Taxon details

Metazygia zilloides (Banks, 1898)

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2016-05-13
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: USA, Caribbean to Honduras
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Taxonomic references
Epeira zilloides Banks, 1898b: 255, pl. 15, f. 2 (Dmf).
Aranea dilitata F. O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1904: 513, pl. 49, f. 9 (Dm).
Aranea zilloides F. O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1904: 519.
Araneus dilitatus Petrunkevitch, 1911: 290.
Araneus zilloides Petrunkevitch, 1911: 326.
Metazygia albonigra Bryant, 1940: 339, f. 107-109, 111 (Tmf from Larinia, misidentified).
Araneus pallidulus Kraus, 1955b: 24, f. 66 (f, misidentified).
Metazygia zilloides Levi, 1977a: 92, f. 104-111 (Tmf from Araneus, S).
Metazygia zilloides Levi, 1995a: 86, f. 39-47 (mf).
Metazygia zilloides Martinez et al., 2014: 153, f. 1-4 (mf).

Banks, N. (1898b). Arachnida from Baja California and other parts of Mexico. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences (3) 1: 205-309. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Bryant, E. B. (1940). Cuban spiders in the Museum of Comparative Zoology. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 86: 247-532. 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. (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

Martinez, M. J., Moore, K., Oberle, H. & Vincent, L. S. (2014). A new record of a Neotropical spider, Metazygia zilloides (Banks, 1898) (Araneae: Araneidae), recently established in southern California. Pan-Pacific Entomologist 90(3): 153-156. doi:10.3956/2014-90.3.153 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. [for the exact dates see Lyal, 2011] download pdf -- Show included taxa

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Date Type Reference Detail
2016-05-13 New taxonomic reference entry Martinez et al., 2014 n/a