Taxon details

Meta bourneti Simon, 1922

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2023-01-11
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Europe, Georgia, North Africa
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
  • Syntype: National Museum – Natural History Museum, Praha (NMP), Czech Republic; 1m 1f 3j (P6E-2914) of Meta milleri (Růžička et al., 2005)
Taxonomic references
Meta bourneti Simon, 1922: 199 (Dmf).
Meta bourneti Simon, 1929: 657, 752, f. 1011-1012 (mf).
Meta bourneti Kratochvíl, 1942: 111, f. I.2 (f).
Meta milleri Kratochvíl, 1942: 111, f. I.1, II.1-3 (Dmf) [].
Meta bourneti Browning & Tams, 1944: 94, f. 1-2, 4 (mf).
Meta bourneti Locket & Millidge, 1953: 119, f. 78A, D (mf).
Meta bourneti Levi, 1980a: 43, f. 128-131 (mf).
Meta bourneti Roberts, 1985: 202, f. 90e, 91e (mf).
Meta bourneti Heimer & Nentwig, 1991: 62, f. 137 (mf).
Meta bourneti Roberts, 1995: 310, f. (mf).
Meta bourneti Bellmann, 1997: 100, f. (f).
Meta bourneti Roberts, 1998: 323, f. (mf).
Meta bourneti Trotta, 2005: 174, f. 435, 437 (mf).
Meta bourneti Wunderlich, 2011: 206, f. 4a-b (mf, S of Meta milleri, after Brignoli, 1983c: 229).
Meta bourneti Isaia et al., 2011: 144, f. 2.75A-B. 2.76-77 (mf).
Meta bourneti Prince, 2018: 26, f. 1-2 (f).
Meta bourneti Morano, 2020: 104, f. 2-3 (mf).
Meta bourneti Geci et al., 2022: 76, f. 4A-C (f).
Meta bourneti Hoyas, 2022: 168, f. 1-2 (f).

Bellmann, H. (1997). Kosmos-Atlas Spinnentiere Europas. Franckh-Kosmos, Stuttgart, 304 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Browning, E. & Tams, W. H. T. (1944). On the occurrence in Suffolk of a western Mediterranean cavernicolous spider, Meta bourneti Simon (Araneae: Argyopidae). Proceedings of the Linnean Society of London 156(2): 94-96, pl. 1. doi:10.1111/j.1095-8312.1944.tb00378.x download pdf -- Show included taxa

Geci, D., Ibrahimi, H., Bilalli, A., Musliu, M., Grapci-Kotori, L. & Gashi, A. (2022). The spider fauna (Arachnida, Araneae) of abandoned military bunkers in Albania. Natura Croatica 31(1): 71-78. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Heimer, S. & Nentwig, W. (1991). Spinnen Mitteleuropas: Ein Bestimmungsbuch. Paul Parey, Berlin, 543 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Hoyas, J. (2022). Nuevos datos sobre Tetragnathidae Menge, 1866 (Araneae) en la provincia de Toledo (España). Revista Ibérica de Aracnología 41: 168-169. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Isaia, M., Paschetta, M., Lana, E., Pantini, P., Schönhofer, A. L., Christian, E. & Badino, G. (2011). Subterranean arachnids of the western Italian Alps. Museo Regionale Scienze Naturali Torino, Monografie 47: 1-325. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Kratochvíl, J. (1942). Meta milleri n. sp. (Aran.) des grottes de la Dalmatie centrale. Časopis Československé Společnosti Entomologické 39: 111-116. 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

Locket, G. H. & Millidge, A. F. (1953). British spiders. Vol. II. Ray Society, London, 449 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Morano, E. (2020). La familia Tetragnathidae Menge, 1866 (Araneae) en el área ibero-balear. Revista Ibérica de Aracnología 37: 101-136. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Prince, M. P. (2018). Meta bourneti Simon, 1922: Tetragnathidae – first record for Devon. Newsletter of the British Arachnological Society 141: 26-27. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Roberts, M. J. (1985). The spiders of Great Britain and Ireland, Volume 1: Atypidae to Theridiosomatidae. Harley Books, Colchester, England, 229 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Roberts, M. J. (1995). Collins Field Guide: Spiders of Britain & Northern Europe. HarperCollins, London, 383 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Roberts, M. J. (1998). Spinnengids. Tirion, Baarn, Netherlands, 397 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Simon, E. (1922). Description de deux arachnides cavernicoles du midi de la France. Bulletin de la Société Entomologique de France 27(15): 199-200. [incl. Erratum, 27(21): 348 - doi: 10.3406/bsef.1922.27086] doi:10.3406/bsef.1922.27013 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Simon, E. (1929). Les arachnides de France. Synopsis générale et catalogue des espèces françaises de l'ordre des Araneae. Tome VI. 3e partie. Roret, Paris, 533-772. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Trotta, A. (2005). Introduzione al ragni italiani (Arachnida Araneae). Memorie della Società Entomologica Italiana 83: 3-178. doi:10.4081/memorieSEI.2004.3 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Wunderlich, J. (2011). Extant and fossil spiders (Araneae). Beiträge zur Araneologie 6: 1-640. download pdf -- Show included taxa

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Edit history
Date Type Reference Detail
2023-01-11 New taxonomic reference entry Hoyas, 2022 n/a
2022-08-02 New taxonomic reference entry Geci et al., 2022 n/a
2021-01-04 New taxonomic reference entry Morano, 2020 n/a
2018-04-14 New taxonomic reference entry Prince, 2018 n/a