Taxon details

Mermessus contortus (Emerton, 1882)

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: - -
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: USA
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Taxonomic references
Tmeticus contortus Emerton, 1882: 54, pl. 15, f. 5 (Dm).
Gongylidium contortum Simon, 1884a: 500.
Erigone contortus Marx, 1890a: 533.
Oedothorax contortus Crosby, 1905a: 311.
Eperigone contorta Crosby & Bishop, 1928a: 48, f. 105, 107-108 (m, Df).
Eperigone contorta Kaston, 1948: 195, f. 650-651 (m).
Eperigone contorta Millidge, 1987: 11, f. 9-14 (m, Df).
Eperigone contorta Edwards, 1993a: 253, f. 13-15 (f).

Crosby, C. R. (1905a). A catalogue of the Erigoneae of North America, with notes and descriptions of new species. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 57: 301-343, pl. 28-29. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Crosby, C. R. & Bishop, S. C. (1928a). Revision of the spider genera Erigone, Eperigone and Catabrithorax (Erigoneae). New York State Museum Bulletin 278: 1-73. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Edwards, R. L. (1993a). Notes on species of Eperigone (Araneae: Linyphiidae) from Cape Cod, Massachusetts. Entomological News 104: 249-257. 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

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

Marx, G. (1890a). Catalogue of the described Araneae of temperate North America. Proceedings of the United States National Museum 12: 497-594. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Millidge, A. F. (1987). The erigonine spiders of North America. Part 8. The genus Eperigone Crosby and Bishop (Araneae, Linyphiidae). American Museum Novitates 2885: 1-75. 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

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