Taxon details

Mesabolivar cyaneus (Taczanowski, 1874)

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2018-03-20
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Venezuela, French Guiana, Guyana, Brazil
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  • Syntype: Museo Zoologico di Storia Naturale "La Specola", Università degli Studi di Firenze (MZUF), Florence, Italy; 4m 6f 2j (520-525) of Blechroscelis rubristernus (Berdondini & Whitman, 2003)
Taxonomic references
Pholcus cyaneus Taczanowski, 1874: 103, pl. 2, f. 6 (Dmf).
Blechroscelis cyaneus Mello-Leitão, 1940c: 175 (Tmf from Pholcus).
Blechroscelis rubristernus Caporiacco, 1947a: 22 (Dmf).
Blechroscelis rubristernus Caporiacco, 1948a: 627, f. 19-21 (mf).
Mesabolivar cyaneus Huber, 2000: 190, 204, 347 (Tmf from Blechroscelis=Priscula).
Mesabolivar rubristernus Huber, 2000: 204, f. 796-800 (Tmf from Blechroscelis=Priscula).
Mesabolivar cyaneus Huber & Zhu, 2001: 152.
Mesabolivar cyaneus Huber, 2018: 31, f. 100-101, 108-109 (m).

Caporiacco, L. di (1947a). Diagnosi preliminari de specie nuove di aracnidi della Guiana Brittanica raccolte dai professori Beccari e Romiti. Monitore Zoologico Italiano 56: 20-34. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Caporiacco, L. di (1948a). Arachnida of British Guiana collected in 1931 and 1936 by Professors Beccari and Romiti. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 118(3): 607-747. doi:10.1111/j.1096-3642.1948.tb00402.x 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. & Zhu, M. S. (2001). On Taczanowski's pholcids, with three new synonymies in Pholcidae (Araneae). Bulletin of the British Arachnological Society 12: 151-152. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Huber, B. A. (2018). The South American spider genera Mesabolivar and Carapoia (Araneae, Pholcidae): new species and a framework for redrawing generic limits. Zootaxa 4395(1): 1-178. [pdf in two parts] doi:10.11646/zootaxa.4395.1.1 download pdf download pdf -- Show included taxa

Mello-Leitão, C. F. de (1940c). Spiders of the Guiana forest collected by O. W. Richards. Arquivos de Zoologia do Estado de Sao Paulo 2: 175-197. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Taczanowski, L. (1874). Les aranéides de la Guyane française. Horae Societatis Entomologicae Rossicae 10: 56-115. download pdf -- Show included taxa

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Edit history
Date Type Reference Detail
2018-03-20 New taxonomic reference entry Huber, 2018 n/a
2018-03-20 Species distribution update Huber, 2018 n/a (Old value)