Taxon details

Mecopisthes peusi Wunderlich, 1972

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2020-11-25
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Europe, Israel
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Taxonomic references
Cnephalocotes silus Carpenter, 1900: 201, f. 6-15 (mf, misidentified).
Cnephalocotes silus Smith, 1901a: 334, f. 1j, 2i (m; misidentified).
Cnephalocotes pusillus Jackson, 1908: 64, pl. 4, f. 28-29 (f, misidentified).
Mecopisthes pusillus Locket & Millidge, 1953: 253, f. 154B, D-G (mf, misidentified, name removed from S of Meioneta tenera, S M. silus, rejected).
Mecopisthes silus Merrett, 1963b: 422, f. 101A-B (m, misidentified).
Mecopisthes peusi Wunderlich, 1972b: 301, f. 18-23 (Dmf).
Mecopisthes peusi Millidge, 1977: 24, f. 77 (m).
Mecopisthes peusi Miller & Svatoň, 1978: 17, pl. VIII, f. 1-3 (f).
Mecopisthes peusi Millidge, 1978a: 113, f. 7, 14-15, 20, 34 (mf).
Mecopisthes peusi Roberts, 1987: 67, f. 27f, 28a (mf).
Mecopisthes peusi Heimer & Nentwig, 1991: 208, f. 561 (mf).
Mecopisthes peusi Wunderlich, 2008e: 688, f. 15 (m).

Carpenter, G. H. (1900). Two spiders new to the British fauna. Annals and Magazine of Natural History (7) 6: 199-204. download pdf -- Show included taxa

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

Jackson, A. R. (1908). On some rare arachnids captured during 1907. Transactions of the Natural History Society of Northumberland, Durham, and Newcastle-upon-Tyne (N.S.) 3(1): 49-78, pl. 4. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Locket, G. H. & Millidge, A. F. (1953). British spiders. Vol. II. Ray Society, London, 449 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Merrett, P. (1963b). The palpus of male spiders of the family Linyphiidae. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 140(3): 347-467. doi:10.1111/j.1469-7998.1963.tb01867.x download pdf -- Show included taxa

Miller, F. & Svatoň, J. (1978). Einige seltene und bisher unbekannte Spinnenarten aus der Slowakei. Annotationes Zoologicae et Botanicae Bratislava 126: 1-19. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Millidge, A. F. (1977). The conformation of the male palpal organs of linyphiid spiders, and its application to the taxonomic and phylogenetic analysis of the family (Araneae: Linyphiidae). Bulletin of the British Arachnological Society 4: 1-60. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Millidge, A. F. (1978a). The genera Mecopisthes Simon and Hypsocephalus n.gen. and their phylogenetic relationships (Araneae: Linyphiidae). Bulletin of the British Arachnological Society 4(3, 1977): 113-123. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Roberts, M. J. (1987). The spiders of Great Britain and Ireland, Volume 2: Linyphiidae and check list. Harley Books, Colchester, England, 204 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Smith, F. P. (1901a). An introduction to British spiders [continued]. Science-Gossip New Series 7(80, 81, 82, 83, 84): 235-236, 265-267, 303-304, 333-334, 358-360. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Wunderlich, J. (1972b). Zur Spinnenfauna Deutschlands, XII. Neue und seltene Arten der Linyphiidae und einige Bemerkungen zur Synonymie (Arachnida: Araneae). Senckenbergiana Biologica 53: 291-306. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Wunderlich, J. (2008e). Descriptions of new taxa of European dwarf spiders (Araneae: Linyphiidae: Erigonidae). Beiträge zur Araneologie 5: 685-697. download pdf -- Show included taxa

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Edit history
Date Type Reference Detail
2020-11-25 New taxonomic reference entry Smith, 1901a n/a
2019-01-17 New taxonomic reference entry Jackson, 1908 n/a