Taxon details

Pikelinia mendensis (Mello-Leitão, 1920)

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2022-09-19
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Brazil, Paraguay, Argentina
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Type deposit provide information
  • Holotype: Museu Nacional, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro (MNRJ), Brazil (database excerpt, August 2019); Filistata mendensis Mello-Leitão, 1919, (00961); 1 f (destroyed by the fire 2018)
Taxonomic references
Filistata mendensis Mello-Leitão, 1920c: 171 (Df).
Filistatoides mendensis Mello-Leitão, 1946a: 46 (T from Filistata).
Misionella mendensis Ramírez & Grismado, 1997: 344, f. 3, 10, 16-17, 22, 91-103 (Dm, f, T from Filistatoides).
Misionella mendensis Grismado & Ramírez, 2000: 163, f. 8 (f).
Misionella mendensis Ramírez & Grismado, 2008: 80, f. 2, 7, 9, 11, 15 (mf).
Pikelinia mendensis Magalhaes & Ramírez, 2022: 558 (T from Misionella).

Grismado, C. J. & Ramírez, M. J. (2000). Notes on the spider genus Misionella with a description of a new species from Brazil (Araneae: Filistatidae). Studies on Neotropical Fauna and Environment 35(2): 161-163. doi:10.1076/0165-0521(200008)35:2;1-9;FT161 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Magalhaes, I. L. F. & Ramírez, M. J. (2022). Phylogeny and biogeography of the ancient spider family Filistatidae (Araneae) is consistent both with long-distance dispersal and vicariance following continental drift. Cladistics 38(5): 538-562. doi:10.1111/cla.12505 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Mello-Leitão, C. F. de (1920c). Algumas aranhas novas. Revista da Sociedade Brasileira de Sciencias 3: 169-176. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Mello-Leitão, C. F. de (1946a). Notas sobre os Filistatidae e Pholcidae. Anais da Academia Brasileira de Ciências 18: 39-83. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Ramírez, M. J. & Grismado, C. J. (1997). A review of the spider family Filistatidae in Argentina (Arachnida, Araneae), with a cladistic reanalysis of filistatid genera. Entomologica Scandinavica 28: 319-349. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Ramírez, M. J. & Grismado, C. J. (2008). Filistatidae. In: Claps, L. E., G. Debandi & S. Roig (eds.) Biodiversidad de Artrópodos Argentinos. Sociedad Entomológica Argentina 2, 79-83. download pdf -- Show included taxa

External Resource References

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Edit history
Date Type Reference Detail
2022-09-19 New taxonomic reference entry Magalhaes & Ramírez, 2022 n/a
2022-09-19 Species transferred to new genus Magalhaes & Ramírez, 2022 Species transferred from Misionella to Pikelinia
2022-09-19 Species distribution update Magalhaes & Ramírez, 2022 n/a (Old value)
2014-09-10 New taxonomic reference entry Grismado & Ramírez, 2000 n/a