Taxon details

Mermessus fradeorum (Berland, 1932)

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2019-11-14
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: North America. Introduced to Azores, Cyprus, South Africa, Saudi Arabia, China, New Zealand
Type deposit: provide information
Taxonomic references
Parerigone fradeorum Berland, 1932a: 76, f. 3-11 (Dmf).
Anerigone fradeorum Berland, 1932a: 119 (generic replacement name).
Eperigone banksi Ivie & Barrows, 1935: 8, pl. 3, f. 20-24 (Dmf).
Aitutakia armata Marples, 1960: 386, f. 2a-c (Dm).
Anerigone fradeorum Denis, 1964a: 80, f. 3-4 (f).
Eperigone fradeorum Jocqué, 1984b: 124, f. 3-5 (m).
Eperigone fradeorum Millidge, 1987: 35, f. 124-131 (mf, S).
Eperigone fradeorum Millidge, 1988a: 67, f. 302-303, 333-339 (mf).
Eperigone fradeorum Beatty, Berry & Millidge, 1991: 272 (S).
Eperigone fradeorum Gao, Ren & Zhu, 1994: 52, f. 1-6 (mf).
Eperigone fradeorum Prinsen, 1996b: 2, f. 8 (m).
Eperigone fradeorum Song, Zhu & Chen, 1999: 167, f. 93D-E, H-I (mf).
Mermessus fradeorum Tanasevitch, 2010a: 16, f. 12-19 (mf).
Mermessus fradeorum El-Hennawy et al., 2015: 119, f. 1-11 (mf).

Beatty, J. A., Berry, J. W. & Millidge, A. F. (1991). The linyphiid spiders of Micronesia and Polynesia, with notes on distributions and habitats. Bulletin of the British Arachnological Society 8: 265-274. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Berland, L. (1932a). Voyage de MM. L. Chopard et A. Méquignon aux Açores (août-septembre 1930). II; Araignées. Annales de la Société Entomologique de France 101: 69-84. [includes: Rectification. In: Bulletin de la Société Entomologique de France 37(8): 119 - doi:10.3406/bsef.1932.14406)] download pdf -- Show included taxa

Denis, J. (1964a). Spiders from the Azores and Madeira. Boletim do Museu Municipal do Funchal 18: 68-102. download pdf -- Show included taxa

El-Hennawy, H. K., Asiry, K. A., Desouky, M. & Al-Khuraiji, I. A. (2015). The first record of Mermessus fradeorum (Berland, 1932) (Araneae: Linyphiidae) in Saudi Arabia. Serket 14(3): 116-121. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Gao, J., Ren, L. Y. & Zhu, M. S. (1994). Notes on a genus newly recorded from China (Linyphiidae). Journal of Hebei Normal University (nat. Sci. Ed.) 1994(Suppl.): 52-53. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Ivie, W. & Barrows, W. M. (1935). Some new spiders from Florida. Bulletin of the University of Utah 26(6): 1-24. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Jocqué, R. (1984b). Linyphiidae (Araneae) from South Africa. Part I: The collection of the Plant Protection Research Institute, Pretoria. Journal of the Entomological Society of South Africa 47: 121-146. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Marples, B. J. (1960). Spiders from some Pacific islands, part IV. The Cook Islands and Niue. Pacific Science 14: 382-388. 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

Millidge, A. F. (1988a). The spiders of New Zealand: Part VI. Family Linyphiidae. Otago Museum Bulletin 6: 35-67. 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

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

Tanasevitch, A. V. (2010a). Order Araneae, family Linyphiidae. Arthropod fauna of the UAE 3: 15-26. download pdf -- Show included taxa

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Edit history
Date Type Reference Detail
2019-11-14 Species distribution update Bosmans et al., 2019b n/a (Old value)
2015-06-10 New taxonomic reference entry El-Hennawy et al., 2015 n/a