Taxon details

Cryptachaea migrans (Keyserling, 1884)

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2019-07-25
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Venezuela, Guyana, French Guiana, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, Brazil
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Type deposit provide information
  • Holotype: Muséum national d'histoire naturelle (MNHN), Paris, France; f of Tidarren fordum luctuosum (Santanna et al., 2019)
  • Holotype: American Museum of Natural History (AMNH), New York, USA; m of Achaearanea uviana (Santanna et al., 2019)
  • Lectotype: Museum and Institute of Zoology (MIZ), Polish Academy of Science, Warsaw, Poland; f (Santanna et al., 2019)
Taxonomic references
Theridion migrans Keyserling, 1884a: 18, pl. 1, f. 6 (Df).
Tidarren fordum luctuosum Caporiacco, 1954: 77 (Df).
Achaearanea migrans Levi, 1963b: 225, f. 77-83 (Tf from Theridion, S of Tidarren fordum luctuosum).
Achaearanea uviana Levi, 1963b: 218, f. 44 (Dm) [].
Cryptachaea migrans Yoshida, 2008: 39 (Tf from Achaearanea).
Cryptachaea uviana Yoshida, 2008: 39 (Tm from Achaearanea).
Cryptachaea migrans Santanna et al., 2019: 280, f. 15-19, 26-31 (mf, S of Cryptachaea uviana).

Caporiacco, L. di (1954). Araignées de la Guyane Française du Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle de Paris. Commentationes Pontificia Academia Scientiarum 16: 45-193. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Keyserling, E. (1884a). Die Spinnen Amerikas II. Theridiidae. Nürnberg 1, 1-222. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Levi, H. W. (1963b). American spiders of the genus Achaearanea and the new genus Echinotheridion (Araneae, Theridiidae). Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 129: 187-240. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Santanna, M., Rodrigues, E. N. L., Cizauskas, I. & Brescovit, A. D. (2019). On the spider genus Cryptachaea from Peru, Bolivia and cave environments in Brazil: a new species, additional descriptions and new records (Araneae, Theridiidae). Zootaxa 4646(2): 271-292. doi:10.11646/zootaxa.4646.2.4 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Yoshida, H. (2008). A revision of the genus Achaearanea (Araneae: Theridiidae). Acta Arachnologica 57: 37-40. download pdf -- Show included taxa

External Resource References

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Edit history
Date Type Reference Detail
2019-07-25 New taxonomic reference entry Santanna et al., 2019 n/a
2019-07-25 Species distribution update Santanna et al., 2019 n/a (Old value)
2019-07-25 Species synonymy Santanna et al., 2019 Cryptachaea uviana synonymized with Cryptachaea migrans