Taxon details

Mimetus sagittifer (Simon, 1895)

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2020-04-03
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Sri Lanka
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Type deposit provide information
  • Lectotype: Muséum national d'histoire naturelle (MNHN), Paris, France; f (16304) (Brignoli, 1972f)
  • Paralectotype: Muséum national d'histoire naturelle (MNHN), Paris, France; 2j (16304) (Brignoli, 1972f)
Taxonomic references
Phobetinus sagittifer Simon, 1895a: 947, f. 1019 (Df).
Phobetinus sagittifer Brignoli, 1972f: 922, f. 28-31 (f, Dm).
Phobetinus sagittifer Townley, Harms & Benjamin, 2013: 409, f. 2A-G, 3A-F, 7A-D, 8A-C. 9 (mf).
Mimetus sagittifer Benavides & Hormiga, 2020: 170, f. 21A-H, 22A-F (mf, T from Phobetinus).

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

Brignoli, P. M. (1972f). Ragni di Ceylon I. Missione biospeleologica Aellen-Strinati (1970) (Arachnida, Araneae). Revue Suisse de Zoologie 79: 907-929. 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

External Resource References

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Edit history
Date Type Reference Detail
2020-04-03 New taxonomic reference entry Benavides & Hormiga, 2020 n/a
2020-04-03 Species transferred to new genus Benavides & Hormiga, 2020 Species transferred from Phobetinus to Mimetus