Taxon details

Micrathena bicolor (Keyserling, 1864)

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: f
  • Last updated: 2017-03-19
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Colombia, Peru
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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); Micrathena caucaensis Strand, 1908, 1 f (3986-118)
Taxonomic references
Acrosoma bicolor Keyserling, 1864: 73, pl. 2, f. 6 (Df).
Acrosoma bicolor Keyserling, 1892: 20, pl. 1, f. 16 (f).
Micrathena bicolor Simon, 1895a: 861.
Micrathena caucaensis Strand, 1908c: 4 (Df).
Micrathena bicolor Chickering, 1960d: 67, f. 4-7 (f).
Micrathena bicolor Levi, 1985a: 534, f. 448-452 (f), [m misidentified after Magalhaes et al., 2017: 26, see M. yanomami]..

Chickering, A. M. (1960d). Six new species of Micrathena (Araneae, Argiopidae) from South America with notes on known species. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 135: 65-89. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Keyserling, E. (1864). Beschreibungen neuer und wenig bekannter Arten aus der Familie Orbitelae Latr. oder Epeiridae Sund. Sitzungs-Berichte der naturwissenschaftlichen Gesellschaft Isis in Dresden 1863: 63-98, 119-154, pl. 1-7. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Keyserling, E. (1892). Die Spinnen Amerikas. Epeiridae. Bauer & Raspe, Nürnberg 4, 1-208. doi:10.5962/bhl.title.64832 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Levi, H. W. (1985a). The spiny orb-weaver genera Micrathena and Chaetacis (Araneae: Araneidae). Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 150: 429-618. 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

Strand, E. (1908c). Diagnosen neuer aussereuropäischer Argiopiden. Zoologischer Anzeiger 33: 1-4. download pdf -- Show included taxa

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Date Type Reference Detail
2017-03-19 Taxonomic reference update n/a (Old value)