Typhochrestus madeirensis Crespo, 2013

Crespo, Luis C., Boieiro, Mario, Cardoso, Pedro, Aguiar, Carlos A. S., Amorim, Isabel R., Barrinha, Carla, Borges, Paulo A. V., , 2014, Spatial distribution of Madeira Island Laurisilva endemic spiders (Arachnida: Araneae), Biodiversity Data Journal 2, pp. 1051-1051: 1051

publication ID

http://dx.doi.org/10.3897/BDJ.2.e1051

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scientific name

Typhochrestus madeirensis Crespo, 2013
status

 

Typhochrestus madeirensis Crespo, 2013 

Materials

Type status: Holotype. Occurrence: sex: 1 male; Location: locationID: 16; higherGeography: Macaronesia; continent: Europe; waterBody: Atlantic Ocean; islandGroup: Madeira archipelago; island: Madeira; country: Portugal; countryCode: PT; stateProvince: Madeira; county: Santana; locality: Pico do Areeiro ; verbatimElevation: 1594; decimalLatitude: 32.7287; decimalLongitude: -16.9202; geodeticDatum: WGS84; Event: samplingProtocol: PitfallGoogleMaps 

Ecological interactions

Native status

archipelago endemic

Distribution

Madeira island, Deserta Grande island

Notes

This species was recently described ( Crespo et al. 2013), from native arid or semi-arid meadows. In Madeira archipelago this kind of habitat is usually found at high altitude, as in Pico do Areeiro where the species was collected.