Arachnology Department
 
 

Scientific articles

 

Leon N. Lotz


Lotz, L.N. 2014.New species of Cheiracanthium (Araneae: Eutichuridae) from Madagascar and the Comoros Islands. Zootaxa 3857: 301-332.

Haddad, C.R., Dippenaar-Schoeman, A.S., Foord, S.H., Lotz, L.N. & Lyle, R. 2013.The  faunistic diversity of spiders (Arachnida: Araneae) of the South African Grassland Biome, Transactions of the Royal Society of South Africa, DOI:10.1080/0035919X.2013.773267: 1-26.

Dippenaar-Schoeman, A., Van den Berg, A., Lyle, R., Haddad, C., Foord, S. & Lotz, L., 2012,‘Die diversiteit van Suid-Afrikaanse spinnekoppe (Arachnida: Araneae): Dokumentering van ’n nasionale opname’, Suid-Afrikaanse Tydskrif vir Natuurwetenskap en Tegnologie 32(1), Art. #375, 7 pages. http://dx.doi. org/10.4102/satnt.v32i1.375

Lotz, L.N. 2012.The family Sicariidae in the Afrotropical Region. Zootaxa 3522: 1-41.

Foord, S., Dippenaar-Schoeman, A., Haddad, C., Lotz, L.N. & Lyle, R. 2011.The faunistic diversity of spiders (Arachnida: Araneae) of the Savanna. Transactions of the Royal Society of South Africa66(3): 170-201.

Lotz, L.N. 2011. The genus Cheiracanthium (Araneae: Miturgidae) in the Afrotropical Region. 3. Description of four new species. Navorsinge van die Nasionale Museum, Bloemfontein 27: 21-36.

Lotz, L.N. 2011. Three new harvestmen species from southern Africa (Arachnida: Opiliones). Journal of Afrotropical Zoology 7: 3-8.

Dippenaar-Schoeman, A.S., Haddad, C.R., Foord, S., Lyle, R., Lotz, L., Helberg, L., Mathebula, S., Van den Berg, A., Marais, P., Van den Berg, A.M., Van Niekerk, E. & Jocqué, R. 2010.First Atlas of the Spiders of South Africa (Arachnida: Araneae). South African National Survey of Arachnida Technical Report 2010 version 1, 1158pp.

Lotz, L.N. 2009.Harvestmen (Arachnida: Opiliones) in southern Africa - an annotated catalogue with notes on distribution. Navorsinge van die Nasionale Museum, Bloemfontein 25(1): 1-46.

Lotz, L.N. 2007.The genus Cheiracanthium (Araneae: Miturgidae) in the Afrotropical Region. 2. Description of new species. Navorsinge van die Nasionale Museum, Bloemfontein 23(5): 145-184.

Lotz, L.N. 2007.The genus Cheiracanthium (Araneae: Miturgidae) in the Afrotropical Region. 1. Review of known species. Navorsinge van die Nasionale Museum, Bloemfontein 23(1): 1-76.

Lotz, L.N. 2006.Afrotropical Archaeidae: 3. The female of Eriauchenius cornutus and new species of Afrarchaea (Arachnida: Araneae) from South Africa. Navorsinge van die Nasionale Museum, Bloemfontein 22(4): 113-127.

Lotz, L.N. 2005.A new species of Cheiramiona (Araneae: Miturgidae) from Namibia. Navorsinge van die Nasionale Museum, Bloemfontein 21(2): 13-22.

Kok, O.B., Lotz, L.N. & Haddad, C.R. 2004.Diversity and Ecology of Spiders (Arachnida: Araneae) of the Dorsai Plateau, Northern Pakistan. Pakistan Journal of Sciences 7(10): 1689-1694.

Lotz, L.N. 2003. Afrotropical Archaeidae: 2. New species of the genera Archaea and Afrarchaea (Arachnida: Araneae). Navorsinge van die Nasionale Museum, Bloemfontein 19(9): 221-240.

Lotz, L.N. 2002. The Opiliones (Arachnida) of the Free State Province, South Africa. Navorsinge van die Nasionale Museum, Bloemfontein 18(8): 161-188.

Lotz, L.N. 2002.A revision of the Afrotropical genus Cheiramiona (Araneae: Miturgidae: Eutichurinae). Annales Musee Royal de l’Afrique Centrale (série Zoologie)290: 39-86.

Lotz, L.N. & Dippenaar-Schoeman, A.S. 1999. Cheiramiona, a new Afrotropical spider genus (Araneae: Miturgidae: Eutichurinae). Navorsinge van die Nasionale Museum, Bloemfontein 15(2): 29-44.

Lotz, L.N. 1999. Distribution of the opilionid Polycoryphus asper Loman, 1902 in southern Africa. Newsletter of the British Arachnological Society 86: 13-14.

Lotz, L.N. 1998. The description of the male of Lactrodectus menavodi (Araneae: Theridiidae) from Madagascar with new records from the Comoros. Navorsinge van die Nasionale Museum, Bloemfontein 14(3): 73-79.

Lotz, L.N. 1996. The female of Rastellus florisbad (Araneae: Ammoxenidae). Journal of African Zoology 110: 367-368.

Lotz, L.N. 1996. Afrotropical Archaeidae (Araneae): 1. New species of Afrarchaea with notes on Afrarchaea godfreyi (Hewitt, 1919). Navorsinge van die Nasionale Museum, Bloemfontein 12(5): 141-160.

Lotz, L.N. 1995/6. The genus Cheiracanthium (Araneae: Clubionidae) in southern Africa. M.Sc. Thesis, University of the Orange Free State, Bloemfontein.

Lotz, L.N. 1994. Revision of the genus Latrodectus (Araneae: Theridiidae) in Africa. Navorsinge van die Nasionale Museum, Bloemfontein 10(1): 1-60.

Lotz, L.N., Seaman, M.T. & Kok, D.J. 1991. Surface-active spiders (Araneae) of a site in semi-arid central South Africa. Navorsinge van die Nasionale Museum, Bloemfontein 7(11): 529-540.


Jan A. Neethling


Neethling, J.A. & Haddad, C.R. 2013.Arboreal spider assemblages associated with four tree species in the Grassland Biome of central South Africa (Arachnida: Araneae). Transactions of the Royal Society of South Africa 68(2): 123-131.

Haddad, C.R., Neethling, J.A. & Lyle, R. 2011.Spinotrachelas montanus sp. n., the first Afromontane representative in the genus (Araneae: Corinnidae). African Invertebrates 52(2): 345-352.