Taxon details

Bowie cochinensis (Gravely, 1931)

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2023-02-03
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: India
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  • Syntype: National Zoological Collections, Zoological Survey of India (NZC-ZSI), Kolkata, India; mm ff (Jäger, 2022a)
Taxonomic references
Ctenus cochinensis Gravely, 1931: 235, f. 1E, 3C (Dmf).
Ctenus cochinensis Tikader & Malhotra, 1981: 112, f. 5A-D (mf).
Ctenus cochinensis Sankaran & Sebastian, 2018a: 400, f. 1B, D-E, 5A-G (mf).
Bowie cochinensis Jäger, 2022a: 48, f. 173-177, 215-220 (mf, T from Ctenus).
Bowie cochinensis Sankaran & Joseph, 2023: 22, f. 1f (m).

Gravely, F. H. (1931). Some Indian spiders of the families Ctenidae, Sparassidae, Selenopidae and Clubionidae. Records of the Indian Museum, Calcutta 33(3): 211-282. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Jäger, P. (2022a). Bowie gen. nov., a diverse lineage of ground-dwelling spiders occurring from the Himalayas to Papua New Guinea and northern Australia (Araneae: Ctenidae: Cteninae). Zootaxa 5170(1): 1-200. doi:10.11646/zootaxa.5170.1.1 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Sankaran, P. M. & Sebastian, P. A. (2018a). First record of Africactenus Hyatt, 1954 and redescriptions of two poorly known species of Ctenus Walckenaer, 1805 (Araneae, Ctenidae, Cteninae) from India. Zootaxa 4388(3): 395-406. doi:10.11646/zootaxa.4388.3.5 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Sankaran, P. M. & Joseph, M. M. (2023). The hitherto unknown male of Bowie indicus (Gravely, 1931) (Araneae: Ctenidae). Journal of Natural History 57(1-4): 19-24. doi:10.1080/00222933.2022.2160282 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Tikader, B. K. & Malhotra, M. S. (1981). Revision of spiders of the genus Ctenus Walckenaer from India (Araneae: Ctenidae). Records of the Zoological Survey of India 79(1-2): 105-124. download pdf -- Show included taxa

External Resource References

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Edit history
Date Type Reference Detail
2023-02-03 New taxonomic reference entry Sankaran & Joseph, 2023 n/a
2022-08-22 New taxonomic reference entry Jäger, 2022a n/a
2022-08-22 Species transferred to new genus Jäger, 2022a Species transferred from Ctenus to Bowie
2018-03-05 New taxonomic reference entry Sankaran & Sebastian, 2018a n/a