Taxon details

Monocephalus castaneipes (Simon, 1884)

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2019-06-24
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Western, Northern, Central Europe, Italy
Type deposit provide information
  • It is widely assumed that most of the type material from Simon can be found in the Muséum National d’Histoire Naturelle in Paris, France
Taxonomic references
Plaesiocraerus castaneipes Simon, 1884a: 768, f. 671-674 (Dmf).
Diplocephalus castaneipes Lessert, 1904: 317, pl. 5, f. 9-10 (mf).
Diplocephalus castaneipes O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1907: 91, pl. 27, f. 32-34.
Diplocephalus castaneipes Schenkel, 1923: 89, pl. 7, f. 4-5 (mf).
Plaesiocraerus fuscipes castaneipes Simon, 1926: 379, 496.
Monocephalus castaneipes Hull, 1933: 107 (T from Plaesiocraerus = Diplocephalus, elevated from subspecies of M. fuscipes).
Monocephalus castaneipes Denis, 1949a: 140.
Monocephalus polliculatus Hull, 1950: 422 (name for mf identified as Diplocephalus castaneipes by O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1906) [].
Monocephalus castaneipes Locket & Millidge, 1953: 275, f. 166C-D, F, 167B, D (mf).
Monocephalus castaneipes Tullgren, 1955: 376, f. 77a-e (mf).
Monocephalus castaneipes Wiehle, 1960a: 593, f. 1103-1111 (mf).
Monocephalus castaneipes Millidge, 1977: 40, f. 161 (m).
Monocephalus castaneipes Millidge, in Brignoli, 1983c: 324 (S of Monocephalus polliculatus).
Monocephalus castaneipes Roberts, 1987: 78, f. 33b, d, 38d (mf).
Monocephalus castaneipes Heimer & Nentwig, 1991: 220, f. 591 (mf).

Brignoli, P. M. (1983c). A catalogue of the Araneae described between 1940 and 1981. Manchester University Press, 755 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Denis, J. (1949a). Notes sur les érigonides. XVI. Essai sur la détermination des femelles d'érigonides. Bulletin de la Société d'Histoire Naturelle de Toulouse 83: 129-158. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Heimer, S. & Nentwig, W. (1991). Spinnen Mitteleuropas: Ein Bestimmungsbuch. Paul Parey, Berlin, 543 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Hull, J. E. (1933). Nomenclature of British linyphiid spiders: A brief examination of Simon's French catalogue. Transactions of the Northern Naturalists' Union 1(2, 1932): 104-110. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Hull, J. E. (1950). Concerning British spiders: mostly taken in 1949. Annals and Magazine of Natural History (12) 3(29): 420-427, pl. 3. doi:10.1080/00222935008654066 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Lessert, R. de (1904). Observations sur les araignées du bassin du Leman et de quelques autres localites suisses. Revue Suisse de Zoologie 12: 269-450. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Locket, G. H. & Millidge, A. F. (1953). British spiders. Vol. II. Ray Society, London, 449 pp. 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

Pickard-Cambridge, O. (1907). On some new and rare British Arachnida. Proceedings of the Dorset Natural History and Antiquarian Field Club 27(for 1906): 72-92. [published on Jan. 16, 1907, after Sykes, 1941] download pdf -- Show included taxa

Roberts, M. J. (1987). The spiders of Great Britain and Ireland, Volume 2: Linyphiidae and check list. Harley Books, Colchester, England, 204 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Schenkel, E. (1923). Beitrag zur Spinnenkunde. Beiträge zur Kenntnis der Wirbellosen terrestrischen Nivalfauna der schweizerischen Hochgebirge. Liestal, 1919. Verhandlungen der Naturforschenden Gesellschaft in Basel 34: 78-127. 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

Simon, E. (1926). Les arachnides de France. Synopsis générale et catalogue des espèces françaises de l'ordre des Araneae. Tome VI. 2e partie. Roret, Paris, 309-532. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Tullgren, A. (1955). Zur Kenntnis schwedischer Erigoniden. Arkiv för Zoologi (N.S.) 7(20, 1954): 295-389, pl. 1-29. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Wiehle, H. (1960a). Spinnentiere oder Arachnoidea (Araneae). XI. Micryphantidae – Zwergspinnen. Die Tierwelt Deutschlands 47: 1-620. download pdf -- Show included taxa

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