Taxon details

Ctenus nigromaculatus Thorell, 1899

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2017-09-13
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Central, West Africa
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Type deposit provide information
  • Holotype: Museum für Naturkunde, Berlin (ZMB), Germany (database export of type material, March 2019); Ctenus illecebrosus Arts, 1912, (14252)
  • Syntype: Zoologisches Museum Hamburg (ZMH), Hamburg, Germany (data base search of type material, 11.02.2019); 7m (A0003468), 10f (A0003467), 5f (A0003470) of Ctenus gemmatus Arts, 1912 (Arts, 1912)
Taxonomic references
Ctenus nigromaculatus Thorell, 1899: 76 (Df).
Ctenus hexastictus Simon, 1909f: 351, f. 8 (Dmf).
Ctenus nigromaculatus Arts, 1912: 193, pl. 1, f. 9 (mf).
Ctenus illecebrosus Arts, 1912: 194, pl. 1, f. 10 (Df).
Ctenus gemmatus Arts, 1912: 197, pl. 2, f. 17 (Dmf).
Ctenus hexastictus Hyatt, 1954: 883, f. 20 (f).
Ctenus nigromaculatus Benoit, 1980: 110, f. 1, 7, 11a-b (mf, S, rejected).

Arts, L. des (1912). Zusammenstellung der afrikanischen Arten der Gattung Ctenus. Jahrbuch der Hamburgischen Wissenschaftlichen Anstalten 29(2): 183-218. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Benoit, P. L. G. (1980). Etudes sur les Ctenidae africains X. Gen. Ctenus Walck. - groupe nigromaculatus (Araneae). Revue Zoologique Africaine 94: 109-118. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Hyatt, K. H. (1954). The African spiders of the family Ctenidae in the collections of the British Museum (Natural History). Annals and Magazine of Natural History (12) 7: 877-894. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Simon, E. (1909f). Arachnides recueillis par L. Fea sur la côte occidentale d'Afrique. 2e partie. Annali del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale di Genova 44: 335-449. [year corrected from 1910 to 1909, see pp. 337, 353, 369, etc.; following Bonnet, contra Roewer] download pdf -- Show included taxa

Thorell, T. (1899). Araneae Camerunenses (Africae occidentalis) quas anno 1891 collegerunt Cel. Dr Y. Sjöstedt aliique. Bihang till Kongliga Svenska Vetenskaps-Akademiens Handlingar 25(IV, 1): 1-105. download pdf -- Show included taxa

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Edit history
Date Type Reference Detail
2017-09-13 Taxonomic reference assigned to new taxon Taxonomic reference entry assigned to Piloctenus pilosus (Thorell, 1899)