Taxon details


Megamyrmaekion caudatum Reuss, 1834

  • Rank: Species (Genus type)
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2021-04-26
  • LSID: [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:027479]
  • Distribution: Algeria, Tunisia, Libya, Egypt, Israel, Iran
Type deposit provide information
  • Holotype: Senckenberg Museum, Frankfurt am Main (SMF), Germany (data base search of type material, 11.01.2019); j (2864-107)
  • Holotype: Museum für Naturkunde, Berlin (ZMB), Germany (database export of type material, March 2019); f (3293) of Drassus tarrhunensis (Bosmans & Hervé, 2021)
Taxonomic references
Megamyrmaekion caudatum Reuss, 1834: 217, pl. 18, f. 12 (Dj).
Dyction reussi Walckenaer, 1837: 380 (Df).
Drassus tarrhunensis Karsch, 1881a: 12, pl. 1, f. 11 (Df) [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:027011].
Megamyrmecion pumilum Simon, 1885f: 38 (Dm) [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:027486].
Megamyrmecion caudatum Simon, 1893a: 370, f. 325, 330.
Megamyrmaekion caudatum Levy, 1999d: 442, f. 26, 30-31 (f; m is M. hula per Levy, 2009: 16).
Megamyrmaekion caudatum Levy, 2009: 14, f. 29-32 (mf, S of Megamyrmecion pumilum).
Megamyrmaekion caudatum Zamani et al., 2017c: 61, f. 2D-F (mf).
Megamyrmaekion caudatum Bosmans & Hervé, 2021: 60, f. 2b-c (f, S of Drassodes tarrhunensis).
References

Bosmans, R. & Hervé, C. (2021). Less is more: eight new synonyms in Mediterranean spiders (Araneae), with a new Pelecopsis species from Tunisia (Linyphiidae). Arachnologische Mitteilungen 61: 58-64. doi:10.30963/aramit6109 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Karsch, F. (1881a). Verzeichniss der während der Rohlfs'schen Afrikanischen Expedition erbeuteten Myriopoden und Arachniden. Archiv für Naturgeschichte 47: 1-14. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Levy, G. (1999d). Spiders of six uncommon drassodine genera (Araneae: Gnaphosidae) from Israel. Israel Journal of Zoology 45: 427-452. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Levy, G. (2009). New ground-spider genera and species with annexed checklist of the Gnaphosidae (Araneae) of Israel. Zootaxa 2066: 1-49. doi:10.11646/zootaxa.2066.1.1 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Reuss, A. (1834). Zoologische Miscellen. Museum Senckenbergianum, Abhandlungen aus dem Gebiete der beschreibenden Naturgeschichte 1: 195-276. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Simon, E. (1885f). Etudes sur les Arachnides recueillis en Tunisie en 1883 et 1884 par MM. A. Letourneux, M. Sédillot et Valéry Mayet, membres de la mission de l'Exploration scientifique de la Tunisie. In: Exploration scientifique de la Tunisie, publiée sous les auspices du Ministère de l'instruction publique. Zoologie – Arachnides. Paris, 55 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Simon, E. (1893a). Histoire naturelle des araignées. Deuxième édition, tome premier. Roret, Paris, pp. 257-488. [second pdf with detailed publication dates of the single parts] doi:10.5962/bhl.title.51973 download pdf download pdf -- Show included taxa

Walckenaer, C. A. (1837). Histoire naturelle des insectes. Aptères. Tome premier. Roret, Paris, 682 pp., pl. 1-15. [plates in second pdf] doi:10.5962/bhl.title.61095 download pdf download pdf -- Show included taxa

Zamani, A., Mirshamsi, O., Dolejš, P., Marusik, Y. M., Esyunin, S. L., Hula, V. & Ponel, P. (2017c). New data on the spider fauna of Iran (Arachnida: Araneae), part IV. Acta Arachnologica 66(2): 55-71. doi:10.2476/asjaa.66.55 download pdf -- Show included taxa

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Nentwig, W., Blick, T., Bosmans, R., Gloor, D., Hänggi, A., Kropf, C.: Spiders of Europe. www.araneae.nmbe.ch. Version 05.2018. doi: 10.24436/1

Edit history
Date Type Reference Detail
2021-04-26 Species distribution update Bosmans & Hervé, 2021 n/a (Old value)
2021-04-26 New taxonomic reference entry Bosmans & Hervé, 2021 n/a
2021-04-26 Species synonymy Bosmans & Hervé, 2021 Megamyrmaekion tarrhunense synonymized with Megamyrmaekion caudatum
2017-12-17 New taxonomic reference entry Zamani et al., 2017c n/a
2017-12-17 Species distribution update Zamani et al., 2017c n/a (Old value)