Taxon details

Mysmena leucoplagiata (Simon, 1880)

  • Rank: Species (Genus type)
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2017-10-03
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Southern Europe to Azerbaijan, Israel
Type deposit provide information
  • It is widely assumend that most of the type material from Simon can be found in the Muséum National d’Histoire Naturelle in Paris, France
Taxonomic references
Theridion leucoplagiatum Simon, 1880k: 258 (Df).
Dipoena leucoplagiata Simon, 1881a: 117, pl. 26, f. 2 (f, Dm).
Mysmena leucoplagiata Simon, 1894a: 558, f. 590 (m).
Mysmena leucoplagiata Levi, 1956a: 5, f. 1-2 (m).
Mysmena leucoplagiata Kraus, 1967b: 388, f. 1-11 (mf).
Mysmena leucoplagiata Loksa, 1973: 283, f. 1-8 (mf).
Mysmena leucoplagiata Wunderlich, 1980d: 267, f. 24-26 (mf).
Mysmena leucoplagiata Wunderlich, 1986: 218, f. 227b.
Mysmena leucoplagiata Trotta, 2005: 170, f. 362-363 (mf).
Mysmena leucoplagiata Le Peru, 2011: 343, f. 594 (mf).
Mysmena leucoplagiata Marusik & Kunt, 2011: 4, f. 2-6 (m).
Mysmena leucoplagiata Lopardo & Hormiga, 2015: 785, f. 134A (m).

Kraus, O. (1967b). Zur Spinnenfauna Deutschlands, II. Mysmena jobi n. sp, eine Symphytognathide in Mitteleuropa (Arachnida: Araneae: Symphytognathidae). Senckenbergiana Biologica 48: 387-399. 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

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

Loksa, I. (1973). On the morphology and systematical position of Mysmena leucoplagiata (Simon, 1879) (Araneae: Symphytognathidae). Acta Zoologica Academiae Scientiarum Hungaricae 19: 283-287. 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

Marusik, Y. M. & Kunt, K. B. (2011). Spiders (Aranei) new to the fauna of Turkey. 9. Two new family records (Mysmenidae and Synaphridae) and one species record of Mimetidae. Caucasian Entomological Bulletin 7: 3-5. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Simon, E. (1880k). Arachnides nouveau de France, d'Espagne et d'Algérie. Premier mémoire. Bulletin de la Société Zoologique de France 4(for 1879): 251-263. [year of publication corrected after Déjean, 2015c: 82] download pdf -- Show included taxa

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

Simon, E. (1894a). Histoire naturelle des araignées. Deuxième édition, tome premier. Roret, Paris, pp. 489-760. [second pdf with detailed publication dates of the single parts] doi:10.5962/bhl.title.51973 download pdf 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

Wunderlich, J. (1980d). Über europäische Symphytognathidae (Arach.: Araneae). Verhandlungen des Naturwissenschaftlichen Vereins in Hamburg (NF) 23: 259-273. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Wunderlich, J. (1986). Spinnenfauna gestern und heute: Fossile Spinnen in Bernstein und ihre heute lebenden Verwandten. Quelle & Meyer, Wiesbaden, 283 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

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Edit history
Date Type Reference Detail
2017-10-03 New taxonomic reference entry Marusik & Kunt, 2011 n/a
2016-09-17 Species updated Error corrected (Old value)
2016-01-12 Species distribution update Zonstein, Marusik & Omelko, 2015 n/a (Old value)
2015-07-08 New taxonomic reference entry Lopardo & Hormiga, 2015 n/a