Taxon details

Uloborus glomosus (Walckenaer, 1841)

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2022-03-23
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: USA, Canada, Mexico
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Taxonomic references
Epeira glomosus Walckenaer, 1841: 143 (Df).
Phillyra mammeata Hentz, 1850: 25, pl. 3, f. 16 (Df) [].
Phillyra riparia Hentz, 1850: 26, pl. 3, f. 17 (Dm) [].
Uloborus plumipes Emerton, 1888: 454, pl. 11, f. 1 (mf, S of Phillyra riparia, as lapsus ripaira).
Uloborus plumipes McCook, 1894: 274, pl. 27, f. 3-4, pl. 28, f. 6 (mf, S of Phillyra mammeata).
Uloborus plumipes Emerton, 1902: 216, f. 494-497 (mf).
Uloborus glomosus Chamberlin & Ivie, 1944: 34.
Uloborus americanus Kaston, 1948: 515, f. 1956-1958, 1976-1979, 2076-2077 (mf; N.B.: uses dubious specific name of Walckenaer).
Uloborus glomosus Muma & Gertsch, 1964: 22, f. 40-41, 44-45, 66-70 (mf).
Uloborus glomosus Opell, 1979: 501, f. 7-8, 129-130, pl. 7A (mf).
Uloborus glomosus Breene et al., 1993: 52, f. 8A-C (mf).
Uloborus glomosus Paquin & Dupérré, 2003: 239, f. 2698-2700 (mf).
Uloborus glomosus Dondale et al., 2003: 41, f. 31-35 (mf).
Uloborus glomosus Álvarez-Padilla & Hormiga, 2011a: 852, f. 139E, 140D (m).
Uloborus glomosus Jiménez et al., 2015: 327, f. 7f (f).

Álvarez-Padilla, F. & Hormiga, G. (2011a). Morphological and phylogenetic atlas of the orb-weaving spider family Tetragnathidae (Araneae: Araneoidea). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 162(4): 713-879. doi:10.1111/j.1096-3642.2011.00692.x download pdf -- Show included taxa

Breene, R. G., Dean, D. A., Nyffeler, M. & Edwards, G. B. (1993). Biology, Predation Ecology, and Significance of Spiders in Texas Cotton Ecosystems with a Key to Species. Texas Agriculture Experiment Station, College Station, 115 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Chamberlin, R. V. & Ivie, W. (1944). Spiders of the Georgia region of North America. Bulletin of the University of Utah 35(9): 1-267. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Dondale, C. D., Redner, J. H., Paquin, P. & Levi, H. W. (2003). The insects and arachnids of Canada. Part 23. The orb-weaving spiders of Canada and Alaska (Araneae: Uloboridae, Tetragnathidae, Araneidae, Theridiosomatidae). NRC Research Press, Ottawa, 371 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Emerton, J. H. (1888). New England spiders of the family Ciniflonidae. Transactions of the Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences 7: 443-458. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Emerton, J. H. (1902). The common spiders of the United States. Boston, 225 pp. doi:10.5962/bhl.title.5617 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Hentz, N. M. (1850). Descriptions and figures of the araneides of the United States. Boston Journal of Natural History 6: 18-35, 271-295. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Jiménez, M. L., Nieto-Castañeda, I. G., Correa-Ramírez, M. M. & Palacios-Cardiel, C. (2015). Las arañas de los oasis de la región meridional de la península de Baja California, México. Revista Mexicana de Biodiversidad 86: 319-331. doi:10.1016/j.rmb.2015.04.028 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Kaston, B. J. (1948). Spiders of Connecticut. Bulletin of the Connecticut State Geological and Natural History Survey 70: 1-874. download pdf -- Show included taxa

McCook, H. C. (1894). American spiders and their spinningwork. A natural history of the orbweaving spiders of the United States with special regard to their industry and habits. Vol. III. Philadelphia, 285 pp., 30 pls. [for the year see p. 9] doi:10.5962/bhl.title.2681 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Muma, M. H. & Gertsch, W. J. (1964). The spider family Uloboridae in North America north of Mexico. American Museum Novitates 2196: 1-43. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Opell, B. D. (1979). Revision of the genera and tropical American species of the spider family Uloboridae. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 148: 443-549. download pdf 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

Walckenaer, C. A. (1841). Histoire naturelle des Insects. Aptères. Tome deuxième. Roret, Paris, 549 pp., pl. 16-22. [not published in 1837, see pp. 430, 452, 505; plates in second pdf of Walckenaer, 1837] doi:10.5962/bhl.title.61095 download pdf -- Show included taxa

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Edit history
Date Type Reference Detail
2022-03-23 Species synonymy McCook, 1894 Uloborus mammeata synonymized with Uloborus glomosus
2022-03-23 Species synonymy Emerton, 1888 Uloborus riparia synonymized with Uloborus glomosus
2015-12-03 New taxonomic reference entry Jiménez et al., 2015 n/a
2015-12-03 Species distribution update Jiménez et al., 2015 n/a (Old value)