Taxon details

Mysmena tasmaniae Hickman, 1979

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2015-07-08
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Australia (Tasmania)
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Taxonomic references
Mysmena tasmaniae Hickman, 1979: 74, f. 39-47 (Dmf).
Calodipoena tasmaniae Brignoli, 1983c: 376 (Tmf from Mysmena because of alleged relationships with C. incredula Gertsch & Davis, 1936).
Mysmena tasmaniae Davies, 1985: 91 (T by Brignoli rejected).
Mysmena tasmaniae Lopardo & Michalik, 2013: 385, f. 1B, 2C-D, 9A-D, 10A-D (mf).
Mysmena tasmaniae Lopardo & Hormiga, 2015: 785, f. 51A-D, 130E, 134C, 143A-C (mf).

Brignoli, P. M. (1983c). A catalogue of the Araneae described between 1940 and 1981. Manchester University Press, 755 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Davies, V. T. (1985). Araneomorphae (in part). Zoological Catalogue of Australia 3: 49-125. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Hickman, V. V. (1979). Some Tasmanian spiders of the families Oonopidae, Anapidae and Mysmenidae. Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania 113: 53-79. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Lopardo, L. & Michalik, P. (2013). First description of a mysmenid spider species from mainland Australia and new data for Mysmena tasmaniae Hickman, 1979 (Araneae, Mysmenidae). Memoirs of the Queensland Museum, Nature 58: 381-396. 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

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Date Type Reference Detail
2015-07-08 New taxonomic reference entry Lopardo & Hormiga, 2015 n/a