Taxon details

Microdipoena guttata Banks, 1895

  • Rank: Species (Genus type)
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2022-06-15
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: USA to Paraguay. Introduced to Ivory Coast, DR Congo, Comoros
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Taxonomic references
Microdipoena guttata Banks, 1895d: 85 (Dm).
Mysmena guttata Bishop & Crosby, 1926: 177, pl. 22, f. 22 (Dm).
Mysmena guttata Levi, 1956a: 8, f. 20-30 (m, Df).
Mysmaena guttata Gruia, 1977: 162, f. 12-15 (mf).
Microdipoena guttata Saaristo, 1978: 125 (Tmf from Mysmena).
Microdipoena guttata Baert, 1984a: 608, f. 10-14 (m).
Microdipoena guttata Lopardo & Hormiga, 2015: 783, f. 18A-G, 19A-F, 20A-G, 21A-I, 129A, 132B (mf).

Baert, L. (1984a). Mysmenidae and Hadrotarsidae from the Neotropical Guaraní zoogeographical province (Paraguay and south Brasil) (Araneae). Revue Suisse de Zoologie 91: 603-616. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Banks, N. (1895d). A list of the spiders of Long Island; with descriptions of new species. Journal of the New York Entomological Society 3: 76-93. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Bishop, S. C. & Crosby, C. R. (1926). Notes on the spiders of the southeastern United States with descriptions of new species. Journal of the Elisha Mitchell Scientific Society 41: 163-212, pl. 20-25. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Gruia, M. (1977). Sur quelques Theridiidae et Symphytognathidae (Aranea) recueillis par la deuxième expédition biospéologique cubano-roumaine à Cuba. Résultats des Expéditions Biospéologiques Cubano-Roumaines à Cuba 2: 159-163. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Levi, H. W. (1956a). The spider genus Mysmena in the Americas (Araneae, Theridiidae). American Museum Novitates 1801: 1-13. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Lopardo, L. & Hormiga, G. (2015). Out of the twilight zone: phylogeny and evolutionary morphology of the orb-weaving spider family Mysmenidae, with a focus on spinneret spigot morphology in symphytognathoids (Araneae, Araneoidea). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 173(3): 527-786. doi:10.1111/zoj.12199 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Saaristo, M. I. (1978). Spiders (Arachnida, Araneae) from the Seychelle islands, with notes on taxonomy. Annales Zoologici Fennici 15: 99-126. download pdf -- Show included taxa

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Date Type Reference Detail
2022-06-15 Species distribution update Lopardo & Hormiga, 2015 n/a (Old value)
2015-07-08 New taxonomic reference entry Lopardo & Hormiga, 2015 n/a