Taxon details

Micropholcus dalei (Petrunkevitch, 1929)

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2015-03-17
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Puerto Rico, Virgin Is.
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Type deposit: provide information
Taxonomic references
Micromerys dalei Petrunkevitch, 1929b: 150, f. 144-148 (Dmf).
Micromerys dalei Bryant, 1940: 296 (S).
Leptopholcus dalei Deeleman-Reinhold, 1986a: 206 (Tmf from Micromerys).
Leptopholcus dalei Deeleman-Reinhold, 1986b: 47 (Tmf from Micromerys).
Leptopholcus dalei Huber, 1997b: 356, f. 22A-E, 23A-B, 24, 26A (mf).
Leptopholcus dalei Huber & Pérez, 1998: 251, f. 6-10 (mf).
Leptopholcus dalei Huber, 1998c: 595, f. 8M (m).
Leptopholcus dalei Huber, 2000: 77, f. 27, 105, 302-305, 309 (mf).
Micropholcus dalei Huber, Carvalho & Benjamin, 2014: 435 (Tmf from Leptopholcus).

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

Deeleman-Reinhold, C. L. (1986a). Studies on tropical Pholcidae II: Redescription of Micromerys gracilis Bradley and Calapnita vermiformis Simon (Araneae, Pholcidae) and description of some related new species. Memoirs of the Queensland Museum 22: 205-224. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Deeleman-Reinhold, C. L. (1986b). Leaf-dwelling Pholcidae in Indo-Australian rain forests. Proceedings of the Ninth International Congress of Arachnology, Panama 1983, 45-48. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Huber, B. A. (1997b). On American 'Micromerys' and Metagonia (Araneae, Pholcidae), with notes on natural history and genital mechanics. Zoologica Scripta 25(4, 1996): 341-363. doi:10.1111/j.1463-6409.1996.tb00170.x download pdf -- Show included taxa

Huber, B. (1998c). Genital mechanics in some neotropical pholcid spiders (Araneae: Pholcidae), with implications for systematics. Journal of Zoology, London 244: 587-599. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Huber, B. & Pérez G., A. (1998). Leptopholcus delicatulus (Araneae, Pholcidae) is a valid name. Journal of Arachnology 26: 251-256. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Huber, B. A. (2000). New World pholcid spiders (Araneae: Pholcidae): A revision at generic level. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 254: 1-348. doi:10.1206/0003-0090(2000)254<0001:NWPSAP>2.0.CO;2 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Huber, B. A., Carvalho, L. S. & Benjamin, S. P. (2014). On the New World spiders previously misplaced in Leptopholcus: molecular and morphological analyses and descriptions of four new species (Araneae: Pholcidae). Invertebrate Systematics 28(4): 432-450. doi:10.1071/IS13050 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Petrunkevitch, A. (1929b). The spiders of Porto Rico. Part one. Transactions of the Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences 30: 1-158. download pdf -- Show included taxa

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Edit history
Date Type Reference Detail
2015-03-17 New taxonomic reference entry Huber, Carvalho & Benjamin, 2014 n/a
2015-03-17 Species transferred to new genus Huber, Carvalho & Benjamin, 2014 Species transferred from Leptopholcus to Micropholcus