Taxon details

Megadictyna thilenii Dahl, 1906

  • Rank: Species (Genus type)
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2015-10-29
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: New Zealand
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Type deposit provide information
  • Holotype: Museum für Naturkunde, Berlin (ZMB), Germany (database export of type material, March 2019); Megadictyna thilenii F. Dahl, 1906, (30537)
Taxonomic references
Megadictyna thilenii Dahl, 1906b: 63 (Df).
Ihurakius forsteri Marples, 1959b: 359, f. III.2-3 (Dmf).
Megadictyna thileniusi Lehtinen, 1967: 240, f. 18 (f, S).
Megadictyna thileniusi Forster, 1970b: 178, f. 20, 505, 518-530 (mf).
Megadictyna thileniusi Coddington, 1990: 10, f. 31 (m).
Megadictyna thilenii Harvey, 1995: 378, f. 193-198 (mf; N.B.: Bonnet's emendation to thileniusi considered invalid).
Megadictyna thilenii Griswold et al., 2005: 32, f. 171A-C (m).
Megadictyna thilenii Paquin, Vink & Dupérré, 2010: 63, f. 35.1-4 (mf).
Megadictyna thilenii Polotow, Carmichael & Griswold, 2015: 142, f. 10D, 13A (m).

Coddington, J. A. (1990). Ontogeny and homology in the male palpus of orb-weaving spiders and their relatives, with comments on phylogeny (Araneoclada: Araneoidea, Deinopoidea). Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology 496: 1-52. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Dahl, F. (1906b). Die gestreckte Körperform bei Spinnen und das System der Araneen. Zoologischer Anzeiger 31: 60-64. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Forster, R. R. (1970b). The spiders of New Zealand. Part III. Otago Museum Bulletin 3: 1-184. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Griswold, C. E., Ramírez, M. J., Coddington, J. A. & Platnick, N. I. (2005). Atlas of phylogenetic data for entelegyne spiders (Araneae: Araneomorphae: Entelegynae) with comments on their phylogeny. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences 56(Suppl. II): 1-324. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Harvey, M. S. (1995). The systematics of the spider family Nicodamidae (Araneae: Amaurobioidea). Invertebrate Taxonomy 9: 279-386. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Lehtinen, P. T. (1967). Classification of the cribellate spiders and some allied families, with notes on the evolution of the suborder Araneomorpha. Annales Zoologici Fennici 4: 199-468. [second pdf: index and outline by V. D. Roth (unpubl.)] download pdf download pdf -- Show included taxa

Marples, R. R. (1959b). The dictynid spiders of New Zealand. Transactions and Proceedings of the Royal Society of New Zealand 87: 333-361. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Paquin, P., Vink, C. & Dupérré, N. (2010). Spiders of New Zealand: annotated family key & species list. Manaaki Whenua Press, Lincoln, New Zealand, 118 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Polotow, D., Carmichael, A. & Griswold, C. E. (2015). Total evidence analysis of the phylogenetic relationships of Lycosoidea spiders (Araneae, Entelegynae). Invertebrate Systematics 29: 124-163. doi:10.1071/IS14041 download pdf -- Show included taxa

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2015-10-29 New taxonomic reference entry Polotow, Carmichael & Griswold, 2015 n/a