Taxon details

Misumenops bellulus (Banks, 1896)

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2023-01-31
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: USA, Cuba, Jamaica, Virgin Is., Dominica
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Taxonomic references
Misumena bellula Banks, 1896e: 71 (Df).
Misumessus bellulus Banks, 1910: 50.
Misumenops bellulus Petrunkevitch, 1911: 410.
Misumenops bellulus Gertsch, 1939b: 321, f. 46-47, 65 (f, Dm).
Misumenops bellulus Bryant, 1940: 413, pl. 14, f. 188, 191-192 (mf).
Misumenops bellulus Lehtinen & Marusik, 2008: 184, f. 54-59 (mf).
Misumenops bellulus Edwards, 2017: 320, f. 13a-c (mf).

Banks, N. (1896e). New North American spiders and mites. Transactions of the American Entomological Society 23: 57-77. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Banks, N. (1910). Catalogue of Nearctic spiders. Bulletin, United States National Museum 72: 1-80. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Bryant, E. B. (1940). Cuban spiders in the Museum of Comparative Zoology. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 86: 247-532. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Edwards, G. B. (2017). Revision of Misumessus (Thomisidae: Thomisinae: Misumenini), with observations on crab spider terminology. Journal of Arachnology 45(3): 296-323. doi:10.1636/JoA-S-17-025.1 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Gertsch, W. J. (1939b). A revision of the typical crab spiders (Misumeninae) of America north of Mexico. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 76: 277-442. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Lehtinen, P. T. & Marusik, Y. M. (2008). A redefinition of Misumenops F. O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1900 (Araneae, Thomisidae) and review of the New World species. Bulletin of the British Arachnological Society 14(4): 173-198. doi:10.13156/100.014.0406 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Petrunkevitch, A. (1911). A synonymic index-catalogue of spiders of North, Central and South America with all adjacent islands, Greenland, Bermuda, West Indies, Terra del Fuego, Galapagos, etc. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 29: 1-791. download pdf -- Show included taxa

External Resource References

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Edit history
Date Type Reference Detail
2023-01-31 Species distribution update Gertsch, 1939b n/a (Old value)
2022-12-07 Species distribution update n/a (Old value)
2017-12-11 New taxonomic reference entry Edwards, 2017 n/a