Taxon details

Eilica bicolor Banks, 1896

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2018-10-25
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: USA to Honduras, Cuba, Jamaica
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Type deposit provide information
  • Holotype: Museum of Comparative Zoology (MCZ), Harvard University, Cambridge, USA; m (706) (Chamberlin, 1922)
  • Syntype: Senckenberg Museum, Frankfurt am Main (SMF), Germany (data base search of type material, 11.01.2019); Laronia purpusi Roewer, 1933, 1 f (9904640-107)
Taxonomic references
Eilica bicolor Banks, 1896e: 60 (Dm).
Laronia purpusi Roewer, 1933: 185, f. 1 (Df).
Caridrassus wheeleri Bryant, 1940: 392, pl. 12, f. 166-167 (Df).
Laronia reynosana Gertsch & Davis, 1940b: 9, f. 7 (Df).
Laronia bicolor Gerschman & Schiapelli, 1967: 196, f. 29-36 (Tm from Eilica, Df).
Laronia reynosana Gerschman & Schiapelli, 1967: 200, f. 25-28 (f).
Eilica bicolor Platnick, 1975c: 10, f. 1, 20-23 (mf, S).
Eilica bicolor Murphy, 2007: 44, f. 252-253 (mf).
Eilica bicolor Azevedo, Griswold & Santos, 2018a: 683, f. 6C (f).

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

Banks, N. (1896e). New North American spiders and mites. Transactions of the American Entomological Society 23: 57-77. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Bryant, E. B. (1940). Cuban spiders in the Museum of Comparative Zoology. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 86: 247-532. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Gerschman de P., B. S. & Schiapelli, R. D. (1967). El género Laronia Simon, 1892 (Araneae-Drassodidae). Acta Zoologica Lilloana 23: 189-206. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Gertsch, W. J. & Davis, L. I. (1940b). Report on a collection of spiders from Mexico. III. American Museum Novitates 1069: 1-22. 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

Platnick, N. I. (1975c). A revision of the spider genus Eilica (Araneae, Gnaphosidae). American Museum Novitates 2578: 1-19. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Roewer, C. F. (1933). Araneen aus mexicanischen Ameisenwohnpflanzen. Zoologischer Anzeiger 102: 183-188. download pdf -- Show included taxa

External Resource References

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2018-10-25 New taxonomic reference entry Azevedo, Griswold & Santos, 2018a n/a