Taxon details

Meotipa spiniventris (O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1869)

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2016-11-30
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Sri Lanka to Taiwan, China, Japan. Introduced to the Netherlands
Type deposit: provide information
Taxonomic references
Theridion spiniventre O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1869b: 384, pl. 12, f. 52-56 (Dm).
Theridion buitenzorgi Strand, 1907m: 412 (f, provisional name only).
Theridion spiniventre Hammen, 1949: 76, f. 1-3 (mf).
Theridion spiniventre Yoshida, 1977: 9, f. 1-4 (mf).
Chrysso spiniventre Yaginuma, 1986a: 46, f. 24.5 (Tmf from Theridion).
Theridion spiniventre Song, 1987: 128, f. 89 (mf).
Chrysso spiniventris Zhu, 1998: 66, f. 38A-D (mf).
Chrysso spiniventris Song, Zhu & Chen, 1999: 107, f. 50E-L (mf).
Chrysso spiniventris Yoshida, 2003a: 130, f. 346-350 (mf).
Meotipa spiniventris Yoshida, 2009b: 378, f. 214-216 (Tmf from Chrysso).

Hammen, L. van der (1949). On Arachnida collected in Dutch greenhouses. Tijdschrift voor Entomologie 91: 72-82. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Pickard-Cambridge, O. (1869b). Catalogue of a collection of Ceylon Araneida lately received from Mr J. Nietner, with descriptions of new species and characters of a new genus. I. Journal of the Linnean Society of London, Zoology 10: 373-397. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Song, D. X. (1987). Spiders from agricultural regions of China (Arachnida: Araneae). Agriculture Publishing House, Beijing, 376 pp. 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

Strand, E. (1907m). Spinnen des Zoologischen Instituts in Tübingen. Zoologische Jahrbücher, Abteilung für Systematik, Geographie und Biologie der Tiere 24: 391-468. 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

Yoshida, H. (1977). The occurrence of Theridion spiniventre O.P. Cambridge in Japan and Formosa. Atypus 70: 9-11. 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. (1998). Fauna Sinica: Arachnida: Araneae: Theridiidae. Science Press, Beijing, xi + 436 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

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Edit history
Date Type Reference Detail
2016-11-30 Species transferred to new genus Yoshida, 2009b Species transferred from Chrysso to Meotipa
2014-08-11 Species distribution update n/a (Old value)
2014-03-03 Species distribution update Gao & Li, 2014 n/a (Old value)