Taxon details

Microlinyphia johnsoni (Blackwall, 1859)

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2022-12-15
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Azores, Madeira, Canary Is.
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Type deposit provide information
  • Holotype: Senckenberg Museum, Frankfurt am Main (SMF), Germany (data base search of type material, 11.01.2019); Microlinyphia ramblae Schmidt, 1975, 1 f (29005-124)
Taxonomic references
Linyphia johnsoni Blackwall, 1859b: 261 (Df).
Tetragnatha lineata Blackwall, 1862a: 379 (Dm).
Linyphia johnsoni Kulczyński, 1899: 384, pl. 7, f. 59, 61-62, 65-66 (f, Dm).
Linyphia inexplicabilis Denis, 1941a: 113, f. 3-4 (Df).
Microlinyphia johnsoni van Helsdingen, 1970: 24, f. 14-18, 20 (Tmf from Linyphia).
Microlinyphia inexplicabilis van Helsdingen, 1970: 29, f. 19 (Tf from Linyphia).
Microlinyphia ramblae Schmidt, 1975b: 234, f. 1-2 (Df).
Microlinyphia johnsoni Wunderlich, 1987a: 147 (S).
Microlinyphia johnsoni Wunderlich, 1992a: 382, f. 434a-c (mf).

Blackwall, J. (1859b). Descriptions of newly discovered spiders captured by James Yate Johnson Esq., in the island of Madeira. Annals and Magazine of Natural History (3) 4(22): 255-267. doi:10.1080/00222935908697122 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Blackwall, J. (1862a). Descriptions of newly-discovered spiders from the island of Madeira. Annals and Magazine of Natural History (3) 9(53): 370-382. doi:10.1080/00222936208681249 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Denis, J. (1941a). Les araignées des îles Canaries. Annales de la Société Entomologique de France 110: 105-130. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Helsdingen, P. J. van (1970). A reclassification of the species of Linyphia based on the functioning of the genitalia (Araneida, Linyphiidae), II. Zoologische Verhandelingen 111: 1-86. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Kulczyński, W. (1899). Arachnoidea opera Rev. E. Schmitz collecta in insulis Maderianis et in insulis Selvages dictis. Rozprawy i Sprawozdania z Posiedzen Wydzialu Matematyczno Przyrodniczego Akademji Umiejetnosci, Krakow 36: 319-461. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Schmidt, G. (1975b). Spinnen von La Palma. Zoologische Beiträge (N.F.) 21(2): 233-237. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Wunderlich, J. (1987a). Die Spinnen der Kanarischen Inseln und Madeiras: Adaptive Radiation, Biogeographie, Revisionen und Neubeschreibungen. Triops, Langen, 435 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Wunderlich, J. (1992a). Die Spinnen-Fauna der Makaronesischen Inseln: Taxonomie, Ökologie, Biogeographie und Evolution. Beiträge zur Araneologie 1: 1-619. download pdf -- Show included taxa

External Resource References

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2022-12-15 Species distribution update n/a (Old value)