Taxon details

Achaearanea trapezoidalis (Taczanowski, 1873)

  • Rank: Species (Genus type)
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2021-02-15
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Panama to Paraguay
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Taxonomic references
Argyrodes trapezoidalis Taczanowski, 1873: 115, pl. 5, f. 10 (Dmf).
Achaea insignis O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1882c: 428, pl. 30, f. 5 (Dm).
Thwaitesia diversa O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1882c: 432, pl. 31, f. 8 (Df).
Achaea trapezoidalis Keyserling, 1884a: 102, pl. 5, f. 66 (mf).
Achaea trapezoidalis Simon, 1894a: 551, f. 562 (f).
Achaea trapezoidalis Archer, 1950: 17, pl. II, f. 1 (m).
Achaearanea trapezoidalis Levi, 1955a: 9, f. 7-13 (mf).
Achaearanea trapezoidalis Levi & Levi, 1962: 43, f. 74-75 (m).
Achaearanea trapezoidalis Agnarsson, Coddington & Knoflach, 2007: 368, f. 118 (m).
Achaearanea trapezoidalis Vanuytven, 2021: 45, 51, f. A.34b, B.1a-b, B.2a (m).

Agnarsson, I., Coddington, J. A. & Knoflach, B. (2007). Morphology and evolution of cobweb spider male genitalia (Araneae, Theridiidae). Journal of Arachnology 35: 334-395. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Archer, A. F. (1950). A study of theridiid and mimetid spiders with descriptions of new genera and species. Museum Paper, Alabama Museum of Natural History 30: 1-40. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Keyserling, E. (1884a). Die Spinnen Amerikas II. Theridiidae. Bauer & Raspe, Nürnberg 1, 1-222. doi:10.5962/bhl.title.64832 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Levi, H. W. (1955a). The spider genera Coressa and Achaearanea in America north of Mexico (Araneae, Theridiidae). American Museum Novitates 1718: 1-33. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Levi, H. W. & Levi, L. R. (1962). The genera of the spider family Theridiidae. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 127: 1-71. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Pickard-Cambridge, O. (1882c). On new genera and species of Araneidea. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 50(3): 423-442, Pl. XXIX-XXXI. doi:10.1111/j.1096-3642.1882.tb02749.x download pdf -- Show included taxa

Simon, E. (1894a). Histoire naturelle des araignées. Deuxième édition, tome premier. Roret, Paris, pp. 489-760. [second pdf with detailed publication dates of the single parts] doi:10.5962/bhl.title.51973 download pdf download pdf -- Show included taxa

Taczanowski, L. (1873). Les aranéides de la Guyane française. Horae Societatis Entomologicae Rossicae 9: 113-150, 261-286. [pdf includes Taczanowski, 1872] download pdf -- Show included taxa

Vanuytven, H. (2021). The Theridiidae of the World. A key to the genera with their diagnosis and a study of the body length of all known species. Newsletter of the Belgian arachnological Society 35(Supplement): 1-363. download pdf -- Show included taxa

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2021-02-15 New taxonomic reference entry Vanuytven, 2021 n/a