Taxon details

Zygiella dispar (Kulczyński, 1885)

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2017-09-18
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: North America, Russia (Far East), Japan
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Taxonomic references
Zilla dispar Kulczyński, 1885: 24, pl. 9, f. 7 (Dmf).
Aranea dispar Bösenberg & Strand, 1906: 238.
Zilla montana Comstock, 1940: 474, f. 471c, 472c (mf, misidentified).
Zygiella montana Levi & Field, 1954: 452, f. 36-37 (mf, misidentified).
Zygiella dispar Gertsch, 1964a: 7, f. 7-10 (mf).
Zygiella dispar Levi, 1974a: 278, f. 33-37, 44, 48 only (mf, S, rejected).
Zygiella montana Chikuni, 1989b: 77, f. 44 (mf, misidentified).
Zygiella dispar Levi, 2002: 541, f. 106-107 (f).
Zygiella dispar Tanikawa, 2002: 105, f. 1-6 (mf).
Zygiella dispar Dondale et al., 2003: 303, f. 711-718 (mf).
Parazygiella dispar Wunderlich, 2004f: 928 (Tmf from Zygiella).
Parazygiella disper Tanikawa, 2007c: 55, f. 83-85, 483-484 (mf, lapsus).
Parazygiella dispar Tanikawa, 2009: 433, f. 65-66 (mf).
Parazygiella dispar Marusik & Kovblyuk, 2011: 269, f. 41.1-8 (mf).
Zygiella dispar Gregorič et al., 2015a: 241 (T from Parazygiella).
Zygiella dispar Tanikawa, 2017a: 1, f. 1E-F, 2D-F (mf).

Bösenberg, W. & Strand, E. (1906). Japanische Spinnen. Abhandlungen der Senckenbergischen Naturforschenden Gesellschaft 30: 93-422. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Chikuni, Y. (1989b). Pictorial encyclopedia of spiders in Japan. Kaisei-sha Publishing Co., Tokyo, 310 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Comstock, J. H. (1940). The spider book, revised and edited by W. J. Gertsch. Cornell Univ. Press, Ithaca, 727 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Dondale, C. D., Redner, J. H., Paquin, P. & Levi, H. W. (2003). The insects and arachnids of Canada. Part 23. The orb-weaving spiders of Canada and Alaska (Araneae: Uloboridae, Tetragnathidae, Araneidae, Theridiosomatidae). NRC Research Press, Ottawa, 371 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Gertsch, W. J. (1964a). The spider genus Zygiella in North America (Araneae, Argiopidae). American Museum Novitates 2188: 1-21. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Gregorič, M., Agnarsson, I., Blackledge, T. A. & Kuntner, M. (2015a). Phylogenetic position and composition of Zygiellinae and Caerostris, with new insight into orb-web evolution and gigantism. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 175(2): 225-243. doi:10.1111/zoj.12281 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Kulczyński, W. (1885). Pająki zebrane na Kamczatce przez Dra B. Dybowskiego. Araneae in Camtschadalia a Dre B. Dybowski collectae. Pamiętnik Akademii Umiejętności w Krakowie, Wydział Matematyczno-Przyrodniczy 11(4): 1-60, pl. 9-11. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Levi, H. W. & Field, H. M. (1954). The spiders of Wisconsin. American Midland Naturalist 51: 440-467. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Levi, H. W. (1974a). The orb-weaver genus Zygiella (Araneae: Araneidae). Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 146(5): 267-290. 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(3): 527-562. doi:10.1636/0161-8202(2002)030[0527:KTTGOA]2.0.CO;2 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Marusik, Y. M. & Kovblyuk, M. M. (2011). Spiders (Arachnida, Aranei) of Siberia and Russian Far East. KMK Scientific Press, Moscow, 344 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Tanikawa, A. (2002). Japanses spider of the genus Zygiella (Araneae: Araneidae). Acta Arachnologica 51: 105-107. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Tanikawa, A. (2007c). An identification guide to the Japanese spiders of the families Araneidae, Nephilidae and Tetragnathidae. Arachnological Society of Japan, 121 pp. download pdf download pdf -- Show included taxa

Tanikawa, A. (2009). Hersiliidae. Nephilidae, Tetragnathidae, Araneidae. In: Ono, H. (ed.) The spiders of Japan with keys to the families and genera and illustrations of the species. Tokai University Press, Kanagawa, pp. 149, 403-463. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Tanikawa, A. (2017a). A new species of Zygiella from Amami-ôshima Island, Japan (Araneae: Araneidae). Acta Arachnologica 66(1): 1-4. doi:10.2476/asjaa.66.1 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Wunderlich, J. (2004f). The fossil spiders (Araneae) of the families Tetragnathidae and Zygiellidae n. stat. in Baltic and Dominican amber, with notes on higher extant and fossil taxa. Beiträge zur Araneologie 3: 899-955. download pdf -- Show included taxa

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Edit history
Date Type Reference Detail
2017-09-18 New taxonomic reference entry Tanikawa, 2017a n/a
2016-09-20 New taxonomic reference entry Gregorič et al., 2015a n/a
2016-09-20 Species transferred to new genus Gregorič et al., 2015a Species transferred from Parazygiella to Zygiella