Ricinoides atewa Naskrecki, 2008


Original combination: Ricinoides atewa

LSID urn:lsid:wac.nmbe.ch:name:66fbc36c-4e9e-49ee-9580-aa3033c7e7d7

Taxonomic references

Ricinoides atewa

Naskrecki, 2008: 58–64, figs 1–13, 20–25, 27–28 original description
Arabi, Judson, Deharveng, Lourenco, Cruaud and Hassanin, 2012: n/a, fig. 2A
Fernández and Giribet, 2015: n/a, figs 1a, 2, 3
Botero-Trujillo, Sain and Prendini, 2021: 19–29, figs. 5, 6B, 7B, 9B, 10B, 11B, 12B, 14B, 15B, 17B, 18B, 20B, 21B, 22B, D, F, H, 28B, D, F, H, J, 33B, 34B, tables 1–3

Distribution table
Type locality: Atewa Range Forest Reserve, Asiakwa, Eastern Region, Ghana.


Locality Lat Lon
1 Atewa Range Forest Reserve 6.166666 -0.6
Type repository
Zoobank LSID



Arabi, J., Judson, M.L., Deharveng, L., Lourenco, W.R., Cruaud, C. & Hassanin, A. (2012). Nucleotide composition of CO1 sequences in Chelicerata (Arthropoda): detecting new mitogenomic rearrangements. Journal of Molecular Evolution 74: 81–95. -- Show included taxa

Fernández, R. & Giribet, G. (2015). Unnoticed in the tropics: phylogenomic resolution of the poorly known arachnid order Ricinulei (Arachnida). Royal Society Open Science 2(150065): 1–13. doi: https://doi.org/10.1098/rsos.150065 -- Show included taxa

Naskrecki, P. (2008). A new ricinuleid of the genus Ricinoides Ewing (Arachnida, Ricinulei) from Ghana. Zootaxa 1698: 57–64. doi: https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.1698.1.4 -- Show included taxa

Botero-Trujillo, R., Sain, C.E. & Prendini, L. (2021). Systematics of the "giant" Ricinulei (Ricinoididae: Ricinoides) of West Africa : with descriptions of five new species and comparative morphology of the male copulatory apparatus. American Museum Novitates 448: 1–68. -- Show included taxa

Date Type Reference Old value
2022-06-29 Taxonomic reference update Botero-Trujillo, Sain and Prendini, 2021
2022-06-29 New taxonomic reference entry Botero-Trujillo, Sain and Prendini, 2021
2022-06-29 Species updated Old value