Taxon details

Micaria sociabilis Kulczyński, 1897

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2022-11-21
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Europe, Turkey, Caucasus (Russia, Azerbaijan)
Type deposit provide information
  • Holotype: Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences (RBINS/KBIN), Brussels, Belgium; m of Arboricaria koeni (Bosmans & Blick, 2000)
  • Paratype: Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences (RBINS/KBIN), Brussels, Belgium; 1m of Arboricaria koeni (Bosmans & Blick, 2000)
Taxonomic references
Micaria aurata Canestrini & Pavesi, 1868: 848 (Dm).
Micaria aurata Canestrini, 1868c: 192 (Df; preoccupied by Hentz, 1847, see Micaria aurata).
Micaria sociabilis Kulczyński, in Chyzer & Kulczyński, 1897: 258, pl. 10, f. 21, 25 (Dmf).
Micaria aurata Simon, 1932: 950, 974, f. 1473 (f).
Micaria canestrinii Roewer, 1951: 447 (replacement name).
Micaria sociabilis Wunderlich, 1980h: 291, f. 7, 36a-b, 60a (mf; not f.60b-c, f =A. brignolii).
Micaria sociabilis Brignoli, 1983b: 565, f. 3 (f, S).
Micaria sociabilis Heimer & Nentwig, 1991: 432, f. 1136 (mf).
Arboricaria koeni Bosmans, in Bosmans & Blick, 2000: 465, f. 32-35 (Dmf) [].
Arboricaria sociabilis Bosmans & Blick, 2000: 463 (Tmf from Micaria).
Micaria sociabilis Pfliegler, 2014: 145, f. 1l-m, 3e, 4c (mf).
Micaria sociabilis Sentenská et al., 2015: 4, f. 4A-C, 6A-B (mf).
Arboricaria sociabilis Ponomarev et al., 2016: 8, f. 2-3 (mf).
Micaria sociabilis Kovblyuk et al., 2016: 40, f. 85-87 (f).
Arboricaria sociabilis Mikhailov, 2016a: 162, f. 12-20 (m, S).
Micaria sociabilis Breitling, 2017: 26 (T from Arboricaria).

Bosmans, R. & Blick, T. (2000). Contribution to the knowledge of the genus Micaria in the West-Palaearctic region, with description of the new genus Arboricaria and three new species (Araneae Gnaphosidae). Memorie della Società Entomologica Italiana 78(2): 443-476. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Breitling, R. (2017). Public DNA barcoding data resolve the status of the genus Arboricaria (Araneae: Gnaphosidae). Arachnologische Mitteilungen 54: 24-27 & Supplements 1-4. doi:10.5431/aramit5405 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Brignoli, P. M. (1983b). Ragni d'Italia XXXIV. Le specie descritte da G. Canestrini (Araneae). Atti XIII Congresso Nazionale Italiano di Entomologia, Sestriere-Torino, pp. 561-567. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Canestrini, G. (1868c). Nuove aracnidi italiani. Annuario della Società dei Naturalisti in Modena 3: 190-206. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Canestrini, G. & Pavesi, P. (1868). Araneidi italiani. Atti della Società Italiana di Scienze Naturali 11: 738-872. download pdf download pdf -- Show included taxa

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

Heimer, S. & Nentwig, W. (1991). Spinnen Mitteleuropas: Ein Bestimmungsbuch. Paul Parey, Berlin, 543 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Kovblyuk, M. M., Gnelitsa, V. A., Nadolny, A. A., Kastrygina, Z. A. & Kukushkin, O. V. (2016). Spiders (Arachnida: Aranei) of the Karadag Nature Reserve (Crimea). Ekosistemy 3(2015): 3-288. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Mikhailov, K. G. (2016a). On the spider genus Arboricaria with the description of a new species (Araneae, Gnaphosidae). ZooKeys 558: 153-169. doi:10.3897/zookeys.558.6521 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Pfliegler, W. P. (2014). Records of some rare and interesting spider (Araneae) species from anthropogenic habitats in Debrecen, Hungary. e-Acta Naturalia Pannonica 7: 143-156. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Ponomarev, A. V., Prokopenko, E. V., Ivliev, P. P. & Shmatko, V. Y. (2016). Spiders (Aranei) of the coast of Taganrog Bay (the Sea of Azov) and the Don River delta. Caucasian Entomological Bulletin 12(1): 3-28. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Roewer, C. F. (1951). Neue Namen einiger Araneen-Arten. Abhandlungen des Naturwissenschaftlichen Vereins zu Bremen 32: 437-456. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Sentenská, L., Pekár, S., Lipke, E., Michalik, P. & Uhl, G. (2015). Female control of mate plugging in a female-cannibalistic spider (Micaria sociabilis). BMC Evolutionary Biology 15(18): 1-12. doi:10.1186/s12862-014-0278-9 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Simon, E. (1932). Les arachnides de France. Synopsis générale et catalogue des espèces françaises de l'ordre des Araneae. Tome VI. 4e partie. Roret, Paris, pp. 773-978. 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

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

Edit history
Date Type Reference Detail
2022-11-21 Species distribution update n/a (Old value)
2017-07-21 New taxonomic reference entry Breitling, 2017 n/a
2017-07-21 Species transferred to new genus Breitling, 2017 Species transferred from Arboricaria to Micaria
2016-10-19 New taxonomic reference entry Kovblyuk et al., 2016 n/a
2016-09-26 New taxonomic reference entry Ponomarev et al., 2016 n/a
2016-02-25 New taxonomic reference entry Mikhailov, 2016a n/a
2016-02-25 Species distribution update Mikhailov, 2016a n/a (Old value)
2016-02-25 Species synonymy Mikhailov, 2016a Arboricaria koeni synonymized with Arboricaria sociabilis
2016-02-25 Species transferred to new genus Bosmans & Blick, 2000 Species transferred from Micaria to Arboricaria
2015-09-09 New taxonomic reference entry Sentenská et al., 2015 n/a
2014-07-17 New taxonomic reference entry Pfliegler, 2014 n/a