Taxon details

Meotipa picturata Simon, 1895

  • Rank: Species (Genus type)
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2022-01-21
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: India, China, Thailand, Laos, Indonesia
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Taxonomic references
Meotipa picturata Simon, 1895g: 133 (Df).
Meotipa picturata Levi & Levi, 1962: 47, f. 112-113 (f).
Meotipa picturata Deeleman-Reinhold, 2009b: 410, f. 1-3 (f).
Meotipa picturata Kulkarni et al., 2017: 515, f. 39-44 (f).
Meotipa picturata Murthappa et al., 2017: 590, f. 1A-J, 2A-F, 4A-D (Dm, f).
Meotipa picturata Deng et al., 2022: 161, f. 3A-H, 9A (f).

Deeleman-Reinhold, C. L. (2009b). Spiny theridiids in the Asian tropics. Systematics, notes on behaviour and species richness (Araneae: Theridiidae: Chrysso, Meotipa). Contributions to Natural History 12: 403-436. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Deng, Z. W., Agnarsson, I., Chen, Z. Q. & Liu, J. (2022). Meotipa species (Araneae, Theridiidae) from China. ZooKeys 1082: 153-178. doi:10.3897/zookeys.1082.75400 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Kulkarni, S., Vartak, A., Deshpande, V. & Halali, D. (2017). The spiny theridiid genus Meotipa Simon, 1895 in India, with description of a strange new species with translucent abdomen and a phylogenetic analysis about the genus placement (Araneae, Theridiidae). Zootaxa 4291(3): 504-520. doi:10.11646/zootaxa.4291.3.4 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Levi, H. W. & Levi, L. R. (1962). The genera of the spider family Theridiidae. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 127: 1-71. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Murthappa, P. S., Malamel, J. J., Prajapati, D. A., Sebastian, P. A. & Venkateshwarlu, M. (2017). First description of the male of the type species Meotipa picturata Simon, 1895 and description of a new Meotipa species (Araneae, Theridiidae) from India. Zootaxa 4344(3): 589-596. doi:10.11646/zootaxa.4344.3.9 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Simon, E. (1895g). Etudes arachnologiques. 26e. XLI. Descriptions d'espèces et de genres nouveaux de l'ordre des Araneae. Annales de la Société Entomologique de France 64: 131-160. download pdf -- Show included taxa

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Edit history
Date Type Reference Detail
2022-01-21 New taxonomic reference entry Deng et al., 2022 n/a
2022-01-21 Species distribution update Deng et al., 2022 n/a (Old value)
2017-11-08 New taxonomic reference entry Murthappa et al., 2017 n/a
2017-11-08 First description of male Murthappa et al., 2017 n/a (Old value)
2017-07-13 New taxonomic reference entry Kulkarni et al., 2017 n/a