Taxon details

Coenoptychus pulcher Simon, 1885

  • Rank: Species (Genus type)
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2020-05-18
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: India, Sri Lanka
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  • It is widely assumend that most of the type material from Simon can be found in the Muséum National d’Histoire Naturelle in Paris, France
Taxonomic references
Coenoptychus pulcher Simon, 1885d: 37 (Df).
Onychocryptus mutillaris Karsch, 1892: 295, pl. 11, f. 17 (Df).
Coenoptychus pulchellus Simon, 1897a: 174 (lapsus).
Coenoptychus pulchellus Green, 1912: 92, f. 5-6 (f, Dm).
Coenoptychus pulcher Gravely, 1931: 276, f. 20G (f).
Coenoptychus pulcher Majumder & Tikader, 1991: 145, f. 306-310 (f).
Coenoptychus pulcher Deeleman-Reinhold, 2001: 329, f. 486-488 (f).
Coenoptychus pulcher Paul et al., 2018: 165, f. 1A-D, 2A-H, 3A-F, 4A-C,F-K (mf).
Coenoptychus pulcher Caleb, 2020b: 15720, f. 5G-L, 25J (mf).

Caleb, J. T. D. (2020b). Spider (Arachnida: Araneae) fauna of the scrub jungle in the Madras Christian College campus, Chennai, India. Journal of Threatened Taxa 12(7): 15711-15766. doi:10.11609/jott.5758.12.7.15711-15766 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Deeleman-Reinhold, C. L. (2001). Forest spiders of South East Asia: with a revision of the sac and ground spiders (Araneae: Clubionidae, Corinnidae, Liocranidae, Gnaphosidae, Prodidomidae and Trochanterriidae [sic]). Brill, Leiden, 591 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Gravely, F. H. (1931). Some Indian spiders of the families Ctenidae, Sparassidae, Selenopidae and Clubionidae. Records of the Indian Museum, Calcutta 33: 211-282. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Green, E. (1912). On a remarkable mimetic spider. Spolia Zeylan 8: 92-93. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Karsch, F. (1892). Arachniden von Ceylon und von Minikoy gesammelt von den Herren Doctoren P. und F. Sarasin. Berliner Entomologische Zeitschrift 36: 267-310. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Majumder, S. C. & Tikader, B. K. (1991). Studies on some spiders of the family Clubionidae from India. Records of the Zoological Survey of India, Occasional Paper 102: 1-175. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Paul, J., Sankaran, P. M., Sebastian, P. A. & Joseph, M. M. (2018). A review of the wasp mimicking spider genus Coenoptychus Simon, 1885 (Araneae: Corinnidae: Castianeirinae). Zootaxa 4413(1): 163-172. doi:10.11646/zootaxa.4413.1.6 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Simon, E. (1885d). Matériaux pour servir à la faune arachnologiques de l'Asie méridionale. I. Arachnides recueillis à Wagra-Karoor près Gundacul, district de Bellary par M. M. Chaper. II. Arachnides recueillis à Ramnad, district de Madura par M. l'abbé Fabre. Bulletin de la Société Zoologique de France 10: 1-39. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Simon, E. (1897a). Histoire naturelle des araignées. Deuxième édition, tome second. Roret, Paris, pp. 1-192. [second pdf with detailed publication dates of the single parts] doi:10.5962/bhl.title.51973 download pdf download pdf -- Show included taxa

External Resource References

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Date Type Reference Detail
2020-05-18 New taxonomic reference entry Caleb, 2020b n/a
2018-04-20 New taxonomic reference entry Paul et al., 2018 n/a