Taxon details


Micrathena miles Simon, 1895

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2017-03-19
  • LSID: [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:016595]
  • Distribution: Brazil, Guyana, Peru
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Type deposit provide information
  • It is widely assumend that most of the type material from Simon can be found in the Muséum National d’Histoire Naturelle in Paris, France
  • Syntype: Museu Nacional, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro (MNRJ), Brazil (database excerpt, August 2019); Micrathena cuminamensis Mello-Leitão, 1930, (14085); 2 f (destroyed by the fire 2018)
  • Syntype: Museo Zoologico di Storia Naturale "La Specola", Università degli Studi di Firenze (MZUF), Florence, Italy; 2j (082) of Micrathena miles nigra (Berdondini & Whitman, 2003)
Taxonomic references
Micrathena miles Simon, 1895a: 852, f. 907 (Df).
Micrathena miles Simon, 1897b: 468 (Df).
Micrathena cuminamensis Mello-Leitão, 1930b: 62, f. 16 (Df).
Micrathena miles nigra Caporiacco, 1948a: 667 (Dj).
Micrathena miles Levi, 1985a: 482, f. 164-168 (f, S).
Micrathena miles Magalhães et al., 2017: 28, f. 1A-B, 3-5, 12A-C (Dm).
References

Caporiacco, L. di (1948a). Arachnida of British Guiana collected in 1931 and 1936 by Professors Beccari and Romiti. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 118(3): 607-747. doi:10.1111/j.1096-3642.1948.tb00402.x 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

Magalhaes, I. L. F., Martins, P. H., Nogueira, A. A. & Santos, A. J. (2017). Finding hot singles: matching males to females in dimorphic spiders (Araneidae: Micrathena) using phylogenetic placement and DNA barcoding. Invertebrate Systematics 31(1): 8-36. doi:10.1071/IS15062 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Mello-Leitão, C. F. de (1930b). Aranhas do Cuminá. Arquivos do Museu Nacional do Rio de Janeiro 32: 51-75. 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

Simon, E. (1897b). Etudes arachnologiques. 27e Mémoire. XLII. Descriptions d'espèces nouvelles de l'ordre des Araneae. Annales de la Société Entomologique de France 65: 465-510. download pdf -- Show included taxa

External Resource References

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GBIF.org (2019). GBIF Home Page (via GBIF API). Available from: https://www.gbif.org [1 September 2019]

Edit history
Date Type Reference Detail
2017-03-19 First description of male Magalhães et al., 2017 n/a (Old value)
2017-03-19 New taxonomic reference entry Magalhães et al., 2017 n/a