Taxon details

Allothele caffer (Pocock, 1902)

  • Rank: Species (Genus type)
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2022-06-27
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: South Africa
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Taxonomic references
Euagrus caffer Pocock, 1902b: 318 (Dmf).
Euagrus caffer Hewitt, 1915d: 132, f. 11 (mf).
Allothele caffer Tucker, 1920: 442, 486.
Allothele cafer Bonnet, 1955: 231 (invalid emendation).
Allothele caffer Coyle, 1984: 12, f. 21-30 (Tmf from Euagrus).
Allothele caffer Dippenaar-Schoeman, 2002: 54, f. 30d-e, 31b (mf).
Allothele caffer Dippenaar-Schoeman et al., 2022i: 6, 6 f. (mf).

Bonnet, P. (1955). Bibliographia araneorum. Analyse méthodique de toute la littérature aranéologique jusqu'en 1939. Tome II. Systématique des araignées (Étude par ordre alphabétique) [1re partie: A-B]. Douladoure, Toulouse, pp. 1-918. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Coyle, F. A. (1984). A revision of the African mygalomorph spider genus Allothele (Araneae, Dipluridae). American Museum Novitates 2794: 1-20. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Dippenaar-Schoeman, A. S. (2002). Baboon and trapdoor spiders of southern Africa: an identification manual. Plant Protection Research Institute Handbook 13: 1-128. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Dippenaar-Schoeman, A. S., Haddad, C. R., Foord, S. H. & Lotz, L. N. (2022i). The Euagridae of South Africa. Version 2. South African National Survey of Arachnida Photo Identification Guide, Irene, 12 pp. doi:10.5281/zenodo.6623315 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Hewitt, J. (1915d). Notes on several four-lunged spiders in the collection of the Durban Museum, with descriptions of two new forms. Annales of the Durban Museum 1: 125-133. 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

Tucker, R. W. E. (1920). Contributions to the South African Arachnid Fauna. II. On some new South African spiders of the families Barychelidae, Dipluridae, Eresidae, Zodariidae, Heracliidae, Urocteidae, Clubionidae. Annals of the South African Museum 17: 439-488, pl. 28-29. download pdf -- Show included taxa

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2022-06-27 New taxonomic reference entry Dippenaar-Schoeman et al., 2022i n/a