Taxon details


Opopaea deserticola Simon, 1892

  • Rank: Species (Genus type)
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2019-09-16
  • LSID: [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:005078]
  • Distribution: USA (Florida), Mexico to Panama, Brazil, Caribbean Is. Introduced to Canary Is., Germany, Japan (Ogasawara Is.), Pacific Is.
Type deposit provide information
  • Holotype: California Academy of Sciences (CAS), San Francisco, USA; f of Gamasomorpha rufa (destroyed in the earthquake in 1900) (Brescovit et al., 2019b)
  • Holotype: Museum of Comparative Zoology (MCZ), Harvard University, Cambridge, USA; m of Opopaea darlingtoni (Brescovit et al., 2019b)
  • Holotype: Museum of Comparative Zoology (MCZ), Harvard University, Cambridge, USA; m of Opopaea timida (Brescovit et al., 2019b)
  • Holotype: American Museum of Natural History (AMNH), New York, USA; m of Opopaea brasima (Brescovit et al., 2019b)
  • Syntype: British Museum of Natural History (BMNH)/Natural History Museum (NHMUK), London, UK; f (Brescovit et al., 2019b)
Taxonomic references
Opopaea deserticola Simon, 1892e: 560, pl. 42, f. 5 (Dmf).
Gamasomorpha rufa Banks, 1898b: 211, pl. 13, f. 12 (Df) [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:004915].
Opopaea darlingtoni Bryant, 1940: 267, f. 5, 7 (Dm).
Gamasomorpha floridana Bryant, 1945c: 199, f. 1-2 (m, misidentified).
Opopaea timida Chickering, 1951: 233, f. 20-21 (Dm) [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:005102].
Opopaea brasima Chickering, 1969c: 148, f. 4-10 (Dmf).
Opopaea deserticola Dumitrescu & Georgescu, 1983: 103, pl. 21 (mf, removed from S of O. punctata, S of Opopaea brasima and O. darlingtoni).
Opopaea deserticola Saaristo, 2001a: 333, f. 93A-98A, 99-101 (mf).
Opopaea deserticola Saaristo & Marusik, 2008: 22, f. 22-29, 137-146, 178, 194, 200, 210, 219, 226 (mf).
Opopaea deserticola Platnick & Dupérré, 2009a: 4, f. 1-72 (mf, S of Opopaea timida).
Opopaea deserticola Saaristo, 2010: 134, f. 22.93-101 (mf).
Opopaea deserticola Tong & Li, 2010a: 35, f. 1Q, S-T, 7A-C (mf).
Opopaea deserticola Burger, 2011a: 149, f. 1A-B, 3A-E (mf).
Opopaea deserticola Ono, 2011b: 442, f. 19-23 (m).
Opopaea deserticola Tong, 2013: 37, f. 25Q, S-T (mf).
Opopaea deserticola Brescovit et al., 2019b: 10, f. 36-40 (mf, S of Gamasomorpha rufa).
References

Banks, N. (1898b). Arachnida from Baja California and other parts of Mexico. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences (3) 1: 205-309. 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

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

Bryant, E. B. (1945c). Notes on some Florida spiders. Transactions of the Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences 36: 199-213. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Burger, M. (2011a). Structure and function of the female reproductive system in three species of goblin spiders (Arachnida: Araneae: Oonopidae). Invertebrate Biology 130: 148-160. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Chickering, A. M. (1951). The Oonopidae of Panama. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 106: 207-245. 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

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

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. (1892e). On the spiders of the island of St. Vincent. Part 1. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 59(4, for 1891): 549-575, Pl. XLII. [published in April 1892, after Duncan, 1937] download pdf -- Show included taxa

Tong, Y. F. & Li, S. Q. (2010a). The goblin spiders of the genus Opopaea (Araneae, Oonopidae) in Hainan Island, China. Zootaxa 2327: 23-43. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Tong, Y. F. (2013). Haplogynae spiders from Hainan, China. Science Press, Beijing, 96 pp., 81 pl. download pdf -- Show included taxa

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Edit history
Date Type Reference Detail
2019-09-16 New taxonomic reference entry Brescovit et al., 2019b n/a
2019-09-16 Species synonymy Brescovit et al., 2019b Opopaea rufa synonymized with Opopaea deserticola
2016-11-11 Species updated Error corrected (Old value)