Taxon details

Brignolia parumpunctata (Simon, 1893)

  • Rank: Species (Genus type)
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2021-05-21
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Pakistan, India, Sri Lanka, China (Yongxing Is. = Woody Is.), Philippines, Indonesia (Sulawesi, Banda Is.). Introduced to North, Central, South America, Gambia, Sierra Leone, Seychelles, Yemen, Australia (Queensland), Pacific Is.
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Taxonomic references
Xestaspis parumpunctata Simon, 1893e: 305 (Df).
Gamasomorpha perplexa Bryant, 1942a: 325, f. 11-12, 18 (Dmf) [].
Opopaea recondita Chickering, 1951: 231, f. 18-19 (Df) [].
Brignolia cubana Dumitrescu & Georgescu, 1983: 107, pl. 22 (Dmf) [].
Brignolia cubana Saaristo, 2001a: 343, f. 139-141, 142A-B, 143, 144A-B, 145 (mf).
Brignolia cubana Saaristo & van Harten, 2006: 131, f. 1, 2a-b, 3 (m).
Opopaea recondita Burger, 2009: 343, f. 11-16, 23C-G (f, f. m).
Brignolia recondita Platnick & Dupérré, 2009a: 4 (Tf from Opopaea).
Brignolia cubana Saaristo, 2010: 111, f. 22.139-145 (mf).
Brignolia parumpunctata Platnick et al., 2011: 14, f. 1-94 (Tf from Xestaspis, Sm).
Brignolia parumpunctata Ranasinghe & Benjamin, 2016a: 464, f. 13A-H, 15A-B (m).
Brignolia parumpunctata Brescovit et al., 2019b: 2, f. 7-12 (m).
Brignolia parumpunctata Tang et al., 2021: 3, f. 2A-E, 3A-B (mf).

Brescovit, A. D., Bonaldo, A. B., Ott, R. & Chavari, J. L. (2019b). To boldly go: on invasive goblin spiders in Brazil (Araneae, Oonopidae). Iheringia, Série Zoologia 109(e2019033): 1-20. doi:10.1590/1678-4766e2019033 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Bryant, E. B. (1942a). Notes on the spiders of the Virgin Islands. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 89: 317-366. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Burger, M. (2009). Female genitalia of goblin spiders (Arachnida: Araneae: Oonopidae): a morphological study with functional implications. Invertebrate Biology 128(4): 340-358. doi:10.1111/j.1744-7410.2009.00181.x download pdf -- Show included taxa

Chickering, A. M. (1951). The Oonopidae of Panama. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 106(5): 205-245. 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

Platnick, N. I. & Dupérré, N. (2009a). The goblin spider genera Opopaea and Epectris (Araneae, Oonopidae) in the New World. American Museum Novitates 3649: 1-43. doi:10.1206/664.1 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Platnick, N. I., Dupérré, N., Ott, R. & Kranz-Baltensperger, Y. (2011). The goblin spider genus Brignolia (Araneae, Oonopidae). Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 349: 1-131. doi:10.1206/743.1 download pdf download pdf -- Show included taxa

Ranasinghe, U. G. S. L. & Benjamin, S. P. (2016a). A review of Sri Lankan Brignolia including the description of four new species (Araneae: Oonopidae). Zootaxa 4144(4): 451-476. doi:10.11646/zootaxa.4144.4.1 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Saaristo, M. I. (2001a). Dwarf hunting spiders or Oonopidae (Arachnida, Araneae) of the Seychelles. Insect Systematics & Evolution 32(3): 307-358. doi:10.1163/187631201X00236 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Saaristo, M. I. & Harten, A. van (2006). The oonopid spiders (Araneae: Oonopidae) of mainland Yemen. Fauna of Arabia 21: 127-157. 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

Simon, E. (1893e). Études arachnologiques. 25e Mémoire. XL. Descriptions d'espèces et de genres nouveaux de l'ordre des Araneae. Annales de la Société Entomologique de France 62: 299-330. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Tang, J., Liang, W., Shi, H., Gao, C. X., Li, S. Q. & Zheng, G. (2021). A checklist of spiders from Yongxing Island, South China Sea, with taxonomic notes on four species of goblin spiders. Biodiversity Data Journal 9(e67087): 1-17. doi:10.3897/BDJ.9.e67087 download pdf -- Show included taxa

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Date Type Reference Detail
2021-05-21 New taxonomic reference entry Tang et al., 2021 n/a
2021-05-21 Species distribution update Tang et al., 2021 n/a (Old value)
2019-09-16 New taxonomic reference entry Brescovit et al., 2019b n/a
2016-09-30 New taxonomic reference entry Ranasinghe & Benjamin, 2016a n/a