Taxon details

Asianopis liukuensis (Yin, Griswold & Yan, 2002)

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2020-02-13
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: India, China
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Type deposit provide information
  • Holotype: College of Life Sciences, Hunan Normal University (HNU), Changsha, China; m (lost) (Lin et al., 2020a)
  • Holotype: Southern Regional Centre, Zoological Survey of India, Chennai (SRC-ZSI/ZSIC), India; m (I/SP 19) of Deinopis scrubjunglei (Caleb, 2020b)
  • Allotype: Southern Regional Centre, Zoological Survey of India, Chennai (SRC-ZSI/ZSIC), India; f (I/SP 20) of Deinopis scrubjunglei (Caleb, 2020b)
Taxonomic references
Deinopis liukuensis Yin, Griswold & Yan, 2002: 610, f. 1-7 (Dm).
Deinopis scrubjunglei Caleb & Mathai, 2014a: 2, f. 1-20 (Dmf) [].
Deinopis liukuensis Zhang & Wang, 2017: 238, 7 f. (mf).
Asianopis liukuensis Lin et al., 2020a: 74, f. 2B,E-F,I, 4A-F, 5A-B, 6A-B, 7A-B, 8A-B, 19A-C, 21A, 22A,G (mf, T from Deinopis, S of Deinopis scrubjunglei).

Caleb, J. T. D. & Mathai, M. T. (2014a). A new species of Deinopis MacLeay (Araneae: Deinopidae) from India. Indian Journal of Arachnology 3(1): 1-7. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Lin, Y. J., Shao, L., Hänggi, A., Caleb, J. T. D., Koh, J. K. H., Jäger, P. & Li, S. Q. (2020a). Asianopis gen. nov., a new genus of the spider family Deinopidae from Asia. ZooKeys 911: 67-99. doi:10.3897/zookeys.911.38761 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Yin, C. M., Griswold, C. E. & Yan, H. M. (2002). A new ogre-faced spider (Deinopis) from the Gaoligong Mountains, Yunnan, China (Araneae, Deinopidae). Journal of Arachnology 30(3): 610-612. doi:10.1636/0161-8202(2002)030[0610:ANOFSD]2.0.CO;2 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Zhang, Z. S. & Wang, L. Y. (2017). Chinese spiders illustrated. Chongqing University Press, 954 pp. download pdf download pdf -- Show included taxa

External Resource References

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Edit history
Date Type Reference Detail
2020-02-13 Species distribution update Lin et al., 2020a n/a (Old value)
2020-02-13 Species synonymy Lin et al., 2020a Asianopis scrubjunglei synonymized with Asianopis liukuensis
2020-02-13 New taxonomic reference entry Lin et al., 2020a n/a
2020-02-13 Species transferred to new genus Lin et al., 2020a Species transferred from Deinopis to Asianopis
2019-03-22 New taxonomic reference entry Zhang & Wang, 2017 n/a