Taxon details

Afrarchaea godfreyi (Hewitt, 1919)

  • Rank: Species (Genus type)
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2022-06-26
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: South Africa
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Taxonomic references
Archaea godfreyi Hewitt, 1919a: 196, f. 1-2 (Dmf).
Archaea godfreyi Canals, 1934: 5, f. 2 (f).
Archaea godfreyi Lehtinen, 1967: 289 (most probably congeneric with Eriauchenus workmanni).
Afrarchaea godfreyi Forster & Platnick, 1984: 24, f. 1, 3, 8, 11, 18, 26, 30-33, 36-37, 53-54, 58-59 (Tmf from Eriauchenius).
Afrarchaea godfreyi Lotz, 1996b: 156, f. 6a-f (mf).
Afrarchaea godfreyi Dippenaar-Schoeman et al., 2021c: 11, 7 f. (m, f habitus).

Canals, J. (1934). Estudios aracnologicos. IV. Las araƱas de la familia Archaeidae y su distribucion geografica actual. Buenos Aires, pp. 1-8. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Dippenaar-Schoeman, A. S., Haddad, C. R., Foord, S. H. & Lotz, L. N. (2021c). The Archaeidae of South Africa. Version 1. South African National Survey of Arachnida Photo Identification Guide, Irene, 20 pp. doi:10.5281/zenodo.5982745 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Forster, R. R. & Platnick, N. I. (1984). A review of the archaeid spiders and their relatives, with notes on the limits of the superfamily Palpimanoidea (Arachnida, Araneae). Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 178: 1-106. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Hewitt, J. (1919a). Descriptions of new South African spiders and a solifuge of the genus Chelypus. Records of the Albany Museum Grahamstown 3: 196-215. 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

Lotz, L. N. (1996b). Afrotropical Archaeidae (Araneae): 1. New species of Afrarchaea with notes on Afrarchaea godfreyi (Hewitt, 1919). Navorsinge van die Nasionale Museum Bloemfontein 12: 141-160. download pdf -- Show included taxa

External Resource References

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Edit history
Date Type Reference Detail
2022-06-26 New taxonomic reference entry Dippenaar-Schoeman et al., 2021c n/a
2020-07-27 New taxonomic reference entry Lehtinen, 1967 n/a
2018-01-21 Species distribution update Wood & Scharff, 2018 n/a (Old value)