Taxon details


Micaria pulicaria (Sundevall, 1831)

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2020-02-12
  • LSID: [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:027562]
  • Distribution: USA, Canada, Europe, Georgia, Russia (Europe to Far East), Kazakhstan, China, Japan, Turkey?, Central Asia?
Type deposit provide information
  • Holotype: Museum of Comparative Zoology (MCZ), Harvard University, Cambridge, USA; f (22164) of Micaria montana (Muster & Michalik, 2020)
  • Holotype: Museum of Comparative Zoology (MCZ), Harvard University, Cambridge, USA; m of Micaria perfecta (Muster & Michalik, 2020)
  • Syntype: Museum of Comparative Zoology (MCZ), Harvard University, Cambridge, USA; 1m 2f 2j (21447) of Micaria gentilis (Muster & Michalik, 2020)
Taxonomic references
Clubiona pulicaria Sundevall, 1831: 33, 1832: 140 (Dmf).
Drassus nitens Blackwall, 1833: 439 (Dmf).
Macaria nitens C. L. Koch, 1839a: 91, f. 497 (Df; probably Micaria micans per Muster & Michalik, 2020: Appendix S1).
Macaria formosa C. L. Koch, 1839a: 97, f. 501 (Df).
Drassus formosus Walckenaer, 1841: 488 (D; uncertain per Muster & Michalik, 2020: Appendix S1).
Micaria pulicaria Westring, 1851: 47 (S of Macaria formosa).
Drassus nitens Blackwall, 1861a: 119, pl. 6, f. 73 (mf).
Micaria pulicaria L. Koch, 1866: 62, pl. 3, f. 44-46 (mf).
Macaria formosa Ohlert, 1867: 104 (Dmf).
Micaria pulicaria Thorell, 1871a: 173.
Micaria nitens Menge, 1873: 327, pl. 58, f. 187 (mf).
Micaria pulicaria Hansen, 1882: 56, pl. 4, f. 3 (mf; uncertain per Muster & Michalik, 2020: Appendix S1).
Micaria montana Emerton, 1890: 168, pl. 3, f. 2 (Df).
Micaria pulicaria Becker, 1896: 238, pl. 16, f. 1 (mf; uncertain per Muster & Michalik, 2020: Appendix S1).
Micaria gentilis Banks, 1896a: 62 (Dmf).
Micaria perfecta Banks, 1896e: 59 (Dm).
Micaria pulicaria Bösenberg, 1902: 285, pl. 27, f. 417 (mf; uncertain per Muster & Michalik, 2020: Appendix S1).
Micaria gentilis Emerton, 1909: 215, pl. 10, f. 3 (mf).
Micaria montana Chickering, 1939: 76, f. 72-75 (mf).
Micaria pulicaria Palmgren, 1943: 67, f. 69, 75F (mf).
Micaria pulicaria Tullgren, 1946: 62, f. 19, pl. 10, f. 126-128 (f; the other figs belong to M. micans).
Micaria montana Kaston, 1948: 401, f. 1437-1439, 1441-1442 (mf).
Micaria pulicaria Locket & Millidge, 1951: 119 (parts of text only, figs belong to M. micans).
Micaria pulicaria Hackman, 1954: 9 (S of Micaria gentilis and M. montana).
Micaria pulicaria Johannessen, 1968: 38, f. 1B (f).
Micaria pulicaria Tyschchenko, 1971: 137, f. 351 (m; uncertain per Muster & Michalik, 2020: Appendix S1).
Micaria nivosa Wozny, 1973: 53, f. 1 (f; misidentified per Muster & Michalik, 2020: Appendix S1).
Micaria pulicaria Wunderlich, 1980h: 252, f. 3c, 38c (f; the other figs belong to M. micans).
Micaria pulicaria Roberts, 1985: 78, f. 29a (mf).
Micaria pulicaria Yaginuma, 1986a: 193, f. 108.2 (m).
Micaria pulicaria Platnick & Shadab, 1988: 7, f. 2-5 (mf, S of Micaria perfecta).
Micaria pulicaria Platnick & Dondale, 1992: 32, f. 24-27 (mf).
Micaria pulicaria Noordam, 1992: f. 15 ad part (mf; partly belong to M. micans per Muster & Michalik, 2020: Appendix S1).
Micaria pulicaria Kamura, 1992a: 17, f. 1-4 (m).
Micaria pulicaria Roberts, 1995: 121, text fig., pl. 5, fig. 2 (mf).
Micaria pulicaria Roberts, 1998: 128, text fig., pl. 5, fig. 2 (mf).
Micaria pulicaria Song, Zhu & Chen, 1999: 453, f. 264F, Q (mf).
Micaria pulicaria Paquin & Dupérré, 2003: 79, f. 694-696 (mf).
Micaria pulicaria Song, Zhu & Zhang, 2004: 181, f. 107A-D (mf).
Micaria pulicaria Almquist, 2006: 438, f. 378c, ?d-e (the other figs belong to M. micans).
Micaria pulicaria Tuneva, 2007: 239, f. 1, 64-66 (m; the other figs belong to M. micans).
Micaria blicki Kovblyuk & Nadolny, 2008: 229, f. 75-85, 87-90 (Dmf) [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:042047].
Micaria pulicaria Kovblyuk & Nadolny, 2008: 229, f. 96-98, 105-107 (f; the other figs belong to M. micans).
Micaria pulicaria Kamura, 2009: 499, f. 193-196 (mf).
Micaria pulicaria Muster & Michalik, 2020: Appendix S1: 2, f. 2d-f, 3e-h, 4d-f (mf, S of Micaria blicki, Micaria micans removed from S).
References

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Banks, N. (1896a). A few new spiders. The Canadian Entomologist 28: 62-65. 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

Becker, L. (1896). Les arachnides de Belgique, deuxième et troisième parties. Annales du Musée Royal d'Histoire Naturelle de Belgique 12(2): 1-127, pl. 1-25 & 12(3): 1-378, pl. 1-18. doi:10.5962/bhl.title.48721 download pdf download pdf -- Show included taxa

Blackwall, J. (1833). Characters of some undescribed genera and species of Araneidae. London and Edinburgh Philosophical Magazine and Journal of Science (3) 3: 104-112, 187-197, 344-352, 436-443. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Blackwall, J. (1861a). A history of the spiders of Great Britain and Ireland. London 1, 1-174. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Bösenberg, W. (1902). Die Spinnen Deutschlands. II-IV. Zoologica (Stuttgart) 14(2-4): 97-384, Pl. 9-36. doi:10.5962/bhl.title.6508 download pdf download pdf download pdf -- Show included taxa

Chickering, A. M. (1939). Anyphaenidae and Clubionidae of Michigan. Papers of the Michigan Academy of Science, Arts and Letters 24: 49-84. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Emerton, J. H. (1890). New England spiders of the families Drassidae, Agalenidae and Dysderidae. Transactions of the Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences 8: 166-206, pl. 3-8. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Emerton, J. H. (1909). Supplement to the New England Spiders. Transactions of the Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences 14: 171-236. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Hackman, W. (1954). The spiders of Newfoundland. Acta Zoologica Fennica 79: 1-99. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Hansen, H. J. (1882). Spindeldyr. In: Schiödte, J. C. (ed.) Zoologia Danica. Kjöbenhavn 3, 1-81, I-V. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Johannessen, O. H. (1968). Micaria decorata Tullgren 1942 (Clubionidae, Araneae) new to Norway. Norsk Entomologisk Tidsskrift 15: 37-39. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Kamura, T. (1992a). Notes on Japanese gnaphosid spiders (V). Three rare species in Japan. Atypus 100: 17-22. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Kamura, T. (2009). Trochanteriidae, Gnaphosidae, Prodidomidae, Corinnidae. In: Ono, H. (ed.) The spiders of Japan with keys to the families and genera and illustrations of the species. Tokai University Press, Kanagawa, pp. 482-500, 551-557. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Kaston, B. J. (1948). Spiders of Connecticut. Bulletin of the Connecticut State Geological and Natural History Survey 70: 1-874. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Koch, C. L. (1839a). Die Arachniden. C. H. Zeh'sche Buchhandlung, Nürnberg, Fünfter Band, pp. 125-158, pl. 175-180 (f. 418-431); Sechster Band, pp. 1-156, pl. 181-216 (f. 432-540); Siebenter Band, pp. 1-106, pl. 217-247 (f. 541-594). [for the correct year of publication see Brignoli, 1985b] doi:10.5962/bhl.title.43744 download pdf download pdf -- Show included taxa

Koch, L. (1866). Die Arachniden-Familie der Drassiden. Nürnberg, Hefte 1-6, pp. 1-304. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Kovblyuk, M. M. & Nadolny, A. A. (2008). The spider genus Micaria Westring, 1851 in the Crimea (Aranei: Gnaphosidae). Arthropoda Selecta 16: 215-236. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Locket, G. H. & Millidge, A. F. (1951). British spiders. Vol. I. Ray Society, London, 310 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Menge, A. (1873). Preussische Spinnen. VI. Abtheilung. Schriften der Naturforschenden Gesellschaft in Danzig (N. F.) 3: 327-374. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Muster, C. & Michalik, P. (2020). Cryptic diversity in ant‐mimic Micaria spiders (Araneae, Gnaphosidae) and a tribute to early naturalists. Zoologica Scripta 49(2): 197-209 & Appendices. doi:10.1111/zsc.12404 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Noordam, A. (1992). Gnaphosidae (Araneae) of the Netherlands, drawings, some notes, and some thoughts about ant-mimicry. Published by the author, Leiden, Netherlands, viii & 16 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Ohlert, E. (1867). Die Araneiden oder echten Spinnen der Provinz Preussen. Leipzig, pp. 1-172. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Palmgren, P. (1943). Die Spinnenfauna Finnlands II. Acta Zoologica Fennica 36: 1-115. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Paquin, P. & Dupérré, N. (2003). Guide d'identification des araignées de Québec. Fabreries, Supplement 11: 1-251. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Platnick, N. I. & Shadab, M. U. (1988). A revision of the American spiders of the genus Micaria (Araneae, Gnaphosidae). American Museum Novitates 2916: 1-64. 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

Roberts, M. J. (1985). The spiders of Great Britain and Ireland, Volume 1: Atypidae to Theridiosomatidae. Harley Books, Colchester, England. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Roberts, M. J. (1995). Collins Field Guide: Spiders of Britain & Northern Europe. HarperCollins, London, 383 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Roberts, M. J. (1998). Spinnengids. Tirion, Baarn, Netherlands, 397 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Song, D. X., Zhu, M. S. & Chen, J. (1999). The spiders of China. Hebei University of Science and Techology 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, ix + 362 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Sundevall, C. J. (1831). Svenska Spindlarnes Beskrifning. Fortsättning. Separate, published by P. A. Norstedt & Söner, Stockholm. (journal version appeared in 1832, see below) download pdf -- Show included taxa

Thorell, T. (1871a). Remarks on synonyms of European spiders. Part II. C. J. Lundström, Uppsala, pp. 97-228. doi:10.5962/bhl.title.69282 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Tullgren, A. (1946). Svenska spindelfauna: 3. Egentliga spindlar. Araneae. Fam. 5-7. Clubionidae, Zoridae och Gnaphosidae. Entomologiska Föreningen, Stockholm, 141 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Tuneva, T. K. (2007). Review of the family Gnaphosidae in the Ural fauna (Aranei). 5. Genera Micaria Westring, 1851 and Arboricaria Bosmans, 2000. Arthropoda Selecta 15(3, 2006): 229-250. [publ. July 16, 2007] download pdf -- Show included taxa

Tyschchenko, V. P. (1971). Opredelitel' paukov evropejskoj casti SSSR. Leningrad, pp. 1-281. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Walckenaer, C. A. (1841). Histoire naturelle des Insects. Aptères. Paris 2(for 1837), 1-549. doi:10.5962/bhl.title.61095 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Westring, N. (1851). Förteckning öfver de till närvarande tid Kände, i Sverige förekommande Spindlarter, utgörande ett antal af 253, deraf 132 äro nya för svenska Faunan. Göteborgs Kungliga Vetenskaps och Vitterhets Samhälles Handlingar 2: 25-62. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Woźny, M. (1973). New data on the female of the spider Micaria nivosa L. Koch (Gnaphosidae). Przegląd Zoologiczny 17: 53-54. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Wunderlich, J. (1980h). Revision der europäischen Arten der Gattung Micaria Westring 1851, mit Anmerkungen zu den übrigen paläarktischen Arten (Arachnida: Araneida: Gnaphosidae). Zoologische Beiträge (N.F.) 25(1979): 233-341. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Yaginuma, T. (1986a). Spiders of Japan in color (new ed.). Hoikusha Publishing Co., Osaka, 305 pp., 64 pls. download pdf -- Show included taxa

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Edit history
Date Type Reference Detail
2020-02-12 Taxonomic reference added from other taxon n/a (Old value)
2020-02-12 Taxonomic reference assigned to new taxon Taxonomic reference entry assigned to Micaria lugubris (Walckenaer, 1837)
2020-02-12 Taxonomic reference assigned to new taxon Taxonomic reference entry assigned to Micaria lugubris (Walckenaer, 1837)
2020-02-12 Taxonomic reference assigned to new taxon Taxonomic reference entry assigned to Micaria corusca (C. L. Koch, 1837)
2020-02-12 Taxonomic reference assigned to new taxon Taxonomic reference entry assigned to Micaria micans (Blackwall, 1858)
2020-02-12 Taxonomic reference assigned to new taxon Taxonomic reference entry assigned to Micaria micans (Blackwall, 1858)
2020-02-12 Taxonomic reference assigned to new taxon Taxonomic reference entry assigned to Micaria micans (Blackwall, 1858)
2020-02-12 Taxonomic reference assigned to new taxon Taxonomic reference entry assigned to Micaria micans (Blackwall, 1858)
2020-02-12 Taxonomic reference assigned to new taxon Taxonomic reference entry assigned to Micaria micans (Blackwall, 1858)
2020-02-12 Taxonomic reference assigned to new taxon Taxonomic reference entry assigned to Micaria micans (Blackwall, 1858)
2020-02-12 Taxonomic reference assigned to new taxon Taxonomic reference entry assigned to Micaria micans (Blackwall, 1858)
2020-02-12 Taxonomic reference assigned to new taxon Taxonomic reference entry assigned to Micaria micans (Blackwall, 1858)
2020-02-12 Taxonomic reference assigned to new taxon Taxonomic reference entry assigned to Micaria micans (Blackwall, 1858)
2020-02-12 Taxonomic reference assigned to new taxon Taxonomic reference entry assigned to Micaria micans (Blackwall, 1858)
2020-02-12 Taxonomic reference assigned to new taxon Taxonomic reference entry assigned to Micaria micans (Blackwall, 1858)
2020-02-12 Taxonomic reference assigned to new taxon Taxonomic reference entry assigned to Micaria micans (Blackwall, 1858)
2020-02-12 Taxonomic reference assigned to new taxon Taxonomic reference entry assigned to Micaria micans (Blackwall, 1858)
2020-02-12 Taxonomic reference assigned to new taxon Taxonomic reference entry assigned to Micaria micans (Blackwall, 1858)
2020-02-12 Taxonomic reference assigned to new taxon Taxonomic reference entry assigned to Micaria micans (Blackwall, 1858)
2020-02-12 Taxonomic reference assigned to new taxon Taxonomic reference entry assigned to Micaria micans (Blackwall, 1858)
2020-02-12 Species distribution update Muster & Michalik, 2020 n/a (Old value)
2020-02-12 Species synonymy Muster & Michalik, 2020 Micaria blicki synonymized with Micaria pulicaria
2020-02-12 New taxonomic reference entry Muster & Michalik, 2020 n/a