Taxon details

Pronophaea natalica Simon, 1897

  • Rank: Species (Genus type)
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2023-08-30
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: South Africa
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Type deposit provide information
  • It is widely assumed that most of the type material from Simon can be found in the Muséum National d’Histoire Naturelle in Paris, France
Taxonomic references
Pronophaea natalica Simon, 1897c: 15 (Df).
Medmassa nitida Lawrence, 1937: 252, f. 21 (Dm) [].
Medmassa nitida Lawrence, 1938a: 506, f. 29 (Df).
Pronophaea natalica Haddad & Bosselaers, 2010: 9, f. 25-30 (mf, S of Medmassa nitida).
Pronophaea natalica Haddad et al., 2023: 65, p. 64: 1-2, p. 65: 1-8, p. 66: 1-6 (mf).

Haddad, C. R. & Bosselaers, J. (2010). A revision of the genus Medmassa Simon, 1887 (Araneae: Corinnidae) in the Afrotopical Region. Zootaxa 2361: 1-12. doi:10.11646/zootaxa.2361.1.1 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

Lawrence, R. F. (1937). A collection of Arachnida from Zululand. Annals of the Natal Museum 8: 211-273, pl. 13. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Lawrence, R. F. (1938a). A collection of spiders from Natal and Zululand. Annals of the Natal Museum 8: 455-524. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Simon, E. (1897c). Description d'arachnides nouveaux. Annales de la Société Entomologique de Belgique 41: 8-17. download pdf -- Show included taxa

External Resource References

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2023-08-30 New taxonomic reference entry Haddad et al., 2023 n/a