Taxon details

Sphodros abboti Walckenaer, 1835

  • Rank: Species (Genus type)
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
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  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: USA
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Taxonomic references
Sphodros abbotii Walckenaer, 1835: 639 (Dmf).
Madognatha abboti Ausserer, 1871a: 143.
Atypus abboti McCook, 1888c: 203.
Atypus abboti McCook, 1894: 138, pl. 29, f. 9 (mf).
Atypus abboti Gertsch, 1936b: 9, f. 1-6, 11-12, 15-23 (mf).
Sphodros abboti Gertsch & Platnick, 1980: 16, f. 1, 3-4, 10, 20-31 (Tmf from Atypus).

Ausserer, A. (1871a). Beiträge zur Kenntniss der Arachniden-Familie der Territelariae Thorell (Mygalidae Autor). Verhandlungen der Kaiserlich-Königlichen Zoologisch-Botanischen Gesellschaft in Wien 21: 117-224, pl. 1. [incl. unpubl. manuscript by Doleschall] download pdf -- Show included taxa

Gertsch, W. J. (1936b). The Nearctic Atypidae. American Museum Novitates 895: 1-19. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Gertsch, W. J. & Platnick, N. I. (1980). A revision of the American spiders of the family Atypidae (Araneae, Mygalomorphae). American Museum Novitates 2704: 1-39. download pdf -- Show included taxa

McCook, H. C. (1888c). Nesting habits of the American purseweb spider (Atypus abbotii). Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 40: 203-220. download pdf -- Show included taxa

McCook, H. C. (1894). American spiders and their spinningwork. Philadelphia 3, 1-285. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Walckenaer, C. A. (1835). Mémoire sur une nouvelle espèce de Mygale, sur les théraphoses et les divers genres dont se compose cette tribu d'Aranéides. Annales de la Société Entomologique de France 4: 637-651. download pdf -- Show included taxa

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