Taxon details

Thanatus arcticus Thorell, 1872

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2022-11-18
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: USA (Alaska), Canada, Greenland, Northern Europe, Russia (Europe to Far East), Kazakhstan, China, Japan
Type deposit provide information
  • Syntype: Zoological Museum of Uppsala University (ZMUU/UUZM), Uppsala, Sweden; 2jf (1849) (see also Thorell, 1872b) (Wallin, 2001)
Taxonomic references
Thanatus arcticus Thorell, 1872b: 157 (Dj).
Thanatus arcticus Lenz, 1897: 76, f. 8-9 (Df).
Thanatus arcticus Sørensen, 1898: 225 (Dm).
Thanatus arcticus Fedotov, 1912b: 463, pl. 8, f. 10 (f).
Thanatus arcticus Kulczyński, 1916: 24, pl. 1, f. 34 (f).
Thanatus lapponicus Jackson, 1932a: 109, pl. 1, f. 5 (Df) [].
Thanatus arcticus Holm, 1958a: 530, f. 6-8 (m).
Thanatus arcticus Dondale, Turnbull & Redner, 1964: 651, f. 14-18, 55-59 (mf).
Thanatus arcticus Holm, 1967: 81, f. 97-101 (mf, S of Thanatus lapponicus).
Thanatus arcticus Holm, 1968a: 205, f. 34-35 (mf).
Thanatus arcticus Hauge, 1976: 122, f. 1-3 (f).
Thanatus arcticus Dondale & Redner, 1978b: 119, f. 394-403 (mf).
Thanatus kolymensis Marusik, 1991d: 48, f. 1.1-4, 4.1-2 (Dmf) [].
Thanatus arcticus Marusik, 1991d: 50, f. 1.5, 4.3-4 (mf).
Thanatus arcticus Logunov, 1996b: 147, f. 2, 4, 7-9, 26-57 (mf, S of Thanatus kolymensis).
Thanatus arcticus Almquist, 2006: 469, f. 401a-d (mf).
Thanatus arcticus Tang & Wang, 2008: 78, f. 3A-C (f).
Thanatus arcticus Ono & Ban, 2009: 476, f. 5-9 (mf).
Thanatus arcticus Pajunen, 2009: 86, f. 1 (f).
Thanatus kolymensis Marusik & Kovblyuk, 2011: 209, f. 28.15 (m).
Thanatus arcticus Zhang, Peng & Zhang, 2022: 264, f. 199A-F (mf).

Almquist, S. (2006). Swedish Araneae, part 2 – families Dictynidae to Salticidae. Insect Systematics & Evolution, Supplement 63: 285-601. download pdf download pdf -- Show included taxa

Dondale, C. D., Turnbull, A. L. & Redner, J. H. (1964). Revision of the Nearctic species of Thanatus C. L. Koch (Araneae: Thomisidae). The Canadian Entomologist 96(4): 636-656. doi:10.4039/Ent96636-4 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Dondale, C. D. & Redner, J. H. (1978b). The insects and arachnids of Canada, Part 5. The crab spiders of Canada and Alaska, Araneae: Philodromidae and Thomisidae. Research Branch Agriculture Canada Publication 1663: 1-255. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Fedotov, D. (1912b). K fauně paukov Murmana i Novoj Zemli. Contribution à la faune des araignées de la côte Murmane et de Novaja Zemlja. Ezhegodnik Zoologicheskago Muzeya Imperatorskoj Akademii Nauk 16: 449-474. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Hauge, E. (1976). Araneae from Finnmark, Norway. Norwegian Journal of Entomology 23: 121-125. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Holm, Å. (1958a). Spiders (Araneae) from Greenland. Arkiv för Zoologi 11: 525-534. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Holm, Å. (1967). Spiders (Araneae) from west Greenland. Meddelelser om Grønland 184(1): 1-99. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Holm, Å. (1968a). A contribution to the spider fauna of Sweden. Zoologiska Bidrag från Uppsala 37: 183-209. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Jackson, A. R. (1932a). Araneae and Opiliones. In: Results of the Oxford University Expedition to Lapland in 1930. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1932(1), 97-112. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Kulczyński, W. (1916). Araneae Sibiriae occidentalis arcticae. Mémoires de l'Académie Impériale des Sciences de Petrograd (8) 28(11): 1-44. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Lenz, H. (1897). Grönländische spinnen. Bibliotheca Zoologica 20(3): 73-76. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Logunov, D. V. (1996b). A critical review of the spider genera Apollophanes O. P.-Cambridge, 1898 and Thanatus C. L. Koch, 1837 in North Asia (Araneae, Philodromidae). Revue Arachnologique 11(13): 133-202. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Marusik, Y. M. (1991d). Crab spiders of the family Philodromidae (Aranei) from east Siberia. Zoologicheskiĭ Zhurnal 70(10): 48-58. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Marusik, Y. M. & Kovblyuk, M. M. (2011). Spiders (Arachnida, Aranei) of Siberia and Russian Far East. KMK Scientific Press, Moscow, 344 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Ono, H. & Ban, M. (2009). Oxyopidae, Philodromidae. In: Ono, H. (ed.) The spiders of Japan with keys to the families and genera and illustrations of the species. Tokai University Press, Kanagawa, pp. 249-250, 476-481. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Pajunen, T. (2009). Thanatus arcticus Thorell, 1872 (Araneae, Philodromidae), an addition to Finnish spider fauna. Memoranda Societatis pro Fauna et Flora Fennica 85: 86-87. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Sørensen, W. (1898). Arachnida Groenlandica (Acaris exceptis). Videnskabelige Meddelelser fra den Naturhistoriske Forening i Kjøbenhavn 1898: 176-235. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Tang, G. M. & Wang, J. J. (2008). One new species and two records of the genus Thanatus from Inner Mongolia, China (Araneae: Philodromidae). Acta Arachnologica Sinica 17: 76-80. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Thorell, T. (1872b). Om några Arachnider från Grönland. Öfversigt af Kongliga Vetenskaps-Akademiens Förhandlingar 29: 147-166. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Zhang, F., Peng, J. Y. & Zhang, B. S. (2022). Spiders of Mt. Xiaowutai. Science Press, Beijing, 387 pp. [pdf in three parts] download pdf download pdf download pdf -- Show included taxa

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