Aptostichus killerdana

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Aptostichus killerdana

Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Cyrtauchenioidea 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Chelicerata
Classis: Arachnida
Ordo: Araneae
Subordo: Opisthothelae
Infraordo: Mygalomorphae
Superfamilia: Cyrtauchenioidea

Familia: Euctenizidae
Genus: Aptostichus
Species: Aptostichus killerdana

Name[edit]

  • Aptostichus killerdana Bond, 2012: figs. 210–214 Map 25
Holotype: AMNH AP432, ♀.
Type locality: California, Orange County, Salt Creek, 2.4km North of Dana Point, 33.4819, -117.7206, 21m, coll. W. Icenogle 14.xi.1969.
Etymology: The specific epithet is a noun in apposition taken from the name of the legendary surf break, “Killer Dana”, that once graced the shore of Dana Point. The break was destroyed in the mid 1960’s by the construction of the breakwater for Dana Point Harbor.

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Vernacular names[edit]

English: The Killerdana Trapdoor Spider