Taxon details

Misumenoides athleticus (Mello-Leitão, 1944)

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2022-05-04
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Brazil, Argentina
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  • Holotype: Museo de La Plata (MLP), La Plata, Argentina; f (18465) of Petrichus corticinus (Griotti et al., 2022)
Taxonomic references
Petrichus corticinus Mello-Leitão, 1944b: 370, f. 62 (Df).
Petrichus athleticus Mello-Leitão, 1944b: 369, f. 60-61 (Dmf) [].
Misumenoides athleticus Teixeira & Lise, 2012: 381, f. 1-11 (mf, T from Petrichus).
Misumenoides athleticus Griotti et al., 2022: 349 (S of Petrichus corticinus).

Griotti, M., Grismado, C. J., Roig-Juñent, S. & Ramírez, M. J. (2022). Taxonomy and phylogenetic analysis of the South American genus Petrichus Simon (Araneae: Philodromidae) provide new insights into the running crab spiders’ phylogeny. Invertebrate Systematics 36(4): 306-353. doi:10.1071/IS21068 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Mello-Leitão, C. F. de (1944b). Arañas de la provincia de Buenos Aires. Revista del Museo de La Plata (N.S., Zool.) 3: 311-393. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Teixeira, R. A. & Lise, A. A. (2012). Redescription of Misumenoides athleticus comb. nov. (Araneae: Thomisidae), wrongly assigned to the philodromid genus Petrichus. Zoologia (Curitiba) 29: 380-384. download pdf -- Show included taxa

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Edit history
Date Type Reference Detail
2022-05-04 New taxonomic reference entry Griotti et al., 2022 n/a
2022-05-04 Species synonymy Griotti et al., 2022 Misumenoides corticinus synonymized with Misumenoides athleticus