Taxon details


Davus ruficeps (Simon, 1891)

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2016-10-03
  • LSID: [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:048738]
  • Distribution: Costa Rica, Nicaragua
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  • Holotype: Muséum national d'histoire naturelle (MNHN), Paris, France; jm (AR4573) [not f!] (Gabriel, 2016)
Taxonomic references
Hapalopus ruficeps Simon, 1891a: 109 (Df).
Metriopelma zebrata Banks, 1909a: 195, pl. 5, f. 8 (Dm).
Metriopelma morosus Banks, 1909a: 196, pl. 5, f. 16 (Dm).
Crypsidromus morosus Petrunkevitch, 1911: 55.
Crypsidromus zebratus Petrunkevitch, 1911: 56.
Metriopelma zebrata Valerio, 1982: 409, f. 1, 4, 7-9, 26 (m, Df, S).
Metriopelma zebratum Smith, 1986b: 93, f. 81h (m).
Metriopelma zebratum Smith, 1987d: 93, f. 81h (m).
Metriopelma zebratum Pérez-Miles et al., 1996: 53 (Tmf from Crypsidromus=Lasiodora, contra Raven, 1985a).
Metriopelma zebrata Vol, 1999a: 12, f. P4 (f).
Neischnocolus zebratus Peters, 2000b: 55, f. 147-148 (mf).
Metriopelma zebratum Peters, 2003: 238, f. 965-966 (mf).
Neischnocolus zebratus Schmidt, 2003l: 130, 178, f. 143, 441 (mf).
Davus ruficeps Gabriel, 2016: 69, f. 19-25, 40, 47-48 (Tmf from Hapalopus, removed from S with Cyclosternum pentaloris, S of Metriopelma zebrata).
References

Banks, N. (1909a). Arachnida from Costa Rica. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 61: 194-234. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Gabriel, R. (2016). Revised taxonomic placement of the species in the Central American genera Davus O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1892, Metriopelma Becker, 1878, and Schizopelma F. O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1897, with comments on species in related genera (Araneae: Theraphosidae). Arachnology 17(2): 61-92. doi:10.13156/arac.2006.17.2.61 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Pérez-Miles, F., Lucas, S. M., Silva Jr., P. I. da & Bertani, R. (1996). Systematic revision and cladistic analysis of Theraphosinae (Araneae: Theraphosidae). Mygalomorph 1: 33-68. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Peters, H.-J. (2000b). Tarantulas of the world: Kleiner Atlas der Vogelspinnen - Band 2. Published by the author, 162 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Peters, H.-J. (2003). Tarantulas of the world: Amerika's Vogelspinnen. Published by the author, Wegberg, Germany, 328 pp. [Longhorn & Gabriel, 2019: 109: "We consider much of the information in Peters (2003) as erroneous"] download pdf download pdf -- Show included taxa

Petrunkevitch, A. (1911). A synonymic index-catalogue of spiders of North, Central and South America with all adjacent islands, Greenland, Bermuda, West Indies, Terra del Fuego, Galapagos, etc. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 29: 1-791. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Schmidt, G. (2003l). Die Vogelspinnen: Eine weltweite Übersicht. Neue Brehm-Bücherei, Hohenwarsleben, 383 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Simon, E. (1891a). Descriptions de quelques arachnides du Costa Rica communiqués pa M. A. Getaz (de Genève). Bulletin de la Société Zoologique de France 16: 109-112. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Smith, A. M. (1986b). The tarantula: classification and identification guide. Fitzgerald Publishing, London, 179 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Smith, A. M. (1987d). The tarantula: classification and identification guide (second ed.). Fitzgerald Publishing, London, 179 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Valerio, C. E. (1982). Arañas terafosidas de Costa Rica (Araneae, Theraphosidae). IV. Generos Metriopelma y Cyclosternum, incluyendo especies de Panama. Brenesia 19/20: 407-423. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Vol, F. (1999a). A propos d'une spermatheque inhabituelle. Arachnides 42: 1-13. download pdf -- Show included taxa

External Resource References

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Edit history
Date Type Reference Detail
2016-10-03 Species synonymy Gabriel, 2016 Davus zebratum synonymized with Davus ruficeps
2016-10-03 New taxonomic reference entry Gabriel, 2016 n/a
2016-10-03 Taxonomic reference added from other taxon n/a (Old value)
2016-10-03 New species inserted Gabriel, 2016 n/a