Hogna biscoitoi Wunderlich, 1992

Biscoito wolf spider



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Now treated as a synonym of H. insularum (Crespo et al., 2022).


Conservation Status

Invalid (synonym)



Porto Santo, Madeira


The exact locality appears to be unspecified.


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Wunderlich, J. (1992). Die Spinnen-Fauna der Makaronesischen Inseln: Taxonomie, Ökologie, Biogeographie und Evolution. Beiträge zur Araneologie 1: 1-619.


Other references:

Cardoso, Pedro, Crespo, Luís C., Silva, Isamberto, Borges, Paulo A. V. and Boieiro, Mário. (2017). Species conservation profiles of endemic spiders (Araneae) from Madeira and Selvagens archipelagos, Portugal. Biodiversity Data Journal 5: e20810.

Crespo, L. C., Silva, I., Enguídanos, A., Cardoso, P. and Arnedo, M. A. (2022). Island hoppers: integrative taxonomic revision of Hogna wolf spiders (Araneae, Lycosidae) endemic to the Madeira islands with description of a new species. ZooKeys 1096: 77-135.


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