Taxon details

Menneus camelus Pocock, 1902

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2022-06-27
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: South Africa
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Taxonomic references
Menneus camelus Pocock, 1902b: 325 (Df).
Menneus camelus Lehtinen, 1967: 247, f. 40 (f, S, rejected).
Menneus camelus Penney, 2003: 572, f. 1B.1-3 (m).
Menneus camelus Coddington, Kuntner & Opell, 2012: 14, f. 1D, 2A-C, E, 4E, 14A-C, 18A-K, 19A-F (mf).
Menneus camelus Dippenaar-Schoeman et al., 2020f: 11, p. 10: 1 f., p. 11: 4 f., p. 12: 4 f. (mf habitus).

Coddington, J. A., Kuntner, M. & Opell, B. D. (2012). Systematics of the spider family Deinopidae with a revision of the genus Menneus. Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology 636: 1-61. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Dippenaar-Schoeman, A. S., Haddad, C. R., Foord, S. H. & Lotz, L. N. (2020f). The Deinopidae of South Africa. Version 1. South African National Survey of Arachnida Photo Identification Guide, Irene, 16 pp. [the 2nd pdf is version 2 from 2022, which differs only slightly and has no different doi] doi:10.5281/zenodo.6326965 download pdf download pdf -- Show included taxa

Lehtinen, P. T. (1967). Classification of the cribellate spiders and some allied families, with notes on the evolution of the suborder Araneomorpha. Annales Zoologici Fennici 4: 199-468. [second pdf: index and outline by V. D. Roth (unpubl.)] download pdf download pdf -- Show included taxa

Penney, D. (2003). A new deinopoid spider from Cretaceous Lebanese amber. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 48: 569-574. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Pocock, R. I. (1902b). Some new African spiders. Annals and Magazine of Natural History (7) 10(58): 315-330, pl. 2-3. doi:10.1080/00222930208678678 download pdf download pdf -- Show included taxa

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Date Type Reference Detail
2022-06-27 New taxonomic reference entry Dippenaar-Schoeman et al., 2020f n/a