Taxon details

Rubrepeira rubronigra (Mello-Leitão, 1939)

  • Rank: Species (Genus type)
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: f
  • Last updated: 2020-04-02
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Mexico to Brazil
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Type deposit provide information
  • Holotype: Museu Nacional, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro (MNRJ), Brazil (database excerpt, August 2019); Verrucosa rubronigra Mello-Leitão, 1939, (58267); 1 f (probably destroyed by the fire 2018)
Taxonomic references
Verrucosa rubronigra Mello-Leitão, 1939g: 110, f. 13 (Df).
Actinosoma riscoi Archer, 1971: 158, f. 3-4 (Df).
Alpaida rubronigra Levi, 1976: 358 (Tj from Verrucosa, Sf).
Rubrepeira rubronigra Levi, 1992a: 262, f. 18-22 (Tf from Alpaida).
Rubrepeira rubronigra Galvis, Flórez-Daza & Pinzon, 2018: 139, f. 1-8 (f).
Rubrepeira rubronigra Cabra-García & Hormiga, 2020: 1017, f. 21H, 49E, 52F, 56E, 115A-B (f).

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

Cabra-García, J. & Hormiga, G. (2020). Exploring the impact of morphology, multiple sequence alignment and choice of optimality criteria in phylogenetic inference: a case study with the Neotropical orb-weaving spider genus Wagneriana (Araneae: Araneidae). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 188(4): 976-1151. doi:10.1093/zoolinnean/zlz088 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Galvis, W., Flórez-Daza, E. & Pinzon, J. (2018). New records of the rare orb-weaving spider Rubrepeira rubronigra from Colombia, with notes on its natural history (Araneae: Araneidae). Revista Ibérica de Aracnología 32: 139-141. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Levi, H. W. (1976). The orb-weaver genera Verrucosa, Acanthepeira, Wagneriana, Acacesia, Wixia, Scoloderus and Alpaida north of Mexico. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 147: 351-391. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Levi, H. W. (1992a). The American species of the orb-weaver genus Carepalxis and the new genus Rubrepeira (Araneae: Araneidae). Psyche, Cambridge 98: 251-264. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Mello-Leitão, C. F. de (1939g). Some new argiopid spiders of British Guiana taken by Mr C. W. Richards from the nests of solitary wasps. Anais da Academia Brasileira de Ciências 11: 105-112. download pdf -- Show included taxa

External Resource References

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Edit history
Date Type Reference Detail
2020-04-02 New taxonomic reference entry Cabra-García & Hormiga, 2020 n/a
2018-07-11 New taxonomic reference entry Galvis, Flórez-Daza & Pinzon, 2018 n/a