Taxon details

Tetragnatha demissa L. Koch, 1872

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2019-11-14
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Australia. Introduced to Cyprus, South Africa, Tanzania, Seychelles, Tonga
Type deposit provide information
  • Holotype: Museum für Naturkunde, Berlin (ZMB), Germany (database export of type material, March 2019); Tetragnatha demissa L. Koch, 1872, (3371)
Taxonomic references
Tetragnatha demissa L. Koch, 1872a: 185, pl. 16, f. 1 (Df).
Tetragnatha protensa Keyserling, 1887a: 222, pl. 20, f. 3 (m [chelicerae]) [misidentified per Okuma, 1987: 57]..
Tetragnatha foliifera Simon, 1898d: 377 (Df).
Tetragnatha quadridens Dondale, 1966: 1175, f. 4A-E (Dmf).
Tetragnatha marginata Saaristo, 1978: 124, f. 232-241 (f, Dm, misidentified).
Tetragnatha grenda Roberts, 1983: 247, f. 103-113 (Dmf).
Tetragnatha demissa Okuma, 1987: 50, f. 7A-K (mf, S).
Tetragnatha demissa Okuma & Dippenaar-Schoeman, 1988: 227, f. 6A-M (mf).
Tetragnatha demissa Saaristo, 2003: 25, f. 23, 27 (mf, S).
Tetragnatha demissa Saaristo, 2010: 236, f. 36.29, 33 (mf).
Tetragnatha demissa Bosmans et al., 2019b: 28, f. 17a-v (mf).

Bosmans, R., Van Keer, J., Russell-Smith, A., Hadjiconstantis, M., Komnenov, M., Bosselaers, J., Huber, S., McCowan, D., Snazell, R., Decae, A., Zoumides, C., Kielhorn, K.-H. & Oger, P. (2019b). Spiders of Cyprus (Araneae). A catalogue of all currently known species from Cyprus. Newsletter of the Belgian arachnological Society 34(Supplement): 1-173. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Dondale, C. D. (1966). The spider fauna (Araneida) of deciduous orchards in the Australian Capital Territory. Australian Journal of Zoology 14(6): 1157-1192. doi:10.1071/ZO9661157 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Keyserling, E. (1887a). Die Arachniden Australiens, nach der Natur beschrieben und abgebildet. Zweiter Theil [Lieferung 35-36]. Bauer & Raspe, Nürnberg, 153-232, pl. 12-20. doi:10.5962/bhl.title.121660 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Koch, L. (1872a). Die Arachniden Australiens, nach der Natur beschrieben und abgebildet [Erster Theil, Lieferung 3-7]. Bauer & Raspe, Nürnberg, 105-368, pl. 8-28. doi:10.5962/bhl.title.121660 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Okuma, C. (1987). A revision of the Australasian species of the genus Tetragnatha (Araneae, Tetragnathidae). Esakia 25: 37-96. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Okuma, C. & Dippenaar-Schoeman, A. S. (1988). Tetragnatha (Araneae: Tetragnathidae) in the collection of the Plant Protection Research Institute, Pretoria with a description of a new species. Phytophylactica 20: 219-232. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Roberts, M. J. (1983). Spiders of the families Theridiidae, Tetragnathidae and Araneidae (Arachnida: Araneae) from Aldabra atoll. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 77: 217-291. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Saaristo, M. I. (1978). Spiders (Arachnida, Araneae) from the Seychelle islands, with notes on taxonomy. Annales Zoologici Fennici 15: 99-126. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Saaristo, M. I. (2003). Tetragnathid spiders of Seychelles (Araneae, Tetragnathidae). Phelsuma 11: 13-28. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Saaristo, M. I. (2010). Araneae. In: Gerlach, J. & Marusik, Y. M. (eds.) Arachnida and Myriapoda of the Seychelles islands. Siri Scientific Press, Manchester UK, pp. 8-306. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Simon, E. (1898d). Etudes arachnologiques. 29e Mémoire. XLVI. Arachnides recueillis en 1895 par M. le Dr A. Brauer (de l'Université de Marburg) aux îles Séchelles. Annales de la Société Entomologique de France 66: 370-388. download pdf -- Show included taxa

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Nentwig, W., Blick, T., Bosmans, R., Gloor, D., Hänggi, A., Kropf, C.: Spiders of Europe. Version 05.2018. doi: 10.24436/1

Edit history
Date Type Reference Detail
2019-11-14 New taxonomic reference entry Bosmans et al., 2019b n/a
2019-11-14 Species distribution update Bosmans et al., 2019b n/a (Old value)
2018-03-14 New taxonomic reference entry Keyserling, 1887a n/a
2018-03-14 Taxonomic reference assigned to new taxon Taxonomic reference entry assigned to Tetragnatha protensa Walckenaer, 1841
2018-03-14 Species distribution update Saaristo, 2003 n/a (Old value)