Heterophrynus cheiracanthus (Gervais, 1842)

SPECIES |   ACCEPTED

Original combination: Phrynus cheiracanthus

LSID urn:lsid:wac.nmbe.ch:name:a2b57522-8655-4e86-981a-006ac120c5c7


Genus type of Heterophrynus Pocock, 1894

Taxonomic references

Phrynus cheiracanthus Gervais:

Gervais, 1842a: 76 original description
Gervais, 1844: 3–4
Butler, 1873c: 117, plate 6, fig. 1 (in part; see Heterophrynus cervinus Pocock, 1894)
Butler, 1879: 315

Heterophrynus cheiracanthus (Gervais):

Pocock, 1894c: 527 (as Heterophrynus chiracanthus [sic])
Pocock, 1894d: 287 (as Heterophrynus chiracanthus [sic])
Pocock, 1902c: 58, plate 12, figs. 1, 1a (as Heterophrynus chiracanthus [sic])
Mello-Leitão, 1931: 49 (as Heterophrynus chiracanthus [sic])
Weygoldt, 1972d: n/a, fig. 10
Weygoldt, 1994: 245
Weygoldt, 2002d: 298
Harvey, 2003c: 20–21
Ladle and Velander, 2003: 154–155
Chirivi-Joya, Moreno-González and Fagua, 2020: 14–16, 18–19, table 3

Heterophrynus pumilio (C.L. Koch):

Kraepelin, 1895: 39 (in part)

Admetus pumilio (C.L. Koch):

Kraepelin, 1899a: 245–246 (in part)

Admetus cheiracanthus (Gervais):

Werner, 1935a: 474

Distribution
Distribution table
Guyana
Trinidad and Tobago (Tobago)
Venezuela
Type locality: Georgetown (as Démérara), Demerara-Mahaica, Guyana.

Coordinates

Locality Lat Lon
1 Georgetown 6.8 -58.15
Type repository
  • Syntype British Museum of Natural History (BMNH) (= NHM, Natural History Museum), London, UK 3 specimens
Zoobank LSID

urn:lsid:zoobank.org:act:1AF8FB67-D938-4FD8-839F-25A02C21D548

References

Butler, A.G. (1873c). A monographic revision of the genus Phrynus, with descriptions of four remarkable new species. Annals and Magazine of Natural History (4) 12: 117–125. -- Show included taxa

Butler, A.G. (1879). Respecting a new distinction between the species of the genus Phrynus of authors. Annals and Magazine of Natural History (5) 4: 313–316. -- Show included taxa

Gervais, P. (1842a). Entomologie. L'Institut, Journal Universal des Sciences et des Sociétés Savantes en France et a l'Étranger, 1ère Section 10: 76. -- Show included taxa

Gervais, P. (1844). Histoire Naturelle des Insectes. Aptères. Librairie Encyclopédique de Roret, Paris 3. -- Show included taxa

Harvey, M.S. (2003c). Catalogue of the smaller arachnid orders of the world: Amblypygi, Uropygi, Schizomida, Palpigradi, Ricinulei and Solifugae. CSIRO Publishing, Melbourne. -- Show included taxa

Kraepelin, K. (1895). Revision der Tarantuliden Fabr.. Verhandlungen des Naturwissenschaftlichen Vereins in Hamburg 13(3): 3–53. -- Show included taxa

Kraepelin, K. (1899a). Scorpiones und Pedipalpi. Tierreich 8: i–xviii, 1–265. -- Show included taxa

Ladle, R.J. & Velander, K. (2003). Fishing behavior in a giant whip spider. Journal of Arachnology 31: 154–156. -- Show included taxa

Mello-Leitão, C. (1931). Pedipalpos do Brasil e algumas notas sobre a ordem. Archivos do Museu Nacional do Rio de Janeiro 33: 8–72. -- Show included taxa

Pocock, R.I. (1894c). Contributions to our knowledge of the arthropod fauna of the West Indies. III. Supplement on the Pedipalpi of the West Indies. Journal of the Linnean Society of London, Zoology 24: 527–542. -- Show included taxa

Pocock, R.I. (1894d). Notes on the Pedipalpi of the family Tarantulidae contained in the collection of the British Museum. Annals and Magazine of Natural History (6) 14: 273–298. -- Show included taxa

Pocock, R.I. (1902c). Arachnida: Scorpiones, Pedipalpi, and Solifugae. In: Godman, F.D. and Salvin, O. (ed.) Biologia Centrali-Americana Taylor and Francis, London 3: 1–71. -- Show included taxa

Werner, F. (1935a). Klasse: Arachnoidea, Spinnentiere. Pedipalpen. In: Bronns, H.G. (ed.) Klassen und Ordnungen des Tierreichs Akademische Verlagsgesellschaft, Leipzig 5(IV)(8)(3): 317–490. -- Show included taxa

Weygoldt, P. (1972d). Geisselskorpione und Geisselspinnen (Uropygi und Amblypygi). Zeitschrift des Kölner Zoo 15: 95–107. -- Show included taxa

Weygoldt, P. (1994). Amblypygi. In: Juberthie, C. and Decu, V. (ed.) Encyclopaedia biospeologica Société de Biospéologie, Moulis and Bucarest 1: 241–247. -- Show included taxa

Weygoldt, P. (2002d). Amblypygi. In: Adis, J. (ed.) Amazonian Arachnida and Myriapoda Pensoft Publishers, Sofia: 293–302. -- Show included taxa

Chirivi-Joya, D., Moreno-González, J.A. & Fagua, G. (2020). Two new species of the whip-spider genus Heterophrynus (Arachnida: Amblypygi) with complementary information of four species. Zootaxa 4803(1): 001–041. doi: https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4803.1.1 -- Show included taxa

Logs
Date Type Reference Old value
2024-04-18 New taxonomic reference entry Chirivi-Joya, Moreno-González and Fagua, 2020
2024-04-18 Taxonomic reference update Butler, 1873
2024-04-03 New taxonomic reference entry Chirivi-Joya, Moreno-González and Fagua, 2020
2024-03-25 Taxonomic reference update Weygoldt, 1972
2024-03-25 Taxonomic reference update Pocock, 1902
2024-03-25 Taxonomic reference update Butler, 1873
2024-03-25 Taxonomic reference update
2024-03-25 Species updated Old value