Taxon details

Thanatus atratus Simon, 1875

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2022-11-24
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Europe, Turkey, Caucasus, Russia (Europe to South Siberia), Kazakhstan, Iran, Korea, Japan
Type deposit provide information
  • It is widely assumed that most of the type material from Simon can be found in the Muséum National d’Histoire Naturelle in Paris, France
Taxonomic references
Thanatus atratus Simon, 1875a: 318 (Dmf).
Thanatus vulgaris brevipes Kulczyński, 1903a: 50, pl. 1, f. 8 (Dm) [].
Thanatus jugorum saturatior Simon, 1932: 859 (Df) [].
Thanatus vulgaris atratus Simon, 1932: 863.
Thanatus vulgaris borealis Tullgren, 1942: 227, 233, pl. 2, f. 6 (Df) [].
Thanatus vulgaris borealis Tullgren, 1944: 120, f. 45B, pl. 18, f. 237 (f).
Thanatus pallidus Tystshenko, 1965: 698, f. 3 (Df) [].
Thanatus atratus Kronestedt, 1983: 195, f. 5-6 (m, S of Thanatus vulgaris borealis, elevated from subspecies, contra Levy, 1977: 215).
Thanatus vulgaris brevipes Hansen, 1995: 17, f. 11-12 (m, Df).
Thanatus atratus Logunov, 1996b: 185, f. 178-179, 190-193, 198-200 (mf, S of Thanatus pallidus).
Thanatus atratus Pozzi & Hänggi, 1998: 37, f. 12-15 (mf).
Thanatus atratus Lyakhov, 2000: 228, f. 37-39 (f).
Thanatus atratus Szita & Samu, 2000: 171, f. 37-39, 43-44, 55-56 (mf).
Thanatus atratus Muster & Thaler, 2003: 376, f. 3, 6, 9, 14-15, 20-21 (mf, S of Thanatus jugorum saturatior and of T. vulgaris brevipes).
Thanatus atratus Almquist, 2006: 471, f. 403a-d (mf).
Thanatus atratus Kovblyuk et al., 2008b: 24, f. 35-37 (m).
Thanatus atratus Uyar, Kaya & Ugurtas, 2010: 54, f. 11-13 (mf).
Thanatus atratus Wunderlich, 2012a: 51, f. 27-29 (mf).
Thanatus atratus Kastrygina & Kovblyuk, 2013: 241, f. 3, 12, 21, 27, 33, 40-41, 43-44, 53, 57, 65, 70 (mf).
Thanatus atratus Sadeghi et al., 2016: 6, f. 4c, 5e (f).
Thanatus atratus Rozwałka et al., 2016c: 11, f. 1a-e (mf).
Thanatus atratus Zarikian, 2021: 498, pl. 1E, 2E (f).
Thanatus atratus Řezáč & Růžička, 2022: 17, f. 2b, e (jf).

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

Hansen, H. (1995). Über die Arachniden-Fauna von urbanen Lebensräumen in Venedig - III. Die epigäischen Spinnen eines Stadtparkes (Arachnida: Araneae). Bollettino del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale di Venezia 44(for 1993): 7-36. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Kastrygina, Z. A. & Kovblyuk, M. M. (2013). A review of the spider genus Thanatus C.L. Koch, 1837 in Crimea (Aranei: Philodromidae). Arthropoda Selecta 22(3): 239-254. doi:10.15298/arthsel.22.3.07 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Kovblyuk, M. M., Nadolny, A. A., Gnelitsa, V. A. & Zhukovets, E. M. (2008b). Spiders (Arachnida, Aranei) of the Martyan Cape Reserve (Crimea, Ukraine). Caucasian Entomological Bulletin 4: 3-40. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Kronestedt, T. (1983). Spindlar på Ölands Stora alvar. Entomologisk Tidskrift 104: 183-212. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Kulczyński, W. (1903a). Aranearum et Opilionum species in insula Creta a comite Dre Carolo Attems collectae. Bulletin International de l'Academie des Sciences de Cracovie 1903: 32-58. 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

Lyakhov, O. V. (2000). Contribution to the Middle Asian fauna of the spider genus Thanatus C. L. Koch, 1837 (Aranei: Philodromidae). Arthropoda Selecta 8: 221-230. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Muster, C. & Thaler, K. (2003). The Thanatus striatus species group in the eastern Alps, with description of Thanatus firmetorum sp. n. (Araneae: Philodromidae). Bulletin of the British Arachnological Society 12(8): 376-382. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Pozzi, S. & Hänggi, A. (1998). Araignées nouvelle ou peu connues de la Suisse (Arachnida: Araneae). Mitteilungen der Schweizerischen Entomologischen Gesellschaft 71(1-2): 33-47. doi:10.5169/seals-402696 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Řezáč, M. & Růžička, V. (2022). Thanatus aridorum Šilhavý, 1940 from Czechia is a junior synonym of Thanatus formicinus (Clerck, 1757) (Araneae: Philodromidae). Arachnologische Mitteilungen 63: 15-18. doi:10.30963/aramit6305 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Rozwałka, R., Rutkowski, T., Staręga, W. & Sienkiewicz, P. (2016c). Occurrence of Thanatus atratus Simon, 1875 (Araneae: Philodromidae) in Poland. Biological Letters 52(1-2, 2015): 11-17. doi:10.1515/biolet-2015-0011 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Sadeghi, H., Ahmadi, M., Zamani, A. & Jabaleh, I. (2016). A study on the spider fauna of Dargaz and Kalat Counties in Razavi Khorasan Province, Iran (Arachnida: Araneae). Biharean Biologist 10(1): 4-7. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Simon, E. (1875a). Les Arachnides de France. Tome seconde. Contenant les familles des Urocteidae, Agelenidae, Thomisidae et Sparassidae. Roret, Paris, 360 pp., pl. 4-8. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Simon, E. (1932). Les arachnides de France. Synopsis générale et catalogue des espèces françaises de l'ordre des Araneae. Tome VI. 4e partie. Roret, Paris, pp. 773-978. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Szita, É. & Samu, F. (2000). Taxonomical review of Thanatus species (Philodromidae, Araneae) of Hungary. Acta Zoologica Academiae Scientiarum Hungaricae 46: 155-179. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Tullgren, A. (1942). Bidrag till kännedomen om den svenska spindelfaunan. I. Entomologisk Tidskrift 63: 217-234. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Tullgren, A. (1944). Svensk Spindelfauna. 3. Araneae (Salticidae, Thomisidae, Philodromidae och Eusparassidae). Entomologiska Föreningen, Stockholm, 138 pp., pl. 1-18. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Tystshenko, V. P. (1965). A new genus and new species of spiders (Aranei) from Kazakhstan. Entomologicheskoe Obozrenie 44: 696-704. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Uyar, Z., Kaya, R. S. & Uğurtaş, İ. H. (2010). Systematics of the philodromid spider fauna of Uludağ Mountain region (Araneae: Philodromidae) with a review of the Philodromidae in Turkey. Serket 12: 47-60. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Wunderlich, J. (2012a). Fifteen papers on extant and fossil spiders (Araneae). Beiträge zur Araneologie 7: 1-246. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Zarikian, N. A. (2021). A survey of running crab spiders Philodromidae (Araneae) of Armenia. Bulletin of the Iraq Natural History Museum 16(4): 495-508. doi:10.26842/binhm.7.2021.16.4.0495 download pdf -- Show included taxa

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Date Type Reference Detail
2021-12-23 New taxonomic reference entry Zarikian, 2021 n/a
2016-12-20 New taxonomic reference entry Rozwałka et al., 2016c n/a
2016-09-24 New taxonomic reference entry Sadeghi et al., 2016 n/a