Taxon details

Porrhomma cambridgei Merrett, 1994

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2020-11-27
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Britain, Netherlands, Belgium, Germany, Czechia, Switzerland, Italy
Type deposit: provide information
Taxonomic references
Linyphia oblonga O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1871a: 433 (Df; preoccupied by the fossil species Linyphia oblonga Koch & Berendt, 1854) [].
Microneta oblonga Simon, 1884a: 441.
Porrhomma oblongum F. O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1894b: 102, pl. 2, f. 4 (f, Dm).
Porrhomma oblongum Smith, 1901b: 110, p. 76: f. bb (m).
Porrhomma oblongum Jackson, 1907b: 384 (f by O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1871a: 433 and m by F. O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1894b: 102 do not belong to the same species).
Porrhomma oblongum Jackson, 1913: 43, f. 25 (f).
Porrhomma cambridgei Merrett, 1994: 318, f. 1-4 (f, replacement name for P. oblongum, removed from S of P. oblitum, contra Millidge & Locket, 1952: 71).
Porrhomma cambridgei Thaler, Buchar & Kubcová, 2003: 173, f. 1 (f).
Porrhomma cambridgei Russell-Smith, 2009a: 20, f. 5 (f).
Porrhomma cambridgei Van Keer et al., 2016: 25, f. 4a-f (f).
Porrhomma cambridgei Růžička, 2018: 16, f. 1, 13A-F (mf).

Jackson, A. R. (1913). On some new and obscure British. spiders. Transactions and Annual Report of the "Nottingham Naturalists' Society" 60: 20-49. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Jackson, A. R. (1907b). The spiders of the Tyne valley. Transactions of the Natural History Society of Northumberland, Durham, and Newcastle-upon-Tyne (N.S.) 1(3): 337-405. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Merrett, P. (1994). Porrhomma cambridgei, replacement name for Porrhomma oblongum (O. P.-Cambridge, 1871), revalidated and redescribed from southern England (Araneae: Linyphiidae). Bulletin of the British Arachnological Society 9: 318-320. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Pickard-Cambridge, O. (1871a). Descriptions of some British spiders new to science, with a notice of others, of which some are now for the first time recorded as British species. Transactions of the Linnean Society of London 27(3): 393-464, pl. 54-57. doi:10.1111/j.1096-3642.1871.tb00218.x download pdf -- Show included taxa

Pickard-Cambridge, F. O. (1894b). New genera and species of British spiders. Annals and Magazine of Natural History (6) 13(73): 87-111, pl. 1-2. doi:10.1080/00222939408677672 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Russell-Smith, A. (2009a). Identification of Porrhomma species. Newsletter of the British Arachnological Society 114: 18-23. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Růžička, V. (2018). A review of the spider genus Porrhomma (Araneae, Linyphiidae). Zootaxa 4481(1): 1-75. doi:10.11646/zootaxa.4481.1.1 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

Smith, F. P. (1901b). An introduction to British spiders [continued]. Science-Gossip New Series 8(85, 87, 88, 89, 90, 91): 8-10, 75-76, 108-110, 138-139, 173-174, 196-198. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Thaler, K., Buchar, J. & Kubcová, L. (2003). Neue Funde von zwei Porrhomma-Arten in Zentraleuropa (Araneae, Linyphiidae). Entomologische Nachrichten und Berichte 46(3, 2002): 173-175. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Van Keer, J., Lambrechts, J., Jacobs, M. & Kekenbosch, R. (2016). Porrhomma cambridgei Merrett, 1994 (Araneae, Linyphiidae), a species new to the Belgian spider fauna. Nieuwsbrief van de Belgische Arachnologische Vereniging 31(1): 25-29. download pdf -- Show included taxa

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Edit history
Date Type Reference Detail
2020-11-27 New taxonomic reference entry Smith, 1901b n/a
2020-08-24 New taxonomic reference entry Jackson, 1907b n/a
2018-09-14 New taxonomic reference entry Růžička, 2018 n/a
2016-06-10 New taxonomic reference entry Van Keer et al., 2016 n/a