Taxon details


Silometopus ambiguus (O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1906)

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2018-05-10
  • LSID: [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:012624]
  • Distribution: Western and northern Europe
Taxonomic references
Cnephalocotes curtus O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1895b: 112, f. 4 (misidentified per O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1905: 67).
Cnephalocotes ophthalmicus Strand, 1901b: 41 (Dm; N.B.: suppressed for lack of usage).
Cnephalocotes ambiguus O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1906a: 67, pl. A, f. 16-19 (Dm).
Silometopus ambiguus Simon, 1926: 488.
Silometopus ambiguus Locket & Millidge, 1953: 251, f. 153D, I (mf).
Silometopus curtus Locket & Millidge, 1953: 251, f. 153A, H (mf, misidentified per Locket, Millidge & Merrett, 1974: 88).
Silometopus curtus Braendegaard, 1958: 47, f. 38-39 (mf, misidentified per Locket, Millidge & Merrett, 1974: 88).
Silometopus curtus Wiehle, 1960a: 278, f. 506-509 (mf, misidentified per Locket, Millidge & Merrett, 1974: 88).
Silometopus curtus Wiehle, 1961b: 180, f. 17 (f, misidentified per Locket, Millidge & Merrett, 1974: 88).
Silometopus ambiguus Locket, 1964: 265, f. 2C, 3C (mf).
Silometopus ambiguus Denis, 1964i: 397, f. 4-5 (m).
Silometopus curtus Casemir, 1970: 210, f. 4.1-2, pl. I, f. 3 (mf, misidentified per Locket, Millidge & Merrett, 1974: 88).
Silometopus ambiguus Locket, Millidge & Merrett, 1974: 88, f. 54C (f).
Silometopus curtus Palmgren, 1976: 98, f. 20.15-16 (mf, misidentified per Locket, Millidge & Merrett, 1974: 88).
Silometopus ambiguus Millidge, 1978a: 119, f. 30, 33 (m).
Silometopus ambiguus Roberts, 1987: 64, f. 26b, 27c (mf).
Silometopus ambiguus Heimer & Nentwig, 1991: 246, f. 661 (mf).
Silometopus ambiguus Agnarsson, 1996: 89, f. 81A-D (mf).
Silometopus ambiguus Aakra, 2002: 268 (S of Cnephalocotes ophthalmicus).
Silometopus ambiguus Blick, 2014: 45, f. 1C, 3A (mf).
References

Aakra, K. (2002). Taxonomic notes on some Norwegian linyphiid spiders described by E. Strand (Araneae: Linyphiidae). Bulletin of the British Arachnological Society 12: 267-269. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Agnarsson, I. (1996). Íslenskar köngulaer. Fjölrit Náttúrufraedistofnunar 31: 1-175. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Blick, T. (2014). The long-lasting story of the wrong naming of Silometopus ambiguus as S. curtus (Araneae: Linyphiidae). Arachnologische Mitteilungen 47: 45-48. doi:10.5431/aramit4707 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Braendegaard, J. (1958). Araneida. In: The Zoology of Iceland. Ejnar Munksgaard, Copenhagen 3(54), 1-113. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Casemir, H. (1970). Silometopus bonessi n. sp., eine neue Micryphantide, und vergleichende Darstellung der aus Deutschland bekannten Arten der Gattung Silometopus E. Simon 1926 (Arachnida: Araneae: Micryphantidae). Decheniana 122: 207-216. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Denis, J. (1964i). Notes sur les érigonides. XXV. A propos de deux espèces de Camargue. Bulletin de la Société Zoologique de France 88((1963)): 392-398. N.B.: year corrected from 1963 to 1964 by Canard & Cruveillier, 2016: 43. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Heimer, S. & Nentwig, W. (1991). Spinnen Mitteleuropas: Ein Bestimmungsbuch. Paul Parey, Berlin, 543 pp. 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

Locket, G. H. (1964). Type material of British spiders in the O. Pickard-Cambridge collection at Oxford. Annals and Magazine of Natural History (13) 7: 257-278. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Locket, G. H., Millidge, A. F. & Merrett, P. (1974). British Spiders, Volume III. Ray Society, London, 315 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Millidge, A. F. (1978a). The genera Mecopisthes Simon and Hypsocephalus n.gen. and their phylogenetic relationships (Araneae: Linyphiidae). Bulletin of the British Arachnological Society 4: 113-123. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Palmgren, P. (1976). Die Spinnenfauna Finnlands und Ostfennoskandiens. VII. Linyphiidae 2. Fauna Fennica 29: 1-126. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Pickard-Cambridge, O. (1906a). On new and rare British Arachnida. Proceedings of the Dorset Natural History and Antiquarian Field Club 26(for 1905): 40-74. [published on May 6, 1906, after Sykes, 1941] download pdf -- Show included taxa

Pickard-Cambridge, O. (1895b). On new and rare British spiders found in 1893; with rectifications of synonyms. Proceedings of the Dorset Natural History and Antiquarian Field Club 15(for 1894): 103-116. [published on March 1, 1895, 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

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

Strand, E. (1901b). Theridiiden aus dem nördlichen Norwegen. Archiv for Mathematik og Naturvidenskab Christiania 24(2): 1-66. download pdf -- Show included taxa

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

Wiehle, H. (1961b). Beiträge zur Kenntnis der deutschen Spinnenfauna II. Mitteilungen aus dem Zoologischen Museum in Berlin 37(2): 171-188. download pdf -- Show included taxa

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2016-11-11 Species updated Error corrected (Old value)
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