Taxon details

Walckenaeria castanea (Emerton, 1882)

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2016-03-17
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: USA, Canada, Greenland
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Type deposit provide information
  • Holotype: Museum of Comparative Zoology (MCZ), Harvard University, Cambridge, USA; f of Trachynella longidens (Holm, 1960b)
  • Paratype: Zoological Museum of Uppsala University (ZMUU/UUZM), Uppsala, Sweden; f (1147) of Trachynella longidens, see also Holm, 1960b (Wallin, 2001)
Taxonomic references
Lophocarenum castaneum Emerton, 1882: 45, pl. 12, f. 1 (Dm).
Lophocarenum montanum Emerton, 1882: 45, pl. 12, f. 2 (Dmf).
Plaesiocraerus castaneus Simon, 1884a: 777.
Erigone castanea Marx, 1890: 533.
Lophocarenum castaneum Banks, 1892a: 35, pl. 4, f. 3 (f).
Diplocephalus castaneus Simon, 1894a: 615.
Diplocephalus montanus Simon, 1894a: 615.
Lophomma castanea Banks, 1916: 73, pl. 11, f. 28 (f).
Minyriolus castaneus Crosby & Bishop, 1933b: 138, pl. 5, f. 116-121 (mf, T from Diplocephalus, S of Diplocephalus montanus).
Minyriolus castaneus Kaston, 1948: 183, f. 541-546, 636-638 (mf).
Trachynella longidens Holm, 1960b: 124, f. 10-11 (Df).
Walckenaeria longidens Wunderlich, 1972a: 377 (T from Trachynella).
Walckenaeria castanea Millidge, 1983: 136, f. 73, 78-79, 96, 105, 113-115 (mf, T from Minyriolus, S of Walckenaeria longidens).
Walckenaeria castanea Paquin & Dupérré, 2003: 124, f. 1315-1318 (mf).
Walckenaeria castanea Marusik, 2015: 691, f. 12P-Q (f).

Banks, N. (1892a). The spider fauna of the Upper Cayuga Lake Basin. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 44: 11-81, pl. 1-5. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Banks, N. (1916). Revision of Cayuga Lake spiders. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 68: 68-84. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Crosby, C. R. & Bishop, S. C. (1933b). American spiders: Erigonae, males with cephalic pits. Annals of the Entomological Society of America 26: 105-172. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Emerton, J. H. (1882). New England spiders of the family Theridiidae. Transactions of the Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences 6: 1-86. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Holm, Å. (1960b). On a collection of spiders from Alaska. Zoologiska Bidrag från Uppsala 33: 109-134, pl. 1-4. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Kaston, B. J. (1948). Spiders of Connecticut. Bulletin of the Connecticut State Geological and Natural History Survey 70: 1-874. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Marusik, Y. M. (2015). Araneae (Spiders). In: Böcher, J., Kristensen, N. P., Pape, T. & Vilhelmsen, L. (eds.) The Greenland Entomofauna. An identification manual of insects, spiders and their allies. Fauna Entomologica Scandinavica 44: 667-703. Brill, Leiden. doi:10.1163/9789004261051_019 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Marx, G. (1890). Catalogue of the described Araneae of temperate North America. Proceedings of the United States National Museum 12: 497-594. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Millidge, A. F. (1983). The erigonine spiders of North America. Part 6. The genus Walckenaeria Blackwall (Araneae, Linyphiidae). Journal of Arachnology 11: 105-200. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Paquin, P. & Dupérré, N. (2003). Guide d'identification des araignées de Québec. Fabreries, Supplement 11: 1-251. 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. (1894a). Histoire naturelle des araignées. Deuxième édition, tome premier. Roret, Paris, pp. 489-760. [second pdf with detailed publication dates of the single parts] doi:10.5962/bhl.title.51973 download pdf 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

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Edit history
Date Type Reference Detail
2016-03-17 New taxonomic reference entry Marusik, 2015 n/a
2016-03-17 Species distribution update Marusik, 2015 n/a (Old value)