Taxon details


Megaraneus gabonensis (Lucas, 1858)

  • Rank: Species (Genus type)
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: - -
  • LSID: [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:016402]
  • Distribution: Africa
Taxonomic references
Epeira gabonensis Lucas, 1858: 420, pl. 12, f. 6 (Df).
Epeira angolensis Brito Capello, 1866: 79, pl. 2, f. 4 (Df).
Epeira chinchoxensis Karsch, 1879a: 333 (Df).
Aranea basilissa Thorell, 1899: 44 (Df).
Cyrtophora angolensis Pocock, 1900g: 853.
Cyrtophora gabonensis Simon, 1907d: 286.
Caerostris basilissa Roewer, 1942a: 888.
Megaraneus campbelli Lawrence, 1968: 110, f. 1a-e, 2a-e, g (Dmf).
Megaraneus gabonensis Grasshoff, 1984: 763 (Tmf from Cyrtophora, S).
References

Brito Capello, F. de (1866). Especies novas ou pouco conhecidas d'arachnidios d'Africa occidental. Journal of the Scientific Academy of Science Lisboa 1: 79-88. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Grasshoff, M. (1984). Die Radnetzspinnen-Gattung Caerostris (Arachnida: Araneae). Revue Zoologique Africaine 98: 725-765. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Karsch, F. (1879a). West-afrikanische Arachniden, gesammelt von Herrn Stabsarzt Dr. Falkenstein. Zeitschrift für die Gesammten Naturwissenschaften 52: 329-373. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Lawrence, R. F. (1968). Four new spiders from southern Africa (Araneae). Annals of the Natal Museum 20: 109-121. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Lucas, H. (1858). Aptères. In: Thomson, J. (ed.) Voyage au Gabon. Archives Entomologiques de M. J. Thomson 2, 373-445. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Pocock, R. I. (1900g). On the scorpions, pedipalps and spiders from tropical West-Africa, represented in the collection of the British Museum. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 67(4, for 1899): 833-885, Pl. LV-LVIII. [published in April 1900, after Duncan, 1937] download pdf -- Show included taxa

Roewer, C. F. (1942a). Katalog der Araneae von 1758 bis 1940. Bremen 1, 1-1040. download pdf download pdf -- Show included taxa

Simon, E. (1907d). Arachnides recueillis par L. Fea sur la côte occidentale d'Afrique. 1re partie. Annali del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale di Genova (3) 3: 218-323. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Thorell, T. (1899). Araneae Camerunenses (Africae occidentalis) quas anno 1891 collegerunt Cel. Dr Y. Sjöstedt aliique. Bihang till Kungliga Svenska Vetenskaps-Akademiens Handlingar 25(1): 1-105. download pdf -- Show included taxa

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