Taxon details

Cryptachaea veruculata (Urquhart, 1886)

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2021-01-13
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Australia, New Zealand. Introduced to Europe
Type deposit: provide information
Taxonomic references
Theridion veruculatum Urquhart, 1886: 188, pl. 7, f. 1 (Dmf).
Theridion calyciferum Urquhart, 1886: 192, pl. 7, f. 4 (Df).
Theridion nigrofolium Urquhart, 1888: 112, pl. 11, f. 3 (Df).
Theridion extrilidum Keyserling, 1890: 244, pl. 22, f. 3 (Df) [].
Achaearanea veruculata Merrett & Rowe, 1961: 89, f. 1-7 (Tmf from Theridion).
Achaearanea veruculata Dondale, 1966: 1158, f. 1A-F (mf).
Achaearanea veruculata Locket, Millidge & Merrett, 1974: 53, f. 30, 31A-D (mf).
Achaearanea extrilidum Gray, 1974: 52 (Tf from Theridion).
Achaearanea veruculata Roberts, 1985: 182, f. 81c (mf).
Achaearanea veruculata Roberts, 1995: 279, f. (mf).
Achaearanea veruculata Roberts, 1998: 293, f. (mf).
Cryptachaea veruculata Yoshida, 2008: 39 (Tmf from Achaearanea).
Cryptachaea veruculata Paquin, Vink & Dupérré, 2010: 62, f. 34.7-8 (mf).
Achaearanea veruculata Le Peru, 2011: 434, f. 655 (mf).
Cryptachaea veruculata Smith et al., 2012: 50, f. 17 (m, S).

Dondale, C. D. (1966). The spider fauna (Araneida) of deciduous orchards in the Australian Capital Territory. Australian Journal of Zoology 14(6): 1157-1192. doi:10.1071/ZO9661157 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Gray, M. R. (1974). Survey of the spider fauna. In: Recher, H. F. & D. S. Clark (eds.) Environmental Survey of Lord Howe Island. Australian Museum, Sydney, pp. 50-54. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Keyserling, E. (1890). Die Arachniden Australiens, nach der Natur beschrieben und abgebildet. Zweiter Theil [Lieferung 37]. Bauer & Raspe, Nürnberg, 233-274, pl. 21-24. doi:10.5962/bhl.title.121660 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Le Peru, B. (2011). The spiders of Europe, a synthesis of data: Volume 1 Atypidae to Theridiidae. Mémoires de la Société Linnéenne de Lyon 2: 1-522. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Locket, G. H., Millidge, A. F. & Merrett, P. (1974). British Spiders, Volume III. Ray Society, London, 315 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Merrett, P. & Rowe, J. J. (1961). A New Zealand spider, Achaearanea veruculata (Urquhart), established in Scilly, and new records of other species. Annals and Magazine of Natural History (13) 4(38): 89-96. doi:10.1080/00222936108655784 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Paquin, P., Vink, C. & Dupérré, N. (2010). Spiders of New Zealand: annotated family key & species list. Manaaki Whenua Press, Lincoln, New Zealand, 118 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Roberts, M. J. (1985). The spiders of Great Britain and Ireland, Volume 1: Atypidae to Theridiosomatidae. Harley Books, Colchester, England, 229 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Roberts, M. J. (1995). Collins Field Guide: Spiders of Britain & Northern Europe. HarperCollins, London, 383 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Roberts, M. J. (1998). Spinnengids. Tirion, Baarn, Netherlands, 397 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Smith, H. M., Vink, C., Fitzgerald, B. M. & Sirvid, P. J. (2012). Redescription and generic placement of the spider Cryptachaea gigantipes (Keyserling, 1890) (Araneae: Theridiidae) and notes on related synanthropic species in Australasia. Zootaxa 3507: 38-56. doi:10.11646/zootaxa.3507.1.2 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Urquhart, A. T. (1886). On the spiders of New Zealand. Transactions of the New Zealand Institute 18: 184-205. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Urquhart, A. T. (1888). On new species of Araneida. Transactions of the New Zealand Institute 20: 109-125. 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

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