Taxon details

Kapogea sellata (Simon, 1895)

  • Rank: Species (Genus type)
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2018-05-01
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Greater Antilles, Costa Rica to Argentina
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Type deposit provide information
  • It is widely assumend that most of the type material from Simon can be found in the Muséum National d’Histoire Naturelle in Paris, France
Taxonomic references
Cyrtophora sellata Simon, 1895g: 155 (Df).
Araneus rugosus Franganillo, 1936c: 75, f. 33 (Df; preoccupied by Badcock, 1932).
Cyrtophora sellata Blanke, 1976b: 125, f. 1a-c, 2a-e (f, Dm).
Araneus franganilloides Brignoli, 1983c: 262 (replacement name for A. rugosus Franganillo).
Kapogea sellata Levi, 1997: 243, f. 107-122 (Tmf from Cyrtophora, S).
Kapogea sellata Víquez, 2007: 388, f. 5c-d (f).
Kapogea sellata Martins & Santos, 2018: 451, f. 15C-D (m).

Blanke, R. (1976b). Über das bisher unbekannte Männchen von Cyrtophora sellata Simon (Araneae, Araneidae). Beiträge zur Naturkundlichen Forschung in Südwestdeutschland 35: 125-127. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Brignoli, P. M. (1983c). A catalogue of the Araneae described between 1940 and 1981. Manchester University Press, 755 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Franganillo B., P. (1936c). Los arácnidos de Cuba hasta 1936. Cultural, La Habana, 183 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Levi, H. W. (1997). The American orb weavers of the genera Mecynogea, Manogea, Kapogea and Cyrtophora (Araneae: Araneidae). Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 155: 215-255. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Martins, P. H. & Santos, A. J. (2018). Morphology and taxonomy of the orb-weaving spider genus Mecynogea, and a peculiar species of Argiope (Araneae, Araneidae). Zootaxa 4415(3): 423-451. doi:10.11646/zootaxa.4415.3.2 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Simon, E. (1895g). Etudes arachnologiques. 26e. XLI. Descriptions d'espèces et de genres nouveaux de l'ordre des Araneae. Annales de la Société Entomologique de France 64: 131-160. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Víquez, C. (2007). First record of Cyrtophora citricola (Forskål) from Costa Rica, with notes on some related species (Araneae: Araneidae). Boletín de la Sociedad Entomologica Aragonesa 40: 385-388. download pdf -- Show included taxa

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Date Type Reference Detail
2018-05-01 New taxonomic reference entry Martins & Santos, 2018 n/a