Taxon details


Mecynogea lemniscata (Walckenaer, 1841)

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2018-05-01
  • LSID: [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:016398]
  • Distribution: USA to Argentina
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Type deposit provide information
  • Holotype: Senckenberg Museum, Frankfurt am Main (SMF), Germany (data base search of type material, 11.01.2019); Allepeira affinitata Kraus, 1955, 1 m (holotype), 1 f (paratype) (8511-117)
  • Holotype: Naturhistorisches Museum, Basel (NMB), Switzerland (database search of type material, 08.04.2019); Gea wiedenmeyeri Schenkel, 1953, 1 f (NMB-ARAN-01787 a)
  • Paratype: Senckenberg Museum, Frankfurt am Main (SMF), Germany (data base search of type material, 11.01.2019); Allepeira affinitata Kraus, 1955, 1 j (f) (8487-117)
Taxonomic references
Linyphia lemniscata Walckenaer, 1841: 263 (Df).
Linyphia conferta Hentz, 1850: 30, pl. 4, f. 7 (Df).
Epeira basilica McCook, 1878a: 133, f. 1-3 (Df).
Argiope trivittata O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1889d: 51, pl. 4, f. 5-6 (Dmf).
Argiope basilica Marx, 1890: 541.
Hentzia basilica McCook, 1894: 244, pl. 14, f. 2, pl. 23, f. 8 (f).
Cyrtophora basilica Simon, 1895a: 771.
Hentzia trivittata F. O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1904: 523, pl. 51, f. 12-13 (mf).
Allepeira basilica Banks, Newport & Bird, 1932: 23.
Allepeira conferta Archer, 1940: 24 (Tf from Linyphia, S).
Allepeira lemniscata Chamberlin & Ivie, 1944: 93 (Tf from Linyphia, S).
Allepeira lemniscata Exline, 1949: 311, f. 1-13 (mf).
Gea wiedenmeyeri Schenkel, 1953a: 17, f. 15a-b (Df).
Allepeira affinitata Kraus, 1955b: 26, f. 54-56 (Dmf).
Allepeira lemniscata Wiehle, 1967b: 195, f. 53 (f).
Mecynogea lemniscata Levi, 1980a: 13, f. 1-15 (mf, S).
Mecynogea affinitata Brignoli, 1983c: 274.
Mecynogea lemniscata Roth, 1985: B6-4, f. 19-20, 78-79 (mf).
Mecynogea lemniscata Breene et al., 1993: 105, f. 158A-C (mf).
Mecynogea lemniscata Levi, 1997: 228, f. 40-54 (mf, S).
Mecynogea lemniscata Levi, 2002: 553, f. 239-240 (m).
Mecynogea lemniscata Martins & Santos, 2018: 440, f. 14C-D (m).
References

Archer, A. F. (1940). The Argiopidae or orb-weaving spiders of Alabama. Museum Paper, Geological Survey of Alabama 14: 1-77. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Banks, N., Newport, N. M. & Bird, R. D. (1932). Oklahoma spiders. Publications of the Oklahoma Biological Survey 4(1): 7-49. 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

Brignoli, P. M. (1983c). A catalogue of the Araneae described between 1940 and 1981. Manchester University Press, 755 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

Exline, H. (1949). Morphology, habits, and systematic position of Allepeira lemniscata (Walckenaer) (Araneida: Argiopidae, Allepeirinae). Annals of the Entomological Society of America 41: 309-325. 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

Kraus, O. (1955b). Spinnen aus El Salvador (Arachnoidea, Araneae). Abhandlungen der Senckenbergischen Naturforschenden Gesellschaft 493: 1-112. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Levi, H. W. (1980a). The orb-weaver genus Mecynogea, the subfamily Metinae and the genera Pachygnatha, Glenognatha and Azilia of the subfamily Tetragnathinae north of Mexico (Araneae: Araneidae). Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 149: 1-74. 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

Levi, H. W. (2002). Keys to the genera of araneid orbweavers (Araneae, Araneidae) of the Americas. Journal of Arachnology 30: 527-562. 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

Marx, G. (1890). Catalogue of the described Araneae of temperate North America. Proceedings of the United States National Museum 12: 497-594. download pdf -- Show included taxa

McCook, H. C. (1878a). The basilica spider and her snare. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 30: 124-135. download pdf -- Show included taxa

McCook, H. C. (1894). American spiders and their spinningwork. Philadelphia 3, 1-285. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Pickard-Cambridge, O. (1889d). Arachnida. Araneida. In: Biologia Centrali-Americana, Zoology. London 1, 1-56, pl. 1-8. [for the exact dates see Lyal, 2011] download pdf -- Show included taxa

Pickard-Cambridge, F. O. (1904). Arachnida - Araneida and Opiliones. In: Biologia Centrali-Americana, Zoology. London 2, 465-560. [for the exact dates see Lyal, 2011] download pdf -- Show included taxa

Roth, V. D. (1985). Spider genera of North America. American Arachnological Society, Gainesville. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Schenkel, E. (1953a). Bericht über einige Spinnentiere aus Venezuela. Verhandlungen der Naturforschenden Gesellschaft in Basel 64: 1-57. 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

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

Wiehle, H. (1967b). Meta,-eine semientelegyne Gattung der Araneae (Arach.). Senckenbergiana Biologica 48: 183-196. download pdf -- Show included taxa

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2018-05-01 New taxonomic reference entry Martins & Santos, 2018 n/a