Taxon details

Mimetus syllepsicus Hentz, 1832

  • Rank: Species (Genus type)
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2020-04-03
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: USA, Mexico
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Taxonomic references
Mimetus syllepsicus Hentz, 1832: 105 (D).
Epeira dissimulata Walckenaer, 1841: 60 (Df).
Mimetus syllepsicus Hentz, 1850: 34, pl. 4, f. 15 (Df).
Mimetus interfector Hentz, 1850: 32, pl. 4, f. 12-13 (Dmf).
Mimetus tuberosus Hentz, 1850: 34, pl. 4, f. 14 (Dm).
Mimetus tuberosus Emerton, 1882: 16, pl. 3, f. 3 (m, Df).
Mimetus interfector Keyserling, 1886b: 6, pl. 11, f. 137 (mf).
Mimetus interfector Simon, 1895a: 947, f. 1014-1017 (m).
Araneus dissimulatus Petrunkevitch, 1911: 290.
Mimetus interfector Chamberlin, 1923: 6, f. 5, 9 (mf).
Mimetus interfector Archer, 1941a: 186 (S; N.B.: younger name used erroneously).
Mimetus dissimulatus Chamberlin & Ivie, 1944: 57 (S; N.B.: younger name used erroneously).
Mimetus interfector Kaston, 1948: 277, f. 889, 906 (mf).
Mimetus syllepsicus Harms & Dunlop, 2009: 793, f. 4B (m).
Mimetus syllepsicus Harms & Harvey, 2009b: 243, f. 29B (m).
Mimetus syllepsicus Townley, Harms & Benjamin, 2013: 421, f. 9 (m).
Mimetus syllepsicus Benavides & Hormiga, 2020: 157, f. 11H (m).

Archer, A. F. (1941a). Alabama spiders of the family Mimetidae. Papers of the Michigan Academy of Science, Arts and Letters 27: 183-193. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Benavides, L. R. & Hormiga, G. (2020). A morphological and combined phylogenetic analysis of pirate spiders (Araneae, Mimetidae): evolutionary relationships, taxonomy, and character evolution. Invertebrate Systematics 34(2): 144-191. doi:10.1071/IS19032 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Chamberlin, R. V. (1923). The North American species of Mimetus. Journal of Entomology and Zoology 15: 3-9. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Chamberlin, R. V. & Ivie, W. (1944). Spiders of the Georgia region of North America. Bulletin of the University of Utah 35(9): 1-267. 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

Harms, D. & Dunlop, J. A. (2009). A revision of the fossil pirate spiders (Arachnida: Araneae: Mimetidae). Palaeontology 52: 779-802. doi:10.1111/j.1475-4983.2009.00890.x download pdf -- Show included taxa

Harms, D. & Harvey, M. S. (2009b). Australian pirates: systematics and phylogeny of the Australasian pirate spiders (Araneae: Mimetidae), with a description of the Western Australian fauna. Invertebrate Systematics 23(3): 231-280. doi:10.1071/is08015 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Hentz, N. M. (1832). On North American spiders. Silliman's Journal of Science and Arts 21: 99-122. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Hentz, N. M. (1850). Descriptions and figures of the araneides of the United States. Boston Journal of Natural History 6: 18-35, 271-295. 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

Keyserling, E. (1886b). Die Spinnen Amerikas. Theridiidae. Bauer & Raspe, Nürnberg 2, 1-295. doi:10.5962/bhl.title.64832 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Petrunkevitch, A. (1911). A synonymic index-catalogue of spiders of North, Central and South America with all adjacent islands, Greenland, Bermuda, West Indies, Terra del Fuego, Galapagos, etc. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 29: 1-791. 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

Townley, M. A., Harms, D. & Benjamin, S. P. (2013). Phylogenetic affinities of Phobetinus to other pirate spider genera (Araneae: Mimetidae) as indicated by spinning field morphology. Arthropod Structure & Development 42: 407-423. doi:10.1016/j.asd.2013.04.003 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Walckenaer, C. A. (1841). Histoire naturelle des Insects. Aptères. Tome deuxième. Roret, Paris, 549 pp., pl. 16-22. [not published in 1837, see pp. 430, 452, 505; plates in second pdf of Walckenaer, 1837] doi:10.5962/bhl.title.61095 download pdf -- Show included taxa

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2020-04-03 New taxonomic reference entry Benavides & Hormiga, 2020 n/a