Taxon details

Bowie thorelli (F. O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1897)

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2022-08-22
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Sri Lanka
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Type deposit provide information
  • Holotype: Joo Pil Spider Museum (JPSM), Namyangju, South Korea; m of Ctenus kandyensis (Jäger, 2022a)
  • Syntype: British Museum of Natural History (BMNH)/Natural History Museum (NHMUK), London, UK; 1m 1f (Jäger, 2022a)
Taxonomic references
Ctenus thorellii F. O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1897c: 342, pl. 4, f. 2, 15, 27 (Dmf).
Ctenus thorellii Gravely, 1931: 232, f. 2E (f).
Ctenus thorelli Tikader & Malhotra, 1981: 122, f. 12A-D (mf).
Ctenus kandyensis Kim & Ye, 2014c: 61, f. 1-5, 6a-b, 7a-b, 8, 9a-b, 10a-b (Dm) [].
Bowie thorelli Jäger, 2022a: 52, f. 180-183, 224-229 (mf, T from Ctenus, S of Ctenus kandyensis).

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

Kim, J. P. & Ye, S. H. (2014c). A new species of the genus Ctenus Walckenaer, 1805 (Araneae: Ctenidae) from Sri Lanka. Korean Arachnology 30(1): 61-70. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Pickard-Cambridge, F. O. (1897c). On the cteniform spiders of Ceylon, Burmah and the Indian archipelago, west and north of Wallace's line; with bibliography and list of those from Australia, south and east of Wallace's line. Annals and Magazine of Natural History (6) 20(118): 329-356, pl. 4. doi:10.1080/00222939708680638 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
2022-08-22 Species synonymy Jäger, 2022a Bowie kandyensis synonymized with Bowie thorelli
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