Taxon details

Metaltella simoni (Keyserling, 1878)

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: - -
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Brazil, Uruguay, Argentina. Introduced to USA, Canada
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Type deposit provide information
  • Paratype: Museu Nacional, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro (MNRJ), Brazil (database excerpt, August 2019); Auximus crispus Mello-Leitão, 1941, (00769); 1 f (probably destroyed by the fire 2018)
  • Syntype: Zoologisches Museum Hamburg (ZMH), Hamburg, Germany (data base search of type material, 11.02.2019); mf (A0003363)
Taxonomic references
Amaurobius simoni Keyserling, 1878a: 585, pl. 14, f. 11-12 (Dmf).
Auximus biseriatus Tullgren, 1905: 22, pl. 2, f. 5 (Df).
Auximus crispus Mello-Leitão, 1941d: 117, pl. 3, f. 10, pl. 15-16 (Dmf).
Metaltella simoni Lehtinen, 1967: 248, f. 191 (removed m from S of Amaurobius tristissimus; Keyserling's f=A. iheringi; Sf).
Metaltella simoni Leech, 1971: 24, f. 4-6 (mf).
Metaltella simoni Leech, 1972: 107, f. 194-195, 390 (mf).
Metaltella simoni Gray, 1983b: 285, f. 30.
Metaltella simoni Griswold et al., 2005: 12, f. 179D, 180D, 191A-B, 192A-C (mf).

Gray, M. R. (1983b). A new genus of spiders of the subfamily Metaltellinae (Araneae, Amaurobioidea) from southeastern Australia. Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales 106: 275-285. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Griswold, C. E., Ramírez, M. J., Coddington, J. A. & Platnick, N. I. (2005). Atlas of phylogenetic data for entelegyne spiders (Araneae: Araneomorphae: Entelegynae) with comments on their phylogeny. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences 56(Suppl. II): 1-324. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Keyserling, E. (1878a). Spinnen aus Uruguay und einigen anderen Gegenden Amerikas. Verhandlungen der Kaiserlich-Königlichen Zoologisch-Botanischen Gesellschaft in Wien 27: 571-624. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Leech, R. E. (1971). The introduced Amaurobiidae of North America, and Callobius hokkaido n. sp. from Japan (Arachnida: Araneida). The Canadian Entomologist 103: 23-32. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Leech, R. E. (1972). A revision of the Nearctic Amaurobiidae (Arachnida: Araneida). Memoirs of the Entomological Society of Canada 84: 1-182. download pdf -- Show included taxa

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

Mello-Leitão, C. F. de (1941d). Las arañas de Córdoba, La Rioja, Catamarca, Tucumán, Salta y Jujuy colectadas por los Profesores Birabén. Revista del Museo de La Plata (N.S., Zool.) 2: 99-198. 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

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