Taxon details

Ctenus pulchriventris (Simon, 1897)

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: - -
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Zimbabwe, South Africa
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Type deposit provide information
  • It is widely assumend that most of the type material from Simon can be found in the Muséum National d’Histoire Naturelle in Paris, France
  • Syntype: Zoologisches Museum Hamburg (ZMH), Hamburg, Germany (data base search of type material, 11.02.2019); f (A0003471) of Ctenus herbigradus Arts, 1912 (Arts, 1912)
Taxonomic references
Ctenus pulchriventris Simon, 1897b: 493 (Df).
Ctenus spenceri F. O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1898: 23, pl. 3, f. 9-10 (Dmf).
Ctenus pulchriventer Arts, 1912: 196, pl. 1, f. 13 (f).
Ctenus herbigradus Arts, 1912: 206, pl. 3, f. 34 (Dmf).
Ctenus spenceri herbigradus Lawrence, 1947: 32.
Ctenus pulchriventris Hyatt, 1954: 886, f. 21 (f, S).
Ctenus pulchriventris Benoit, 1979b: 430, f. 4, 18 (mf, S).

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. (1979b). Etudes sur les Ctenidae africains (Araneae) VIII. Gen. Ctenus Walck.-groupe abditus. Revue Zoologique Africaine 93: 425-444. 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

Lawrence, R. F. (1947). A collection of Arachnida made by Dr. I. Trägårdh in Natal and Zululand (1904-1905). Göteborgs Kungliga Vetenskaps och Vitterhets Samhälles Handlingar (B) 5(9): 1-41. 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

Simon, E. (1897b). Etudes arachnologiques. 27e Mémoire. XLII. Descriptions d'espèces nouvelles de l'ordre des Araneae. Annales de la Société Entomologique de France 65: 465-510. download pdf -- Show included taxa

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