Taxon details

Apopyllus silvestrii (Simon, 1905)

  • Rank: Species (Genus type)
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2019-09-05
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Peru, Bolivia, Brazil, Paraguay, Argentina, Chile
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Type deposit provide information
  • It is widely assumed that most of the type material from Simon can be found in the Muséum National d’Histoire Naturelle in Paris, France
Taxonomic references
Melanophora silvestrii Simon, 1905e: 4 (Df).
Zelotes silvestrii Petrunkevitch, 1911: 151.
Zelotes melanophorus Mello-Leitão, 1941d: 169, f. 59 (Dmf).
Gytha argentina Mello-Leitão, 1944b: 351, f. 42 (Dm).
Apopyllus silvestrii Platnick & Shadab, 1984: 3, f. 1-4 (Tmf from Zelotes, S).
Apopyllus silvestrii Murphy, 2007: 50, f. 340-341 (mf).
Apopyllus silvestrii Ott, 2014b: 259, f. 41-47 (m).
Apopyllus silvestrii Azevedo et al., 2016: 305, f. 2A-D, 3A, 4A, 5A, 6A, 7A, 8A, 9A-B, 10A, 11A, 12A, 13A (mf).
Apopyllus silvestrii Azevedo, Griswold & Santos, 2018a: 679, f. 2C, 3D (m).
Apopyllus silvestrii Espejo, Kochalka & Barrett, 2019: 597, f. 3a-f (m).

Azevedo, G. H. F, Ott, R., Griswold, C. E. & Santos, A. J. (2016). A taxonomic revision of the ground spiders of the genus Apopyllus (Araneae: Gnaphosidae). Zootaxa 4178(3): 301-327. doi:10.11646/zootaxa.4178.3.1 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Azevedo, G. H. F, Griswold, C. E. & Santos, A. J. (2018a). To complicate or to simplify? Phylogenetic tests of complexity trends and genital evolution in ground spiders (Araneae: Dionycha: Gnaphosidae). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 84(3): 673-694. doi:10.1093/zoolinnean/zly016 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Espejo, Y. M. G. P., Kochalka, J. A. & Barrett, B. R. G. (2019). A new species and two new records of the ground spider genus Apopyllus (Araneae, Gnaphosidae) from Paraguay. Zootaxa 4664(4): 594-600. doi:10.11646/zootaxa.4664.4.12 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Mello-Leitão, C. F. de (1941d). Las arañas de Córdoba, La Rioja, Catamarca, Tucumán, Salta y Jujuy colectadas por los Profesores Birabén. Revista del Museo de La Plata (N.S., Zool.) 2: 99-198. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Mello-Leitão, C. F. de (1944b). Arañas de la provincia de Buenos Aires. Revista del Museo de La Plata (N.S., Zool.) 3: 311-393. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Murphy, J. (2007). Gnaphosid genera of the world. British Arachnological Society, St Neots, Cambridgeshire 1, i-xii, 1-92; 2, i-ii, 93-605. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Ott, R. (2014b). Nopyllus, a new South American Drassodinae spider genus (Araneae, Gnaphosidae). Iheringia, Série Zoologia 104(2): 252-261. doi:10.1590/1678-476620141042252261 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Petrunkevitch, A. (1911). A synonymic index-catalogue of spiders of North, Central and South America with all adjacent islands, Greenland, Bermuda, West Indies, Terra del Fuego, Galapagos, etc. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 29: 1-791. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Platnick, N. I. & Shadab, M. U. (1984). A revision of the Neotropical spiders of the new genus Apopyllus (Araneae, Gnaphosidae). American Museum Novitates 2788: 1-9. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Simon, E. (1905e). Etude sur les arachnides recueillis en Patagonie par le Dr. Fillipo Silvestri. Bollettino dei Musei di Zoologia ed Anatomia Comparata della Reale Università di Torino 20(511): 1-18. download pdf -- Show included taxa

External Resource References

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Edit history
Date Type Reference Detail
2019-09-05 New taxonomic reference entry Espejo, Kochalka & Barrett, 2019 n/a
2019-09-05 Species distribution update Espejo, Kochalka & Barrett, 2019 n/a (Old value)
2018-10-25 New taxonomic reference entry Azevedo, Griswold & Santos, 2018a n/a
2016-10-26 New taxonomic reference entry Azevedo et al., 2016 n/a
2014-09-14 New taxonomic reference entry Ott, 2014b n/a