Taxon details

Mimetus laevigatus (Keyserling, 1863)

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2024-06-22
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Mediterranean, Slovakia and Hungary to Central Asia
Type deposit: provide information
Taxonomic references
Ero laevigata Keyserling, 1863: 378, pl. 10, f. 8-11 (Dmf).
Ctenophora monticola Blackwall, 1870a: 401, pl. 8, f. 6 (Df) [].
Ctenancala monticola Thorell, 1873: 602 (generic replacement name for Ctenophora, preoccupied in Diptera by Meigen, 1803).
Mimetus laevigatus Simon, 1873a: 78, pl. 2, f. 22-23 (m, S of Ctenophora monticola).
Mimetus monticolus O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1876b: 571.
Mimetus interfector Simon, 1881a: 29 (mf, misidentified).
Mimetus laevigatus Chyzer & Kulczyński, 1894: 12, pl. 1, f. 1 (mf).
Mimetus laevigatus Simon, 1932: 777, f. 1124-1125 (mf).
Mimetus laevigatus Canard, 1982: 77, pl. 1, f. 1, 3-4 (mf).
Mimetus laevigatus Heimer, 1986: 115, f. 1 (m).
Mimetus laevigatus Trotta, 2005: 170, f. 357 (mf).
Mimetus laevigatus Topçu et al., 2005: 119, f. 1-2 (mf).
Mimetus laevigatus Kovblyuk et al., 2008b: 21, f. 22-28, 34 (mf).
Mimetus laevigatus Le Peru, 2011: 315, f. 550 (mf).
Mimetus laevigatus Breitling, 2020: 351, f. 23 (f).
Mimetus laevigatus Lecigne, 2021a: 32, f. 39a-b (m).
Mimetus laevigatus Tutar & Yağmur, 2023: 211, f. 14A-D (mf).
Mimetus laevigatus Mousaid & Bouihouline, 2023a: 395, f. 5a-c (f).
Mimetus laevigatus Purgat et al., 2024: 764, f. 8A-D, 9A-C, 10 (mf).

Blackwall, J. (1870a). Notes on a collection of spiders made in Sicily in the spring of 1868, by E. Perceval Wright, M. D., with a list of the species, and descriptions of some new species and of a new genus. Annals and Magazine of Natural History (4) 5(30): 392-405, pl. 8. doi:10.1080/00222937008696185 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Breitling, R. (2020). South European spiders from the Duffey collection in the Manchester Museum (Arachnida: Araneae). Arachnology 18(4): 333-362. doi:10.13156/arac.2020.18.4.333 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Canard, A. (1982). Les araignées du Massif Armoricain II. Les Mimetides. Bulletin de la Société Scientifique de Bretagne 54: 77-89. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Chyzer, C. & Kulczyński, W. (1894). Araneae Hungariae. Tomus II. Academia Scientarum Hungaricae, Budapest, pp. 1-151, Pl. I-V. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Heimer, S. (1986). Notes on the spider family Mimetidae with description of a new genus from Australia (Arachnida, Araneae). Entomologische Abhandlungen, Staatliches Museum für Tierkunde Dresden 49: 113-137. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Keyserling, E. (1863). Beschreibungen neuer Spinnen. Verhandlungen der Kaiserlich-Königlichen Zoologisch-Botanischen Gesellschaft in Wien 13: 369-382. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Kovblyuk, M. M., Nadolny, A. A., Gnelitsa, V. A. & Zhukovets, E. M. (2008b). Spiders (Arachnida, Aranei) of the Martyan Cape Reserve (Crimea, Ukraine). Caucasian Entomological Bulletin 4: 3-40. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Le Peru, B. (2011). The spiders of Europe, a synthesis of data: Volume 1 Atypidae to Theridiidae. Mémoires de la Société Linnéenne de Lyon 2: 1-522. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Lecigne, S. (2021a). A new species of Sintula (Linyphiidae), redescription of Brigittea innocens (Dictynidae) and eight spider species newly recorded for Turkey (Araneae). Arachnologische Mitteilungen 62: 11-34. doi:10.30963/aramit6204 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Mousaid, M. & Bouihouline, H. (2023a). First record of Hersilia caudata Savigny, 1825, Tama edwardsi (Lucas, 1846) (Hersiliidae) and Mimetus laevigatus (Keyserling, 1863) (Mimetidae) from Morocco. Serket 19(4): 391-397. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Pickard-Cambridge, O. (1876b). Catalogue of a collection of spiders made in Egypt, with descriptions of new species and characters of a new genus. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 44(3): 541-630, pl. 58-60. doi:10.1111/j.1096-3642.1876.tb02595.x download pdf -- Show included taxa

Purgat, P., Řezáč, M., Gloríková, N., Černecký, J., Prince, M. & Gajdoš, P. (2024). Altella aussereri, Mimetus laevigatus, and Trichoncyboides simoni (Araneae: Dictynidae, Mimetidae, Linyphiidae), three species of spiders new for Slovakia. Check List 20(3): 761-770. doi:10.15560/20.3.761 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Simon, E. (1873a). Aranéides nouveaux ou peu connus du midi de l'Europe. (2e mémoire). Mémoires de la Société Royale des Sciences de Liège (2) 5(8): 1-174, pl. 1-3. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Simon, E. (1881a). Les arachnides de France. Tome cinquième, première partie. Roret, Paris, pp. 1-180, pl. 25. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Simon, E. (1932). Les arachnides de France. Synopsis générale et catalogue des espèces françaises de l'ordre des Araneae. Tome VI. 4e partie. Roret, Paris, pp. 773-978. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Thorell, T. (1873). Remarks on synonyms of European spiders. Part IV. C. J. Lundström, Uppsala, pp. 375-645. doi:10.5962/bhl.title.69282 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Topçu, A., Babaşoğlu, A., Kunt, K. B., Demir, H. & Seyyar, O. (2005). Mimetus laevigatus (Keyserling, 1863), a species new for the araneofauna of Turkey (Araneae, Mimetidae). Zoology in the Middle East 35: 119-120. doi:10.1080/09397140.2005.10638119 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Trotta, A. (2005). Introduzione al ragni italiani (Arachnida Araneae). Memorie della Società Entomologica Italiana 83: 3-178. doi:10.4081/memorieSEI.2004.3 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Tutar, O. & Yağmur, E. A. (2023). Spider (Araneae) fauna of İzmir Peninsula (Çeşme, Karaburun, Urla), Türkiye. Serket 19(2): 197-222. download pdf -- Show included taxa

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Edit history
Date Type Reference Detail
2024-06-22 New taxonomic reference entry Purgat et al., 2024 n/a
2024-06-22 Species distribution update Purgat et al., 2024 n/a (Old value)
2023-10-04 New taxonomic reference entry Mousaid & Bouihouline, 2023a n/a
2023-04-29 New taxonomic reference entry Tutar & Yağmur, 2023 n/a
2021-07-02 New taxonomic reference entry Lecigne, 2021a n/a
2020-03-24 New taxonomic reference entry Breitling, 2020 n/a