Taxon details

Mecysmauchenius segmentatus Simon, 1884

  • Rank: Species (Genus type)
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2022-07-22
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Chile, Argentina, Falkland Is.
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  • It is widely assumed that most of the type material from Simon can be found in the Muséum National d’Histoire Naturelle in Paris, France
Taxonomic references
Mecysmauchenius segmentatus Simon, 1884o: 379, f. 3-7 (Dmf).
Mecysmauchenius segmentatus Simon, 1887h: E13, pl. 2, f. 4 (f).
Mecysmauchenius segmentatus Simon, 1895a: 939, f. 1009-1011 (mf).
Mecysmauchenius segmentatus Simon, 1895g: 167, pl. 5.
Mecysmauchenius segmentatus Tullgren, 1901b: 220, pl. 17, f. 5 (mf).
Mecysmauchenius segmentatus Canals, 1934: 6, f. 4 (f).
Mecysmauchenius segmentatus Vellard, 1958: 129, f. 1-13 (mf).
Mecysmauchenius segmentatus Schiapelli & Gerschman, 1974: 84, f. 23-24 (f).
Mecysmauchenius segmentatus Brignoli, 1980i: 32, f. 1-7 (mf).
Mecysmauchenius segmentatus Forster & Platnick, 1984: 38, f. 86, 90, 93, 96, 104-107, 116-118, 125-128, 137-139, 180-181, 186, 206 (mf).
Mecysmauchenius segmentatus Wunderlich, 2004c: 792, f. 10-12 (m).
Mecysmauchenius segmentatus Grismado & Ramírez, 2008: 92, f. 4 (m).
Mecysmauchenius segmentatus Taucare-Ríos, 2014: 77, f. 1, 2A-C (m).
Mecysmauchenius segmentatus Rix et al., 2021: 5, f. 2 (m).

Brignoli, P. M. (1980i). Sur la position taxonomique du genre Mecysmauchenius Simon, 1884 (Araneae, Archaeidae). 5ème Colloque d'Arachnologie d'Expression Française, Barcelona, pp. 31-39. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Canals, J. (1934). Estudios aracnologicos. IV. Las arañas de la familia Archaeidae y su distribucion geografica actual. Buenos Aires, pp. 1-8. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Forster, R. R. & Platnick, N. I. (1984). A review of the archaeid spiders and their relatives, with notes on the limits of the superfamily Palpimanoidea (Arachnida, Araneae). Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 178: 1-106. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Grismado, C. J. & Ramírez, M. J. (2008). Mecysmaucheniidae. In: Claps, L. E., G. Debandi & S. Roig (eds.) Biodiversidad de Artrópodos Argentinos. Sociedad Entomológica Argentina 2, 91-95. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Rix, M. G., Wood, H. M., Harvey, M. S. & Michalik, P. (2021). Micro-computed tomography reveals a remarkable twin intromittent organ in spiders – a novelty for arachnids with direct sperm transfer. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution 9(794708): 1-7. doi:10.3389/fevo.2021.794708 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Schiapelli, R. D. & Gerschman de P., B. S. (1974). Arañas de las islas Malvinas. Revista del Museo Argentino de Ciencias Naturales Bernardino Rivadavia (Ent.) 4: 79-93. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Simon, E. (1884o). Note complémentaire sur la famille des Archaeidae. Annali del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale di Genova 20: 373-380. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Simon, E. (1887h). Arachnides. In: Mission scientifique du Cap Horn, 1882-1883. Paris 6, E1-E42, pl. 1-2. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Simon, E. (1895a). Histoire naturelle des araignées. Deuxième édition, tome premier. Roret, Paris, pp. 761-1084. [second pdf with detailed publication dates of the single parts] doi:10.5962/bhl.title.51973 download pdf download pdf -- Show included taxa

Simon, E. (1895g). Etudes arachnologiques. 26e. XLI. Descriptions d'espèces et de genres nouveaux de l'ordre des Araneae. Annales de la Société Entomologique de France 64: 131-160. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Taucare-Ríos, A. (2014). Mecysmauchenius segmentatus (Araneae: Mecysmaucheniidae) in Riesco Island: extension of its known distribution in Magallanes, Chile. Anales del Instituto de la Patagonia 42(1): 77-79. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Tullgren, A. (1901b). Contribution to the knowledge of the spider fauna of the Magellan Territories. In: Svenska Expeditionen till Magellansländerna. 2(10), 181-263. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Vellard, J. (1958). Études fuégiennes. Travaux de l'Institut Français d'Études Andines 6: 119-145. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Wunderlich, J. (2004c). Fossil and extant spiders (Araneae) of the superfamily Eresoidea s. l., with special reference to the Archaeidae and remarks on some higher taxa of the superfamily Araneoidea. Beiträge zur Araneologie 3: 747-808. download pdf -- Show included taxa

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Date Type Reference Detail
2022-07-22 New taxonomic reference entry Rix et al., 2021 n/a
2015-01-14 New taxonomic reference entry Taucare-Ríos, 2014 n/a