Taxon details

Mecolaesthus cornutus Huber, 2000

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m
  • Last updated: 2020-10-07
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Venezuela
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Type deposit provide information
  • Paratype: Museo del Instituto de Zoología Agrícola (MIZA), Universidad Central de Venezuela, Maracay, Venezuela; 1f (105576 = MAGS 1110) of Priscula ulai (misidentified) (Huber & Villarreal, 2020)
Taxonomic references
Priscula ulai González-Sponga, 1999: 160, f. 74-75 (f only; misidentified per Huber & Villarreal, 2020: 73, 237).
Mecolaesthus cornutus Huber, 2000: 262, f. 1044-1047 (Dm).
Mecolaesthus cornutus Huber & Villarreal, 2020: 73, f. 212-214, 220-228, 245-247, 254 (m, Df).

González-Sponga, M. A. (1999). Aracnidos de Venezuela. Ocho especies nuevas del genero Priscula y descripcion de Priscula venezuelana Simon, 1893 (Arachnida: Araneae: Pholcidae). Boletin de la Academia de Ciencias Fisicas, Matematicas y Naturales, Caracas 54: 123-168. 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. & Villarreal, O. (2020). On Venezuelan pholcid spiders (Araneae, Pholcidae). European Journal of Taxonomy 718: 1-317. doi:10.5852/ejt.2020.718.1101 download pdf -- Show included taxa

External Resource References

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Date Type Reference Detail
2020-10-07 New taxonomic reference entry Huber & Villarreal, 2020 n/a
2020-10-07 New taxonomic reference entry González-Sponga, 1999 n/a