Taxon details

Dolichognatha pentagona (Hentz, 1850)

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: - -
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: USA to Venezuela
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Taxonomic references
Epeira pentagona Hentz, 1850: 18, pl. 3, f. 1 (Df).
Cyrtophora tuberculata Keyserling, 1893: 265, pl. 14, f. 197 (Df) [].
Cyrtophora tuberculata McCook, 1894: 236, pl. 17, f. 11 (f).
Dolichognatha diversa O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1895a: 147, pl. 20, f. 9 (Df).
Dolichognatha tuberculata Simon, 1898i: 872.
Araneus pentagonus Petrunkevitch, 1911: 309.
Nicholasia pentagona Bryant & Archer, 1940: 61, f. 1A-B (mf, T from Araneus, S of Dolichognatha tuberculata).
Dolichognatha tuberculata Kraus, 1955b: 27, f. 75 (f).
Dolichognatha pentagona Levi, 1981a: 282, f. 1-15 (mf).
Dolichognatha pentagona Coddington, 1990: 16, f. 50 (m).
Dolichognatha pentagona Hormiga, Eberhard & Coddington, 1995: 326, f. 7F-G (m).
Dolichognatha pentagona Álvarez-Padilla et al., 2009: 140, f. 11d (m).
Dolichognatha pentagona Álvarez-Padilla & Hormiga, 2011a: 759, f. 31A-G, 32A-G, 33A-E, 34A-F, 35A-D (mf).

Álvarez-Padilla, F., Dimitrov, D., Giribet, G. & Hormiga, G. (2009). Phylogenetic relationships of the spider family Tetragnathidae (Araneae, Araneoidea) based on morphological and DNA sequence data. Cladistics 25: 109-146. doi:10.1111/j.1096-0031.2008.00242.x download pdf -- Show included taxa

Álvarez-Padilla, F. & Hormiga, G. (2011a). Morphological and phylogenetic atlas of the orb-weaving spider family Tetragnathidae (Araneae: Araneoidea). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 162(4): 713-879. doi:10.1111/j.1096-3642.2011.00692.x download pdf -- Show included taxa

Bryant, E. B. & Archer, A. F. (1940). Notes on Epeira pentagona Hentz. Psyche, Cambridge 47(2-3): 60-65. doi:10.1155/1940/826075 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Coddington, J. A. (1990). Ontogeny and homology in the male palpus of orb-weaving spiders and their relatives, with comments on phylogeny (Araneoclada: Araneoidea, Deinopoidea). Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology 496: 1-52. 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

Hormiga, G., Eberhard, W. G. & Coddington, J. A. (1995). Web-construction behaviour in Australian Phonognatha and the phylogeny of nephiline and tetragnathid spiders (Araneae: Tetragnathidae). Australian Journal of Zoology 43(4): 313-364. doi:10.1071/ZO9950313 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Keyserling, E. (1893). Die Spinnen Amerikas. Epeiridae. Bauer & Raspe, Nürnberg 4, 209-377. doi:10.5962/bhl.title.64832 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Kraus, O. (1955b). Spinnen aus El Salvador (Arachnoidea, Araneae). Abhandlungen der Senckenbergischen Naturforschenden Gesellschaft 493: 1-112. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Levi, H. W. (1981a). The American orb-weaver genera Dolichognatha and Tetragnatha north of Mexico (Araneae: Araneidae, Tetragnathinae). Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 149: 271-318. download pdf -- Show included taxa

McCook, H. C. (1894). American spiders and their spinningwork. A natural history of the orbweaving spiders of the United States with special regard to their industry and habits. Vol. III. Philadelphia, 285 pp., 30 pls. [for the year see p. 9] doi:10.5962/bhl.title.2681 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Petrunkevitch, A. (1911). A synonymic index-catalogue of spiders of North, Central and South America with all adjacent islands, Greenland, Bermuda, West Indies, Terra del Fuego, Galapagos, etc. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 29: 1-791. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Pickard-Cambridge, O. (1895a). Arachnida. Araneida. In: Biologia Centrali-Americana, Zoology. London 1, 145-160. [for the exact dates see Lyal, 2011] download pdf -- Show included taxa

Simon, E. (1898i). On the spiders of the island of St Vincent. III. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 65(4, 1897): 860-890. [published in April 1898, after Duncan, 1937] doi:10.1111/j.1096-3642.1898.tb01390.x download pdf -- Show included taxa

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