Taxon details

Mecynargus borealis (Jackson, 1930)

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2024-02-07
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Canada, Greenland, Northern Europe, Russia (Europe to Middle Siberia)
Type deposit: provide information
Taxonomic references
Typhochrestus borealis Jackson, 1930: 642, 649, pl. 17, f. 8, 11-14 (Dm).
Typhochrestus borealis Jackson, 1934b: 339, f. 1-2, 7 (mf).
Typhochraestus borealis thori Jackson, 1934b: 339, f. 3, 6, 8 (Dmf).
Rhaebothorax borealis thori Holm, 1939b: 32, f. 14b (f).
Rhaebothorax borealis thori Holm, 1943: 17, f. 5a-e, pl. 2, f. 13-15 (mf, T from Typhochrestus).
Typhochraestus borealis Brændegaard, 1946: 52, f. 30-32 (mf).
Rhaebothorax borealis Holm, 1958b: 40, f. 2 (m, T from Typhochrestus, S of Rhaebothorax borealis thori).
Rhaebothorax borealis thori Kleemola, 1961: 133, f. 7 (f).
Conigerella borealis Holm, 1967: 19, f. 16-18 (mf, T from Rhaebothorax = Mecynargus).
Rhaebothorax borealis thori Palmgren, 1976: 94, f. 25.1-4 (mf).
Conigerella borealis Millidge, 1977: 17, f. 51 (m).
Mecynargus borealis Agnarsson, 1996: 101, f. A-D (mf).
Mecynargus borealis Paquin & Dupérré, 2003: 114, f. 1173-1175 (mf).
Mecynargus borealis Marusik, 2015: 689, f. 11I-J (f).

Agnarsson, I. (1996). Íslenskar köngulær. Fjölrit Náttúrufræðistofnunar 31: 1-175. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Brændegaard, J. (1946). The spiders (Araneina) of East Greenland: A faunistic and zoogeographical investigation. Meddelelser om Grønland 121(15): 1-128. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Holm, Å. (1939b). Neue Spinnen aus Schweden. Beschreibung neuer Arten der Familien Drassidae, Theridiidae, Linyphiidae und Micryphantidae. Arkiv för Zoologi 31(A8): 1-38. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Holm, Å. (1943). Zur Kenntnis der Taxonomie, Ökologie und Verbreitung der schwedischen Arten der Spinnengattungen Rhaebothorax Sim., Typhochraestus Sim. und Latithorax n. gen. Arkiv för Zoologi 34(A 19): 1-32. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Holm, Å. (1958b). The spiders of the Isfjord region of Spitsbergen. Zoologiska Bidrag från Uppsala 33: 29-67. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Holm, Å. (1967). Spiders (Araneae) from west Greenland. Meddelelser om Grønland 184(1): 1-99. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Jackson, A. R. (1930). Results of the Oxford University Expedition to Greenland, 1928. Araneae and Opiliones collected by Major R. W. G. Hingston; with some notes on Icelandic spiders. Annals and Magazine of Natural History (10) 6(36): 639-656, pl. 17. doi:10.1080/00222933008673266 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Jackson, A. R. (1934b). On a collection of spiders made in 1928 by Dr Sig. Thor in Spitzbergen. Norsk Entomologisk Tidsskrift 3: 332-354. 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

Marusik, Y. M. (2015). Araneae (Spiders). In: Böcher, J., Kristensen, N. P., Pape, T. & Vilhelmsen, L. (eds.) The Greenland Entomofauna. An identification manual of insects, spiders and their allies. Fauna Entomologica Scandinavica 44: 667-703. Brill, Leiden. doi:10.1163/9789004261051_019 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

Palmgren, P. (1976). Die Spinnenfauna Finnlands und Ostfennoskandiens. VII. Linyphiidae 2 (Micryphantinae, mit Ausnahme der Linyphiindae-ähnlichen). Fauna Fennica 29: 1-126. 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

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Date Type Reference Detail
2016-03-17 New taxonomic reference entry Marusik, 2015 n/a