Taxon details

Ischnothyreus velox Jackson, 1908

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2021-01-12
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Tropical Asia. Introduced to North, Central, South America, Brazil, Britain, Netherlands, Germany, Egypt, Seychelles, Madagascar, Hawaii
Type deposit provide information
  • Holotype: American Museum of Natural History (AMNH), New York, USA; f of Ischnothyreus barrowsi (Brescovit et al., 2019b)
  • Holotype: Museum of Comparative Zoology (MCZ), Harvard University, Cambridge, USA; m of Ischnothyreus indressus (Brescovit et al., 2019b)
  • Lectotype: British Museum of Natural History (BMNH)/Natural History Museum (NHMUK), London, UK; m (Brescovit et al., 2019b)
Taxonomic references
Ischnothyreus velox Jackson, 1908: 51, pl. 4, f. 9-13 (Dmf).
Ischnothyreus velox O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1909a: 165, f. 1-6 (mf).
Ischnothyreus barrowsi Chamberlin & Ivie, 1935b: 9, pl. 2, f. 7 (Df).
Ischnothyreus velox Bristowe, 1948: 890, f. 15-20 (mf; not f. 1, =I. peltifer).
Ischnothyreus velox Locket & Millidge, 1951: 76, f. 33C, 35A, 37A, 38C (m; not f. 38E, =I. peltifer).
Ischnothyreus indressus Chickering, 1968d: 84, f. 13-20 (Dmf) [].
Ischnothyreus velox Heimer & Nentwig, 1991: 50, f. 107 (mf).
Ischnothyreus velox Saaristo, 2001a: 347, f. 146B, 151, 155B (mf).
Ischnothyreus velox El-Hennawy, 2008a: 27, f. 9-16 (mf).
Ischnothyreus velox Saaristo, 2010: 123, f. 22.146B, 151, 155B (mf).
Ischnothyreus velox Platnick, Berniker & Kranz-Baltensperger, 2012: 27, f. 100-132 (mf, S of Ischnothyreus barrowsi, contra Chickering, 1969c: 146).
Ischnothyreus velox Brescovit et al., 2019b: 8, f. 26-30 (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

Bristowe, W. S. (1948). Notes on the structure and systematic position of oonopid spiders based on an examination of the British species. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 118: 878-891. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Chamberlin, R. V. & Ivie, W. (1935b). Miscellaneous new American spiders. Bulletin of the University of Utah 26(4): 1-79. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Chickering, A. M. (1968d). The genus Ischnothyreus (Araneae, Oonopidae) in Central America and the West Indies. Psyche, Cambridge 75(1): 77-86. doi:10.1155/1968/84326 download pdf -- Show included taxa

El-Hennawy, H. K. (2008a). Review of the Oonopidae of Egypt (Arachnida: Araneae). Serket 11: 23-36. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Heimer, S. & Nentwig, W. (1991). Spinnen Mitteleuropas: Ein Bestimmungsbuch. Paul Parey, Berlin, 543 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Jackson, A. R. (1908). On some rare arachnids captured during 1907. Transactions of the Natural History Society of Northumberland, Durham, and Newcastle-upon-Tyne (N.S.) 3(1): 49-78, pl. 4. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Locket, G. H. & Millidge, A. F. (1951). British spiders. Vol. I. Ray Society, London, 310 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Pickard-Cambridge, O. (1909a). On new and rare British Arachnida, noted and observed in 1907. Proceedings of the Dorset Natural History and Antiquarian Field Club 29(for 1908): 161-194, pl. A. [published on Jan. 20, 1909, after Sykes, 1941] download pdf -- Show included taxa

Platnick, N. I., Berniker, L. & Kranz-Baltensperger, Y. (2012). The goblin spider genus Ischnothyreus (Araneae, Oonopidae) in the New World. American Museum Novitates 3759: 1-32. doi:10.1206/3759.2 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. (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
2019-09-16 New taxonomic reference entry Brescovit et al., 2019b n/a
2019-09-16 Species distribution update Brescovit et al., 2019b n/a (Old value)