Taxon details

Micrathena ruschii (Mello-Leitão, 1945)

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2020-07-01
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Brazil
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Taxonomic references
Acrosoma ruschii Mello-Leitão, 1945a: 266, f. 7-9 (Df).
Micrathena ruschi Brignoli, 1983c: 249.
Micrathena cicuta Gonzaga & Santos, 2004: 332, f. 1-4 (Df) [].
Micrathena ruschii Magalhães & Santos, 2011b: 46, f. 17-19 (removed f from S of M. triangularis, contra Levi, 1985: 512, Dm, S).
Micrathena ruschii da Silva de Alvarenga et al., 2020: 155, f. 2A-D, 3A-D, 4A, 5A-F (m).

Alvarenga, A. da Silva de, Magalhaes, I. L. F., Fonseca, R. Nunes da & Pérez-González, A. (2020). Rectifying the identities of the males of two Micrathena species (Araneae: Araneidae), with report of the first case of intersexuality in the genus. Zootaxa 4808(1): 151-164. doi:10.11646/zootaxa.4808.1.9 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Brignoli, P. M. (1983c). A catalogue of the Araneae described between 1940 and 1981. Manchester University Press, 755 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Gonzaga, M. O. & Santos, A. J. (2004). A new species and a new synonymy in the spiny orb-weaver spider genus Micrathena (Araneae, Araneidae). Journal of Arachnology 32: 332-335. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Magalhaes, I. L. F. & Santos, A. J. (2011b). Two new species and taxonomic notes on the Neotropical spiny orb-weaving spiders Micrathena and Chaetacis (Araneae: Araneidae), with remaks on the development of Micrathena excavata. Zootaxa 2983: 39-56. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Mello-Leitão, C. F. de (1945a). Tres novas especies de Gasteracanthinae e notas sôbre a subfamília. Anais da Academia Brasileira de Ciências 17: 261-267. download pdf -- Show included taxa

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2020-07-01 New taxonomic reference entry da Silva de Alvarenga et al., 2020 n/a