Taxon details

Modysticus modestus (Scheffer, 1904)

  • Rank: Species (Genus type)
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: - -
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: USA
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  • Holotype: Ohio State University Museum of Biological Diversity, Columbus, OH, USA; m of Oxyptila marshalli (Bradley, 2002)
Taxonomic references
Xysticus modestus Scheffer, 1904b: 257, pl. 17, f. 1 (Df).
Ozyptila modesta Banks, 1910: 49 (T from Xysticus).
Oxyptila beaufortensis Strand, 1916b: 124 (Dm).
Oxyptila marshalli Barrows, 1919b: 357, pl. 15, f. 2 (Dm).
Ozyptila marshalli Bryant, 1930b: 382, f. 8, 10 (m).
Ozyptila modesta Bryant, 1930b: 383, f. 20 (f, not m).
Ozyptila modesta Gertsch, 1939b: 340, f. 104-105, 127-128 (f, Dm).
Oxyptila modesta Gertsch, 1953: 464, f. 82 (mf).
Oxyptila modesta Levi & Field, 1954: 461, f. 82, 90 (mf).
Ozyptila modesta Dondale & Redner, 1975a: 142, f. 7-8, 50-52 (mf).
Modysticus modestus Marusik, Lehtinen & Kovblyuk, 2005: 153 (T from Ozyptila).

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

Barrows, W. M. (1919b). New spiders from Ohio. Ohio Journal of Science 19: 355-360. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Bryant, E. B. (1930b). A revision of the Americcan species of the genus Ozyptila. Psyche 37(4): 373-391. doi:10.1155/1930/82930 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Dondale, C. D. & Redner, J. H. (1975a). The genus Ozyptila in North America (Araneida, Thomisidae). Journal of Arachnology 2: 129-181. 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

Gertsch, W. J. (1953). The spider genera Xysticus, Coriarachne and Oxyptila (Thomisidae, Misumeninae) in North America. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 102: 415-482. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Levi, H. W. & Field, H. M. (1954). The spiders of Wisconsin. American Midland Naturalist 51: 440-467. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Marusik, Y. M., Lehtinen, P. T. & Kovblyuk, M. M. (2005). Cozyptila, a new genus of crab spiders (Aranei: Thomisidae: Thomisinae: Coriarachnini) from the western Palaearctic. Arthropoda Selecta 13(3, 2004): 151-163 & Erratum 14(1): 18. [publ. Mar. 15, 2005; Erratum Jul. 20, 2005] download pdf -- Show included taxa

Scheffer, T. H. (1904b). Four new spiders from Kansas. Entomological News 15: 257-260. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Strand, E. (1916b). Systematische-faunistische Studien über paläarktische, afrikanische und amerikanische Spinnen des Senckenbergischen Museums. Archiv für Naturgeschichte 81(A9): 1-153. download pdf -- Show included taxa

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