Taxon details

Bucranium taurifrons O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1881

  • Rank: Species (Genus type)
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2021-12-22
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Venezuela, Guyana, Peru, Brazil, Paraguay
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  • Syntype: Museo Zoologico di Storia Naturale "La Specola", Università degli Studi di Firenze (MZUF), Florence, Italy; 1m 1j (542, 543) of Acracanthostoma nigritarsis (Berdondini & Whitman, 2003)
Taxonomic references
Bucranium taurifrons O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1881d: 772, pl. 66, f. 5 (Dj).
Bucranium taurifrons Simon, 1895a: 957, f. 1026-1027, 1031 (Dmf).
Bucranium taurifrons Canals, 1933b: 4, f. 1-5 (mf).
Acracanthostoma nigritarsis Caporiacco, 1947a: 29 (Dm) [].
Acracanthostoma nigritarsis Caporiacco, 1948a: 691, f. 113-115 (m).
Aphantochilus taurifrons Benjamin, 2011: 11, f. 7H, 15A-D, 16A-F, 17A-F (mf).
Bucranium taurifrons Teixeira, Campos & Lise, 2014: 73, f. 7B, 9F, H, 10B, 11B, 12B, 13B, G, 14B-C, 15E-F, 17D-F (mf, S of Acracanthostoma nigritarsis).
Bucranium taurifrons Carvalho & Gasnier, 2019: CB49, f. 237-240 (mf).

Benjamin, S. P. (2011). Phylogenetics and comparative morphology of crab spiders (Araneae: Dionycha, Thomisidae). Zootaxa 3080: 1-108. doi:10.11646/zootaxa.3080.1.1 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Canals, J. (1933b). Estudios aracnologicos. II. Arañas argentinas de la familia Aphantochilidae. Buenos Aires, pp. 1-11. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Caporiacco, L. di (1947a). Diagnosi preliminari de specie nuove di aracnidi della Guiana Brittanica raccolte dai professori Beccari e Romiti. Monitore Zoologico Italiano 56: 20-34. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Caporiacco, L. di (1948a). Arachnida of British Guiana collected in 1931 and 1936 by Professors Beccari and Romiti. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 118(3): 607-747. doi:10.1111/j.1096-3642.1948.tb00402.x download pdf -- Show included taxa

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

Pickard-Cambridge, O. (1881d). On some new genera and species of Araneidea. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 49(3): 765-775, pl. 66. doi:10.1111/j.1096-3642.1881.tb01333.x download pdf -- Show included taxa

Simon, E. (1895a). Histoire naturelle des araignées. Deuxième édition, tome premier. Roret, Paris, pp. 761-1084. [second pdf with detailed publication dates of the single parts] doi:10.5962/bhl.title.51973 download pdf download pdf -- Show included taxa

Teixeira, R. A., Campos, L. A. & Lise, A. A. (2014). Phylogeny of Aphantochilinae and Strophiinae sensu Simon (Araneae; Thomisidae). Zoologica Scripta 43(1): 65-78. [Figs. in Appendix 3] doi:10.1111/zsc.12036 download pdf -- Show included taxa

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Edit history
Date Type Reference Detail
2021-12-22 Species updated Error corrected (Old value)
2020-06-10 New taxonomic reference entry Carvalho & Gasnier, 2019 n/a
2014-07-14 New taxonomic reference entry Teixeira, Campos & Lise, 2014 n/a
2014-07-14 Species distribution update Teixeira, Campos & Lise, 2014 n/a (Old value)
2014-07-14 Species synonymy Teixeira, Campos & Lise, 2014 Bucranium nigritarse synonymized with Bucranium taurifrons
2014-07-14 Species transferred to new genus Teixeira, Campos & Lise, 2014 Species transferred from Aphantochilus to Bucranium