Taxon details

Mermessus denticulatus (Banks, 1898)

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2019-01-17
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Canada to Peru, Caribbean. Introduced to Europe, North Africa, Turkey
Type deposit: provide information
Taxonomic references
Tmeticus denticulatus Banks, 1898b: 243, pl. 14, f. 29 (Df; N.B.: primary junior homonym of T. d. Hull, 1896).
Erigone eschatologica Crosby, in Chamberlin, 1924b: 643, f. 85-88 (Dmf).
Eperigone eschatologica Crosby & Bishop, 1928a: 51, f. 113-116 (mf).
Centromerus denticulatus Roewer, 1942a: 532.
Eperigone eschatologica Millidge, 1987: 37, f. 132-136 (mf; Crosby's f=M. perplexus).
Eperigone eschatologica Breene et al., 1993: 109, f. 175A-D (mf).
Eperigone eschatologica Klein, Stock & Wunderlich, 1995: 302, f. 4-7 (mf).
Eperigone eschatologica Prinsen, 1996b: 1, f. 1-7 (mf).
Eperigone eschatologica Bosmans, 2007: 124, f. 25-31 (mf).
Mermessus denticulatus Miller, 2007a: 132, f. 92G-H (Tf from Centromerus, Sm).
Mermessus denticulatus van Helsdingen, 2009c: 618, f. 1-10 (mf).
Mermessus denticulatus El-Hennawy, 2012: 189, f. 1-5 (m).
Mermessus denticulatus Oger & Picard, 2014: 2, f. 1-3(right), 5-6 (mf).
Mermessus denticulatus Reiser & Neumann, 2015: 125, f. 1-2 (f).
Mermessus denticulatus El-Hennawy, 2017b: 205, f. 55a-c, 56a (m).
Mermessus denticulatus Danışman & Coşar, 2019a: 80, f. 1A-B, 2, 3 (m).

Banks, N. (1898b). Arachnida from Baja California and other parts of Mexico. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences (3) 1: 205-309. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Bosmans, R. (2007). Contribution to the knowledge of the Linyphiidae of the Maghreb. Part XII. Miscellaneous erigonine genera and additional records (Araneae: Linyphiidae: Erigoninae). Bulletin & Annales de la Société Entomologique de Belgique 143: 117-163. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Breene, R. G., Dean, D. A., Nyffeler, M. & Edwards, G. B. (1993). Biology, Predation Ecology, and Significance of Spiders in Texas Cotton Ecosystems with a Key to Species. Texas Agriculture Experiment Station, College Station, 115 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Chamberlin, R. V. (1924b). The spider fauna of the shores and islands of the Gulf of California. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences 12: 561-694. 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

Danışman, T. & Coşar, İ. (2019a). Occurence of the alien spider Mermessus denticulatus (Banks, 1898) (Araneae: Linyphiidae) in Turkey. Munis Entomology and Zoology 14(1): 80-82. download pdf -- Show included taxa

El-Hennawy, H. K. (2012). The first record of Mermessus denticulatus (Banks, 1898) (Araneae: Linyphiidae) in Egypt. Serket 13: 187-190. download pdf -- Show included taxa

El-Hennawy, H. K. (2017b). Illustrated key to spider families of Egypt (Arachnida: Araneae). Serket 15(4): 184-208. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Helsdingen, P. J. van (2009c). Mermessus denticulatus (Banks, 1898) and Mermessus trilobatus (Emerton, 1882), adventive species in the Netherlands (Araneae, Linyphiidae). Contributions to Natural History 12: 617-626. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Klein, W., Stock, M. & Wunderlich, J. (1995). Zwei nach Deutschland eingeschleppte Spinnenarten (Araneae) - Uloborus plumipes Lucas und Eperigone eschatologica (Bishop) - als Gegenspieler der Weissen Fliege im Geschützten Zierpflanzenbau?. Beiträge zur Araneologie 4(1994): 301-306. [publ. in Dec. 1995] download pdf -- Show included taxa

Miller, J. A. (2007a). Review of erigonine spider genera in the Neotropics (Araneae: Linyphiidae, Erigoninae). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 149(Suppl. 1): 1-263. doi:10.1111/j.1096-3642.2007.00233.x 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

Oger, P. & Picard, J. (2014). Découverte en France de Mermessus denticulatus (Banks, 1898) (Araneae, Linyphiidae). Revue Arachnologique 2 1: 2-4. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Prinsen, J. D. (1996b). Eperigone eschatologica (Crosby, 1924) (Araneae: Linyphiidae), een nieuwe spin in Nederlandse kassen. Nieuwsbrief SPINED 11: 1-3. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Reiser, N. & Neumann, J. (2015). Neue Nachweise von Mermessus denticulatus (Banks, 1892) (Araneae, Linyphiidae) in Deutschland. Entomologische Nachrichten und Berichte 59: 125-128. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Roewer, C. F. (1942a). Katalog der Araneae von 1758 bis 1940. 1. Band (Mesothelae, Orthognatha, Labidognatha: Dysderaeformia, Scytodiformia, Pholciformia, Zodariiformia, Hersiliaeformia, Argyopiformia). Natura, Buchhandlung für Naturkunde und exakte Wissenschaften Paul Budy, Bremen, 1040 pp. download pdf download pdf -- Show included taxa

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Edit history
Date Type Reference Detail
2019-01-17 New taxonomic reference entry Danışman & Coşar, 2019a n/a
2019-01-17 Species distribution update Danışman & Coşar, 2019a n/a (Old value)
2017-12-13 New taxonomic reference entry El-Hennawy, 2017b n/a
2016-01-07 New taxonomic reference entry Reiser & Neumann, 2015 n/a
2014-08-27 New taxonomic reference entry Oger & Picard, 2014 n/a