Taxon details

Micrathena lucasi (Keyserling, 1864)

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: - -
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Mexico to Brazil
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Type deposit provide information
  • Syntype: Senckenberg Museum, Frankfurt am Main (SMF), Germany (data base search of type material, 11.01.2019); Micrathena joinvillicola Strand, 1916, 1 f (3985-118); 1 f (4980-118)
Taxonomic references
Acrosoma lucasii Keyserling, 1864: 68, pl. 2, f. 1 (Df).
Acrosoma acuto-spinum Keyserling, 1864: 69, pl. 2, f. 2 (Df).
Acrosoma occidentalis Taczanowski, 1879: 111, pl. 1, f. 28 (Df).
Acrosoma lucasi Keyserling, 1892: 27, pl. 1, f. 24 (f).
Acrosoma acutospina Keyserling, 1892: 26, pl. 1, f. 23 (f).
Acrosoma trapa Gétaz, 1893: 105 (Df).
Micrathena occidentalis Simon, 1895a: 861.
Micrathena acutospina Simon, 1895a: 861.
Micrathena trapa F. O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1904: 539.
Micrathena inaequalis F. O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1904: 535, pl. 50, f. 20 (Df).
Micrathena lucasi Petrunkevitch, 1911: 373.
Micrathena joinvillicola Strand, 1916b: 121 (Df).
Micrathena occidentalis Reimoser, 1917: 112, pl. 6, f. 16 (f).
Micrathena acutospina Chickering, 1960d: 66, f. 1-3 (f).
Micrathena lucasi Chickering, 1960d: 82, f. 63-65 (f).
Micrathena occidentalis Chickering, 1960d: 85, f. 74-75 (f).
Micrathena inaequalis Chickering, 1961a: 427, f. 89-93 (f).
Micrathena lucasi Levi, 1985a: 496, f. 242-251 (f, Dm, S).

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

Chickering, A. M. (1961a). The genus Micrathena (Araneae, Argiopidae) in Central America. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 125: 391-470. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Gétaz, A. (1893). Fauna arachnologica de Costa Rica. Anales del Instituto Fisico-Geografico y del Museo Nacional de Costa-Rica 4: 103-106. 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

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

Reimoser, E. (1917). Die Spinnengattung Micrathena Sundevall. Verhandlungen der Kaiserlich-Königlichen Zoologisch-Botanischen Gesellschaft in Wien 67: 73-160. 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. (1916b). Systematische-faunistische Studien über paläarktische, afrikanische und amerikanische Spinnen des Senckenbergischen Museums. Archiv für Naturgeschichte 81(A9): 1-153. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Taczanowski, L. (1879). Les aranéides du Pérou central (suite). Horae Societatis Entomologicae Rossicae 15: 102-136. download pdf -- Show included taxa

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