Taxon details

Herpyllus propinquus (Keyserling, 1887)

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2020-08-23
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Canada, USA, Mexico
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  • Holotype: Museum of Comparative Zoology (MCZ), Harvard University, Cambridge, USA; f (675) (Chamberlin, 1922)
Taxonomic references
Prosthesima propinqua Keyserling, 1887b: 430, pl. 6, f. 7 (Df).
Herpyllus californicus Banks, 1904a: 110, f. 11 (Df).
Herpyllus piedicus Chamberlin & Woodbury, 1929: 132, pl. 1, f. 6-8 (Dm) [text of pl. 2 belongs to pl. 1].
Herpyllus propinquus Chamberlin, 1936a: 1.
Herpyllus propinquus Platnick & Shadab, 1977b: 9, f. 9-14, 130 (f, Sm).
Herpyllus propinquus Platnick & Dondale, 1992: 275, f. 437-440 (mf).
Herpyllus propinquus Zakharov & Ovtcharenko, 2013a: 16, f. 2a-b (m).
Herpyllus propinquus Desales-Lara, Jiménez & Corcuera, 2018: 3, f. 4-5 (m).

Banks, N. (1904a). New genera and species of Nearctic spiders. Journal of the New York Entomological Society 12: 109-119. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Chamberlin, R. V. & Woodbury, A. M. (1929). Notes on the spiders of Washington County, Utah. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 42: 131-142. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Chamberlin, R. V. (1936a). Records of North American Gnaphosidae with descriptions of new species. American Museum Novitates 841: 1-30. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Desales-Lara, M. A., Jiménez, M. L. & Corcuera, P. (2018). New records of spiders (Arachnida: Araneae) from Mexico and listing of spiders from Coahuila State. Acta Zoológica Mexicana (n. s.) 34(e3411183): 1-14. doi:10.21829/azm.2018.3411183 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Keyserling, E. (1887b). Neue Spinnen aus America. VII. Verhandlungen der Kaiserlich-Königlichen Zoologisch-Botanischen Gesellschaft in Wien 37: 421-490, pl. 6. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Platnick, N. I. & Shadab, M. U. (1977b). A revision of the spider genera Herpyllus and Scotophaeus (Araneae, Gnaphosidae) in North America. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 159: 1-44. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Platnick, N. I. & Dondale, C. D. (1992). The insects and arachnids of Canada, Part 19. The ground spiders of Canada and Alaska (Araneae: Gnaphosidae). Research Branch Agriculture Canada Publication 1875: 1-297. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Zakharov, B. & Ovtcharenko, V. (2013a). Male palp organ morphology of three species of ground spiders (Araneae, Gnaphosidae). Arachnologische Mitteilungen 45: 15-20. doi:10.5431/aramit4504 download pdf -- Show included taxa

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2020-08-23 New taxonomic reference entry Desales-Lara, Jiménez & Corcuera, 2018 n/a