Taxon details

Heptathela helios Tanikawa & Miyashita, 2014

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2019-11-14
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Japan (Ryukyu Is.)
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Type deposit provide information
  • Holotype: Department of Zoology of the National Museum of Nature and Science (NSMT-Ar), Tokyo, Japan; m (12851) (Xu et al., 2019b)
Taxonomic references
Heptathela helios Tanikawa & Miyashita, 2014: 68, f. 4A-G (Dmf).
Heptathela helios Xu et al., 2019b: 44, f. 24A-M (mf).

Tanikawa, A. & Miyashita, T. (2014). Discovery of a cryptic species of Heptathela from the northernmost part of Okinawajima Is., Southwest Japan, as revealed by mitochondrial and nuclear DNA. Acta Arachnologica 63(2): 65-72. doi:10.2476/asjaa.63.65 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Xu, X., Ono, H., Kuntner, M., Liu, F. X. & Li, D. Q. (2019b). A taxonomic monograph of the liphistiid spider genus Heptathela, endemic to Japanese islands. ZooKeys 888: 1-50. doi:10.3897/zookeys.888.34494 download pdf -- Show included taxa

External Resource References

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Edit history
Date Type Reference Detail
2019-11-14 New taxonomic reference entry Xu et al., 2019b n/a
2015-02-18 New taxonomic reference entry Tanikawa & Miyashita, 2014 n/a
2015-02-18 New species inserted Tanikawa & Miyashita, 2014 n/a