Taxon details

Nihonhimea mundula (L. Koch, 1872)

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2016-09-29
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Seychelles, India to New Caledonia
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Type deposit provide information
  • Holotype: Zoologisches Museum Hamburg (ZMH), Hamburg, Germany; f (A0000850) (Chrysanthus, 1963)
Taxonomic references
Theridion mundulum L. Koch, 1872a: 263, pl. 22, f. 3 (Df).
Theridion amoenum Thorell, 1877b: 463 (Df; N.B.: possibly valid, per Saaristo, 2006: 70, contra Thorell, 1895).
Theridion amoenum Workman, 1896: 68, pl. 68 (f).
Theridion amoenum Hogg, 1919: 83 (Dm).
Achaearanea mundula Chrysanthus, 1963: 741, f. 76-77, 83 (Tmf from Theridion).
Achaearanea mundula Zhu, 1998: 100, f. 59A-C (f).
Achaearanea mundula Song, Zhu & Chen, 1999: 91, f. 40I-J (f).
Parasteatoda mundula Saaristo, 2006: 69, f. 55-59 (Tmf from Achaearanea).
Parasteatoda mundula Saaristo, 2010: 261, f. 37.95-101 (mf).
Nihonhimea mundula Yoshida, 2016: 22 (T from Parasteatoda).

Chrysanthus, P. (1963). Spiders from south New Guinea V. Nova Guinea, Zoology 24: 727-750. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Hogg, H. R. (1919). Spiders collected in Korinchi, West Sumatra by Messrs H. C. Robinson and C. Boden Kloss. Journal of the Federated Malay States Museums 8(3): 81-106. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Koch, L. (1872a). Die Arachniden Australiens, nach der Natur beschrieben und abgebildet [Erster Theil, Lieferung 3-7]. Bauer & Raspe, N├╝rnberg, 105-368, pl. 8-28. doi:10.5962/bhl.title.121660 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Saaristo, M. I. (2006). Theridiid or cobweb spiders of the granitic Seychelles islands (Araneae, Theridiidae). Phelsuma 14: 49-89. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Saaristo, M. I. (2010). Araneae. In: Gerlach, J. & Marusik, Y. M. (eds.) Arachnida and Myriapoda of the Seychelles islands. Siri Scientific Press, Manchester, pp. 8-306. 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. (1877b). Studi sui Ragni Malesi e Papuani. I. Ragni di Selebes raccolti nel 1874 dal Dott. O. Beccari. Annali del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale di Genova 10: 341-637. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Workman, T. (1896). Malaysian spiders. Belfast, pp. 25-104. doi:10.5962/bhl.title.101972 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Yoshida, H. (2016). Parasteatoda, Campanicola, Cryptachaea and two new genera (Araneae: Theridiidae) from Japan. Bulletin of the Yamagata Prefectural Museum 34: 13-30. 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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Edit history
Date Type Reference Detail
2016-09-29 New taxonomic reference entry Yoshida, 2016 n/a
2016-09-29 Species transferred to new genus Yoshida, 2016 Species transferred from Parasteatoda to Nihonhimea