Taxon details

Phoroncidia paradoxa (Lucas, 1846)

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2022-09-21
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Southern Europe, North Africa, Turkey
Type deposit: provide information
Taxonomic references
Epeira paradoxa Lucas, 1846: 251, pl. 15, f. 7 (Df).
Plectana paradoxa Walckenaer, 1847a: 477.
Oronota paradoxa Simon, 1871b: 7.
Oroodes paradoxus Simon, 1873a: 128.
Sclerogaster pusillus Cavanna, 1876: 90, pl. 2, f. 3-11 (Dmf).
Ulesanis paradoxus Simon, 1914: 273 (paradoxus), 300 (paradoxa, T from Oroodes, S of Sclerogaster pusillus).
Oronota paradoxa Levi, 1955c: 334, f. 9 (m).
Phoroncidia paradoxa Brignoli, 1969c: 266, f. 1, 4-5 (m).
Phoroncidia paradoxa Thaler & Noflatscher, 1990: 173, f. 14-15 (m).
Phoroncidia paradoxa Vanuytven, 1991: 103, f. 1a-f (mf).
Ulesanis paradoxa Wunderlich, 2008b: 273, f. 222-225 (m).
Phoroncidia paradoxa Le Peru, 2011: 459, f. 757 (mf).
Phoroncidia paradoxa Kunt et al., 2012: 648, f. 17a-h (f).
Phoroncidia paradoxa Otto & Japoshvili, 2018: 378, f. 8a-12, 14-17 (m).

Brignoli, P. M. (1969c). Notizie sui Theridiidae della Calabria. Memorie del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale di Verona 16: 261-269. 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

Kunt, K. B., Kaya, R. S., Özkütük, R. S., Danışman, T., Yağmur, E. A. & Elverici, M. (2012). Additional notes on the spider fauna of Turkey (Araneae). Turkish Journal of Zoology 36(5): 637-651. doi:10.3906/zoo-1008-8 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

Levi, H. W. (1955c). The spider genera Oronota and Stemmops in North America, Central America and the West Indies (Araneae: Theridiidae). Annals of the Entomological Society of America 48(1): 333-342. doi:10.1093/aesa/48.5.333 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Lucas, H. (1846). Histoire naturelle des animaux articulés. In: Exploration scientifique de l'Algérie pendant les années 1840, 1841, 1842 publiée par ordre du Gouvernement et avec le concours d'une commission académique. Paris, Sciences physiques, Zoologie 1, 89-271, pl. 1-17. doi:10.5962/bhl.title.112444 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Otto, S. & Japoshvili, G. (2018). The spiders (Arachnida: Araneae) of the Lagodekhi Reserve, Georgia: faunistic results of a transect study and an updated checklist. Arachnology 17(8): 375-391. doi:10.13156/arac.2017.17.8.375 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Simon, E. (1873a). Aranéides nouveaux ou peu connus du midi de l'Europe. (2e mémoire). Mémoires de la Société Royale des Sciences de Liège (2) 5(8): 1-174, pl. 1-3. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Simon, E. (1914). Les arachnides de France. Synopsis générale et catalogue des espèces françaises de l'ordre des Araneae. Tome VI. 1re partie. Roret, Paris, pp. 1-308. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Simon, E. (1871b). Aranéides de Corse et d'Espagne. Annales de la Société Entomologique de France (5) 1(Bull.): 6-8. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Thaler, K. & Noflatscher, M.-T. (1990). Neue und bemerkenswerte Spinnenfunde in Südtirol (Arachnida: Aranei). Veröffentlichungen des Museum Ferdinandeum in Innsbruck 69: 169-190. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Vanuytven, H. (1991). A redescription of Phoroncidia paradoxa (Lucas, 1846) (Araneae: Theridiidae). Phegea 19: 103-105. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Walckenaer, C. A. (1847a). Dernier Supplément. In: Walckenaer, C. A. & Gervais, P. (eds.) Histoire naturelles des Insects. Aptères. Tome quatrième. Roret, Paris, pp. 365-596 [Araneae: -564]. doi:10.5962/bhl.title.61095 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Wunderlich, J. (2008b). On extant and fossil (Eocene) European comb-footed spiders (Araneae: Theridiidae), with notes on their subfamilies, and with descriptions of new taxa. Beiträge zur Araneologie 5: 140-469, 792-794, 796-800, 803, 819-859. download pdf -- Show included taxa

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2018-07-23 New taxonomic reference entry Otto & Japoshvili, 2018 n/a