Taxon details

Nops blandus (Bryant, 1942)

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2018-06-01
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Virgin Is. (US and UK)
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Taxonomic references
Caponina blanda Bryant, 1942a: 328, f. 17 (Dm).
Nops blandus Chickering, 1967a: 4, f. 1 (Tm from Caponina; not f. 2, =N. hispaniola).
Nops blandus Wunderlich, 1988: 66, f. 80 (m).
Nops blandus Sánchez-Ruiz, 2005: 25, f. 3 (m).
Nops blandus Penney, 2008: 77, f. 5.32 (m).
Nops virginicus Sánchez-Ruiz, 2010: 23, f. 1-2 (Dm) [].
Nops blandus Sánchez-Ruiz, Brescovit & Alayón, 2015: 44, f. 1-6, 25-36, 77, 81 (m, Df).
Nops blandus Sánchez-Ruiz & Brescovit, 2018: 22, f. 9G-L, 10A-G (mf, S of Nops virginicus).

Bryant, E. B. (1942a). Notes on the spiders of the Virgin Islands. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 89: 317-366. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Chickering, A. M. (1967a). The genus Nops (Araneae, Caponiidae) in Panama and the West Indies. Breviora 274: 1-19. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Penney, D. (2008). Dominican amber spiders: A comparative palaeontological-neontological approach to identification, faunistics, ecology and biogeography. Siri Scientific Press, 176 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Sánchez-Ruiz, A. (2005). Una nueva especie de Nops MacLeay, 1839 (Araneae, Caponiidae) de República Dominicana. Revista Ibérica de Aracnología 11: 23-27. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Sánchez-Ruiz, A. (2010). Una especie nueva del género Nops MacLeay, 1839 (Araneae, Caponiidae) procedente de Islas Vírgenes de Estados Unidos de América, Antillas Menores. Novitates Caribaea 3: 22-31. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Sánchez-Ruiz, A., Brescovit, A. D. & Alayón, G. (2015). Four new caponiids species (Araneae, Caponiidae) from the West Indies and redescription of Nops blandus (Bryant). Zootaxa 3972(1): 43-64. doi:10.11646/zootaxa.3972.1.3 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Sánchez-Ruiz, A. & Brescovit, A. D. (2018). A revision of the Neotropical spider genus Nops MacLeay (Araneae: Caponiidae) with the first phylogenetic hypothesis for the Nopinae genera. Zootaxa 4427(1): 1-121. doi:10.11646/zootaxa.4427.1.1 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Wunderlich, J. (1988). Die fossilen Spinnen im Dominikanischen Bernstein. Published by the author, Straubenhardt, Germany, 378 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

External Resource References

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Edit history
Date Type Reference Detail
2018-06-01 New taxonomic reference entry Sánchez-Ruiz & Brescovit, 2018 n/a
2018-06-01 Species synonymy Sánchez-Ruiz & Brescovit, 2018 Nops virginicus synonymized with Nops blandus
2015-06-16 New taxonomic reference entry Sánchez-Ruiz, Brescovit & Alayón, 2015 n/a
2015-06-16 First description of female Sánchez-Ruiz, Brescovit & Alayón, 2015 n/a (Old value)
2015-06-16 Species distribution update Sánchez-Ruiz, Brescovit & Alayón, 2015 n/a (Old value)