Taxon details

Spintharus gracilis Keyserling, 1886

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2020-06-10
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Brazil
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  • Syntype: British Museum of Natural History (BMNH)/Natural History Museum (NHMUK), London, UK; 1m 1f (Levi, 1963e)
Taxonomic references
Spintharus gracilis Keyserling, 1886b: 244, pl. 20, f. 298 (Dmf).
Spintharus flavidus Mello-Leitão, 1943a: 168, f. 11, 11a (m; misidentified per Levi, 1963e: 227).
Spintharus gracilis Mello-Leitão, 1943a: 169, f. 12, 12a (f).
Spintharus gracilis Levi, 1963e: 227, f. 2V, 10-13 (mf).
Spintharus gracilis Coddington, 1990: 17, f. 80 (m).
Spintharus gracilis Carvalho & Gasnier, 2019: CB47, f. 225-228 (mf).
Spintharus gracilis LeMay & Agnarsson, 2020: 19, f. 1A-O (mf).

Carvalho, T. G. de & Gasnier, T. R. J. (2019). Illustrated inventory of spiders from Amazonas state, Brazil: 94 understory species from a forest fragment in Manaus. Scientia Amazonia 8(2): CB1-CB53. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Coddington, J. A. (1990). Ontogeny and homology in the male palpus of orb-weaving spiders and their relatives, with comments on phylogeny (Araneoclada: Araneoidea, Deinopoidea). Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology 496: 1-52. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Keyserling, E. (1886b). Die Spinnen Amerikas. Theridiidae. Bauer & Raspe, Nürnberg 2, 1-295. doi:10.5962/bhl.title.64832 download pdf -- Show included taxa

LeMay, G. A. & Agnarsson, I. (2020). New species of smiley-faced spider Spintharus (Araneae, Theridiidae) from Brazil, and comments on unobserved diversity in South America. ZooKeys 915: 17-24. doi:10.3897/zookeys.915.47563 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Levi, H. W. (1963e). The American spider genera Spintharus and Thwaitesia. Psyche, Cambridge 70(4): 223-234. doi:10.1155/1963/54690 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Mello-Leitão, C. F. de (1943a). Catálogo das aranhas do Rio Grande do Sul. Arquivos do Museu Nacional do Rio de Janeiro 37: 147-245, 24 pls. download pdf -- Show included taxa

External Resource References

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Edit history
Date Type Reference Detail
2020-06-10 New taxonomic reference entry Carvalho & Gasnier, 2019 n/a
2020-02-26 Taxonomic reference added from other taxon n/a (Old value)
2020-02-26 New taxonomic reference entry LeMay & Agnarsson, 2020 n/a