Taxon details

Gnaphosa mongolica Simon, 1895

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2023-01-09
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Slovakia, Hungary, Serbia, Romania, Ukraine, Turkey, Russia (Europe) to China
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
Gnaphosa mongolica Simon, 1895c: 334 (Df).
Gnaphosa spinosa Kulczyński, in Chyzer & Kulczyński, 1897: 187, pl. 7, f. 16 (Dmf) [].
Gnaphosa punctata Kulczyński, 1901b: 323, pl. 12, f. 1 (Dmf) [].
Gnaphosa auriceps Schenkel, 1953b: 19, f. 10a-c (Dmf) [].
Gnaphosa chaffanjoni Schenkel, 1963: 69, f. 37a-c (Dm) [].
Gnaphosa corifera Schenkel, 1963: 77, f. 43 (Df) [].
Gnaphosa spinosa Loksa, 1965: 23, f. 34-35 (f, S of Gnaphosa punctata).
Gnaphosa chaffanjoni Ponomarev, 1981: 56, f. 2 (Df).
Gnaphosa spinosa Weiss & Marcu, 1988: 113, f. 1-4 (mf).
Gnaphosa chaffanjoni Izmailova, 1989: 102, f. 83 (f).
Gnaphosa denisi Hu & Wu, 1989: 266, f. 216.1-2 (f, misidentified).
Gnaphosa mongolica Ovtsharenko, Platnick & Song, 1992: 46, f. 153-154, 159-162 (mf, S of Gnaphosa auriceps, G. chaffanjoni, G. corifera and G. spinosa).
Gnaphosa mongolica Song, Zhu & Chen, 1999: 450, f. 261P, 262F (mf).
Gnaphosa mongolica Song, Zhu & Zhang, 2004: 112, f. 64A-D (mf).
Gnaphosa mongolica Szita et al., 2006: 331, f. 2a-d (mf).
Gnaphosa mongolics Zhang & Wang, 2017: 281, 5 f. (mf) [lapsus].
Gnaphosa mongolica Grbić, Hänggi & Krnjajić, 2021: 25, f. 5A-E (mf).
Gnaphosa mongolica Šestáková et al., 2022: 16, f. 2a-b, 3, 4a-c (mf).

Chyzer, C. & Kulczyński, W. (1897). Araneae Hungariae. Tomus II. Academia Scientarum Hungaricae, Budapest, pp. 147-366, Pl. VI-X. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Grbić, G., Hänggi, A. & Krnjajić, S. (2021). Spiders (Araneae) of Subotica Sandland (Serbia): additional arguments in environmental protection. Acta Zoologica Academiae Scientiarum Hungaricae 67(1): 15-61. doi:10.17109/AZH. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Hu, J. L. & Wu, W. G. (1989). Spiders from agricultural regions of Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, China. Shandong University Publishing House, Jinan, 435 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Izmailova, M. V. (1989). [Fauna of Spiders of South Part of Eastern Siberia]. Irkutsk State University Publishing, 184 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Kulczyński, W. (1901b). Arachnoidea. In: Horvath, G. (ed.) Zoologische Ergebnisse der dritten asiatischen Forschungsreise des Grafen Eugen Zichy. Budapest 2, 311-369. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Loksa, I. (1965). Araneae. Ergebnisse der zoologischen Forschungen von Dr. Z. Kaszab in der Mongolei. Reichenbachia 7: 1-32. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Ovtsharenko, V. I., Platnick, N. I. & Song, D. X. (1992). A review of the North Asian ground spiders of the genus Gnaphosa (Araneae, Gnaphosidae). Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 212: 1-88. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Ponomarev, A. V. (1981). [On the fauna and ecology of spiders of the family Gnaphosidae (Aranei) of semiarid zone of the European part of USSR]. In: Fauna and ecology of insects. University of Perm, pp. 54-68. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Schenkel, E. (1953b). Chinesische Arachnoidea aus dem Museum Hoangho-Peiho in Tientsin. Boletim do Museu Nacional do Rio de Janeiro (N.S., Zool.) 119: 1-108. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Schenkel, E. (1963). Ostasiatische Spinnen aus dem Muséum d'Histoire naturelle de Paris. Mémoires du Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle de Paris (A, Zool.) 25: 1-481. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Šestáková, A., Černecká, Ľ., Naumova, M., Purgat, P., Szita, É. & Gajdoš, P. (2022). A review of two very rare ground spiders from sandy habitats, new for Slovakia (Araneae: Gnaphosidae). Arachnologische Mitteilungen 64: 14-24. doi:10.30963/aramit6402 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Simon, E. (1895c). Arachnides recueillis par M. G. Potanine en Chinie et en Mongolie (1876-1879). Bulletin de l'Académie impériale des sciences de St.-Pétersbourg (5) 2(4): 331-345. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Song, D. X., Zhu, M. S. & Chen, J. (1999). The spiders of China. Hebei Science and Technology Publishing House, Shijiazhuang, 640 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Song, D. X., Zhu, M. S. & Zhang, F. (2004). Fauna Sinica: Invertebrata Vol. 39: Arachnida: Araneae: Gnaphosidae. Science Press, Beijing, 362 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Szita, É., Samu, F., Szinetár, C., Dudás, G., Botos, E., Horváth, R. & Szalkovski, O. (2006). New data on the occurrence of Gnaphosa rufula (L. Koch, 1866) and Gnaphosa mongolica Simon, 1895 in Hungary. In: Deltshev, C. & Stoev, P. (eds.) European Arachnology 2005. Acta Zoologica Bulgarica, Supplement 1: 329-334. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Weiss, I. & Marcu, A. (1988). Gnaphosa spinosa Kulczyński, eine unvollständig beschriebene Spinne Südosteuropas (Arachnida, Araneae, Gnaphosidae). Reichenbachia 25: 113-115. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Zhang, Z. S. & Wang, L. Y. (2017). Chinese spiders illustrated. Chongqing University Press, 954 pp. download pdf download pdf -- Show included taxa

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Date Type Reference Detail
2023-01-09 Species distribution update Šestáková et al., 2022 n/a (Old value)
2023-01-09 New taxonomic reference entry Šestáková et al., 2022 n/a
2021-02-22 New taxonomic reference entry Grbić, Hänggi & Krnjajić, 2021 n/a
2021-02-22 Species distribution update Grbić, Hänggi & Krnjajić, 2021 n/a (Old value)
2019-03-22 New taxonomic reference entry Zhang & Wang, 2017 n/a