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Nesiergus halophilus Benoit, 1978

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Extinct

Last record: 1972

IUCN RedList status: Critically Endangered (Possibly Extinct)

 

Distribution

Seychelles (Curieuse, Fregate, Recifs and Silhouette)

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Benoit, P. L. G. (1978). Contributions à l'étude de la faune terrestre des îles granitiques de l'archipel des Séchelles (Mission P.L.G. Benoit - J.J. Van Mol 1972). Araneae Orthognatha. Revue Zoologique Africaine 92: 405-420.

 

Other references:

Gerlach, Justin. (2014). Nesiergus halophilus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2014: e.T196128A2442737. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2014-1.RLTS.T196128A2442737.en. Downloaded on 22 December 2015.

Guadanucci, J. P. L. & Gallon, R. C. (2008). A revision of the spider genera Chaetopelma Ausserer 1871 and Nesiergus Simon 1903 (Araneae, Theraphosidae, Ischnocolinae). Zootaxa 1753: 34-48.

Hirst, A. S. (1911). The Araneae, Opiliones and Pseudoscorpiones. In: Percy Sladen Trust Expedition to the Indian Ocean in 1905 under the leadership of Mr. J. Stanley Gardiner. Transactions of the Linnean Society of London, Zoology 2 14(3): 379-395. doi:10.1111/j.1096-3642.1911.tb00535.x

Saaristo, M. I. (2010). Araneae. In: Gerlach, J. & Marusik, Y. M. (eds.) Arachnida and Myriapoda of the Seychelles islands. Siri Scientific Press, Manchester, pp. 8-306.

Schmidt, G. (1993). Vogelspinnen: Vorkommen, Lebensweise, Haltung und Zucht, mit Bestimmungsschlüsseln für alle Gattungen, Vierte Auflage. Landbuch, Hannover, 151 pp.

Schmidt, G. (2003). Die Vogelspinnen: Eine weltweite Übersicht. Neue Brehm-Bücherei, Hohenwarsleben, 383 pp.

Smith, A. M. (1990c). Baboon spiders: Tarantulas of Africa and the Middle East. Fitzgerald Publishing, London, pp. 1-142.

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