Taxon details


Modisimus culicinus (Simon, 1893)

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2017-01-28
  • LSID: [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:003594]
  • Distribution: South America. Introduced to Germany, Czech Rep., Zaire, Seychelles, Sri Lanka, Indonesia, China, Australia, Pacific Is.
Taxonomic references
Hedypsilus culicinus Simon, 1893a: 486, f. 483-484, 486 (Dm).
Hedypsilus culicinus Simon, 1893e: 322 (Dj).
Hedypsilus lawrencei Lessert, 1938: 434, f. 15-17 (Dmf).
Hedypsilus culicinus Gertsch & Peck, 1992: 1192, f. 20-26 (m, Df).
Modisimus culicinus Huber, 1997a: 233, f. 2A-C, 3A-B, 4A-B (mf, S).
Modisimus culicinus Huber, 1998b: 1594, f. 94-96 (mf).
Modisimus culicinus Huber, 1998c: 592, f. 6A-B, 7E-F, 8D (mf).
Modisimus culicinus Huber, 2000: 28, f. 89, 143, 188 (m).
Modisimus culicinus Saaristo, 2001b: 24, f. 56-60 (mf).
Modisimus culicinus Beatty, Berry & Huber, 2008: 14, f. 5-6, 32-33 (mf).
Modisimus culicinus Tong & Li, 2009a: 25, f. 13-15, 54-59 (mf).
Modisimus culicinus Saaristo, 2010: 165, f. 25.31-37 (mf).
Modisimus culicinus Tong, 2013: 64, f. 32M-O, 83A-F (mf).
References

Beatty, J. A., Berry, J. W. & Huber, B. A. (2008). The pholcid spiders of Micronesia and Polynesia (Araneae, Pholcidae). Journal of Arachnology 36: 1-25. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Gertsch, W. J. & Peck, S. B. (1992). The pholcid spiders of the Galápagos Islands, Ecuador (Araneae: Pholcidae). Canadian Journal of Zoology 70: 1185-1199. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Huber, B. A. (1997a). On the distinction between Modisimus and Hedypsilus (Araneae, Pholcidae), with notes on behavior and natural history. Zoologica Scripta 25(3, 1996): 233-240. doi:10.1111/j.1463-6409.1996.tb00164.x download pdf -- Show included taxa

Huber, B. (1998b). The pholcid spiders of Costa Rica (Araneae: Pholcidae). Revista de Biología Tropical 45: 1583-1634. 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. A. (2000). New World pholcid spiders (Araneae: Pholcidae): A revision at generic level. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 254: 1-348. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Lessert, R. de (1938). Araignées du Congo belge (Premiere partie). Revue de Zoologie et de Botanique Africaines 30: 424-457. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Saaristo, M. I. (2001b). Pholcid spiders of the granitic Seychelles (Araneae, Pholcidae). Phelsuma 9: 9-28. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Saaristo, M. I. (2010). Araneae. In: Gerlach, J. & Y. Marusik (eds.) Arachnida and Myriapoda of the Seychelles islands. Siri Scientific Press, Manchester UK, pp. 8-306. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Simon, E. (1893e). Études arachnologiques. 25e Mémoire. XL. Descriptions d'espèces et de genres nouveaux de l'ordre des Araneae. Annales de la Société Entomologique de France 62: 299-330. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Simon, E. (1893a). Histoire naturelle das araignées. Paris 1, 257-488. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Tong, Y. F. & Li, S. Q. (2009a). Six new cave-dwelling pholcid spiders (Araneae: Pholcidae) from Hainan Island, with two newly recorded genera from China. Zootaxa 1988: 17-32. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Tong, Y. F. (2013). Haplogynae Spiders from Hainan, China. Ke xue chu ban she, Beijing, vi+96 pp., 81 pl. download pdf -- Show included taxa

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Edit history
Date Type Reference Detail
2017-01-28 Species distribution update Huber et al., 2017 n/a (Old value)