Taxon details

Micrathena forcipata (Thorell, 1859)

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: - -
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Mexico, Cuba, Hispaniola
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Taxonomic references
Acrosoma forcipatum Thorell, 1859: 300 (Df).
Acrosoma flavo-maculatum Keyserling, 1864: 77, pl. 2, f. 10 (Df).
Acrosoma flavo-maculatum Keyserling, 1892: 24, pl. 1, f. 21 (f).
Micrathena flavomaculata Simon, 1895a: 852, f. 909 (f).
Micrathena forcipata Petrunkevitch, 1911: 370.
Micrathena cylindracea Franganillo, 1930: 32 (Df).
Micrathena forcipata Bryant, 1940: 372, f. 149, 151 (removed f from S of M. sexspinosa, S; not m, = M. cubana).
Micrathena bryantae Chickering, 1964a: 254, f. 1-3 (Dm).
Micrathena forcipata Chickering, 1964a: 257, f. 11-15 (f only, S).
Micrathena forcipata Levi, 1985a: 594, f. 761-769 (f, Sm).

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

Chickering, A. M. (1964a). The genus Micrathena (Araneae, Araneidae) in the West Indies. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 131: 251-281. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Franganillo B., P. (1930). Arácnidos de Cuba: Mas arácnidos nuevos de la Isla de Cuba. Memorias del Instituto Nacional de Investigaciones Cientificas 1: 47-99. [reprinted separately, pp. 1-55; only reprint seen and cited] 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

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

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

Thorell, T. (1859). Nya exotiska Epeirider. Öfversigt af Kongliga Vetenskaps-Akademiens Förhandlingar 16: 299-304. download pdf -- Show included taxa

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