Taxon details

Messapus natalis (Pocock, 1898)

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: - -
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Mozambique, South Africa
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Taxonomic references
Corinna natalis Pocock, 1898c: 221, pl. 8, f. 14 (Df; not a corinnid, per Bonaldo, 2000: 40).
Corinna natalis Haddad, 2005: 28, f. 1-6 (f, Dm).
Messapus natalis Haddad, 2013b: 20, f. 29-30 (Tmf from Corinna).

Haddad, C. R. (2005). A re-description of Corinna natalis Pocock, 1898 (Araneae, Corinnidae), Africa's largest dark sac spider, with natural history notes. Journal of Afrotropical Zoology 2: 27-32. 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

Pocock, R. I. (1898c). The Arachnida from the province of Natal, South Africa, contained in the collection of the British Museum. Annals and Magazine of Natural History (7) 2(9): 197-226, pl. 8. download pdf -- Show included taxa

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