Taxon details

Macrargus multesimus (O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1875)

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2023-08-30
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: North America, Europe, Russia (Europe to Far East), Mongolia, China
Type deposit: provide information
Taxonomic references
Erigone multesima O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1875c: 402, pl. 46, f. 9 (Df).
Linyphia mordax L. Koch, 1879c: 13, pl. 1, f. 3 (Dmf) [].
Erigone granulosa L. Koch, 1879c: 43, pl. 2, f. 1 (Dmf) [].
Microneta discolor Emerton, 1882: 75, pl. 24, f. 1 (Dmf).
Tmeticus granulosus Simon, 1884a: 420.
Tmeticus granulosus Grese, 1909: 327, pl. 7, f. 5 (m).
Gongylidium macrochelis Emerton, 1917: 263, f. 15 (Dm) [].
Centromerus granulosus Reimoser, 1919: 80.
Microneta multesima Crosby & Bishop, 1928b: 1049.
Macrargus multesimus Holm, 1945b: 44 (T from Microneta, S of Centromerus granulosus and Linyphia mordax).
Porrhomma macrochelis Chamberlin & Ivie, 1947b: 61 (T from Gongylidium, recorded f).
Macrargus multesimus Kaston, 1948: 133, f. 322-324 (mf).
Macrargus multesimus Kleemola, 1961: 133, f. 9a-b (f).
Macrargus multesimus Hauge, 1969: 3, f. 6-9 (mf).
Macrargus multesimus Palmgren, 1975: 19, f. 4.3-4 (mf).
Macrargus multesimus Pakhorukov & Utochkin, 1977b: 910, f. 19-20 (f).
Macrargus multesimus Pakhorukov, 1981: 79, f. 23-24 (m).
Macrargus multesimus Li, Song & Zhu, 1994: 81, f. 39-40 (f).
Macrargus multesimus Tao, Li & Zhu, 1995: 250, f. 151-154 (f).
Macrargus multesimus Wunderlich, 1995e: 489, f. 40-41 (f).
Macrargus multesimus Song, Zhu & Chen, 1999: 186, f. 104H-I (f).
Macrargus multesimus Buckle et al., 2001: 130 (S of Porrhomma macrochelis).
Macrargus multesimus Paquin & Dupérré, 2003: 142, f. 1571-1573 (mf).
Macrargus multesimus Gnelitsa & Koponen, 2010: 222, f. 1a-b, 2a-b, 3a-b, 4a-c (mf).
Macrargus multesimus Růžička, 2018: 66 (S of Porrhomma macrochelis confirmed).
Macrargus multesimus Zhang, Peng & Zhang, 2022: 66, f. 42A-G (mf).

Buckle, D. J., Carroll, D., Crawford, R. L. & Roth, V. D. (2001). Linyphiidae and Pimoidae of America north of Mexico: checklist, synonymy, and literature. Fabreries, Supplement 10: 89-191. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Chamberlin, R. V. & Ivie, W. (1947b). The spiders of Alaska. Bulletin of the University of Utah 37(10): 1-103. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Crosby, C. R. & Bishop, S. C. (1928b). Araneae. In: A list of the insects of New York. Memoirs of the Cornell University Agricultural Experiment Station 101, 1034-1074. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Emerton, J. H. (1882). New England spiders of the family Theridiidae. Transactions of the Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences 6: 1-86. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Emerton, J. H. (1917). New spiders from Canada and the adjoining states. The Canadian Entomologist 49(8): 261-272. doi:10.4039/Ent49261-8 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Gnelitsa, V. A. & Koponen, S. (2010). A new species of the genus Macrargus (Araneae, Linyphiidae, Micronetinae) from the north-east of Ukraine and redescription of two related species. Vestnik Zoologii 44(4): 291-299. doi:10.2478/v10058-010-0019-5 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Grese, N. S. (1909). Die Spinnen der Halbinsel Jamal. Ezhegodnik Zoologicheskago Muzeya Imperatorskoj Akademii Nauk 14: 325-331. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Hauge, E. (1969). Six species of spiders (Araneae) new to Norway. Norsk Entomologisk Tidsskrift 16: 1-8. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Holm, Å. (1945b). Zur Kenntnis der Spinnenfauna des Torneträskgebietes. Arkiv för Zoologi 36(A15): 1-80. download pdf 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

Kleemola, A. (1961). Spiders from the northernmost part of Enontekiö. Suomalaisen Eläin-ja Kasvitieteellisen Seuran Vanamon Tiedonannot (Archivum Societatis Zoologicae Botanicae Fennicae "Vanamo") 16: 128-135. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Koch, L. (1879c). Arachniden aus Sibirien und Novaja Semlja, eingesammelt von der schwedischen Expedition im Jahre 1875. Kongliga Svenska Vetenskaps-Akademiens Handlingar 16(5): 1-136, pl. 1-7. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Li, S. Q., Song, D. X. & Zhu, C. D. (1994). On the classification of spiders of subfamily Linyphiinae, Linyphiidae. Sinozoologia 11: 77-82. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Pakhorukov, N. M. & Utochkin, A. S. (1977b). Little known and new for the fauna of the USSR species of spiders of the family Linyphiidae (Aranei) from the northern Ural. Entomologicheskoe Obozrenie 56: 907-911. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Pakhorukov, N. M. (1981). [Spiders of the fam. Linyphiidae of the USSR forest fauna]. In: Fauna and ecology of insects. University of Perm, pp. 71-85. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Palmgren, P. (1975). Die Spinnenfauna Finnlands und Ostfennoskandiens VI. Linyphiidae 1 (Die Linyphiinae und Linyphiinae-ähnlichen Micryphantinae). Fauna Fennica 28: 1-102. 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

Pickard-Cambridge, O. (1875c). On some new species of Erigone from North America. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 43(3): 393-405, pl. 46. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Reimoser, E. (1919). Katalog der echten Spinnen (Araneae) des Paläarktischen Gebietes. Abhandlungen der Zoologisch-Botanischen Gesellschaft in Wien 10(2): 1-280. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Růžička, V. (2018). A review of the spider genus Porrhomma (Araneae, Linyphiidae). Zootaxa 4481(1): 1-75. doi:10.11646/zootaxa.4481.1.1 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Simon, E. (1884a). Les arachnides de France. Tome cinquième, deuxième et troisième partie. Roret, Paris, pp. 180-885, pl. 26-27. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Song, D. X., Zhu, M. S. & Chen, J. (1999). The spiders of China. Hebei Science and Technology Publishing House, Shijiazhuang, 640 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Tao, Y., Li, S. Q. & Zhu, C. D. (1995). Linyphiid spiders of Changbai Mountains, China (Araneae: Linyphiidae: Linyphiinae). Beiträge zur Araneologie 4(1994): 241-288. [publ. in Dec. 1995] download pdf -- Show included taxa

Wunderlich, J. (1995e). Linyphiidae aus der Mongolei (Arachnida: Araneae). Beiträge zur Araneologie 4(1994): 479-529. [publ. in Dec. 1995] download pdf -- Show included taxa

Zhang, F., Peng, J. Y. & Zhang, B. S. (2022). Spiders of Mt. Xiaowutai. Science Press, Beijing, 387 pp. [pdf in three parts] download pdf download pdf download pdf -- Show included taxa

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Edit history
Date Type Reference Detail
2022-11-16 New taxonomic reference entry Zhang, Peng & Zhang, 2022 n/a
2018-09-14 New taxonomic reference entry Růžička, 2018 n/a
2018-09-14 Species synonymy Růžička, 2018 Macrargus macrochelis synonymized with Macrargus multesimus