Taxon details

Spheropistha miyashitai (Tanikawa, 1998)

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2021-02-15
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Japan
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Taxonomic references
Argyrodes miyashitai Tanikawa, 1998a: 23, f. 1-2, 6, 8, 10, 12 (Dmf).
Spheropistha miyashitai Yoshida, 2001d: 184.
Spheropistha miyashitai Yoshida, 2003a: 142, f. 384-386 (mf).
Spheropistha miyashitai Agnarsson, 2004: 480 (Tmf from Argyrodes, after Yoshida, 2001d).
Spheropistha miyashitai Yoshida, 2009b: 384, f. 273-275 (mf).
Spheropistha miyashitai Sato, 2012: 66, unnumbered f. (m).
Spheropistha miyashitai Vanuytven, 2021: 25, 259, f. A.11c-d, B.279a-b (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

Sato, M. (2012). [New records of spiders from Akita Prefecture, Japan]. Kishidaia 101: 66-68. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Tanikawa, A. (1998a). The new synonymy of the spider genus Argyrodes (Araneae: Theridiidae) and a description of a new species from Japan. Acta Arachnologica 47: 21-26. 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

Yoshida, H. (2001d). The genus Rhomphaea (Araneae: Theridiidae) from Japan, with notes on the subfamily Argyrodinae. Acta Arachnologica 50: 183-192. 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

External Resource References

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Date Type Reference Detail
2021-02-15 New taxonomic reference entry Vanuytven, 2021 n/a
2014-10-27 New taxonomic reference entry Sato, 2012 n/a