Taxon details

Madagascarchaea legendrei (Platnick, 1991)

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2018-01-17
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Madagascar
Taxonomic references
Archaea legendrei Platnick, 1991a: 137, f. 7-14 (Dmf).
Eriauchenius legendrei Wood, 2008: 286, f. 2E, 12B, 18A, 20A-D (mf).
Eriauchenius legendrei Wood, Griswold & Gillespie, 2012: 624, f. 9a (m).
Madagascarchaea legendrei Wood & Scharff, 2018: 76, f. 24A-I (mf, T from Eriauchenius).

Platnick, N. I. (1991a). On Malagasy Archaea (Araneae, Archaeidae). Journal of African Zoology 105: 135-140. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Wood, H. (2008). A revision of the assassin spiders of the Eriauchenius gracilicollis group, a clade of spiders endemic to Madagascar (Araneae: Archaeidae). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 152(2): 255-296. doi:10.1111/j.1096-3642.2007.00359.x download pdf -- Show included taxa

Wood, H. M., Griswold, C. E. & Gillespie, R. G. (2012). Phylogenetic placement of pelican spiders (Archaeidae, Araneae), with insight into evolution of the "neck" and predatory behaviours of the superfamily Palpimanoidea. Cladistics 28: 598-626. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Wood, H. M. & Scharff, N. (2018). A review of the Madagascan pelican spiders of the genera Eriauchenius O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1881 and Madagascarchaea gen. n. (Araneae, Archaeidae). ZooKeys 727: 1-96. doi:10.3897/zookeys.727.20222 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Edit history
Date Type Reference Detail
2018-01-17 New taxonomic reference entry Wood & Scharff, 2018 n/a
2018-01-17 Species transferred to new genus Wood & Scharff, 2018 Species transferred from Eriauchenius to Madagascarchaea