- Holotype: QMB S30811, ♂.
- Type locality: Mount Elliot, [Bowling Green Bay National Park], Upper North Creek, Queensland, Australia, [19°29'S, 146°57'E], rainforest, 1000 m, 2–5.XII.1986, G. Monteith, G. Thompson, S. Hamlet.
- Etymology: The specific epithet is a patronym in honour of Dr Conrad Hoskin, for his contributions to our understanding of Wet Tropics biogeography, and for his efforts in documenting the remarkable endemic biota of Mount Elliot.
- Rix, M.G.; Harvey, M.S. 2012: Australian assassins, part III: a review of the assassin spiders (Araneae, Archaeidae) of tropical north-eastern Queensland. ZooKeys 218: 1-55. doi: 10.3897/zookeys.218.3662 Reference page.