Taxon details

Xysticus obscurus Collett, 1877

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2018-07-28
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: North America, Europe, Russia (Europe to Far East)
Type deposit: provide information
Taxonomic references
Xysticus obscurus Collett, 1877: 9 (Dm).
Xysticus austerus L. Koch, 1879c: 99, pl. 3, f. 12 (Df).
Xysticus austerus Kulczyński, 1908b: 52, pl. 2, f. 65 (m).
Xysticus austerus Kulczyński, 1916: 22, pl. 1, f. 25 (f).
Xysticus obscurus Tullgren, 1944: 84, f. 33b, pl. 10, f. 153-155 (m, Df).
Xysticus obscurus Palmgren, 1950: 16, f. 1, 4, 7 (mf).
Xysticus obscurus Turnbull, Dondale & Redner, 1965: 1250, f. 43, 46, 125, 128, 174 (mf).
Xysticus obscurus Buchar, 1967b: 83, f. 2A (f).
Xysticus obscurus Utochkin, 1968: 9, f. 38-40 (mf).
Xysticus austerus Utochkin, 1968: 10, 14 (not a senior synonym of X. excellens).
Xysticus obscurus Vilbaste, 1969: 66, f. 55A-B, 56A-B (mf).
Xysticus obscurus Miller, 1971: 119, pl. LXII, f. 17-18 (mf).
Xysticus obscurus Holm, 1973: 106 (S).
Xysticus obscurus Dondale & Redner, 1978b: 207, f. 625-630 (mf).
Xysticus obscurus Ono, 1981b: 70, f. 3-4 (mf).
Xysticus obscurus Izmailova, 1989: 147, f. 144 (f).
Xysticus obscurus Thaler & Knoflach, 1995b: 145, f. 1-3, 6, 8, 10-13, 15-16 (mf).
Xysticus obscurus Logunov & Marusik, 1998: 106, f. 5-6, 11-12 (mf).
Xysticus obscurus Paquin & Dupérré, 2003: 235, f. 2658-2661 (mf).
Xysticus obscurus Almquist, 2006: 514, f. 433a-e (mf).

Almquist, S. (2006). Swedish Araneae, part 2 – families Dictynidae to Salticidae. Insect Systematics & Evolution, Supplement 63: 285-601. download pdf download pdf -- Show included taxa

Buchar, J. (1967b). Die Spinnenfauna der Pančická louka und der nahen Umgebung. Opera Corcontica 4: 79-93. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Collett, R. (1877). Oversigt af Norges Araneider. II. Laterigradae, Orbitelariae. Forhandlinger i Videnskab-Selskabets i Christiania 1876(2): 1-27. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Dondale, C. D. & Redner, J. H. (1978b). The insects and arachnids of Canada, Part 5. The crab spiders of Canada and Alaska, Araneae: Philodromidae and Thomisidae. Research Branch Agriculture Canada Publication 1663: 1-255. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Holm, Å. (1973). On the spiders collected during the Swedish expeditions to Novaya Zemlya and Yenisey in 1875 and 1876. Zoologica Scripta 2(2-3): 71-110. doi:10.1111/j.1463-6409.1974.tb00741.x download pdf -- Show included taxa

Izmailova, M. V. (1989). [Fauna of Spiders of South Part of Eastern Siberia]. Irkutsk State University Publishing, 184 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Koch, L. (1879c). Arachniden aus Sibirien und Novaja Semlja, eingesammelt von der schwedischen Expedition im Jahre 1875. Kongliga Svenska Vetenskaps-Akademiens Handlingar 16(5): 1-136. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Kulczyński, W. (1908b). Araneae et Oribatidae. Expeditionum rossicarum in insulas Novo-Sibiricas annis 1885-1886 et 1900-1903 susceptarum. Zapiski Imperatorskoi Akademy Naouk St. Petersburg (8) 18(7): 1-97. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Kulczyński, W. (1916). Araneae Sibiriae occidentalis arcticae. Mémoires de l'Académie Impériale des Sciences de Petrograd (8) 28(11): 1-44. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Logunov, D. V. & Marusik, Y. M. (1998). A new species of the genus Xysticus from the mountains of south Siberia and Mongolia (Araneae, Thomisidae). Bulletin of the British Arachnological Society 11: 103-106. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Miller, F. (1971). Pavouci-Araneida. Klíč zvířeny ČSSR 4: 51-306. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Ono, H. (1981b). The distribution and phylogeny of the Japanese crab-spider Xysticus ephippiatus Simon, 1880 (Araneae: Thomisidae). Kishidaia 47: 69-75. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Palmgren, P. (1950). Die Spinnenfauna Finnlands und Ostfennoskandiens. III. Xysticidae und Philodromidae. Acta Zoologica Fennica 62: 1-43. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Paquin, P. & Dupérré, N. (2003). Guide d'identification des araignées de Québec. Fabreries, Supplement 11: 1-251. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Thaler, K. & Knoflach, B. (1995b). Xysticus obscurus Collett - eine arktoalpine Krabbenspinne neu für Österreich (Arachnida, Araneida: Thomisidae). Berichte des Naturwissenschaftlich-Medizinischen Vereins in Innsbruck 82: 145-152. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Tullgren, A. (1944). Svensk Spindelfauna. 3. Araneae (Salticidae, Thomisidae, Philodromidae och Eusparassidae). Entomologiska Föreningen, Stockholm, 138 pp., pl. 1-18. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Turnbull, A. L., Dondale, C. D. & Redner, J. H. (1965). The spider genus Xysticus C. L. Koch (Araneae: Thomisidae) in Canada. The Canadian Entomologist 97: 1233-1280. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Utochkin, A. S. (1968). Pauki roda Xysticus faunii SSSR (Opredelitel'). Ed. Univ. Perm, 73 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Vilbaste, A. (1969). Eesti Ämblikud I. Krabiämbliklased (Xysticidae), Jooksikämbliklased (Philodromidae) ja Hüpikämbliklased (Salticidae). Zooloogia ja Botaanika Instituut, Tallinn, pp. 1-224. download pdf -- Show included taxa

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2015-08-04 New taxonomic reference entry Palmgren, 1950 n/a