Family: Linyphiidae Blackwall,1859 [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spiderfam:0103] Detail
In synonymy:
Conigerella Holm, 1967 = Mecynargus Kulczyński, 1894 (Eskov, 1988d: 1832)
Rhaebothorax Simon, 1926 = Mecynargus Kulczyński, 1894 (Millidge, 1977: 17)
Gen. Mecynargus Kulczyński, 1894 [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidergen:01083] Detail
N.B.: considered a senior synonym of Conigerella Holm, 1967: 19, type Typhochrestus borealis Jackson, 1930 and (following Millidge, 1977) Rhaebothorax Simon, 1926 by Eskov, 1988d: 1832 and Tanasevitch, 1989a: 140; the synonymy of Latithorax Holm, 1943 suggested by Wunderlich, 1995e: 501 is not followed here.
Transferred to other genera:
Mecynargus alticola (Holm, 1950) -- see Semljicola
Mecynargus assimilis (Holm, 1945) -- see Semljicola
Mecynargus elgonensis (Fage, 1936) -- see Oreocyba
Mecynargus faustus (O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1900) -- see Semljicola
Mecynargus foveatus (Dahl, 1912) -- see Erigonoplus
Mecynargus hadzji (Caporiacco, 1949) -- see Toschia
Mecynargus lapponicus (Holm, 1939) -- see Semljicola
Mecynargus latus (Holm, 1939) -- see Semljicola
Mecynargus pallidus (Holm, 1939) -- see Scandichrestus
Mecynargus piscator (Simon, 1884) -- see Trichoncoides
Mecynargus subarcticus (Tanasevitch, 1984) -- see Tubercithorax
In synonymy:
Mecynargus borealis thori (Jackson, 1934, T from Rhaebothorax=Mecynargus) = Mecynargus borealis (Jackson, 1930) (Holm, 1958b: 40, sub Rhaebothorax).
Mecynargus jamalensis (Eskov, 1981) = Mecynargus sphagnicola (Holm, 1939) (Eskov & Marusik, 1994: 67).
Mecynargus tener (Schenkel, 1927, T from Gongylidiellum) = Mecynargus brocchus (L. Koch, 1872) (Thaler, 1969: 213, sub Rhaebothorax).
Mecynargus asiaticus Tanasevitch, 1989 | m f | Kyrgyzstan     [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:011557]
Mecynargus asiaticus Tanasevitch, 1989a: 140, f. 156-159 (Dmf).
Mecynargus borealis (Jackson, 1930) | m f | Canada, Northern Europe, Russia (Sibiria)     [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:011558]
Typhochraestus borealis Jackson, 1930: 642, 649, pl. 17, f. 8, 11-14 (Dm).
Typhochraestus borealis Jackson, 1933: 151, pl. 2, f. 10 (Df).
Typhochraestus borealis Jackson, 1934b: 339, f. 1-2, 7 (mf).
Typhochraestus borealis thori Jackson, 1934b: 339, f. 3, 6, 8 (Dmf).
Rhaebothorax borealis thori Holm, 1939b: 32, f. 14b (f).
Rhaebothorax borealis thori Holm, 1943: 17, f. 5a-e, pl. II, f. 13-15 (Tmf from Typhochrestus).
Typhochraestus borealis Braendegaard, 1946: 52, f. 30-32 (mf).
Rhaebothorax borealis Holm, 1958b: 40, f. 2 (Tmf from Typhochrestus, S).
Rhaebothorax borealis thori Kleemola, 1961: 133, f. 7 (f).
Conigerella borealis Holm, 1967: 19, f. 16-18 (Tmf from Rhaebothorax=Mecynargus).
Rhaebothorax borealis thori Palmgren, 1976: 94, f. 25.1-4 (mf).
Conigerella borealis Millidge, 1977: 17, f. 51 (m).
Mecynargus borealis Agnarsson, 1996: 101, f. A-D (mf).
Mecynargus borealis Paquin & Dupérré, 2003: 114, f. 1173-1175 (mf).
Mecynargus borealis Marusik, 2015: 689, f. 11I-J (f).
Mecynargus brocchus (L. Koch, 1872) | m f | Europe     [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:011559]
Erigone broccha L. Koch, 1872b: 266 (Dmf).
Styloctetor broccha Simon, 1884a: 739, f. 626-627 (mf).
Entelecara broccha Lessert, 1905b: 630, f. 1-2 (f).
Styloctetor brocchus Lessert, 1910b: 166, f. 101-102 (mf).
Rhaebothorax broccha Simon, 1926: 455, 524.
Gongylidiellum tenerum Schenkel, 1927b: 246, f. 10 (Df).
Rhaebothorax brocchus Thaler, 1969: 213, f. 45-53 (mf, S).
Mecynargus brocchus Millidge, 1977: 17, f. 48 (m).
Rhaebothorax brocchus Thaler, 1980a: 581, f. 58 (f).
Raebothorax brocchus Heimer & Nentwig, 1991: 240, f. 647 (mf).
Mecynargus hypnicola Eskov, 1988 | m f | Russia     [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:011561]
Mecynargus hypnicola Eskov, 1988d: 1823, f. 1.1-5 (Dmf).
Mecynargus longus (Kulczyński, 1882) * | m f | Eastern Europe     [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:011562]
Erigone longa Kulczyński, 1882b: 19, pl. 2, f. 12 (Dmf).
Acartauchenius longus Simon, 1884a: 744.
Mecynargus longus Chyzer & Kulczyński, 1894: 121, pl. 4, f. 44 (mf).
Mecynargus longus Miller, 1971: 264, pl. LV, f. 20-22 (mf).
Mecynargus longus Millidge, 1977: 15, f. 47 (Tmf from Acartauchenius).
Mecynargus minutipalpis Gnelitsa, 2011 | m f | Ukraine, Russia     [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:044630]
Mecynargus minutipalpis Gnelitsa, 2011: 62, f. 1-11 (Dmf).
Mecynargus minutus Tanasevitch, 2013 | m | Russia     [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:046230]
Mecynargus minutus Tanasevitch, 2013c: 287, f. 90-97 (Dm).
Mecynargus monticola (Holm, 1943) | m f | Sweden, Finland, Russia, Mongolia, Canada     [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:011563]
Rhaebothorax monticola Holm, 1943: 13, f. 3a-e, pl. I, f. 7-9 (Dmf).
Rhaebothorax monticola Palmgren, 1976: 95, f. 24.16-17 (mf).
Mecynargus monticola Brignoli, 1983c: 345.
Rhaebothorax monticola Tanasevitch, 1984a: 385, pl. 3, f. 11-12 (f).
Mecynargus morulus (O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1873) | m f | Greenland, Palearctic     [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:011564]
Neriene morula O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1873c: 545, pl. 46, f. 16 (Dm, not f).
Gongylidium morula Simon, 1884a: 499.
Styloctetor broccha Carpenter, 1898: 165, f. 1-4 (m, misidentified).
Styloctetor uncinus O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1906a: 65, pl. A, f. 22-25 (Dm).
Neriene morula O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1912c: 77, pl. A, f. 23-29 (m).
Rhaebothorax morulus Holm, 1939b: 34, f. 15b (f).
Rhaebothorax morulus Holm, 1943: 14, f. 4a-d, pl. II, f. 10-12 (mf).
Rhaebothorax morulus Braendegaard, 1946: 42, f. 26 (f).
Rhaebothorax morulus Locket & Millidge, 1953: 315, f. 191A-B, 192A, C (mf).
Rhaebothorax morulus Braendegaard, 1958: 67, f. 61A-B (m).
Rhaebothorax morulus Kleemola, 1961: 133, f. 8 (f).
Rhaebothorax morulus Merrett, 1963b: 404, f. 72A-C (m).
Rhaebothorax morulus Parker, 1965: 3, f. 3-4 (mf).
Rhaebothorax morulus Wiehle, 1965a: 20, f. 17-27 (mf).
Rhaebothorax morulus Miller, 1971: 270, pl. LVI, f. 12-14 (mf).
Rhaebothorax morulus Palmgren, 1976: 95, f. 24.10-12 (mf).
Rhaebothorax morulus Thaler, 1980a: 581, f. 53-57 (mf).
Rhaebothorax morulus Roberts, 1987: 102, f. 49a (mf).
Raebothorax morulus Heimer & Nentwig, 1991: 240, f. 645 (mf).
Mecynargus morulus Agnarsson, 1996: 102, f. 103A-C (mf).
Mecynargus morulus Marusik, 2015: 689, f. 13L-M (f).
Mecynargus paetulus (O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1875) | m f | USA (Alaska), Canada, Europe, Russia (European to Far East)     [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:011565]
Erigone paetula O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1875b: 333, pl. 44, f. 8 (Dmf).
Typhochraestus paetulus Simon, 1884a: 587, f. 406-407 (mf).
Typhochraestus paetulus Lessert, 1910b: 184.
Rhaebothorax paetulus Simon, 1926: 455, 523, f. 786 (mf).
Rhaebothorax paetulus Holm, 1939b: 34, f. 15c (f).
Rhaebothorax paetulus Holm, 1943: 8, f. 1a-g, pl. I, f. 1-3 (mf).
Coryphaeolana lapidicola Chamberlin & Ivie, 1947b: 34, f. 45-49 (mf; misidentified, per Holm, 1950: 134, as was m of Gongylidium lapidicola Sørensen, 1898).
Rhaebothorax paetulus Wiehle, 1960a: 467, f. 861-869 (mf).
Rhaebothorax paetulus Cooke, 1967a: 138, f. 2A, C-D (mf).
Rhaebothorax paetulus Tyschchenko, 1971: 260, f. 819, 821 (mf).
Rhaebothorax paetulus Locket, Millidge & Merrett, 1974: 103, f. 65A-E (mf).
Rhaebothorax paetulus Palmgren, 1976: 96, f. 24.7-9 (mf).
Rhaebothorax paetulus Deltshev, 1985a: 365, f. 28-33 (mf).
Rhaebothorax paetulus Roberts, 1987: 102, f. 49b (mf).
Raebothorax paetulus Heimer & Nentwig, 1991: 240, f. 644 (mf).
Mecynargus paetulus Paquin & Dupérré, 2003: 114, f. 1176-1178 (mf).
Mecynargus paetulus Marusik, 2015: 689, f. 11K-L (f).
Mecynargus pinipumilis Eskov, 1988 | m f | Russia     [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:011566]
Mecynargus pinipumilis Eskov, 1988d: 1823, f. 2.1-5 (Dmf).
Mecynargus pyrenaeus (Denis, 1950) | f | France     [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:011567]
Rhaebothorax pyrenaeus Denis, 1950b: 94, f. 24-25 (Df).
Mecynargus pyrenaeus Brignoli, 1983c: 345.
Mecynargus sphagnicola (Holm, 1939) | m f | Greenland, Scandinavia, Russia, Mongolia, Canada     [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:011568]
Rhaebothorax sphagnicola Holm, 1939b: 32, f. 15a (Df).
Rhaebothorax sphagnicola Holm, 1943: 10, f. 2a-e, pl. I, f. 4-6 (f, Dm).
Rhaebothorax sphagnicola Holm, 1967: 52, f. 68-69 (mf).
Rhaebothorax sphagnicola Palmgren, 1976: 96, f. 24.13-15 (mf).
Mecynargus sphagnicola Millidge, 1977: 17, f. 50 (m).
Rhaebothorax jamalensis Eskov, 1981a: 500, pl. 2, f. 5-6; pl. 3, f. 1-4 (Dmf).
Mecynargus sphagnicola Eskov & Marusik, 1994: 67 (S).
Mecynargus sphagnicola Marusik, 2015: 689, f. 13J-K (mf).
Mecynargus tundricola Eskov, 1988 | m f | Russia (Europe, Siberia)     [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:011569]
Mecynargus tundricola Eskov, 1988d: 1825, f. 3.1-5 (Dmf).
Mecynargus tungusicus (Eskov, 1981) | m f | Russia, Kyrgyzstan, China, Canada     [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:011570]
Rhaebothorax tungusicus Eskov, 1981a: 502, pl. 2, f. 7-8; pl. 3, f. 5-8 (Dmf).
Mecynargus tungusicus Fei, Zhu & Gao, 1994: 49, f. 9-11 (f).
Mecynargus tungusicus Song, Zhu & Chen, 1999: 186, f. 104O-P (f).
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