Taxon details

Leucauge paranensis (Mello-Leitão, 1937)

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: f
  • Last updated: 2021-11-11
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Brazil
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Type deposit provide information
  • Holotype: Museu Nacional, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro (MNRJ), Brazil (database excerpt, August 2019); Cyclosa paranensis Mello-Leitão, 1937, (41529); 1 f (destroyed by the fire 2018)
Taxonomic references
Cyclosa paranensis Mello-Leitão, 1937a: 7, f. 7 (Df).
Mecynometa paranensis Levi, 1999: 310 (Tf from Cyclosa).
Opas paranensis Levi, 2008b: 169 (Tf from Mecynometa).

Levi, H. W. (1999). The Neotropical and Mexican Orb Weavers of the genera Cyclosa and Allocyclosa (Araneae: Araneidae). Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 155: 299-379. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Levi, H. W. (2008b). On the tetragnathid genera Alcimosphenus, Leucauge, Mecynometa and Opas (Araneae, Tetragnathidae). Journal of Arachnology 36(1): 167-170. doi:10.1636/A07-67SC.1 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Mello-Leitão, C. F. de (1937a). Aranhas novas ou raras. Anais da Academia Brasileira de Ciências 9: 1-12. download pdf -- Show included taxa

External Resource References

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Edit history
Date Type Reference Detail
2021-11-11 Transferred to other genus after syn. gen Ballesteros & Hormiga, 2021 Species transferred from Opas to Leucauge after genus synonymy