Selenogyrus africanus (Simon, 1887)

Ivory Coast
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IUCN Red List Status

Taxonomy and History

Scientific Name : Selenogyrus africanus
  • Described By: (Simon, 1887)
  • Researcher Profile: Eugène Simon
  • Genus: Selenogyrus
  • Original Type Locality: Brasilia : Para, Cameta, Teffe, Iquitos ; Pérou : Pebas (de Mathan) *Type locality was wrong and from future papers found to be from Assinie Ivory Coast.
    • Hapalopus africanus Simon, 1887 (Type locality misplaced as South America)
    • Hapalopus africanus Pocock, 1897 (Possibly belongs to Selenogyrus)
    • Selenogyrus africanus Simon, 1903 (Transfer to Selenogyrus)

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Adult Male Activity

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Habitat and Type Locality