I. Die Gattungen Eustala, Larinia s. str., Larinopa n. gen. (Arachnida: Araneae: Araneidae-Araneinae). Senckenbergiana Biologica 51(3/4): 209-234. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Keswani, S. & Vankhede, G. (2013). Lipocrea epeiroides (O. P. Cambridge, 1872) (Araneae: Araneidae) a new record from India. Indian Journal of Arachnology 2(2): 66-72. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Kunt, K. B., Bayram, A., Yağmur, E. A., Kaya, R. & Uğurtaş, İ. H. (2010). The first record of genus Lipocrea Thorell, 1878 in Turkey (Araneae, Araneidae). Biological Diversity and Conservation 3: 70-74. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Levy, G. (1986). Spiders of the genera Siwa, Larinia, Lipocrea and Drexelia (Araneae: Araneidae) from Israel. Bulletin of the British Arachnological Society 7: 1-10. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Pickard-Cambridge, O. (1872). General list of the spiders of Palestine and Syria, with descriptions of numerous new species, and characters of two new genera. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 40(1): 212-354, pl. 13-16. doi:10.1111/j.1469-7998.1872.tb00489.x download pdf -- Show included taxa

Rehfeldt, S. & Cassar, T. (2024). A contribution to the arachnofauna (Arachnida: Araneae, Opiliones) of the Maltese Islands, with two new records for Europe. Arachnologische Mitteilungen 67: 18-47. doi:10.30963/aramit6704 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Simon, E. (1895a). Histoire naturelle des araignées. Deuxième édition, tome premier. Roret, Paris, pp. 761-1084. [second pdf with detailed publication dates of the single parts] doi:10.5962/bhl.title.51973 download pdf download pdf -- Show included taxa

Wunderlich, J. (2011). Extant and fossil spiders (Araneae). Beiträge zur Araneologie 6: 1-640. download pdf -- Show included taxa

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Edit history
Date Type Reference Detail
2024-06-16 New taxonomic reference entry Rehfeldt & Cassar, 2024 n/a
2024-06-16 Species distribution update Rehfeldt & Cassar, 2024 n/a (Old value)
2022-12-09 Species distribution update n/a (Old value)
2017-11-14 New taxonomic reference entry Dentici, 2017 n/a
2017-11-14 Species distribution update Dentici, 2017 n/a (Old value)
2016-01-12 New taxonomic reference entry Bosmans & Colombo, 2015 n/a
2016-01-12 Species distribution update Bosmans & Colombo, 2015 n/a (Old value)