Taxon details

Micrathena picta (C. L. Koch, 1836)

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: - -
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Guyana to Paraguay
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  • Holotype: Museu Nacional, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro (MNRJ), Brazil (database excerpt, August 2019); Micrathena conspicuum Mello-Leitão, 1929, (00455); 1 f (destroyed by the fire 2018)
Taxonomic references
Acrosoma pictum C. L. Koch, 1836a: 61, f. 214 (Df).
Plectana picta Walckenaer, 1841: 190.
Micrathena picta Petrunkevitch, 1911: 375.
Chaetacis picta Reimoser, 1917: 157.
Micrathena conspicuum Mello-Leitão, 1929c: 110, f. 21 (Df).
Chaetacis evansi Chickering, 1960a: 469, f. 12-16 (Dm).
Chaetacis rugosa Chickering, 1960a: 471, f. 17-19 (Df).
Chaetacis picta Levi, 1985a: 609, f. 833-843 (f, Sm).
Chaetacis picta Levi, 2002: 551, f. 222-223 (m).

Chickering, A. M. (1960a). New species of Chaetacis (Araneae, Argiopidae) from South America. Annals and Magazine of Natural History (13) 2: 465-475. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Koch, C. L. (1836a). Die Arachniden. C. H. Zeh'sche Buchhandlung, Nürnberg, Dritter Band, pp. 1-104, pl. 73-105 (f. 164-245). [for the correct year of publication see Brignoli, 1985b] doi:10.5962/bhl.title.43744 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

Levi, H. W. (2002). Keys to the genera of araneid orbweavers (Araneae, Araneidae) of the Americas. Journal of Arachnology 30: 527-562. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Mello-Leitão, C. F. de (1929c). Aranhas do Pernambuco, colhidas por D. Bento Pickel. Anais da Academia Brasileira de Ciências 1: 91-112. 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

Reimoser, E. (1917). Die Spinnengattung Micrathena Sundevall. Verhandlungen der Kaiserlich-Königlichen Zoologisch-Botanischen Gesellschaft in Wien 67: 73-160. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Walckenaer, C. A. (1841). Histoire naturelle des Insects. Aptères. Tome deuxième. Roret, Paris, 549 pp., pl. 16-22. [not published in 1837, see pp. 430, 452, 505; plates in second pdf of Walckenaer, 1837] doi:10.5962/bhl.title.61095 download pdf -- Show included taxa

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