Typhochrestus madeirensis Crespo, 2013

Crespo, Luis C., Boieiro, Mario, Cardoso, Pedro, Aguiar, Carlos A. S., Amorim, Isabel R., Barrinha, Carla, Borges, Paulo A. V., Menezes, Dilia, Pereira, Fernando, Rego, Carla, Ribeiro, Servio, Silva, Israel F. & Serrano, Artur R. M., 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: Pitfall GoogleMaps  

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.