Taxon details


Opopaea concolor (Blackwall, 1859)

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2019-09-16
  • LSID: [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:005075]
  • Distribution: Tropical Africa. Introduced to Hawaii, North, Central and South America
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Type deposit provide information
  • Holotype: Museu Nacional, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro (MNRJ), Brazil; f (00955) of Gamasomorpha humilis (survived the fire 2018) (Brescovit et al., 2019b)
  • Holotype: Museu Nacional, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro (MNRJ), Brazil; f (00953) of Myrmecoscaphiella borgmeyeri (survived the fire 2018) (Brescovit et al., 2019b)
  • Holotype: American Museum of Natural History (AMNH), New York, USA; f of Opopaea devia (Brescovit et al., 2019b)
  • Holotype: Museum of Comparative Zoology (MCZ), Harvard University, Cambridge, USA; f of Opopaea bandina (Brescovit et al., 2019b)
  • Holotype: Musée Royal de l’Afrique Centrale, Tervuren (MRAC), Belgium; m of Gamasomorpha atlantica (Brescovit et al., 2019b)
  • Syntype: Oxford University Museum of Natural History (OUMNH), Oxford, UK; mm ff (Brescovit et al., 2019b)
Taxonomic references
Oonops concolor Blackwall, 1859b: 265 (Dmf).
Opopaea concolor Kulczyński, 1899: 339, pl. 6, f. 25 (m).
Gammasomorpha humilis Mello-Leitão, 1920c: 172 (Df) [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:004882].
Myrmecoscaphiella borgmeyeri Mello-Leitão, 1926b: 2 (Dm) [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:004967].
Opopaea devia Gertsch, 1936a: 5, f. 13 (Df) [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:005079].
Philesius vernalis Bryant, 1945b: 178 (Df) [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:005136].
Opopaea guaraniana Birabén, 1954a: 203, f. 30-36, 50 (Dmf) [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:005084].
Pelicinus vernalis Roewer, 1955c: 1623.
Opopaea bandina Chickering, 1969c: 147, f. 1-3 (Df) [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:005070].
Gamasomorpha atlantica Benoit, 1977b: 35, f. 13a-e (Dmf) [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:005069].
Opopaea atlantica Brignoli, 1983c: 188 (Tmf from Gamasomorpha).
Opopaea concolor Wunderlich, 1987a: 63, f. 24-26 (mf).
Opopaea concolor Saaristo, 2001a: 333, f. 93B-98B (mf).
Opopaea concolor Saaristo & van Harten, 2006: 137, f. 22, 23a-b, 24a-b, 25a-b, 26a-b, 27 (mf).
Opopaea concolor Saaristo, 2007a: 136, f. 90-92 (f).
Opopaea concolor Saaristo & Marusik, 2008: 20, f. 13-21, 119-121, 123-132, 193, 199, 218, 228 (mf, S of Gamasomorpha atlantica).
Opopaea concolor Platnick & Dupérré, 2009a: 22, 42, f. 73-104 (mf, S of Myrmecoscaphiella borgmeyeri, Opopaea bandina, O. devia, O. guaraniana and Pelicinus vernalis).
Opopaea concolor Andriamalala & Hormiga, 2013: 34, f. 101-134 (mf).
Opopaea concolor Grismado & Izquierdo, 2014: 162, f. 34 (m).
Opopaea concolor Brescovit et al., 2019b: 10, f. 31-35 (mf, S of Gammasomorpha humilis).
References

Andriamalala, D. & Hormiga, G. (2013). Systematics of the goblin spider genus Opopaea (Araneae, Oonopidae) in Magagascar. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 380: 1-156. doi:10.1206/828.1 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Benoit, P. L. G. (1977b). Fam. Oonopidae et Tetrablemmidae. In: La faune terrestre de l'île de Sainte-Hélène IV. Annales, Musée Royal de l'Afrique Centrale, Sciences zoologiques (Zool.-Ser. 8°) 220: 31-44. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Birabén, M. (1954a). Nuevas Gamasomorphinae de la Argentina (Araneae, Oonopidae). Notas del Museo de la Plata 17: 181-212. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Blackwall, J. (1859b). Descriptions of newly discovered spiders captured by James Yate Johnson Esq., in the island of Madeira. Annals and Magazine of Natural History (3) 4: 255-267. download pdf -- Show included taxa

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

Brignoli, P. M. (1983c). A catalogue of the Araneae described between 1940 and 1981. Manchester University Press, 755 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Bryant, E. B. (1945b). Some new or little known southern spiders. Psyche, Cambridge 52: 178-192. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Chickering, A. M. (1969c). The family Oonopidae (Araneae) in Florida. Psyche, Cambridge 76: 144-162. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Gertsch, W. J. (1936a). Further diagnoses of new American spiders. American Museum Novitates 852: 1-27. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Grismado, C. J. & Izquierdo, M. A. (2014). Dysderoidea. In: Roig-Juñent, S., Claps, L.E. & J.J. Morrone (eds.) Biodiversidad de Artrópodos Argentinos, vol. 3. Sociedad Entomológica Argentina, pp. 151-166. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Kulczyński, W. (1899). Arachnoidea opera Rev. E. Schmitz collecta in insulis Maderianis et in insulis Selvages dictis. Rozprawy i Sprawozdania z Posiedzen Wydzialu Matematyczno Przyrodniczego Akademji Umiejetnosci, Krakow 36: 319-461. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Mello-Leitão, C. F. de (1920c). Algumas aranhas novas. Revista da Sociedade Brasileira de Sciencias 3: 169-176. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Mello-Leitão, C. F. de (1926b). Algumas aranhas do Brasil meridional. Boletim do Museu Nacional do Rio de Janeiro 2: 1-18. 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

Roewer, C. F. (1955c). Katalog der Araneae von 1758 bis 1940, bzw. 1954. 2. Band, Abt. a (Lycosaeformia, Dionycha [excl. Salticiformia]). 2. Band, Abt. b (Salticiformia, Cribellata) (Synonyma-Verzeichnis, Gesamtindex). Institut royal des Sciences naturelles de Belgique, Bruxelles, 1751 pp. download pdf 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. & 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. (2007a). The oonopid spiders (Aranei: Oonopidae) of Israel. Arthropoda Selecta 15(2, 2006): 119-140. [publ. Mar. 23, 2007] 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

Wunderlich, J. (1987a). Die Spinnen der Kanarischen Inseln und Madeiras: Adaptive Radiation, Biogeographie, Revisionen und Neubeschreibungen. Triops, Langen, 435 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

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Edit history
Date Type Reference Detail
2019-09-16 Species synonymy Brescovit et al., 2019b Opopaea humilis synonymized with Opopaea concolor
2019-09-16 New taxonomic reference entry Brescovit et al., 2019b n/a
2015-04-08 New taxonomic reference entry Grismado & Izquierdo, 2014 n/a