Taxon details


Leucauge argyrobapta (White, 1841)

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2018-02-15
  • LSID: [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:013685]
  • Distribution: USA to Brazil
Taxonomic references
Linyphia (L.) argyrobapta White, 1841: 473 (Df).
Leucauge hortorum Banks, 1909b: 163, [most likely this species, per Ballesteros & Hormiga, 2018: 192].
Leucauge argyrobapta Petrunkevitch, 1911: 355.
Leucauge mabelae Archer, 1951a: 6, f. 1-2 (Dmf).
Leucauge venusta Coddington, 1990: 17, f. 55 (m) [misidentified per Ballesteros & Hormiga, 2018: 192].
Leucauge venusta Hormiga, Eberhard & Coddington, 1995: 324, f. 6H-I, 13H (m) [misidentified per Ballesteros & Hormiga, 2018: 192].
Leucauge venusta Kuntner, Coddington & Hormiga, 2008: 177, f. 19A-C (m) [misidentified per Ballesteros & Hormiga, 2018: 192].
Leucauge venusta Dimitrov & Hormiga, 2010: 24, f. 1A-G, 2A-F, 3A-B, 4A-D, 5A-G, 6A-G, 7A-D, 8A-G, 9A-F, 10A-G, 11A-G (mf; S of L. argyrobapta, rejected by Ballesteros & Hormiga, 2018: 192) [misidentified per Ballesteros & Hormiga, 2018: 192].
Leucauge argyrobapta Ballesteros & Hormiga, 2018: 192, f. 7B (m) [removed from S of L. venusta, contra Dimitrov & Hormiga, 2010: 24, S of L. mabelae].
References

Archer, A. F. (1951a). Studies in the orbweaving spiders (Argiopidae). 1. American Museum Novitates 1487: 1-52. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Ballesteros, J. A. & Hormiga, G. (2018). Species delimitation of the North American orchard-spider Leucauge venusta (Walckenaer, 1841) (Araneae, Tetragnathidae). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 121: 183-197. doi:10.1016/j.ympev.2018.01.002 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Banks, N. (1909b). Arachnida of Cuba. Estación Central Agronómica de Cuba, Second Report. II: 150-174. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Coddington, J. A. (1990). Ontogeny and homology in the male palpus of orb-weaving spiders and their relatives, with comments on phylogeny (Araneoclada: Araneoidea, Deinopoidea). Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology 496: 1-52. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Dimitrov, D. & Hormiga, G. (2010). Mr. Darwin's mysterious spider: on the type species of the genus Leucauge White, 1841 (Tetragnathidae, Araneae). Zootaxa 2396: 19-36. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Hormiga, G., Eberhard, W. G. & Coddington, J. A. (1995). Web-construction behaviour in Australian Phonognatha and the phylogeny of nephiline and tetragnathid spiders (Araneae: Tetragnathidae). Australian Journal of Zoology 43: 313-364. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Kuntner, M., Coddington, J. A. & Hormiga, G. (2008). Phylogeny of extant nephilid orb-weaving spiders (Araneae, Nephilidae): testing morphological and ethological homologies. Cladistics 24(2): 147-217. doi:10.1111/j.1096-0031.2007.00176.x 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

White, A. (1841). Description of new or little known Arachnida. Annals and Magazine of Natural History 7: 471-477. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Edit history
Date Type Reference Detail
2018-02-15 Taxonomic reference added from other taxon n/a (Old value)
2018-02-15 Taxonomic reference added from other taxon n/a (Old value)
2018-02-15 Taxonomic reference added from other taxon n/a (Old value)
2018-02-15 Taxonomic reference added from other taxon n/a (Old value)
2018-02-07 Taxonomic reference added from other taxon n/a (Old value)
2018-02-07 Species synonymy Ballesteros & Hormiga, 2018 Leucauge mabelae synonymized with Leucauge argyrobapta
2018-02-05 Taxonomic reference added from other taxon n/a (Old value)
2018-02-05 New taxonomic reference entry Ballesteros & Hormiga, 2018 n/a
2018-02-05 Species updated Ballesteros & Hormiga, 2018 Removed synonymy (Old value)