Taxon details

Agelenopsis aperta (Gertsch, 1934)

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2022-09-19
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: USA, Mexico
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Type deposit provide information
  • Syntype: Naturhistorisches Museum, Basel (NMB), Switzerland (database search of type material, 08.04.2019); Agelenopsis gertschi Schenkel, 1950, 3 f (NMB-ARAN-01979 a)
Taxonomic references
Agelena aperta Gertsch, 1934d: 25, f. 10 (Dmf).
Agelenopsis aperta Chamberlin & Ivie, 1941a: 594, f. 8, 13 (mf).
Agelenopsis aperta guttata Chamberlin & Ivie, 1941a: 595, f. 22 (Dmf).
Agelenopsis gertschi Schenkel, 1950b: 79, f. 28 (Df).
Agelenopsis aperta Gering, 1953: 11, f. 1-2, 36-37 (m).
Agelenopsis aperta Roth, 1956b: 177 (S).
Agelenopsis aperta Roth & Brown, 1986: 4 (S).
Agelenopsis aperta Whitman-Zai et al., 2015: 13, f. 23-24, 41, 56-57 (mf).
Agelenopsis aperta Bosco & Chuang, 2018: 580, f. 8, 12, 16, 21-22 (mf).
Agelenopsis aperta Jiménez, Chamé-Vázquez & Palacios-Cardiel, 2022: 197, f. 1-2, 17-18 (f).

Bosco, J. M. & Chuang, A. (2018). A new species of grass spider, Agelenopsis riechertii, from the southwestern USA, with notes on its courtship behavior (Araneae: Agelenidae). Zootaxa 4442(4): 579-583, 4472(3): 594-600. , 10.11646/zootaxa.4472.3.11 doi:10.11646/zootaxa.4442.4.6 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Chamberlin, R. V. & Ivie, W. (1941a). North American Agelenidae of the genera Agelenopsis, Calilena, Ritalena and Tortolena. Annals of the Entomological Society of America 34(3): 585-628. doi:10.1093/aesa/34.3.585 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Gering, R. L. (1953). Sructure and function of the genitalia in some American agelenid spiders. Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections 121(4): 1-84. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Gertsch, W. J. (1934d). Further notes on American spiders. American Museum Novitates 726: 1-26. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Jiménez, M.-L., Chamé-Vázquez, D. & Palacios-Cardiel, C. (2022). New records of spiders (Arachnida: Araneae) from the Madrean Archipelago of Sonora, Mexico. Pan-Pacific Entomologist 98(3): 196-204. doi:10.3956/2022-98.3.196 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Roth, V. D. (1956b). Taxonomic changes in the Agelenidae (Arachnida). Pan-Pacific Entomologist 32: 175-180. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Roth, V. D. & Brown, W. L. (1986). Catalog of Nearctic Agelenidae. Occasional Papers of the Museum Texas Tech University 99: 1-21. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Schenkel, E. (1950b). Spinnentiere aus dem westlichen Nordamerika, gesammelt von Dr. Hans Schenkel-Rudin. Erster Teil. Verhandlungen der Naturforschenden Gesellschaft in Basel 61: 28-92. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Whitman-Zai, J., Francis, M., Geick, M. & Cushing, P. E. (2015). Revision and morphological phylogenetic analysis of the funnel web spider genus Agelenopsis (Araneae: Agelenidae). Journal of Arachnology 43(1): 1-25. doi:10.1636/k14-35.1 download pdf -- Show included taxa

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Edit history
Date Type Reference Detail
2022-09-19 New taxonomic reference entry Jiménez, Chamé-Vázquez & Palacios-Cardiel, 2022 n/a
2018-09-11 New taxonomic reference entry Bosco & Chuang, 2018 n/a
2015-04-14 New taxonomic reference entry Whitman-Zai et al., 2015 n/a