Taxon details


Scytodes thoracica (Latreille, 1802)

  • Rank: Species (Genus type)
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2018-03-14
  • LSID: [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:002900]
  • Distribution: Europe, North Africa, Turkey, temperate Asia to China, Korea, Japan. Introduced to North America, Argentina, India, Australia, New Zealand
Taxonomic references
Aranea thoracica Latreille, 1802: 56 (D).
Aranea thoracica Latreille, 1804a: 249 (D).
Scytodes thoracica Audouin, 1826: 378, pl. 5, f. 1 (Df).
Scytodes thoracica Walckenaer, 1837: 270 (Dmf).
Scytodes tigrina C. L. Koch, 1838: 87, f. 398 (Df).
Scytodes thoracica Lucas, 1846: 104, pl. 2, f. 3 (f).
Scytodes cameratus Hentz, 1850: 35, pl. 4, f. 17 (Df).
Scytodes thoracica Vinson, 1863: 4, pl. 297, f. 1 (mf).
Scytodes thoracica Simon, 1893a: 276, f. 232-235 (mf).
Scytodes thoracica Becker, 1896: 317, pl. 17, f. 23 (mf).
Scytodes thoracica Kulczyński, 1899: 337, pl. 6, f. 15 (f).
Scytodes thoracica Bösenberg, 1902: 218, pl. 19, f. 308 (mf).
Scytodes thoracica Emerton, 1902: 131, f. 312-313 (f).
Scytodes thoracica Lessert, 1910b: 35 (Dmf).
Scytodes thoracica Berland, 1932b: 273, f. 402 (m).
Scytodes thoracica Dyal, 1935: 154, pl. 14, f. 68-73 (f).
Scytodes thoracica Gerhardt, 1944: 13, f. 10 (m).
Scytodes thoracica Kaston, 1945b: 7, f. 22 (f).
Scytodes thoracica Kaston, 1948: 65, f. 17-21 (mf).
Scytodes thoracica Machado, 1951: 34, f. 61 (f).
Scytodes thoracica Locket & Millidge, 1951: 89, f. 45-46 (m).
Scytodes thoracica Wiehle, 1953: 33, f. 82-90 (mf).
Scytodes thoracica Kekenbosch, 1955: 10, f. 6 (m).
Scytodes thoracica Dabelow, 1958: 103, f. 9 (m).
Scytodes thoracica Wiehle, 1960c: 474, f. 19a-b (mf).
Scytodes thoracica Laurent, 1963: 288, f. 21 (m).
Scytodes thoracica Thaler, 1966: 152, f. 1 (m).
Scytodes thoracica Lee, 1966: 23, f. 4g-j (mf).
Scytodes thoracica Muller, 1967a: 127, f. 13 (m).
Scytodes thoracica Wiehle, 1967b: 184, f. 3-4 (mf).
Scytodes thoracica Loksa, 1969: 67, f. 44, 45A-F (mf).
Scytodes thoracica Howes, 1969: 916, f. A-C (m).
Scytodes thoracica Brignoli, 1969b: 124, f. 2, 4, 7, 10-13 (mf).
Scytodes thoracica Brignoli, 1976a: 148, f. 21-25 (f).
Scytodes thoracica Paik, 1978e: 221, f. 94.1-3 (mf).
Scytodes thoracica Hu, 1984: 73, f. 67.1 (f).
Scytodes thoracica Roberts, 1985: 58, f. 18e (m).
Scytodes thoracica Zhu & Shi, 1985: 65, f. 53a-d (f).
Scytodes thoracica Zhang, 1987: 56, f. 41.1-4 (mf).
Scytodes thoracica Xu, 1987a: 1, f. 2A-D (mf).
Scytodes thoracica Blick, 1989: 17, f. 2-3 (m).
Scytodes thoracica Chikuni, 1989b: 26, f. 1 (mf).
Scytodes thoracica Heimer, 1990: 11, f. 26-27 (mf).
Scytodes thoracica Feng, 1990: 44, f. 19.1-4 (mf).
Scytodes thoracica Chen & Gao, 1990: 38, f. 40 (f).
Scytodes thoracica Bürgis, 1990: 290, f. 2-7 (mf).
Scytodes thoracica Chen & Zhang, 1991: 69, f. 61.1-4 (mf).
Scytodes thoracica Heimer & Nentwig, 1991: 42, f. 85 (mf).
Scytodes thoracica Roberts, 1995: 93, f. (m).
Scytodes thoracica Barrion & Litsinger, 1995: 37, f. 14a-c (f).
Scytodes thoracica Roberts, 1998: 96, f. (m).
Scytodes thoracica Song, Zhu & Chen, 1999: 49, f. 11F, 20A, H (mf).
Scytodes thoracica Song, Zhu & Chen, 2001: 69, f. 27A-C (mf).
Scytodes thoracica Namkung, 2002: 32, f. 3.1a-b (mf).
Scytodes thoracica Kim & Cho, 2002: 61, f. 19-24 (f).
Scytodes thoracica Paquin & Dupérré, 2003: 204, f. 2283-2285 (mf).
Scytodes thoracica Namkung, 2003: 32, f. 3.1a-b (mf).
Scytodes thoracica Ono, 2009a: 124, f. 10-12 (mf).
Scytodes thoracica Paquin, Vink & Dupérré, 2010: 36, f. 13.1-4 (mf).
Scytodes thoracica Le Peru, 2011: 114, f. 115 (mf).
Scytodes thoracica Zhu & Zhang, 2011: 43, f. 16A-C (mf).
Scytodes thoracica Yin et al., 2012: 153, f. 24a-d (mf).
Scytodes thoracica Özkütük et al., 2013a: 14, f. 6a-h (mf).
Scytodes thoracica Van Keer & Bosmans, 2014: 136, f. 21-22, 25, 30 (mf; N.B.: records from the Maghreb may be attributed to S. seppoi).
Scytodes thoracica Sen et al., 2015: 23, f. 34-38, pl.12 (f).
References

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Barrion, A. T. & Litsinger, J. A. (1995). Riceland spiders of South and Southeast Asia. CAB International, Wallingford, UK, xix + 700 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Becker, L. (1896). Les arachnides de Belgique, deuxième et troisième parties. Annales du Musée Royal d'Histoire Naturelle de Belgique 12(2): 1-127, pl. 1-25 & 12(3): 1-378, pl. 1-18. doi:10.5962/bhl.title.48721 download pdf download pdf -- Show included taxa

Berland, L. (1932b). Les Arachnides (Scorpions, Araignées, etc.). In: Encyclopédie entomologique. Paris 16, 1-485. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Blick, T. (1989). Die Spei- oder Leimschleuderspinne Scytodes thoracica Latreille, 1804, eine für Mittelfranken neue Spinnenart (Arachnida, Araneae, Scytodidae). Natur und Mensch 1988: 17-19. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Bösenberg, W. (1902). Die Spinnen Deutschlands. II-IV. Zoologica (Stuttgart) 14(2-4): 97-384, Pl. 9-36. doi:10.5962/bhl.title.6508 download pdf download pdf download pdf -- Show included taxa

Brignoli, P. M. (1969b). Note sugli Scytodidae d'Italia e Malta (Araneae). Fragmenta Entomologica 6: 121-166. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Brignoli, P. M. (1976a). Beiträge zur Kenntnis der Scytodidae (Araneae). Revue Suisse de Zoologie 83(1): 125-191. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Bürgis, H. (1990). Die Speispinne Scytodes thoracica (Araneae: Sicariidae). Ein Beitrag zur Morphologie und Biologie. Mitteilungen der Pollichia 77: 289-313. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Chen, X. E. & Gao, J. C. (1990). The Sichuan farmland spiders in China. Sichuan Science and Technology Publishing House, Chengdu, 226 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Chen, Z. F. & Zhang, Z. H. (1991). Fauna of Zhejiang: Araneida. Zhejiang Science and Technology Publishing House, 356 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Chikuni, Y. (1989b). Pictorial Encyclopedia of Spiders in Japan. Kaisei-sha Publishing Co., Tokyo, 310 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Dabelow, S. (1958). Zur Biologie der Leimschleuderspinne Scytodes thoracica (Latrielle). Zoologische Jahrbücher, Abteilung für Systematik, Geographie und Biologie der Tiere 86: 85-126. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Dyal, S. (1935). Fauna of Lahore. 4.--Spiders of Lahore. Bulletin of the Department of Zoology of the Panjab University 1: i-ii, 119-252. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Emerton, J. H. (1902). The common spiders of the United States. Boston, 225 pp. doi:10.5962/bhl.title.5617 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Feng, Z. Q. (1990). Spiders of China in colour. Hunan Science and Technology Publishing House, 256 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Gerhardt, U. (1944). Die Formwandlungen eines Organtypus, dargestellt an dem Taster der männlichen Spinnen. Die Gestalt 17: 9-24, pl. 1-5. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Heimer, S. (1990). Untersuchungen zur Evolution der Kopulationsorgane bei Spinnen (Arachnida, Araneae). Entomologische Abhandlungen, Staatliches Museum für Tierkunde Dresden 53: 1-25, 97-123. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Heimer, S. & Nentwig, W. (1991). Spinnen Mitteleuropas: Ein Bestimmungsbuch. Paul Parey, Berlin, 543 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Hentz, N. M. (1850). Descriptions and figures of the araneides of the United States. Boston Journal of Natural History 6: 18-35, 271-295. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Howes, C. A. (1969). The occurrence of Scytodes thoracica, Latrielle, in Devon. Journal of the Devon Trust for Nature Conservation 12: 916-919. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Hu, J. L. (1984). The Chinese spiders collected from the fields and the forests. Tianjin Press of Science and Techniques, 482 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Kaston, B. J. (1945b). New Micryphantidae and Dictynidae with notes on other spiders. American Museum Novitates 1292: 1-14. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Kaston, B. J. (1948). Spiders of Connecticut. Bulletin of the Connecticut State Geological and Natural History Survey 70: 1-874. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Kekenbosch, J. (1955). Notes sur les araignées de la faune de Belgique. I.-Oonopidae, Dysderidae, Scytodidae. Bulletin de l'Institut Royal des Sciences Naturelles de Belgique 31(60): 1-12. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Kim, J. P. & Cho, J. H. (2002). Spider: Natural Enemy & Resources. Korea Research Institute of Bioscience and Biotechnology (KRIBB), 424 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Koch, C. L. (1838). Die Arachniden. C. H. Zeh'sche Buchhandlung, Nürnberg, Vierter Band, pp. 109-144, Fünfter Band, pp. 1-124. [for the correct year of publication see Brignoli, 1985b] download pdf download pdf -- Show included taxa

Kulczyński, W. (1899). Arachnoidea opera Rev. E. Schmitz collecta in insulis Maderianis et in insulis Selvages dictis. Rozprawy i Sprawozdania z Posiedzen Wydzialu Matematyczno Przyrodniczego Akademji Umiejetnosci, Krakow 36: 319-461. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Latreille, P. A. (1802). Histoire naturelle, générale et particulière des Crustacés et des Insectes. Paris 3, 48-59. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Latreille, P. A. (1804a). Histoire naturelle générale et particulière des Crustacés et des Insectes. Paris 7, 144-305. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Laurent, J.-P. (1963). Guide aranéologique des araignées de la région d'Olloy-Couvin. Bulletin de Association Nationale des Professeurs de Biologie de Belgique 9: 278-309. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Le Peru, B. (2011). The spiders of Europe, a synthesis of data: Volume 1 Atypidae to Theridiidae. Mémoires de la Société Linnéenne de Lyon 2: 1-522. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Lee, C. L. (1966). [Spiders of Formosa (Taiwan)]. Taichung Junior Teachers College Publisher, 84 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Lessert, R. de (1910b). Catalogue des invertebres de la Suisse. Fasc. 3, Araignées. Musée d'histoire naturelle de Genève, 635 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Locket, G. H. & Millidge, A. F. (1951). British spiders. Vol. I. Ray Society, London, 310 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Loksa, I. (1969). Araneae I. Fauna Hungariae 97: 1-133. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Lucas, H. (1846). Histoire naturelle des animaux articulés. In: Exploration scientifique de l'Algérie pendant les années 1840, 1841, 1842 publiée par ordre du Gouvernement et avec le concours d'une commission académique. Paris, Sciences physiques, Zoologie 1, 89-271. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Machado, A. de B. (1951). Ochyroceratidae (Araneae) de l'Angola. Publicações Culturais da Companhia de Diamantes de Angola 8: 1-88. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Muller, L. (1967a). Les haplogynes dans le Grand-Duché de Luxembourg. Archives de l'Institut Grand-Ducal de Luxembourg 32: 117-127. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Namkung, J. (2002). The spiders of Korea. Kyo-Hak Publishing Co., Seoul, 648 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

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Ono, H. (2009a). The spiders of Japan with keys to the families and genera and illustrations of the species. Tokai University Press, Kanagawa, 739 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Özkütük, R. S., Marusik, Y. M., Danişman, T., Kunt, K. B., Yağmur, E. A. & Elverici, M. (2013a). Genus Scytodes Latreille, 1804 in Turkey (Araneae, Scytodidae). Hacettepe Journal of Biology and Chemistry 41: 9-20. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Paik, K. Y. (1978e). Araneae. Illustrated Fauna and Flora of Korea 21: 1-548. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Paquin, P. & Dupérré, N. (2003). Guide d'identification des araignées de Québec. Fabreries, Supplement 11: 1-251. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Paquin, P., Vink, C. & Dupérré, N. (2010). Spiders of New Zealand: annotated family key & species list. Manaaki Whenua Press, Lincoln, New Zealand, 118 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Roberts, M. J. (1985). The spiders of Great Britain and Ireland, Volume 1: Atypidae to Theridiosomatidae. Harley Books, Colchester, England. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Roberts, M. J. (1995). Collins Field Guide: Spiders of Britain & Northern Europe. HarperCollins, London, 383 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

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Sen, S., Dhali, D. C., Saha, S. & Raychaudhuri, D. (2015). Spiders (Araneae: Arachnida) of Reserve Forests of Dooars: Gorumara National Park, Chapramari Wildlife Sanctuary and Mahananda Wildlife Sanctuary. World Scientific News 20: 1-339. download pdf -- Show included taxa

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

Song, D. X., Zhu, M. S. & Chen, J. (1999). The spiders of China. Hebei University of Science and Techology Publishing House, Shijiazhuang, 640 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Song, D. X., Zhu, M. S. & Chen, J. (2001). The Fauna of Hebei, China: Araneae. Hebei University of Science and Techology Publishing House, Shijiazhuang, 510 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Thaler, K. (1966). Fragmenta faunistica tirolensia (Diplopoda, Arachnida). Berichte des Naturwissenschaftlich-Medizinischen Vereins in Innsbruck 54: 151-157. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Van Keer, J. & Bosmans, R. (2014). A new species of Scytodes from Algeria (Araneae: Scytodidae), with a review of the species from the Maghreb. Zootaxa 3894(1): 131-140. doi:10.11646/zootaxa.3894.1.10 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Vinson, A. (1863). Aranéides des îles de la Réunion, Maurice et Madagascar. Paris, i-cxx, 1-337. download pdf -- Show included taxa

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Wiehle, H. (1953). Spinnentiere oder Arachnoidea (Araneae) IX: Orthognatha-Cribellatae-Haplogynae-Entelegynae (Pholcidae, Zodariidae, Oxyopidae, Mimetidae, Nesticidae). Die Tierwelt Deutschlands 42: i-viii, 1-150. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Wiehle, H. (1960c). Der Embolus des männlichen Spinnentasters. Verhandlungen der Deutschen Zoologischen Gesellschaft 1960: 457-480. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Wiehle, H. (1967b). Meta,-eine semientelegyne Gattung der Araneae (Arach.). Senckenbergiana Biologica 48: 183-196. download pdf -- Show included taxa

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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

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Zhu, M. S. & Shi, J. G. (1985). [Crop field spiders of Shanxi Province]. Agriculture Planning Committee of Shanxi Province (for 1983), 239 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Zhu, M. S. & Zhang, B. S. (2011). Spider Fauna of Henan: Arachnida: Araneae. Science Press, Beijing, xxii+558 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

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2017-11-17 New taxonomic reference entry Gerhardt, 1944 n/a
2015-12-10 New taxonomic reference entry Sen et al., 2015 n/a
2014-12-16 New taxonomic reference entry Van Keer & Bosmans, 2014 n/a