Taxon details

Peucetia viridis (Blackwall, 1858)

  • Rank: Species (Genus type)
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2020-12-01
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Spain, Greece, Africa, Middle East. Introduced to Caribbean Is.
Type deposit provide information
  • Holotype: Museum Wiesbaden, formerly Naturhistorisches Museum (MWNH), Wiesbaden, Germany; type material of Peucetia lampei Strand, 1906 destroyed (Jäger, 1998b)
Taxonomic references
Pasithea viridis Blackwall, 1858a: 428 (Dm).
Oxyopes littoralis Simon, 1866b: 287, pl. 4, f. 13-18 (Dmf).
Peucetia viridis Thorell, 1869: 37.
Peucetia viridis Simon, 1900g: 419, f. B (m).
Peucetia lampei Strand, 1906c: 42 (Dm).
Peucetia rubra Franganillo, 1925: 37 (Df).
Peucetia viridissima Franganillo, 1925: 37 (Df).
Peucetia viridis Denis, 1955b: 141, f. 47 (f).
Peucetia viridis Denis, 1966e: 128, f. 46 (f).
Peucetia viridis Barrientos, 1991a: 86, f. 2a-d, 3a-c (mf, S).
Peucetia viridis van Niekerk & Dippenaar-Schoeman, 1994: 27, f. 9a-k (mf, S).
Peucetia viridis Levy, 1999a: 53, f. 26A-B, 27A-C (mf).
Peucetia viridis Santos & van Harten, 2002: 365, f. 5-8, p. 5-6 (mf).
Peucetia viridis Santos & Brescovit, 2003: 115, f. 41-44 (mf).
Peucetia viridis Dippenaar-Schoeman et al., 2020b: 53, 10 f. unnumbered (mf).

Barrientos, J. A. (1991a). Peucetia viridis (Blackwall, 1858), caracteres y discussión (Araneae, Oxyopidae). Orsis 6: 83-93. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Blackwall, J. (1858a). Descriptions of six newly discovered species and characters of a new genus of Araneida. Annals and Magazine of Natural History (3) 1: 426-434. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Denis, J. (1955b). Contribution à l'étude de l'Aïr (Mission L. Chopard et A. Villiers). Araignées. Bulletin de l'Institut Fondamental d'Afrique Noire 17(A): 99-146. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Denis, J. (1966e). Les araignées du Fezzân. Bulletin de la Société d'Histoire Naturelle d'Afrique du Nord 55: 103-144. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Dippenaar-Schoeman, A. S., Haddad, C. R., Foord, S. H. & Lotz, L. N. (2020b). The Oxyopidae of South Africa, version 1. South African National Survey of Arachnida Photo Identification Guide, 57 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Franganillo B., P. (1925). Contribución al estudio de la geografía aracnológica de la Península Ibérica. Boletín de la Sociedad Entomológica de España 8: 31-40. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Levy, G. (1999a). The lynx and nursery-web spider families in Israel (Araneae, Oxyopidae and Pisauridae). Zoosystema 21: 29-64. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Niekerk, P. van & Dippenaar-Schoeman, A. S. (1994). A revision of the Afrotropical species of Peucetia (Araneae: Oxyopidae). Entomology Memoir, Department of Agriculture Republic of South Africa 89: 1-50. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Santos, A. J. & Harten, A. van (2002). On the lynx spiders (Araneae: Oxyopidae) of Socotra Island, Yemen. Fauna of Arabia 19: 363-368. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Santos, A. J. & Brescovit, A. D. (2003). A revision of the Neotropical species of the lynx spider genus Peucetia Thorell 1869 (Araneae: Oxyopidae). Insect Systematics & Evolution 34(1): 95-116. doi:10.1163/187631203788964863 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Simon, E. (1866b). Sur quelques araignées d'Espagne. Annales de la Société Entomologique de France (4) 6: 281-292. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Simon, E. (1900g). Arachnides recueillis par M. Charles van Cassel, sous-officier d'infanterie attaché à la Mission du Cavally (Soudan françois), au poste du Zò, en septembre 1899. Bulletin du Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle 5(8, 1899): 416-419. [published Jan. 30, 1900 after Blick & Gloor, 2017: 574] download pdf -- Show included taxa

Strand, E. (1906c). Über einige Vogelspinnen und afrikanische Spinnen des naturhistorischen Museums zu Wiesbaden. Jahrbücher des Nassauischen Vereins für Naturkunde 59: 1-45. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Thorell, T. (1869). On European spiders. Part I. Review of the European genera of spiders, preceded by some observations on zoological nomenclature. Nova Acta Regiae Societatis Scientiarum Upsaliensis (3) 7: 1-108. download pdf -- Show included taxa

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Edit history
Date Type Reference Detail
2020-12-01 New taxonomic reference entry Dippenaar-Schoeman et al., 2020b n/a
2014-07-03 Species distribution update Bosmans et al., 2013 n/a (Old value)