Taxon details

Metellina orientalis (Spassky, 1932)

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2018-07-27
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Turkey, Armenia, Iran, Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan
Type deposit: provide information
Taxonomic references
Meta orientalis Spassky, 1932a: 184, f. 5-8 (Dmf).
Metellina orientalis Marusik, 1985b: 139 (Tmf from Meta).
Metellina orientalis Marusik, 1986: 19, f. 1.1-3 (mf).
Metellina orientalis Malek Hosseini, Zamani & Sadeghi, 2015: 92, f. 3a-c (m).
Metellina orientalis Özkütük et al., 2017a: 76, f. 1-6, 9-10, 17-19, 23-25, 29-36, 39 (mf).

Malek Hosseini, M.-J., Zamani, A. & Sadeghi, S. (2015). A survey of cave-dwelling spider fauna of Kohgiluyeh & Boyer-Ahmad and Fars Provinces, Iran (Arachnida: Araneae). Revista Ibérica de Aracnología 27: 90-94. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Marusik, Y. M. (1985b). A systematic list of the orb-weaving spiders (Aranei: Araneidae, Tetragnathidae, Theridiosomatidae, Uloboridae) of the European part of the USSR and the Caucasus. Trudy Zoologicheskogo Instituta Akademii Nauk SSSR, Leningrad 139: 135-140. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Marusik, Y. M. (1986). A redescription of types of certain orb-weaving spiders (Araneidae, Tetragnathidae) from S. A. Spassky collection. Vestnik Zoologii 1986(6): 19-22. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Özkütük, R. S., Marusik, Y. M., Kunt, K. B. & Elverici, M. (2017a). Taxonomic notes on two sibling species of Metellina from Asia (Araneae, Tetragnathidae). ZooKeys 695: 75-88. doi:10.3897/zookeys.695.13611 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Spassky, S. A. (1932a). Aranearum species novae. Bulletin du Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle de Paris (2) 4: 182-189. download pdf -- Show included taxa

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Edit history
Date Type Reference Detail
2018-07-27 Species distribution update Mikhailov, 2013b n/a (Old value)
2017-09-05 New taxonomic reference entry Özkütük et al., 2017a n/a
2017-09-05 Species distribution update Özkütük et al., 2017a n/a (Old value)
2016-01-07 New taxonomic reference entry Malek Hosseini, Zamani & Sadeghi, 2015 n/a
2016-01-07 Species distribution update Malek Hosseini, Zamani & Sadeghi, 2015 n/a (Old value)