Taxon details

Missulena insignis (O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1877)

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: - -
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Australia
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Taxonomic references
Eriodon insigne O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1877c: 29, pl. 6, f. 5 (Dm).
Actinopus formosus Rainbow, 1896a: 328, pl. 20 (Dm) [].
Eriodon semicoccineum Simon, 1896a: 343 (Dm) [].
Eriodon insignis Hogg, 1901: 223, f. 21a-b (m).
Eriodon rubrocapitata Rainbow, 1903: 64, f. 6 (f; misidentified per Womersley, 1943: 255).
Missulena formosa Simon, 1903a: 877.
Missulena insigne Womersley, 1943: 255, f. 2A-I (mf).
Missulena insignis Main, 1985b: 10 (S of Missulena formosa and M. semicoccineum, both removed from S of M. occatoria, contra Womersley, 1943: 251).

Hogg, H. R. (1901). On Australian and New Zealand spiders of the suborder Mygalomorphae. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 71(1): 218-279. doi:10.1111/j.1469-7998.1901.tb08176.x download pdf -- Show included taxa

Main, B. Y. (1985b). Mygalomorphae. Zoological Catalogue of Australia 3: 1-48. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Pickard-Cambridge, O. (1877c). On some new genera and species of Araneidea. Annals and Magazine of Natural History (4) 19(109): 26-39, pl. 6-7. doi:10.1080/00222937708682093 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Rainbow, W. J. (1896a). Descriptions of some new Araneidae of New South Wales. No. 6. Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales 21: 320-344. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Rainbow, W. J. (1903). Studies in Australian Araneidae I. Records of the Australian Museum 5: 62-66. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Simon, E. (1896a). Arachniden. In: Semon, R. (ed.) Zoologische Forschungsreisen in Australien und dem Malayischen Archipel. Jenaische Denkschriften 8, 341-352. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Simon, E. (1903a). Histoire naturelle des araignées. Deuxième édition, tome second. Roret, Paris, pp. 669-1080. [second pdf with detailed publication dates of the single parts] doi:10.5962/bhl.title.51973 download pdf download pdf -- Show included taxa

Womersley, H. (1943). A revision of the spiders of the genus Missulena Walckenaer 1805. Records of the South Australian Museum 7: 249-269. download pdf -- Show included taxa

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