Taxon details

Meotipa argyrodiformis (Yaginuma, 1952)

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2022-01-21
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: India, China, Japan, Philippines
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Taxonomic references
Ariamnes argyrodiformis Yaginuma, 1952: 14, f. 1-6 (Df).
Topo argyrodiformis Yaginuma, 1955c: 16 (T from Ariamnes = Argyrodes).
Chrysso argyrodiformis Yaginuma, 1965a: 35 (T from Topo = Thwaitesia).
Chrysso argyrodiformis Yaginuma, 1986a: 45, f. 24.3 (f, Dm).
Chrysso argyrodiformis Chikuni, 1989b: 32, f. 14 (mf).
Chrysso argyrodiformis Chen & Gao, 1990: 93, f. 116 (f).
Chrysso argyrodiformis Barrion & Litsinger, 1995: 419, f. 248a-i, 249a-b (mf).
Chrysso argyrodiformis Yoshida, 2003a: 128, f. 338, 343-345, 584 (mf).
Meotipa argyrodiformis Yoshida, 2009b: 378, f. 208-210 (mf, T from Chrysso).
Chrysso argyrodiformis Yin et al., 2012: 293, f. 106a-d (f).
Chrysso argyrodiformis Sen et al., 2015: 85, f. 493-498, pl. 19 (f).
Meotipa argyrodiformis Deng et al., 2022: 155, f. 1A-H (f).

Barrion, A. T. & Litsinger, J. A. (1995). Riceland spiders of South and Southeast Asia. CAB International, Wallingford, UK, 700 pp., 16 pls. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Chen, X. E. & Gao, J. C. (1990). The Sichuan farmland spiders in China. Sichuan Science and Technology Publishing House, Chengdu, 226 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Chikuni, Y. (1989b). Pictorial encyclopedia of spiders in Japan. Kaisei-sha Publishing Co., Tokyo, 310 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Deng, Z. W., Agnarsson, I., Chen, Z. Q. & Liu, J. (2022). Meotipa species (Araneae, Theridiidae) from China. ZooKeys 1082: 153-178. doi:10.3897/zookeys.1082.75400 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Sen, S., Dhali, D. C., Saha, S. & Raychaudhuri, D. (2015). Spiders (Araneae: Arachnida) of reserve forests of Dooars: Gorumara National Park, Chapramari Wildlife Sanctuary and Mahananda Wildlife Sanctuary. World Scientific News 20: 1-339. [N.B.: at the journal's website meanwhile a new version (created in 2020) is online, with changed authorship:] download pdf -- Show included taxa

Yaginuma, T. (1952). Two new species (Phrurolithus and Ariamnes) found in Japan. Arachnological News 21: 13-16. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Yaginuma, T. (1955c). Revision of scientific names of Japanese spiders. Atypus 8: 13-16. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Yaginuma, T. (1965a). Revision of families, genera and species of Japanese spiders (2). Acta Arachnologica 19: 28-36. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Yaginuma, T. (1986a). Spiders of Japan in color (new ed.). Hoikusha Publishing Co., Osaka, 305 pp., 64 pls. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Yin, C. M., Peng, X. J., Yan, H. M., Bao, Y. H., Xu, X., Tang, G., Zhou, Q. S. & Liu, P. (2012). Fauna Hunan: Araneae in Hunan, China. Hunan Science and Technology Press, Changsha, 1590 pp. download pdf download pdf -- Show included taxa

Yoshida, H. (2003a). The spider family Theridiidae (Arachnida: Araneae) from Japan. Arachnological Society of Japan, 224 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Yoshida, H. (2009b). Uloboridae, Theridiidae, Ctenidae. In: Ono, H. (ed.) The spiders of Japan with keys to the families and genera and illustrations of the species. Tokai University Press, Kanagawa, pp. 142-147, 356-393, 467-468. download pdf -- Show included taxa

External Resource References

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Edit history
Date Type Reference Detail
2022-01-21 New taxonomic reference entry Deng et al., 2022 n/a
2016-11-30 Species transferred to new genus Yoshida, 2009b Species transferred from Chrysso to Meotipa
2015-12-10 Species distribution update Sen et al., 2015 n/a (Old value)
2015-12-10 New taxonomic reference entry Sen et al., 2015 n/a