Taxon details

Calommata transvaalica Hewitt, 1916

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2022-06-22
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: South Africa
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  • Holotype: Ditsong National Museum of Natural History (formerly Transvaal Museum) (TMSA), Pretoria, South Africa; f (2999) (Fourie, Haddad & Jocqué, 2011)
Taxonomic references
Calommata transvaalicus Hewitt, 1916b: 180, f. 3, pl. 26, f. 11 (Df).
Calommata transvaalica Fourie, Haddad & Jocqué, 2011: 21, f. 7-8, 18-19, 69-72 (removed f from S of C. simoni, contra Benoit, 1967a: 283, Dm).
Calommata transvaalica Dippenaar-Schoeman et al., 2020j: 7, p. 3: 1 f., p. 6: 3 f. [in version 2: 4 f.] (m, f habitus).

Dippenaar-Schoeman, A. S., Haddad, C. R., Foord, S. H. & Lotz, L. N. (2020j). The Atypidae of South Africa. Version 1. South African National Survey of Arachnida Photo Identification Guide, Irene, 7 pp. [the 2nd pdf is version 2 from 2022, which differs only slightly and has no different doi] doi:10.5281/zenodo.6032638 download pdf download pdf -- Show included taxa

Fourie, R., Haddad, C. R. & Jocqué, R. (2011). A revision of the purse-web spider genus Calommata Lucas, 1837 (Araneae, Atypidae) in the Afrotropical region. ZooKeys 95: 1-28. doi:10.3897/zookeys.95.745 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Hewitt, J. (1916b). Descriptions of new South African spiders. Annals of the Transvaal Museum 5: 180-213. download pdf -- Show included taxa

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2022-06-22 New taxonomic reference entry Dippenaar-Schoeman et al., 2020j n/a