Taxon details


Micrathena beta Caporiacco, 1947

Rank: Species | Status: accepted | Described: m f | LSID: [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:041293]
Last updated: 2017-03-20

Distribution: Guyana, French Guiana, Brazil, Ecuador, Peru

Taxonomic references
Micrathena beta Caporiacco, 1947a: 26 (Dm; N.B.: transferred to Linyphiidae insertae sedis by Levi, 1985: 446).
Micrathena beta Caporiacco, 1948a: 668, f. 81 (m).
Micrathena triangularispinosa Levi, 1985: 537, f. 472 (f) [misidentified after Magalhaes et al., 2017: 21].
Micrathena lata Dierkens, 2011d: 101, f. 36, 44-45 (m) [misidentified after Magalhaes et al., 2017: 21].
Micrathena beta Levi & Santos, 2013: 223, f. 2-4 (m).
Micrathena beta Magalhães et al., 2017: 21, f. 2A, 3, 5, 7D-E, 8A-E (m, Df).
References

Caporiacco, L. di (1947a). Diagnosi preliminari de specie nuove di aracnidi della Guiana Brittanica raccolte dai professori Beccari e Romiti. Monitore Zoologico Italiano 56: 20-34. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Caporiacco, L. di (1948a). Arachnida of British Guiana collected in 1931 and 1936 by Professors Beccari and Romiti. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 118(3): 607-747. doi:10.1111/j.1096-3642.1948.tb00402.x download pdf -- Show included taxa

Dierkens, M. (2011d). Contribution à l'étude des Araneidae de la Guyane française 1: Gasteracanthinae. Cahiers Musée des Confluences - Études scientifiques 2: 99-108. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Levi, H. W. & Santos, A. J. (2013). New synonymies and a revalidation in the spider genera Eustala and Micrathena (Araneae: Araneidae). Zoologia (Curitiba) 30: 221-226. doi:10.1590/s1984-46702013000200013 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Levi, H. W. (1985). The spiny orb-weaver genera Micrathena and Chaetacis (Araneae: Araneidae). Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard College 150: 429-618. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Magalhães, I. L. F., Martins, P. H., Nogueira, A. A. & Santos, A. J. (2017). Finding hot singles: matching males to females in dimorphic spiders (Araneidae: Micrathena) using phylogenetic placement and DNA barcoding. Invertebrate Systematics 31(1): 8-36. doi:10.1071/IS15062 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Edit history
Date Type Reference Detail
2017-03-20 Species distribution update n/a (Old value)
2017-03-19 New taxonomic reference entry Levi, 1985 n/a
2017-03-19 Taxonomic reference added from other taxon Magalhães et al., 2017 n/a (Old value)
2017-03-19 First description of female Magalhães et al., 2017 n/a (Old value)
2017-03-19 New taxonomic reference entry Magalhães et al., 2017 n/a
2017-03-19 Species distribution update Magalhães et al., 2017 n/a (Old value)