Taxon profile


Redback Spider
Latrodectus hasselti Thorell, 1870

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Scientific synonyms

Latrodectus ancorifer Dahl, 1902
Latrodectus hasselti aruensis Strand, 1911
Latrodectus mactans hasseltii
Latrodectus scelio Thorell, 1870
Latrodectus scelio indicus Simon, 1897
Theridium melanozantha Urquhart, 1887
Theridium zebrinia Urquhart, 1890
Latrodectus hasseltii Thorell, 1870 (misspelling) m


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Links and literature

EN Australian Faunal Directory [10fdfc12-a6d2-42ea-b9fa-2492cf78b0dc]

ABRS (2009-2015): Australian Faunal Directory [], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Latrodectus hasseltii Thorell, 1870]
Data retrieved on: 23 March 2015
EN Fauna Europaea 2.4 [353288]

de Jong, Y.S.D.M. (ed.): Fauna Europaea [] [as Latrodectus hasselti Thorell, 1870]
Data retrieved on: 9 March 2012
EN Pest Information Wiki [Latrodectus_hasselti]

Pest Information Wiki [] [as Latrodectus hasselti Thorell]
Data retrieved on: 5 March 2016
EN Platnick N. I.: World Spider Catalog 13.5 [], American Museum of Natural History [as Latrodectus hasselti Thorell, 1870]
Data retrieved on: 5 May 2013
CZ Kůrka A., Kovařík F. (2003): České názvy živočichů VI. Pavoukovci (Arachnida). I. Pavouci (Araneae) a štíři (Scorpiones), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 167 pp. [as Latrodectus hasselti Thorell, 1870]
Data retrieved on: 11 May 2013

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