Taxon details

Micrathena triangularispinosa (De Geer, 1778)

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2017-03-19
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Trinidad to Bolivia
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Type deposit provide information
  • Syntype: Museum für Naturkunde, Berlin (ZMB), Germany (database export of type material, March 2019); Micrathena dahli Reimoser, 1917, (25929)
Taxonomic references
Aranea triangularispinosa De Geer, 1778: 321, pl. 39, f. 9-10 (Df).
Acrosoma rufa Taczanowski, 1873: 265, pl. 5, f. 20 (Df).
Acrosoma acutoides Taczanowski, 1879: 114, pl. 1, f. 31 (Df).
Micrathena acutoides Simon, 1895a: 861.
Micrathena mathani Simon, 1897b: 468 (Df).
Micrathena rufa Petrunkevitch, 1911: 377.
Micrathena dahli Reimoser, 1917: 150, pl. 9, f. 32 (Df).
Micrathena perlata Chickering, 1960c: 3, f. 7-8 (m, misidentified).
Micrathena munsonae Archer, 1971: 158, f. 8 (Df).
Micrathena triangularispinosa Levi, 1985a: 537, f. 471, 473-479 (f removed from S of M. spinosa, m was previously mismatched with M. perlata, S) [f. 472 (f) misidentified after Magalhaes et al., 2017: 21, see M. beta].

Archer, A. F. (1971). Especies nuevas de argiopidos peruanos. Revista Peruana de Entomología Agricola 14: 157-159. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Chickering, A. M. (1960c). Notes on certain species of Micrathena (Araneae, Argiopidae) from South America. Breviora 122: 1-7. download pdf -- Show included taxa

De Geer, C. (1778). Des araignées. In: Mémoires pour servir à l'histoire des insectes. Tome septième. Pierre Hesselberg, Stockholm, 176-324, pl. 11-19, 38-39. 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

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

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

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

Taczanowski, L. (1879). Les aranéides du Pérou central (suite). Horae Societatis Entomologicae Rossicae 15: 102-136. download pdf -- Show included taxa

External Resource References

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2017-03-19 Taxonomic reference update n/a (Old value)