Taxon details


Meotipa pulcherrima (Mello-Leitão, 1917)

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2016-11-30
  • LSID: [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:007262]
  • Distribution: Tropical Africa. Introduced to the Americas, Papua New Guinea, China, Korea, Japan, Pacific Is.
Taxonomic references
Argyrodes pulcherrimus Mello-Leitão, 1917a: 86, f. 7-8 (Df).
Meotipa clementinae Petrunkevitch, 1930a: 212, f. 61-62 (Df).
Meotipa clementinae Schmidt, 1956a: 30, f. 6 (Dm).
Meotipa clementinae Schmidt, 1956f: 240, f. 1 (f).
Argyrodes elevatus Exline & Levi, 1962: 135 (S, rejected).
Chrysso clementinae Levi, 1962b: 231, f. 71-75 (mf).
Chrysso pulcherrima Levi, 1967b: 26 (removed f from S of Argyrodes elevatus, Sm).
Chrysso pulcherrima Levi, 1967c: 182, f. 28-31 (mf).
Chrysso mussau Chrysanthus, 1975: 48, f. 174-177 (Dmf).
Chrysso pulcherrima Zhu & Zhang, 1992: 23, f. 3A-D (mf).
Chrysso clementinae Müller, 1992: 99, f. 5-6 (f).
Chrysso pulcherrima Yoshida, 1993c: 30, f. 10-12, 20 (mf).
Chrysso pulcherrima Zhu, 1998: 54, f. 28A-D (mf).
Chrysso pulcherrima Song, Zhu & Chen, 1999: 103, f. 50A-B, J (mf).
Chrysso pulcherrima Yoshida, 2003a: 126, f. 337, 341-342 (mf, S).
Chrysso pulcherrima Seo, 2005a: 123, f. 2A-B (m).
Meotipa pulcherrima Yoshida, 2009b: 378, f. 211-213 (Tmf from Chrysso).
References

Chrysanthus, P. (1975). Further notes on the spiders of New Guinea II (Araneae, Tetragnathidae, Theridiidae). Zoologische Verhandelingen 140: 1-50. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Exline, H. & Levi, H. W. (1962). American spiders of the genus Argyrodes (Araneae, Theridiidae). Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 127: 75-204. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Levi, H. W. (1962b). More American spiders of the genus Chrysso (Araneae, Theridiidae). Psyche, Cambridge 69: 209-237. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Levi, H. W. (1967b). Habitat observations, records, and new South American theridiid spiders (Araneae, Theridiidae). Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 136: 21-38. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Levi, H. W. (1967c). Cosmopolitan and pantropical species of theridiid spiders (Araneae: Theridiidae). Pacific Insects 9: 175-186. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Mello-Leitão, C. F. de (1917a). Notas arachnologicas. 5, Especies novas ou pouco conhecidas do Brasil. Brotéria (Ser. Zool.) 15: 74-102. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Müller, H.-G. (1992). Spiders from Colombia XVI. Miscellaneous genera of Theridiidae (Arachnida: Araneae). Faunistische Abhandlungen, Staatliches Museum für Tierkunde Dresden 18: 97-102. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Petrunkevitch, A. (1930a). The spiders of Porto Rico. Part two. Transactions of the Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences 30: 159-356. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Schmidt, G. (1956a). Genus- und Speziesdiagnosen neuer, mit Bananen eingeschleppter Spinnen nebst Mitteilung über das Auffinden der Männchen zweier Spinnenarten. Zoologischer Anzeiger 157: 24-31. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Schmidt, G. (1956f). Liste der in den Jahren 1953 and 1954 mit Bananen nach Hamburg eingeschleppten Spinnen aus Franz.-Guinea. Zoologischer Anzeiger 157: 239-241. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Seo, B. K. (2005a). Four species of theridiid spider (Araneae) from Korea with a description of new species, Robertus naejangensis. Entomological Research 35: 121-126. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Song, D. X., Zhu, M. S. & Chen, J. (1999). The spiders of China. Hebei University of Science and Techology Publishing House, Shijiazhuang, 640 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Yoshida, H. (1993c). East Asian species of the genus Chrysso (Araneae: Theridiidae). Acta Arachnologica 42: 27-34. 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

Zhu, M. S. & Zhang, Y. Q. (1992). Notes of some species of Theridiidae in Guangxi (Arachnida: Araneae). Journal of the Guangxi Agricultural College 11(1): 20-29. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Zhu, M. S. (1998). Fauna Sinica: Arachnida: Araneae: Theridiidae. Science Press, Beijing, xi + 436 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Edit history
Date Type Reference Detail
2016-11-30 Species transferred to new genus Yoshida, 2009b Species transferred from Chrysso to Meotipa