Taxon details

Desis crosslandi Pocock, 1903

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2019-01-05
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Tanzania (Zanzibar), Madagascar, Comoros, Mayotte
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Taxonomic references
Desis crosslandi Pocock, 1903a: 390, f. 78 (Df).
Desis crosslandi Strand, 1908a: 141 (Dm).
Desis crosslandi Legendre, 1969: 43, f. 1-3 (m).
Desis crosslandi Murphy & Roberts, 2015: 539, f. 35 (mf).

Legendre, R. (1969). Les araignées marines de Madagascar. Revue de Zoologie et de Botanique Africaines 80: 42-50. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Murphy, J. A. & Roberts, M. J. (2015). Spider families of the world and their spinnerets. British Arachnological Society, York, volume 1 & 2, pp. i-xii, 1-189; xiii-xvi, 191-553. download pdf download pdf -- Show included taxa

Pocock, R. I. (1903a). On a new species of marine spider of the genus Desis from Zanzibar. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 72(II, 2, 1902): 389-392. [published in April 1903, after Duncan, 1937] download pdf -- Show included taxa

Strand, E. (1908a). Beiträge zur Spinnenfauna Madagaskars. Nyt Magazin for Naturvidenskaberne 46(2): 97-227. [both parts in one pdf, see Strand 1907o] download pdf -- Show included taxa

External Resource References

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Date Type Reference Detail
2016-10-01 New taxonomic reference entry Murphy & Roberts, 2015 n/a