Taxon details

Piloctenus pilosus (Thorell, 1899)

  • Rank: Species (Genus type)
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2017-09-13
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: West, Central Africa
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Type deposit provide information
  • Holotype: Museum für Naturkunde, Berlin (ZMB), Germany (database export of type material, March 2019); Ctenus ennosigaeus Arts, 1912, (31561)
  • Holotype: Museum für Naturkunde, Berlin (ZMB), Germany (database export of type material, March 2019); Ctenus observandus Arts, 1912, (31563)
Taxonomic references
Ctenus pilosus Thorell, 1899: 78 (Dmf).
Ctenus ennosigaeus Arts, 1912: 211, pl. 3, f. 44 (Dm).
Ctenus pilosus Arts, 1912: 208, pl. 3, f. 37 (mf).
Ctenus observandus Arts, 1912: 210, pl. 3, f. 43 (Dm).
Ctenus cavaticus minor Lessert, 1929: 144, f. 24 (Dmf).
Ctenus pilosus Hyatt, 1954: 885, f. 9-12, 23 (mf).
Ctenus pilosus Benoit, 1979c: 568, f. 1A-B (mf, S, rejected).
Piloctenus pilosus Henrard & Jocqué, 2017a: 138, f. 39A-D, 40A-C, 41A-D (mf, T from Ctenus).

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. (1979c). Etudes sur les Ctenidae africains (Araneae) IX. Gen. Ctenus Walck. - groupe pilosus. Revue Zoologique Africaine 93: 568-574. download pdf -- Show included taxa

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

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

Lessert, R. de (1929). Araignées du Congo recueillies au cours de l'expédition organisée par l'American Museum (1909-1915). Troisième partie. Revue Suisse de Zoologie 36(1): 103-159. doi:10.5962/bhl.part.117628 download pdf -- Show included taxa

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

External Resource References

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Edit history
Date Type Reference Detail
2017-09-13 Taxonomic reference added from other taxon n/a (Old value)
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 Piloctenus