Taxon details

Melicymnis bicolor Simon, 1885

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: nomen dubium
  • Described: f
  • Last updated: 2019-08-01
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: India
Type deposit provide information
  • Holotype: Muséum national d'histoire naturelle (MNHN), Paris, France; jf (AR9664) (Murphy, 2007)
Taxonomic references
Melicymnis bicolor Simon, 1885d: 23, pl. 10, f. 22 (Dj; unidentifiable, for other included species, see Setaphis).
Herpyllus bicolor Tikader, 1982b: 458, f. 368-371 (f; no justification of a generic transfer is provided, and Tikader's illustrations are based on a misidentified specimen, not the type as claimed, and show a member of the Zelotes puritanus subgroup, not a Herpyllus per Platnick, 1989b: 477).
Melicymnis bicolor Murphy, 2007: 589, f. 594 (nomen dubium, citing Platnick 2006, World Spider Catalog. Version 6.5 or 7.0 - apparently never published to be a nomen dubium).

Murphy, J. (2007). Gnaphosid genera of the world. British Arachnological Society, St Neots, Cambridgeshire 1, i-xii, 1-92; 2, i-ii, 93-605. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Simon, E. (1885d). Matériaux pour servir à la faune arachnologiques de l'Asie méridionale. I. Arachnides recueillis à Wagra-Karoor près Gundacul, district de Bellary par M. M. Chaper. II. Arachnides recueillis à Ramnad, district de Madura par M. l'abbé Fabre. Bulletin de la Société Zoologique de France 10: 1-39. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Tikader, B. K. (1982b). Part 2. Family Gnaphosidae. In: The fauna of India. Spiders: Araneae. Vol. II. Zoological Survey of India, Calcutta, pp. 295-536. download pdf -- Show included taxa

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