Taxon details

Micrathena schreibersi (Perty, 1833)

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: - -
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Nicaragua to Brazil
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Type deposit provide information
  • Holotype: Naturhistorisches Museum, Basel (NMB), Switzerland (database search of type material, 08.04.2019); Micrathena lesserti Mello-Leitão, 1939, 1 f (NMB-ARAN-01164 a)
Taxonomic references
Acrosoma schreibersii Perty, 1833: 194, pl. 38, f. 9 (Df).
Acrosoma spinosum C. L. Koch, 1836a: 56, f. 210 (Df).
Plectana macrocantha Walckenaer, 1841: 183 (Df).
Plectana duplicata Walckenaer, 1841: 194 (Df).
Plectana vespoides Walckenaer, 1841: 196 (Df).
Acrosoma macrocantha Taczanowski, 1873: 269.
Acrosoma tenuis Taczanowski, 1873: 276, pl. 6, f. 27 (Df).
Acrosoma subtilis Taczanowski, 1873: 279, pl. 6, f. 29 (Df).
Acrosoma myrmeciaeformis Taczanowski, 1873: 280, pl. 6, f. 30 (Df).
Acrosoma macracanthum Butler, 1873b: 420.
Acrosoma vespoides Butler, 1873b: 422.
Acrosoma duplicatum Butler, 1873b: 426.
Micrathena schreibersi Simon, 1895a: 848, f. 895 (f).
Micrathena tenuis Simon, 1895a: 860.
Micrathena subtilis Simon, 1895a: 861.
Ildibaha myrmeciaeformis Simon, 1895a: 862.
Micrathena schreibersi F. O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1904: 536, pl. 51, f. 19 (f).
Micrathena duplicata Petrunkevitch, 1911: 369.
Micrathena vespoides Petrunkevitch, 1911: 380.
Micrathena schreibersi Reimoser, 1917: 137, pl. 9, f. 27 (f).
Micrathena coleophora Chamberlin & Ivie, 1936a: 56, pl. 16, f. 136 (Dm).
Micrathena lesserti Mello-Leitão, 1939e: 69, f. 48-50 (Df).
Ildibaha subtilis Mello-Leitão, 1949: 8 (Tf from Micrathena).
Micrathena schreibersi Chickering, 1961: 452, f. 157-168 (f, Sm).
Micrathena schreibersi Levi, 1985a: 554, f. 9, 564-572 (mf, S).
Micrathena schreibersi Dierkens, 2011d: 101, f. 10, 25, 34, 35, 43 (m).
Micrathena schreibersi Magalhães & Santos, 2012: 34, f. 36, 38 (mf).

Butler, A. G. (1873b). A list of the spiders of the genus Acrosoma. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 41(2): 420-429. doi:10.1111/j.1469-7998.1873.tb00505.x download pdf -- Show included taxa

Chamberlin, R. V. & Ivie, W. (1936a). New spiders from Mexico and Panama. Bulletin of the University of Utah 27(5): 1-103. download pdf -- Show included taxa

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

Dierkens, M. (2011d). Contribution à l'étude des Araneidae de la Guyane française 1: Gasteracanthinae. Cahiers Musée des Confluences - Études scientifiques 2: 99-108. 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

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

Mello-Leitão, C. F. de (1939e). Araignées américaines du Musee d'histoire naturelle de Bâle. Revue Suisse de Zoologie 46: 43-93. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Mello-Leitão, C. F. de (1949). Aranhas da Foz do Koluene. Boletim do Museu Nacional do Rio de Janeiro (N.S., Zool.) 92: 1-19, 14 pls. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Perty, M. (1833). Arachnides Brasilienses. In: de Spix, J. B. & Martius, F. P. (eds.) Delectus animalium articulatorum quae in itinere per Braziliam ann. 1817 et 1820 colligerunt. Monachii (Munich/München), pp. 191-209, pls. 38-39. 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. 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

Taczanowski, L. (1873). Les aranéides de la Guyane française. Horae Societatis Entomologicae Rossicae 9: 113-150, 261-286. [pdf includes Taczanowski, 1872] 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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