Taxon details

Micrathena nigrichelis Strand, 1908

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: - -
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Brazil, Paraguay, Uruguay, Argentina
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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 fissispina nigrichelis Strand, 1908, 1 f (3987-118)
  • Syntype: Museum für Naturkunde, Berlin (ZMB), Germany (database export of type material, March 2019); Micrathena henseli Reimoser, 1917, (25932–36)
Taxonomic references
Micrathena fissispina nigrichelis Strand, 1908c: 4 (Df).
Micrathena henseli Reimoser, 1917: 121, pl. 7, f. 19 (Df).
Micrathena henseli Camargo, 1950a: 450, f. 1a-c, 2a-f (Dm).
Micrathena henseli Chickering, 1960d: 79, f. 52-57 (mf).
Micrathena nigrichelis Levi, 1985a: 455, f. 1-2, 6, 53-60 (f, Sm, elevated from subspecies).
Micrathena nigrichelis Magalhães & Santos, 2012: 33, f. 20-21 (mf).

Camargo, H. F. de A. (1950a). Descrição de dois alótipos e algumas anotações morfológicas sobre aranhas brasileiras (Arachnida-Araneae [Dysderidae, Argiopidae, Selenopidae e Clubionidae]}. Arquivos de Zoologia do Estado de Sao Paulo 7: 445-464. download pdf -- Show included taxa

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

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. & Santos, A. J. (2012). Phylogenetic analysis of Micrathena and Chaetacis spiders (Araneae: Araneidae) reveals multiple origins of extreme sexual size dimorphism and long abdominal spines. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 166: 14-53. 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

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

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