Taxon details

Meri formosus (Banks, 1929)

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2022-05-19
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Panama, Colombia
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Type deposit provide information
  • Holotype: Museum of Comparative Zoology (MCZ), Harvard University, Cambridge, USA; f (21376) (Rheims & Jäger, 2022)
Taxonomic references
Olios formosus Banks, 1929: 79, pl. 4, f. 74 (Df).
Olios formosus Jäger, 2020c: 81 (misplaced in Olios).
Meri formosus Rheims & Jäger, 2022: 43, f. 150-161 (Dm, f, T from Olios).

Banks, N. (1929). Spiders from Panama. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 69: 53-96. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Jäger, P. (2020c). The spider genus Olios Walckenaer, 1837 (Araneae: Sparassidae) – Part 1: species groups, diagnoses, identification keys, distribution maps and revision of the argelasius-, coenobitus- and auricomis-groups. Zootaxa 4866(1): 1-119. doi:10.11646/zootaxa.4866.1.1 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Rheims, C. A. & Jäger, P. (2022). Revalidation of the genus Sadala Simon, 1880 with the description of a new genus of Neotropical huntsman spiders (Araneae, Sparassidae). Zootaxa 5135(1): 1-80. doi:10.11646/zootaxa.5135.1.1 download pdf -- Show included taxa

External Resource References

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Edit history
Date Type Reference Detail
2022-05-19 New taxonomic reference entry Rheims & Jäger, 2022 n/a
2022-05-19 Species transferred to new genus Rheims & Jäger, 2022 Species transferred from Olios to Meri
2022-05-19 First description of male Rheims & Jäger, 2022 n/a (Old value)
2022-05-19 Species distribution update Rheims & Jäger, 2022 n/a (Old value)
2020-10-23 New taxonomic reference entry Jäger, 2020c n/a