Taxon details

Vectius niger (Simon, 1880)

  • Rank: Species (Genus type)
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2023-11-16
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Venezuela, Brazil, Bolivia, Paraguay, Argentina
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Taxonomic references
Plator niger Simon, 1880a: 236 (Df).
Vectius niger Simon, 1897a: 19, f. 14-15 (Dm).
Plator niger Tullgren, 1905: 40, pl. 6, f. 16 (m).
Selenops fraternus Mello-Leitão, 1915a: 136 (Dmf).
Vectius niger Corronca, 1996b: 397 (S).
Vectius niger Murphy, 2007: 73, f. 584-585 (mf).
Vectius niger Azevedo, Griswold & Santos, 2018b: 599, f. 7l, 15f, 16j-l, 19k, 20h, S8k, S10k (mf).
Vectius niger Pompeo, Brescovit & Araujo, 2023: 231, f. 1A-D, 2A-E (mf).

Azevedo, G. H. F, Griswold, C. E. & Santos, A. J. (2018b). Systematics and evolution of ground spiders revisited (Araneae, Dionycha, Gnaphosidae). Cladistics 34(6): 579-626. doi:10.1111/cla.12226 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Corronca, J. A. (1996b). Catálogo de las especies de la familia Selenopidae Simon, 1887 (Araneae). Acta Zoologica Lilloana 43: 393-409. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Mello-Leitão, C. F. de (1915a). Alguns generos e especies novas de araneidos do Brasil. Brotéria (Ser. Zool.) 13: 129-142. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Murphy, J. (2007). Gnaphosid genera of the world. British Arachnological Society, St Neots, Cambridgeshire 1, i-xii, 1-92; 2, i-ii, 93-605. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Pompeo, J. N., Brescovit, A. D. & Araujo, D. (2023). Taxonomic notes, distribution update and the first chromosomal analysis of Vectius niger (Simon, 1880) and Trochanteria gomezi Canals, 1933 (Araneae: Trochanteriidae). Zootaxa 5374(2): 229-244. doi:10.11646/zootaxa.5374.2.4 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Simon, E. (1880a). Révision de la famille des Sparassidae (Arachnides). Actes de la Société Linnéenne de Bordeaux 34(2/3/4): 223-351. [issue 3 and 4 were published in 1881, but a complete seperate extract was available in 1880, see the last page of the pdf] download pdf -- Show included taxa

Simon, E. (1897a). Histoire naturelle des araignées. Deuxième édition, tome second. Roret, Paris, pp. 1-192. [second pdf with detailed publication dates of the single parts] doi:10.5962/bhl.title.51973 download pdf download pdf -- Show included taxa

Tullgren, A. (1905). Aranedia from the Swedish expedition through the Gran Chaco and the Cordilleras. Arkiv för Zoologi 2(19): 1-81. download pdf -- Show included taxa

External Resource References

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Date Type Reference Detail
2023-11-16 New taxonomic reference entry Pompeo, Brescovit & Araujo, 2023 n/a
2023-11-16 Species distribution update Pompeo, Brescovit & Araujo, 2023 n/a (Old value)
2018-12-11 New taxonomic reference entry Azevedo, Griswold & Santos, 2018b n/a