Taxon details


Ariadna obscura (Blackwall, 1858)

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2018-03-27
  • LSID: [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:004272]
  • Distribution: Peru, Brazil
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  • Holotype: Museu Nacional, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro (MNRJ), Brazil (database excerpt, August 2019); Ariadna conspersa Mello-Leitão, 1941, (14087); 1 f (survived the fire 2018)
  • Holotype: Museu Nacional, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro (MNRJ), Brazil (database excerpt, August 2019); Ariadna campinensis Mello-Leitão, 1916, (01471); 1 f (probably destroyed by the fire 2018)
  • Syntype: Museu Nacional, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro (MNRJ), Brazil (database excerpt, August 2019); Ariadna taperae Mello-Leitão, 1929, (01263); 1 m 6 f 3 j (survived the fire 2018)
Taxonomic references
Dysdera obscura Blackwall, 1858b: 334 (D).
Ariadora campinensis Mello-Leitão, 1916: 13 (Df).
Ariadna gracilis Vellard, 1924a: 160, pl. 12, f. 45 (Dm) [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:004240].
Ariadna taperae de Mello-Leitão, 1929c: 93 (Dmf).
Ariadna conspersa Mello-Leitão, 1941c: 256 (Df).
Ariadna obscura Mello-Leitão, 1943a: 233 (Tj from Dysdera, where "nicht zu deuten!" per Roewer).
Ariadna obscura Mello-Leitão, 1947b: 234 (S).
Ariadna gracilis Beatty, 1970: 479, f. 7, 28-29, 33 (m, Df).
Ariadna conspersa Beatty, 1970: 483 (nomen dubium).
Ariadna obscura Giroti & Brescovit, 2018: 25, f. 16A-I, 17A-D (mf, S of A. conspersa [removed from nomen dubium] and of A. gracilis).
References

Beatty, J. (1970). The spider genus Ariadna in the Americas (Araneae, Dysderidae). Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 139: 433-518. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Blackwall, J. (1858b). Characters of a new genus and description of three recently discovered species of Araneida. Annals and Magazine of Natural History (3) 2: 331-335. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Giroti, A. M. & Brescovit, A. D. (2018). The taxonomy of the American Ariadna Audouin (Araneae: Synspermiata: Segestriidae). Zootaxa 4400(1): 1-114. [& Erratum: 4438(3): 600] doi:10.11646/zootaxa.4400.1.1 download pdf download pdf -- Show included taxa

Mello-Leitão, C. F. de (1916). Notas arachnologicas. 4. Novas especies do Brasil. Brotéria (Ser. Zool.) 14: 12-13. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Mello-Leitão, C. F. de (1929c). Aranhas do Pernambuco, colhidas por D. Bento Pickel. Anais da Academia Brasileira de Ciências 1: 91-112. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Mello-Leitão, C. F. de (1943a). Catálogo das aranhas do Rio Grande do Sul. Arquivos do Museu Nacional do Rio de Janeiro 37: 147-245. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Mello-Leitão, C. F. de (1947b). Aranhas do Paraná e Santa Catarina, das coleções do Museu Paranaense. Arquivos do Museu Paranaense 6: 231-304. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Mello-Leitão, C. F. de (1941c). Aranhas do Paraná. Arquivos do Instituto Biológico, Sao Paolo 11: 235-257. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Vellard, J. (1924a). Etudes de zoologie. Archivos do Instituto Vital Brazil 2: 1-32, 121-170. download pdf download pdf -- Show included taxa

External Resource References

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Edit history
Date Type Reference Detail
2018-03-27 Species distribution update Giroti & Brescovit, 2018 n/a (Old value)
2018-03-27 Species synonymy Giroti & Brescovit, 2018 Ariadna gracilis synonymized with Ariadna obscura
2018-03-27 New taxonomic reference entry Giroti & Brescovit, 2018 n/a
2018-03-27 Species synonymy Giroti & Brescovit, 2018 Ariadna conspersa synonymized with Ariadna obscura