Taxon details

Copa flavoplumosa Simon, 1886

  • Rank: Species (Genus type)
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2023-08-30
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: West, Central, East, Southern Africa
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Type deposit provide information
  • Holotype: Museum für Naturkunde, Berlin (ZMB), Germany; f (28199) of Copa benina (Haddad, 2013a)
  • Lectotype: Muséum national d'histoire naturelle (MNHN), Paris, France; f (5338) (Haddad, 2013a)
  • Syntype: Muséum d'histoire naturelle de la ville de Genève (MHNG), Geneva, Switzerland; 1m 1f of Copa benina nigra (Haddad, 2013a)
  • Paralectotype: Muséum national d'histoire naturelle (MNHN), Paris, France; 1f (5338) (Haddad, 2013a)
Taxonomic references
Copa flavoplumosa Simon, 1886g: 396 (Df).
Copa flavopilosa Simon, 1897a: 160, f. 159 (misspelled, lapsus).
Copa flavoplumosa Simon, 1897a: 168, 173, f. 159.
Copa benina Strand, 1916c: 93 (Df) [].
Copa benina Lessert, 1921: 429, f. 66-69 (f, Dm).
Copa benina nigra Lessert, 1933: 129, f. 48 (Dmf) [].
Copa benina Bosselaers & Jocqué, 2002: 250, f. 3E (m).
Copa flavoplumosa Haddad, 2013a: 8, f. 1-4, 7-9, 13-18, 31-48, 55-56, 61-65, 67-70 (mf, S of Copa benina and C. benina nigra).
Copa flavoplumosa Haddad, 2013b: 76, f. 15, 17, 24 (f).
Copa flavoplumosa Ramírez, 2014: 231, f. 159A-C, 178E-F (mf).
Copa flavoplumosa Haddad et al., 2023: 21, p. 4: 4, p. 20: 1-2, p. 21: 1-9, p. 22: 1-5 (mf).

Bosselaers, J. & Jocqué, R. (2002). Studies in Corinnidae: cladistic analysis of 38 corinnid and liocranid genera, and transfer of Phrurolithinae. Zoologica Scripta 31(3): 241-270. doi:10.1046/j.1463-6409.2002.00080.x download pdf -- Show included taxa

Haddad, C. R. (2013a). A revision of the continental species of Copa Simon, 1885 (Araneae, Corinnidae) in the Afrotropical region. ZooKeys 276: 1-37. doi:10.3897/zookeys.276.4233 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Haddad, C. R. (2013b). Taxonomic notes on the spider genus Messapus Simon, 1898 (Araneae, Corinnidae), with the description of the new genera Copuetta and Wasaka and the first cladistic analysis of Afrotropical Castianeirinae. Zootaxa 3688: 1-79. doi:10.11646/zootaxa.3688.1.1 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Haddad, C. R., Dippenaar-Schoeman, A. S., Foord, S. H. & Lotz, L. N. (2023). The Corinnidae of South Africa. Version 1. South African National Survey of Arachnida Photo Identification Guide, Irene, 72 pp. doi:10.5281/zenodo.8300753 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Lessert, R. de (1921). Araignées du Kilimandjaro et du Merou (suite). 4. Clubionidae. Revue Suisse de Zoologie 28: 381-442. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Lessert, R. de (1933). Araignées d'Angola. Résultats de la Mission scientifique suisse en Angola 1928-1929. Revue Suisse de Zoologie 40(1): 85-159. doi:10.5962/bhl.part.117656 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Ramírez, M. J. (2014). The morphology and phylogeny of dionychan spiders (Araneae: Araneomorphae). Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 390: 1-374. Link doi:10.1206/821.1 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Simon, E. (1886g). Etudes arachnologiques. 18e Mémoire. XXVI. Matériaux pour servir à la faune des Arachnides du Sénégal. (Suivi d'une appendice intitulé: Descriptions de plusieurs espèces africaines nouvelles). Annales de la Société Entomologique de France (6) 5: 345-396. 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

Strand, E. (1916c). Zentralafrikanische Clubioniden. In: Wissenschaftliche Ergebnisse der Deutschen Zentral Afrika Expedition 1907-1908, unter Führung Adolf Friedrichs, Herzogs zu Mecklenburg. Archiv für Naturgeschichte 81(A11): 79-98. download pdf -- Show included taxa

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Edit history
Date Type Reference Detail
2023-08-30 New taxonomic reference entry Haddad et al., 2023 n/a
2014-07-25 New taxonomic reference entry Ramírez, 2014 n/a