Taxon details


Leucauge venusta (Walckenaer, 1841)

  • Rank: Species (Genus type)
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2018-02-15
  • LSID: [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:013834]
  • Distribution: Canada, USA
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Type deposit provide information
  • Neotype: Museu Nacional, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro (MNRJ), Brazil (database excerpt, August 2019); Linyphia argyrobapta White, 1841, (09038); 1 m, incl. paraneotype 1 f (destroyed by the fire 2018)
Taxonomic references
Epeira venusta Walckenaer, 1841: 90 (Dm).
Argyroepeira hortorum Emerton, 1884: 332, pl. 37, f. 29-32 (mf) [misidentified per Ballesteros & Hormiga, 2018: 192].
Argyroepeira venusta McCook, 1894: 242, pl. 20, f. 1-6 (mf) [partly L. argyrobapta per Ballesteros & Hormiga, 2018: 192].
Argyroepeira hortorum Emerton, 1902: 192, f. 446-447 (f) [misidentified per Ballesteros & Hormiga, 2018: 192].
Leucauge venusta F. O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1903a: 441, pl. 42, f. 1-2 (mf) [partly L. argyrobapta per Ballesteros & Hormiga, 2018: 192].
Leucauge venusta Petrunkevitch, 1930a: 266, f. 121-122 (mf) [partly L. argyrobapta per Ballesteros & Hormiga, 2018: 192].
Leucauge venusta Saitō, 1933b: 48, pl. 3, f. 24 [misidentified per Ballesteros & Hormiga, 2018: 192, probably L. tesselata].
Leucauge hortorum Franganillo, 1936c: 85, f. 40 (m) [misidentified per Ballesteros & Hormiga, 2018: 192, belongs probably to Chrysometa].
Leucauge venusta Kaston, 1948: 265, f. 836-837, 843-846 (mf).
Leucauge venusta Archer, 1951a: 6, f. 3-4 (mf).
Leucauge venusta Wiehle, 1967b: 193, f. 40, 42-43 (mf).
Leucauge venusta Levi, 1980a: 25, f. 44-59 (mf; S of L. mabelae, rejected by Ballesteros & Hormiga, 2018: 192) [partly L. argyrobapta per Ballesteros & Hormiga, 2018: 192].
Leucauge venusta Dondale et al., 2003: 51, f. 44-51 (mf).
Leucauge venusta Álvarez-Padilla, 2007: 291, f. 3F, 4F (mf).
Leucauge venusta Álvarez-Padilla & Hormiga, 2008: 540, f. 5 (f).
Leucauge venusta Paquin et al., 2008c: 31, f. 25-29 (mf).
Leucauge venusta Álvarez-Padilla et al., 2009: 140, f. 8d, 9d-e (mf).
Leucauge venusta Dierkens, 2010a: 38, f. 16-18 (mf) [misidentified per Ballesteros & Hormiga, 2018: 192, probably L. taczanowskii].
Leucauge venusta Álvarez-Padilla & Benjamin, 2011: 58, f. 4C-D, 5D (mf).
Leucauge venusta Álvarez-Padilla & Hormiga, 2011: 764, f. 41A-F, 42A-H, 43A-F, 44A-F, 45A-D (mf).
Leucauge venusta Barrantes, Aisenberg & Eberhard, 2013: 59, f. 9A-D (f).
Leucauge venusta Ballesteros & Hormiga, 2018: 192, f. 7A (m) [removed L. argyrobapta from S, contra Dimitrov & Hormiga, 2010: 24; removed L. mabelae from S, contra Levi, 1980a: 25].
References

Álvarez-Padilla, F. (2007). Systematics of the spider genus Metabus O. P.-Cambridge, 1899 (Araneoidea: Tetragnathidae) with additions to the tetragnathid fauna of Chile and comments on the phylogeny of Tetragnathidae. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 151: 285-335. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Álvarez-Padilla, F. & Hormiga, G. (2008). A protocol for digesting internal soft tissues and mounting spiders for scanning electron microscopy. Journal of Arachnology 35: 538-542. download pdf -- Show included taxa

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. & Benjamin, S. P. (2011). Phylogenetic placement and redescription of the spider genus Atelidea Simon, 1895 (Araneae, Tetragnathidae). Zootaxa 2761: 51-63. doi:10.11646/zootaxa.2761.1.4 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Álvarez-Padilla, F. & Hormiga, G. (2011). 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

Archer, A. F. (1951a). Studies in the orbweaving spiders (Argiopidae). 1. American Museum Novitates 1487: 1-52. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Ballesteros, J. A. & Hormiga, G. (2018). Species delimitation of the North American orchard-spider Leucauge venusta (Walckenaer, 1841) (Araneae, Tetragnathidae). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 121: 183-197. doi:10.1016/j.ympev.2018.01.002 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Barrantes, G., Aisenberg, A. & Eberhard, W. G. (2013). Functional aspects of genital differences in Leucauge argyra and L. mariana (Araneae: Tetragnathidae). Journal of Arachnology 41: 59-69. doi:10.1636/b12-63.1 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

Dondale, C. D., Redner, J. H., Paquin, P. & Levi, H. W. (2003). The insects and arachnids of Canada. Part 23. The orb-weaving spiders of Canada and Alaska (Araneae: Uloboridae, Tetragnathidae, Araneidae, Theridiosomatidae). NRC Research Press, Ottawa, 371 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Emerton, J. H. (1884). New England spiders of the family Epeiridae. Transactions of the Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences 6: 295-342. 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

Franganillo B., P. (1936c). Los arácnidos de Cuba hasta 1936. Cultural, La Habana, 183 pp. 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

Levi, H. W. (1980a). The orb-weaver genus Mecynogea, the subfamily Metinae and the genera Pachygnatha, Glenognatha and Azilia of the subfamily Tetragnathinae north of Mexico (Araneae: Araneidae). Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 149: 1-74. download pdf -- Show included taxa

McCook, H. C. (1894). American spiders and their spinningwork. Philadelphia 3, 1-285. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Paquin, P., Dupérré, N., Mochon, A., Larrivée, M. & Simard, C. (2008c). Additions to the spider fauna of Québec (Araneae). Journal of the Entomological Society of Ontario 139: 27-39. 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. (1903a). Arachnida - Araneida and Opiliones. In: Biologia Centrali-Americana, Zoology. London 2, 425-464. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Saitō, S. (1933b). Notes on the spiders from Formosa. Transactions of the Sapporo Natural History Society 13(1): 32-60, pl. 3. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Walckenaer, C. A. (1841). Histoire naturelle des Insects. Aptères. Paris 2(for 1837), 1-549. doi:10.5962/bhl.title.61095 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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Date Type Reference Detail
2018-02-15 Species distribution update Ballesteros & Hormiga, 2018 n/a (Old value)
2018-02-15 Taxonomic reference assigned to new taxon Taxonomic reference entry assigned to Leucauge argyrobapta (White, 1841)
2018-02-15 Taxonomic reference assigned to new taxon Taxonomic reference entry assigned to Leucauge argyrobapta (White, 1841)
2018-02-15 Taxonomic reference assigned to new taxon Taxonomic reference entry assigned to Leucauge argyrobapta (White, 1841)
2018-02-15 Taxonomic reference assigned to new taxon Taxonomic reference entry assigned to Leucauge argyrobapta (White, 1841)
2018-02-07 Taxonomic reference assigned to new taxon Taxonomic reference entry assigned to Leucauge argyrobapta (White, 1841)
2018-02-05 Taxonomic reference assigned to new taxon Taxonomic reference entry assigned to Leucauge argyrobapta (White, 1841)
2018-02-05 New taxonomic reference entry Ballesteros & Hormiga, 2018 n/a