Taxon details

Episinus maculipes Cavanna, 1876

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2021-02-16
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Europe, Algeria, Turkey, Caucasus
Type deposit: provide information
Taxonomic references
Episinus maculipes Cavanna, 1876: 291 (Dm).
Episinus maculipes Kulczyński, 1905c: 433, pl. 11, f. 1, 4, 9, 15, 18 (m, Df).
Episinus maculipes Brignoli, 1967e: 188, f. 8A-C (mf).
Episinus maculipes Locket, Millidge & Merrett, 1974: 48, f. 26C (f).
Episinus maculipes Hillyard, 1983: 88, f. 1-7 (mf).
Episinus maculipes Roberts, 1985: 174, f. 77c (mf).
Episinus maculipes Roberts, 1995: 267, f. (mf).
Episinus maculipes Roberts, 1998: 283, f. (mf).
Episinus maculipes Knoflach & Thaler, 2000: 417, f. 14-15, 18-19, 24 (mf).
Episinus maculipes Agnarsson, 2004: 561, f. 46A-G, 47A-F (m).
Episinus maculipes Agnarsson, Coddington & Knoflach, 2007: 345, f. 15 (m).
Episinus maculipes Kunt, Yagmur & Tezcan, 2008: 59, f. 4A-B (f.
Episinus maculipes Kovblyuk et al., 2008b: 33, f. 43-46, 61-63 (f).
Episinus maculipes Knoflach, Rollard & Thaler, 2009: 234, f. 14, 18, 21, 23-24 (f).
Episinus maculipes Henrard, 2010b: 120, f. 1-4, 5a-e (mf).
Episinus maculipes Le Peru, 2011: 451, f. 724 (mf).
Episinus maculipes Pfliegler, Pfeiffer & Grabolle, 2012: 182, f. 1c, 2g-h (f).
Episinus maculipes Lecigne, 2016d: 16, f. 5D (m).
Episinus maculipes Vanuytven, 2021: 137, f. B.113a, B.115 (m).

Agnarsson, I. (2004). Morphological phylogeny of cobweb spiders and their relatives (Araneae, Araneoidea, Theridiidae). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 141(4): 447-626. doi:10.1111/j.1096-3642.2004.00120.x download pdf -- Show included taxa

Agnarsson, I., Coddington, J. A. & Knoflach, B. (2007). Morphology and evolution of cobweb spider male genitalia (Araneae, Theridiidae). Journal of Arachnology 35(2): 334-395. doi:10.1636/SH-06-36.1 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Brignoli, P. M. (1967e). Notizie sui Theridiidae del Lazio (Araneae). Fragmenta Entomologica 4: 177-197. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Cavanna, G. (1876). Studi e ricerche d'aracnologia. Bullettino della Società Entomologica Italiana 8(2, 3, 4): 87-97, 208-221, 271-291, pl. 2. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Henrard, A. (2010b). Episinus maculipes Cavanna, 1876 (Araneae; Theridiidae), new to the Belgian arachnofauna. Nieuwsbrief van de Belgische Arachnologische Vereniging 25: 120-123. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Hillyard, P. D. (1983). Episinus maculipes Cavanna (Araneae, Theridiidae): rediscovery in Britain. Bulletin of the British Arachnological Society 6: 88-92. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Knoflach, B. & Thaler, K. (2000). Notes on Mediterranean Theridiidae (Araneae) - I. Memorie della Società Entomologica Italiana 78: 411-442. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Knoflach, B., Rollard, C. & Thaler, K. (2009). Notes on Mediterranean Theridiidae (Araneae) – II. ZooKeys 16: 227-264. doi:10.3897/zookeys.16.237 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Kovblyuk, M. M., Nadolny, A. A., Gnelitsa, V. A. & Zhukovets, E. M. (2008b). Spiders (Arachnida, Aranei) of the Martyan Cape Reserve (Crimea, Ukraine). Caucasian Entomological Bulletin 4: 3-40. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Kulczyński, W. (1905c). Fragmenta arachnologica. VI. Bulletin International de l'Academie des Sciences de Cracovie 1905: 430-440. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Kunt, K. B., Yağmur, E. A. & Tezcan, E. (2008). Three new records for the spider fauna of Turkey (Araneae: Araneidae, Palpimanidae, Theridiidae). Serket 11: 55-61. 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

Lecigne, S. (2016d). Atlas préliminaire des araignées Araneae du Nord et du Pas-de-Calais. Le Héron 48(2015): 1-236. 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

Pfliegler, W. P., Pfeiffer, K. M. & Grabolle, A. (2012). Some spiders (Araneae) new to the Hungarian fauna, including three genera and one family. Opuscula Zoologica, Budapest 43: 179-186. 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

Vanuytven, H. (2021). The Theridiidae of the World. A key to the genera with their diagnosis and a study of the body length of all known species. Newsletter of the Belgian arachnological Society 35(Supplement): 1-363. download pdf -- Show included taxa

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Edit history
Date Type Reference Detail
2021-02-16 New taxonomic reference entry Vanuytven, 2021 n/a
2017-01-25 New taxonomic reference entry Lecigne, 2016d n/a