Taxon details

Witica cayanus (Taczanowski, 1873)

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2020-04-02
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Colombia, Venezuela, Trinidad and Tobago, French Guiana, Ecuador, Peru, Brazil
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Taxonomic references
Epeira cayana Taczanowski, 1873: 135, pl. 5, f. 15 (Df).
Edricus cayana Roewer, 1942a: 762.
Witica cayana Levi, 1986b: 44, f. 6-7, 13-15 (Tf from Edricus, Dm).
Witica cayanus Cabra-García & Hormiga, 2020: 1040, f. 48B, 55B, 105C-D (f).

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

Levi, H. W. (1986b). The orb-weaver genus Witica (Araneae: Araneidae). Psyche, Cambridge 93(2): 35-46. doi:10.1155/1986/93154 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Roewer, C. F. (1942a). Katalog der Araneae von 1758 bis 1940. 1. Band (Mesothelae, Orthognatha, Labidognatha: Dysderaeformia, Scytodiformia, Pholciformia, Zodariiformia, Hersiliaeformia, Argyopiformia). Natura, Buchhandlung für Naturkunde und exakte Wissenschaften Paul Budy, Bremen, 1040 pp. 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

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Date Type Reference Detail
2020-04-02 New taxonomic reference entry Cabra-García & Hormiga, 2020 n/a