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Orsonwelles torosus (Simon, 1900:464)

Waimea sheet weaver

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Labulla torosa Simon, 1900:464

 

Conservation Status

Last record 1890's (1895?)

 

Distribution

Kauai, Hawaiian Islands, USA

 

Biology

 

 

Hypodigm

Only known from the female lectotype designated by (Hormiga, 2002:391).

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Simon, E. (1900). Arachnida. Fauna Hawaiiensis 2: 443-519.

 

Other references:

Hormiga, Gustavo. (2002). Orsonwelles, a new genus of giant linyphiid spiders (Areneae) from the Hawaiian Islands. Invertebrate Systematics 16: 369-448.

Simon, E. (1904). Arachnida (supplement). Fauna Hawaiiensis 3: 339-344.

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