Taxon details

Walckenaeria alticeps (Denis, 1952)

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2023-06-23
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Europe, Turkey, Caucasus, Russia (Europe to Middle Siberia), Iran
Type deposit provide information
  • It is widely assumed that most of the type material from Denis can be found in the Muséum National d’Histoire Naturelle in Paris, France
Taxonomic references
Wideria alticeps Denis, 1952b: 34, f. 28-29 (Df).
Walckenaeria alticeps Wunderlich, 1972a: 396, f. 71, 74, 77, 81, 83, 85, 87, 94 (f, Dm).
Walckenaeria alticeps Kronestedt, 1980a: 139, f. 1, 4, 6-7, 10, 12-14, 21-22, 24 (mf).
Walckenaeria alticeps Palmgren, 1982: 199, f. I (mf).
Walckenaeria alticeps Roberts, 1987: 28, f. 4b, d, 8c (mf).
Walckenaeria alticeps Heimer & Nentwig, 1991: 268, f. 717 (mf).
Walckenaeria alticeps Wunderlich, 1995t: 671, f. 94 (m).
Walckenaeria alticeps Růžička & Bryja, 2000: 137, f. 3, 21 (f).
Walckenaeria alticeps Kuralt & Kostanjšek, 2019: 33, f. 5A-B (m).
Walckenaeria alticeps Esyunin, Vlasov & Efimik, 2023: 68, f. 2A (f).

Denis, J. (1952b). Araignées récoltées en Roumanie par Robert Leruth, avec un appendice sur quelques araignées cavernicoles de Belgique. Bulletin de l'Institut Royal des Sciences Naturelles de Belgique 28(12): 1-50. download pdf download pdf -- Show included taxa

Esyunin, S. L., Vlasov, S. V. & Efimik, V. E. (2023). To the fauna of spiders and ixod ticks (Arachnida: Araneae, Ixodida: Ixodidae) of the Burtinskaya steppe. Steppe Science 2023(2): 61-82. download pdf -- Show included taxa

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

Kronestedt, T. (1980a). Notes on Walckenaeria alticeps (Denis), new to Sweden, and W. antica (Wider) (Araneae, Linyphiidae). Bulletin of the British Arachnological Society 5: 139-144. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Kuralt, Ž. & Kostanjšek, R. (2019). A contribution to the Slovenian spider fauna – IV. Natura Sloveniae 21(1): 21-45. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Palmgren, P. (1982). Ecology of the spiders Walckenaeria (Wideria) alticeps (Denis), new to Finland, and W. (W.) antica (Wider) (Araneae, Linyphiidae). Annales Zoologici Fennici 19: 199-200. 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

Růžička, V. & Bryja, V. (2000). Females of Walckenaeria-species (Araneae, Linyphiidae) in the Czech Republic. Acta Universitatis Purkynianae Studia Biologica 4: 135-147. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Wunderlich, J. (1972a). Zur Kenntnis der Gattung Walckenaeria Blackwall 1833 unter besonderer Berücksichtigung der europäischen Subgenera und Arten (Arachnida: Araneae: Linyphiiidae). Zoologische Beiträge (N.F.) 18: 371-427. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Wunderlich, J. (1995t). Beschreibung bisher unbekannter Arten der Baldachinspinnen aus der östlichen Mediterraneis (Arachnida: Araneae: Linyphiidae). Beiträge zur Araneologie 4(1994): 655-686. [publ. in Dec. 1995] download pdf -- Show included taxa

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Edit history
Date Type Reference Detail
2023-06-23 New taxonomic reference entry Esyunin, Vlasov & Efimik, 2023 n/a
2019-10-15 New taxonomic reference entry Kuralt & Kostanjšek, 2019 n/a