Taxon details

Faiditus xiphias (Thorell, 1887)

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2014-08-11
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Myanmar, India (Nicobar Is.) to Japan, Indonesia (Krakatau)
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Type deposit provide information
  • Syntype: Zoologisches Museum Hamburg (ZMH), Hamburg, Germany (data base search of type material, 11.02.2019); 1m 4f (A0002360) of Argyrodes xiphias Thorell, 1887
Taxonomic references
Argyrodes xiphias Thorell, 1887: 95 (Dmf).
Argyrodes xiphias Workman, 1896: 62, pl. 62 (mf).
Argyrodes carnicobarensis Tikader, 1977a: 168, f. 6A-D (Dmf).
Argyrodes levii Zhu & Song, 1991: 138, f. 10A-D (Dmf).
Argyrodes levii Song, Zhu & Li, 1993: 855, f. 7A-D (mf).
Argyrodes xiphias Yoshida, 1993d: 83, f. 1-4 (mf, S).
Argyrodes xiphias Zhu, 1998: 218, f. 143A-D (mf).
Argyrodes xiphias Song, Zhu & Chen, 1999: 103, f. 48A-B, E (mf).
Argyrodes xiphias Xu, Yin & Kim, 2000: 87, f. 4-5 (f).
Argyrodes xiphias Yoshida, 2003a: 144, f. 387-390 (mf).
Faiditus xiphias Agnarsson, 2004: 479 (Tmf from Argyrodes).
Faiditus xiphias Yoshida, 2009b: 386, f. 276-278 (mf).
Faiditus xiphias Yin et al., 2012: 350, f. 143a-d (mf).

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

Song, D. X., Zhu, M. S. & Li, S. Q. (1993). Arachnida: Araneae. In: Huang, C. M. (ed.) Animals of Longqi Mountai. China Forestry Publishing House, Beijing, pp. 852-890. download pdf -- Show included taxa

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

Thorell, T. (1887). Viaggio di L. Fea in Birmania e regioni vicine. II. Primo saggio sui ragni birmani. Annali del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale di Genova 25: 5-417. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Tikader, B. K. (1977a). Studies on spider fauna of Andaman and Nicobar islands, Indian Ocean. Records of the Zoological Survey of India 72: 153-212. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Workman, T. (1896). Malaysian spiders. Belfast, pp. 25-104. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Xu, X., Yin, C. M. & Kim, J. P. (2000). One new species of the genus Argyrodes Simon, 1864 (Araneae: Theridiidae) from China. Korean Arachnology 16(2): 85-89. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Yin, C. M., Peng, X. J., Yan, H. M., Bao, Y. H., Xu, X., Tang, G., Zhou, Q. S. & Liu, P. (2012). Fauna Hunan: Araneae in Hunan, China. Hunan Science and Technology Press, Changsha, 1590 pp. download pdf download pdf -- Show included taxa

Yoshida, H. (1993d). Notes on Argyrodes xiphias Thorell, 1887 (Araneae: Theridiidae) from South East Asia. Acta Arachnologica 42: 83-85. 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. & Song, D. X. (1991). Notes on the genus Argyrodes from China (Araneae: Theridiidae). Journal of Hebei Pedagogic College (nat. Sci.) 1991(4): 130-146. download pdf -- Show included taxa

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

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Date Type Reference Detail
2014-08-11 Species distribution update n/a (Old value)
2014-03-03 Species distribution update Gao & Li, 2014 n/a (Old value)