Taxon details

Macroctenus occidentalis (F. O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1898)

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: f
  • Last updated: 2017-05-07
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: West Africa
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Taxonomic references
Ctenus occidentalis F. O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1898: 22, pl. 3, f. 8 (Df).
Ctenus occidentalis Steyn, Van der Donckt & Jocqué, 2003: 155, f. 53-55, 73 (removed f from S of C. kingsleyi F. O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1898, contra Benoit, 1978a: 219).
Macroctenus occidentalis Henrard & Jocqué, 2017a: 103, f. S7A-I (f, T from Ctenus).

Henrard, A. & Jocqué, R. (2017a). Morphological and molecular evidence for new genera in the Afrotropical Cteninae (Araneae, Ctenidae) complex. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 180(1): 82-154 & Suppl. doi:10.1111/zoj.12461 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Pickard-Cambridge, F. O. (1898). On the cteniform spiders of Africa, Arabia and Syria. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 66(1): 13-32, Pl. III-IV. doi:10.1111/j.1096-3642.1898.tb03126.x download pdf -- Show included taxa

Steyn, T. L., Van der Donckt, J.-F. & Jocqué, R. (2003). The Ctenidae (Araneae) of the rainforests in eastern Côte d'Ivoire. Annales, Musée Royal de l'Afrique Centrale, Sciences zoologiques 290: 129-166. download pdf -- Show included taxa

External Resource References

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Edit history
Date Type Reference Detail
2017-05-07 New taxonomic reference entry Henrard & Jocqué, 2017a n/a
2017-05-07 Species transferred to new genus Henrard & Jocqué, 2017a Species transferred from Ctenus to Macroctenus