Taxon details

Theotima minutissima (Petrunkevitch, 1929)

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: f
  • Last updated: 2020-02-09
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Tropical Asia. Introduced to Guam, Panama, Puerto Rico, Martinique, Germany, Czechia
Type deposit provide information
  • Holotype: Musée Royal de l’Afrique Centrale, Tervuren (MRAC/RMCA), Belgium (database excerpt, Feb. 2019); f (143315) of Speocera bonaespei
Taxonomic references
Oonopinus minutissimus Petrunkevitch, 1929b: 70, f. 58-60 (Df).
Oonopinus minutissimus Bryant, 1940: 264, f. 1 (Dm; misplaced per Deeleman-Reinhold, 1995d: 72 and Saaristo, 1998: 21).
Speocera bonaespei Brignoli, 1980b: 385, f. 10 (Df).
Theotima minutissima Dumitrescu & Georgescu, 1983: 113 (T from Oonopinus).
Simonicera chamorro Brignoli, 1986b: 346, f. 1 (Df).
Theotima minutissima Deeleman-Reinhold, 1995d: 72, f. 201-206 (f, T from Oonopinus, S of Simonicera chamorro).
Theotima minutissima Saaristo, 1998: 21, f. 1-3 (f, S of Speocera bonaespei).
Theotima minutissima Saaristo, 2010: 104, f. 20.28-30 (f).

Brignoli, P. M. (1980b). Contributions à l'étude de la faune terrestre des îles granitiques de l'archipel des Séchelles (Mission P.L.G. Benoit - J.J. Van Mol 1972). Araneae Telemidae et Ochyroceratidae. Revue Zoologique Africaine 94: 380-386. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Brignoli, P. M. (1986b). A new Simonicera (Araneae, Ochyroceratidae) from Guam, Marianas. Bollettino del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale di Verona 11: 345-348. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Bryant, E. B. (1940). Cuban spiders in the Museum of Comparative Zoology. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 86: 247-532. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Deeleman-Reinhold, C. L. (1995d). The Ochyroceratidae of the Indo-Pacific region (Araneae). Raffles Bulletin of Zoology, Supplement 2: 1-103. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Dumitrescu, M. & Georgescu, M. (1983). Sur les Oonopidae (Araneae) de Cuba. Résultats des Expéditions Biospéologiques Cubano-Roumaines à Cuba 4: 65-114. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Petrunkevitch, A. (1929b). The spiders of Porto Rico. Part one. Transactions of the Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences 30: 1-158. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Saaristo, M. I. (1998). Ochyroceratid spiders of the granitic islands of Seychelles (Araneae, Ochyroceratidae). Phelsuma 6: 20-26. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Saaristo, M. I. (2010). Araneae. In: Gerlach, J. & Marusik, Y. M. (eds.) Arachnida and Myriapoda of the Seychelles islands. Siri Scientific Press, Manchester, pp. 8-306. download pdf -- Show included taxa

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Date Type Reference Detail
2020-02-09 Species distribution update Sánchez-Ruiz & Maréchal, 2020 n/a (Old value)
2019-06-04 Species distribution update n/a (Old value)