Taxon details

Amaurobius asuncionis Mello-Leitão, 1946

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: nomen dubium
  • Described: j
  • Last updated: 2020-01-03
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Paraguay
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Type deposit provide information
  • Holotype: Museo de La Plata, División Zoología Invertebrados-Aracnología, Ciudad de La Plata, Provincia de Buenos Aires, Argentina; j (MLP-Ar 17000) [bipartite cribellum]
Taxonomic references
Amaurobius asuncionis Mello-Leitão, 1946b: 17, f. 1 (Df).
Amaurobius asuncionis Lehtinen, 1967: 212 (type is juvenile, "cannot be placed"; i.e. probably a nomen dubium).
Amaurobius asuncionis Marusik, Otto & Japoshvili, 2020: 53 (nomen dubium).

Lehtinen, P. T. (1967). Classification of the cribellate spiders and some allied families, with notes on the evolution of the suborder Araneomorpha. Annales Zoologici Fennici 4: 199-468. [second pdf: index and outline by V. D. Roth (unpubl.)] download pdf download pdf -- Show included taxa

Marusik, Y. M., Otto, S. & Japoshvili, G. (2020). Taxonomic notes on Amaurobius (Araneae: Amaurobiidae), including the description of a new species. Zootaxa 4718(1): 47-56. doi:10.11646/zootaxa.4718.1.3 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Mello-Leitão, C. F. de (1946b). Arañas del Paraguay. Notas del Museo de la Plata 11(Zool. 91): 17-50. download pdf -- Show included taxa

External Resource References

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Edit history
Date Type Reference Detail
2020-01-03 Taxon is nomen dubium Marusik, Otto & Japoshvili, 2020 Amaurobius asuncionis Mello-Leitão, 1946 declared a nomen dubium
2020-01-03 New taxonomic reference entry Marusik, Otto & Japoshvili, 2020 n/a
2017-11-09 New taxonomic reference entry Lehtinen, 1967 n/a
2017-11-09 Species updated Lehtinen, 1967 (Old value)