Taxon details


Opopaea apicalis (Simon, 1893)

  • Rank: Species (Genus type)
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2017-10-01
  • LSID: [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:004865]
  • Distribution: Indonesia, Philippines, Thailand. Introduced to USA, Mexico, Panama, Ecuador, Seychelles, Pacific Is.
Type deposit provide information
  • It is widely assumend that most of the type material from Simon can be found in the Muséum National d’Histoire Naturelle in Paris, France
Taxonomic references
Epectris apicalis Simon, 1893a: 301.
Epectris apicalis Simon, 1893d: 74 (Df).
Opopaea lena Suman, 1965: 227, f. 9-14 (Dmf) [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:005087].
Gamasomorpha ladiguei Benoit, 1979a: 198, f. 4A-D (Dmf).
Opopaea mortenseni Brignoli, 1980m: 6, f. 3 (Df).
Opopaea lena Saaristo, 2001a: 337, f. 112A-C, 113-117 (mf, S).
Opopaea lena Burger, Nentwig & Kropf, 2003: 90, f. 23 (f).
Nale lena Saaristo & Marusik, 2008: 39, f. 112-118, 170-177, 179-185, 197, 201, 215, 229 (mf).
Epectris apicalis Platnick & Dupérré, 2009a: 30, f. 105-160 (f, Sm).
Epectris apicalis Saaristo, 2010: 138, f. 22.112-117 (mf).
Epectris apicalis Ono, 2011b: 441, f. 13-18 (mf).
Epectris apicalis Zonstein & Marusik, 2017b: 231, f. 4D (f).
References

Benoit, P. L. G. (1979a). 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). Oonopidae (Araneae). Revue Zoologique Africaine 93: 185-222. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Brignoli, P. M. (1980m). Two new Haplogynae from Thailand (Araneae). Steenstrupia 6: 5-8. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Burger, M., Nentwig, W. & Kropf, C. (2003). Complex genital structures indicate cryptic female choice in a haplogyne spider (Arachnida, Araneae, Oonopidae, Gamasomorphinae). Journal of Morphology 255: 80-93. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Ono, H. (2011b). Spiders (Arachnida, Araneae) of the Ogasawara Islands, Japan. Memoirs of the National Museum of Nature and Science Tokyo 47: 435-470. 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

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

Saaristo, M. I. & Marusik, Y. M. (2008). A survey of African Opopaea Simon, 1891 (Arachnida, Aranei, Oonopidae). Arthropoda Selecta 17: 17-53. 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 UK, pp. 8-306. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Simon, E. (1893d). Arachnides. In: Voyage de M. E. Simon aux îles Philipines (mars et avril 1890). 6e Mémoire. Annales de la Société Entomologique de France 62, 65-80. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Simon, E. (1893a). Histoire naturelle des araignées. Deuxième édition, tome premier. Roret, Paris, pp. 257-488. [second pdf with detailed publication dates of the single parts] doi:10.5962/bhl.title.51973 download pdf download pdf -- Show included taxa

Suman, T. W. (1965). Spiders of the family Oonopidae in Hawaii. Pacific Insects 7: 225-242. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Zonstein, S. L. & Marusik, Y. M. (2017b). A redescription of Chedima purpurea Simon, 1873, with notes on the unique copulative stopper mechanism in females (Aranei: Palpimanidae). Arthropoda Selecta 26(3): 225-232. download pdf -- Show included taxa

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Date Type Reference Detail
2017-10-01 New taxonomic reference entry Zonstein & Marusik, 2017b n/a