Taxon details

Anatea formicaria Berland, 1927

  • Rank: Species (Genus type)
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2021-02-15
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: New Caledonia
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Type deposit: provide information
Taxonomic references
Anatea formicaria Berland, 1927c: 55, f. 1-7 (Dmf).
Anatea formicaria Reiskind & Levi, 1967: 21, f. 1-6 (m) [misidentified, belongs to an undescribed species, per Smith et al., 2017: 5].
Anatea formicaria Smith et al., 2017: 5, f. 1-11, 42 (mf).
Anatea formicaria Vanuytven, 2021: 59, f. B.10a-b (m).

Berland, L. (1927c). Sur une araignée myrmécomorphe de Nouvelle Calédonie. Bulletin de la Société Entomologique de France 1927: 52-55. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Reiskind, J. & Levi, H. W. (1967). Anatea, an ant-mimicking theridiid spider from New Caledonia (Araneae: Theridiidae). Psyche, Cambridge 74(1): 20-23. doi:10.1155/1967/46979 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Smith, H. M., Harvey, M. S., Agnarsson, I. & Anderson, G. J. (2017). Notes on the ant-mimic genus Anatea Berland (Araneae: Theridiidae) and two new species from tropical Australia. Records of the Australian Museum 69(1): 1-13. doi:10.3853/j.2201-4349.69.2017.1672 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

External Resource References

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Date Type Reference Detail
2021-02-15 New taxonomic reference entry Vanuytven, 2021 n/a
2017-06-02 New taxonomic reference entry Smith et al., 2017 n/a