Taxon details

Leucauge licina (Simon, 1895)

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2021-11-11
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Caribbean
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Type deposit provide information
  • It is widely assumed that most of the type material from Simon can be found in the Muséum National d’Histoire Naturelle in Paris, France
Taxonomic references
Alcimosphenus licinus Simon, 1895a: 931 (Df).
Alcimosphenus licinus F. O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1901b: 332, pl. 7, f. 7 (f).
Alcimosphenus bifurcatus Petrunkevitch, 1910: 211, pl. 21, f. 8 (Dj).
Acusilas rufonigra Franganillo, 1930: 24 (Df).
Acusilas rufonigra maculata Franganillo, 1930: 24 (D; N.B.: omitted by Roewer and Brignoli).
Alcimosphenus licinus Petrunkevitch, 1930a: 263, f. 115-116 (f).
Alcimosphenus bifurcatus Petrunkevitch, 1930a: 264, f. 117-118 (j).
Alcimosphenus rufoniger Franganillo, 1936c: 87, f. 42 (Tf from Acusilas).
Mecynometa torrei Archer, 1958: 5, f. 7, 11 (Dm) [].
Mecynometa montivaga Archer, 1958: 6, f. 8 (Dm) [].
Alcimosphenus bifurcatus Archer, 1958: 12, f. 29-30 (Df).
Alcimosphenus licinus Archer, 1958: 13, f. 27-28 (f).
Alcimosphenus borinquenae Archer, 1965b: 131, f. 4-5 (Df).
Alcimosphenus licinus Levi, 2005c: 754, f. 1-7 (f, S).
Alcimosphenus licinus Levi, 2008b: 169, f. 19-24 (f, Sm).
Alcimosphenus licinus Dierkens, 2010a: 36, f. 8-9 (f).

Archer, A. F. (1958). Studies in the orbweaving spiders (Argiopidae). 4. American Museum Novitates 1922: 1-21. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Archer, A. F. (1965b). Nuevos argiopidos (arañas) de las Antilles. Caribbean Journal of Science 5: 129-133. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Dierkens, M. (2010a). Contribution à l'étude des Tetragnathidae (Araneae) de la Martinique (Petites Antilles). Bulletin Mensuel de la Société Linnéenne de Lyon 79: 35-44. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Franganillo B., P. (1930). Arácnidos de Cuba: Mas arácnidos nuevos de la Isla de Cuba. Memorias del Instituto Nacional de Investigaciones Cientificas 1: 47-99. [reprinted separately, pp. 1-55; only reprint seen and cited] download pdf -- Show included taxa

Franganillo B., P. (1936c). Los arácnidos de Cuba hasta 1936. Cultural, La Habana, 183 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Levi, H. W. (2005c). Identity and placement of species of the orb weaver genus Alcimosphenus (Araneae, Tetragnathidae). Journal of Arachnology 33: 753-757. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Levi, H. W. (2008b). On the tetragnathid genera Alcimosphenus, Leucauge, Mecynometa and Opas (Araneae, Tetragnathidae). Journal of Arachnology 36: 167-170. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Petrunkevitch, A. (1910). Some new or little known American Spiders. Annals of the New York Academy of Science 19: 205-224. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Petrunkevitch, A. (1930a). The spiders of Porto Rico. Part two. Transactions of the Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences 30: 159-356. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Pickard-Cambridge, F. O. (1901b). On a collection of spiders from the Bahama Islands made by J. L. Bonhote, Esq., with characters of a new genus and species of Mygalomorphae. Annals and Magazine of Natural History (7) 7: 322-332. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Simon, E. (1895a). Histoire naturelle des araignées. Deuxième édition, tome premier. Roret, Paris, pp. 761-1084. [second pdf with detailed publication dates of the single parts] doi:10.5962/bhl.title.51973 download pdf download pdf -- Show included taxa

External Resource References

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Edit history
Date Type Reference Detail
2021-11-11 Species transferred to new genus Ballesteros & Hormiga, 2021 Species transferred from Alcimosphenus to Leucauge