Taxon details

Gayenna americana Nicolet, 1849

  • Rank: Species (Genus type)
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2014-07-25
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Chile, Argentina
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Taxonomic references
Gayenna americana Nicolet, 1849: 451, pl. 4, f. 2 (Dmf).
Mezenia dorsalis Simon, 1897a: 101 (Df) [].
Mezenia dorsalis Tullgren, 1902: 67, pl. 7, f. 4 (f).
Mezenina dorsalis Strand, 1932: 141 (generic replacement name).
Gayenna americana Ramírez & Kochalka, 1993: 165, f. 1-9 (mf, S of Mezenina dorsalis).
Gayenna americana Ramírez, 1995a: 370, f. 29, 32 (mf).
Gayenna americana Ramírez, 1995b: 92, f. 20, 29 (mf).
Gayenna americana Ramírez, 2003: 121, f. 12A-C, 13E-G, 16A-E, 17A-D, 62A-B, 63A-D, 68A-C (m).
Gayenna americana Ramírez, 2014: 228, f. 156C-F (m).

Nicolet, H. (1849). Aracnidos. In: Gay, C. (ed.) Historia física y política de Chile. Zoología 3, 319-543, pl. 1-5. doi:10.5962/bhl.title.16172 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Ramírez, M. J. & Kochalka, J. A. (1993). El género Gayenna (Araneae: Anyphaenidae). Acta Entomologica Chilena 18: 163-169. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Ramírez, M. J. (1995a). A phylogenetic analysis of the subfamilies of Anyphaenidae (Arachnida, Araneae). Entomologica Scandinavica 26(4): 361-384. doi:10.1163/187631295X00053 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Ramírez, M. J. (1995b). Revisión y filogenía del género Monapia, con notas sobre otras Amaurobioidinae (Araneae, Anyphaenidae). Boletin de la Sociedad de Biologia de Concepcion 66: 71-102. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Ramírez, M. J. (2003). The spider subfamily Amaurobioidinae (Araneae, Anyphaenidae): a phylogenetic revision at the generic level. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 277: 1-262. doi:10.1206/0003-0090(2003)277<0001:TSSAAA>2.0.CO;2 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Ramírez, M. J. (2014). The morphology and phylogeny of dionychan spiders (Araneae: Araneomorphae). Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 390: 1-374. Link doi:10.1206/821.1 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Simon, E. (1897a). Histoire naturelle des araignées. Deuxième édition, tome second. Roret, Paris, pp. 1-192. [second pdf with detailed publication dates of the single parts] doi:10.5962/bhl.title.51973 download pdf download pdf -- Show included taxa

Strand, E. (1932). Miscellanea nomenclatorica zoologica et palaeontologica, III, IV. Folia Zoologica et Hydrobiologica, Rigā 4: 133-147, 193-196. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Tullgren, A. (1902). Spiders collected in the Aysen Valley by Mr P. Dusén. Bihang till Kongliga Svenska Vetenskaps-Akademiens Handlingar 28(IV, 1): 1-77, pl. 1-7. download pdf -- Show included taxa

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Date Type Reference Detail
2014-07-25 New taxonomic reference entry Ramírez, 2014 n/a