Taxon details


Metazygia wittfeldae (McCook, 1894)

  • Rank: Species (Genus type)
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: - -
  • LSID: [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:016490]
  • Distribution: USA to Costa Rica
Taxonomic references
Epeira wittfeldae McCook, 1894: 168, pl. 7, f. 6-7 (Dmf).
Metazygia wittfeldae F. O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1904: 501, pl. 47, f. 22-23 (mf).
Araneus wittfeldae Petrunkevitch, 1911: 325.
Metazygia wittfeldae Levi, 1977a: 92, f. 90-103 (mf).
Metazygia wittfeldae Coddington, 1990: 14, f. 62 (m).
Metazygia wittfeldae Breene et al., 1993: 106, f. 162A-C (mf).
Metazygia wittfeldae Levi, 1995a: 81, f. 1-7 (mf).
Metazygia wittfeldae Scharff & Coddington, 1997: 375, f. 19 (m).
Metazygia wittfeldae Levi, 2002: 545, f. 158-161, 212 (mf).
References

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

Coddington, J. A. (1990). Ontogeny and homology in the male palpus of orb-weaving spiders and their relatives, with comments on phylogeny (Araneoclada: Araneoidea, Deinopoidea). Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology 496: 1-52. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Levi, H. W. (1977a). The American orb-weaver genera Cyclosa, Metazygia and Eustala north of Mexico (Araneae, Araneidae). Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 148: 61-127. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Levi, H. W. (1995a). The Neotropical orb-weaver genus Metazygia (Araneae: Araneidae). Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 154: 63-151. 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

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

Petrunkevitch, A. (1911). A synonymic index-catalogue of spiders of North, Central and South America with all adjacent islands, Greenland, Bermuda, West Indies, Terra del Fuego, Galapagos, etc. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 29: 1-791. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Pickard-Cambridge, F. O. (1904). Arachnida - Araneida and Opiliones. In: Biologia Centrali-Americana, Zoology. London 2, 465-560. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Scharff, N. & Coddington, J. A. (1997). A phylogenetic analysis of the orb-weaving spider family Araneidae (Arachnida, Araneae). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 120: 355-434. download pdf -- Show included taxa

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