Taxon details

Kryptochroma quinquetuberculata (Taczanowski, 1872)

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2021-11-11
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Colombia, French Guiana, Brazil
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Type deposit provide information
  • Holotype: Museum and Institute of Zoology (MIZ), Polish Academy of Science (PAN), Warsaw, Poland; m (lost) (Machado et al., 2021)
  • Holotype: Muséum national d'histoire naturelle (MNHN), Paris, France; f (17126) of Stephanopis acanthogastra; N.B.: f in the original description, Machado et al., 2021 state it to be m (Machado et al., 2021)
  • Neotype: British Museum of Natural History (BMNH)/Natural History Museum (NHMUK), London, UK; m (1890.7.1.3479) (Machado et al., 2021)
Taxonomic references
Thomisus quinquetuberculatus Taczanowski, 1872: 100 (Dm).
Stephanopis quinquetuberculata Keyserling, 1880: 171, pl. 3, f. 94 (m).
Tobias quinquetuberculatus Simon, 1895a: 1053.
Stephanopis acanthogastra Mello-Leitão, 1929d: 53, f. 135 (Df) [].
Stephanopis quinquetuberculata Mello-Leitão, 1929d: 62.
Stephanopis quinquetuberculata Machado, Teixeira & Lise, 2017: 454, f. S4D, S5B, S7E, S10C, S11D, S13E, S14D (m, Df).
Kryptochroma quinquetuberculata Machado et al., 2021: 51, f. 14A-H, 19C (m, T from Stephanopis, S of Stephanopis acanthogastra).

Keyserling, E. (1880). Die Spinnen Amerikas. Laterigradae. [Erster Band]. Bauer & Raspe, Nürnberg, 283 pp., pl. 1-8. doi:10.5962/bhl.title.64832 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Machado, M., Teixeira, R. A. & Lise, A. A. (2017). Cladistic analysis supports the monophyly of the Neotropical crab spider genus Epicadus and its senior synonymy over Tobias (Araneae: Thomisidae). Invertebrate Systematics 31(4): 442-455 & Supplement. doi:10.1071/IS16074 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Machado, M., Viecelli, R., Guzati, C., Grismado, C. J. & Teixeira, R. A. (2021). Kryptochroma: a new genus of bark-dwelling crab spiders (Araneae, Thomisidae). European Journal of Taxonomy 778: 26-70, 136-137. [incl. Corrigendum 10.5852/ejt.2021.778.1573] doi:10.5852/ejt.2021.778.1565 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Mello-Leitão, C. F. de (1929d). Aphantochilidas e Thomisidas do Brasil. Arquivos do Museu Nacional do Rio de Janeiro 31: 9-359. 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

Taczanowski, L. (1872). Les aranéides de la Guyane française. Horae Societatis Entomologicae Rossicae 9: 64-112, pl. 3-4. [pdf includes Taczanowski, 1873] download pdf -- Show included taxa

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Edit history
Date Type Reference Detail
2021-11-11 Species synonymy Machado et al., 2021 Kryptochroma acanthogastra synonymized with Kryptochroma quinquetuberculata
2021-11-11 New taxonomic reference entry Machado et al., 2021 n/a
2021-11-11 Species transferred to new genus Machado et al., 2021 Species transferred from Stephanopis to Kryptochroma
2017-06-27 New taxonomic reference entry Machado, Teixeira & Lise, 2017 n/a
2017-06-27 First description of female Machado, Teixeira & Lise, 2017 n/a (Old value)