Taxon details

Menemerus brachygnathus (Thorell, 1887)

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2020-07-09
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: India to China, Japan and Malaysia. Introduced to Argentina
Type deposit provide information
  • Syntype: Zoologisches Museum Hamburg (ZMH), Hamburg, Germany (data base search of type material, 11.02.2019); j (A0002255) of Tapinattus brachygnathus Thoell, 1887
Taxonomic references
Tapinattus brachygnathus Thorell, 1887: 364 (Dmf).
Menemerus brachygnathus Simon, 1901a: 604, 606.
Menemerus brachygnathus Bösenberg & Strand, 1906: 349, pl. 14, f. 381, 386 (mf).
Menemerus brachygnathus Prószyński, 1984a: 84 (f).
Menemerus brachygnathus Żabka, 1985: 241, f. 293-305 (mf).
Menemerus brachygnathus Peng et al., 1993: 127, f. 422-429 (mf).
Menemerus brachygnathus Jastrzebski, 1997a: 35, f. 7-13, 32-33 (removed mf from S of M. fulvus, contra Prószyński, 1987: 155).
Menemerus brachygnathus Ono, Ikeda & Kono, 2009: 578, f. 199-201 (mf).
Menemerus brachygnathus Yin et al., 2012: 1401, f. 761a-h (mf).
Menemerus brachygnathus Ono & Ogata, 2018: 642 (S of Menemerus confusus, but without commenting that confusus is already S of fulvus, therefore not accepted).
Menemerus brachygnathus Peng, 2020: 225, f. 154a-h (mf).

Bösenberg, W. & Strand, E. (1906). Japanische Spinnen. Abhandlungen der Senckenbergischen Naturforschenden Gesellschaft 30: 93-422. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Jastrzębski, P. (1997a). Salticidae from the Himalayas. Genus Menemerus Simon, 1868 (Araneae: Salticidae). Entomologica Basiliensis 20: 33-44. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Ono, H., Ikeda, H. & Kono, R. (2009). Salticidae. In: Ono, H. (ed.) The spiders of Japan with keys to the families and genera and illustrations of the species. Tokai University Press, Kanagawa, pp. 558-588. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Ono, H. & Ogata, K. (2018). Spiders of Japan: their natural history and diversity. Tokai University Press, Kanagawa, 713 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Peng, X. J., Xie, L. P., Xiao, X. Q. & Yin, C. M. (1993). Salticids in China (Arachniuda: Araneae). Hunan Normal University Press, 270 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Peng, X. J. (2020). Fauna Sinica, Invertebrata 53, Arachnida: Araneae: Salticidae. Science Press, Beijing, 612 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Prószyński, J. (1984a). Atlas rysunków diagnostycznych mniej znanych Salticidae (Araneae). Zeszyty Naukowe Wyższej Szkoły Rolniczo-Pedagogicznej w Siedlcach 2: 1-177. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Simon, E. (1901a). Histoire naturelle des araignées. Deuxième édition, tome second. Roret, Paris, pp. 381-668. [second pdf with detailed publication dates of the single parts] doi:10.5962/bhl.title.51973 download pdf download pdf -- Show included taxa

Thorell, T. (1887). Viaggio di L. Fea in Birmania e regioni vicine. II. Primo saggio sui ragni birmani. Annali del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale di Genova 25: 5-417. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Yin, C. M., Peng, X. J., Yan, H. M., Bao, Y. H., Xu, X., Tang, G., Zhou, Q. S. & Liu, P. (2012). Fauna Hunan: Araneae in Hunan, China. Hunan Science and Technology Press, Changsha, 1590 pp. download pdf download pdf -- Show included taxa

Żabka, M. (1985). Systematic and zoogeographic study on the family Salticidae (Araneae) from Viet-Nam. Annales Zoologici, Warszawa 39: 197-485. download pdf -- Show included taxa

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Edit history
Date Type Reference Detail
2020-07-09 New taxonomic reference entry Peng, 2020 n/a
2020-03-31 Species distribution update Seyfulina, Azarkina & Kartsev, 2020 n/a (Old value)
2018-12-12 New taxonomic reference entry Ono & Ogata, 2018 n/a