Taxon details

Castianeira descripta (Hentz, 1847)

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: - -
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: USA, Canada
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Taxonomic references
Herpyllus descriptus Hentz, 1847: 456, pl. 24, f. 7 (Df).
Geotrecha crocata Emerton, 1890: 171, pl. 3, f. 5 (mf, misidentified).
Thargalia agilis Banks, 1892a: 15, pl. 1, f. 52 (Df).
Thargalia fallax Banks, 1892a: 16, pl. 1, f. 54 (Dm).
Castaneira descripta Simon, 1897a: 160, f. 161-162.
Geotrecha crocata Emerton, 1902: 7, f. 20-22 (mf, misidentified).
Castaneira agilis Petrunkevitch, 1911: 452.
Castianeira descripta Comstock, 1912: 578, f. 656-657.
Castianeira descripta Chickering, 1939: 59, f. 20-23 (mf).
Castianeira descripta Muma, 1943: 120, pl. XV, f. 2-3 (mf).
Castianeira descripta Kaston, 1948: 395, f. 1402, 1409-1410, 1426 (mf).
Castianeira descripta Reiskind, 1969: 208, f. 88-91, 121 (mf, S).
Castianeira descripta Dondale & Redner, 1982: 114, f. 211-217 (mf).
Castianeira descripta Paquin & Dupérré, 2003: 61, f. 496-500 (mf).

Banks, N. (1892a). The spider fauna of the Upper Cayuga Lake Basin. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 44: 11-81, pl. 1-5. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Chickering, A. M. (1939). Anyphaenidae and Clubionidae of Michigan. Papers of the Michigan Academy of Science, Arts and Letters 24: 49-84. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Comstock, J. H. (1912). The spider book; a manual for the study of the spiders and their near relatives, the scorpions, pseudoscorpions, whipscorpions, harvestmen and other members of the class Arachnida, found in America north of Mexico, with analytical keys for their classification and popular accounts of their habits. Garden City, New York, pp. 1-721. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Dondale, C. D. & Redner, J. H. (1982). The insects and arachnids of Canada, Part 9. The sac spiders of Canada and Alaska, Araneae: Clubionidae and Anyphaenidae. Research Branch Agriculture Canada Publication 1724: 1-194. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Emerton, J. H. (1890). New England spiders of the families Drassidae, Agalenidae and Dysderidae. Transactions of the Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences 8: 166-206, pl. 3-8. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Emerton, J. H. (1902). The common spiders of the United States. Boston, 225 pp. doi:10.5962/bhl.title.5617 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Hentz, N. M. (1847). Descriptions and figures of the araneides of the United States. Boston Journal of Natural History 5: 443-479, pl. 23-24, 30-31. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Kaston, B. J. (1948). Spiders of Connecticut. Bulletin of the Connecticut State Geological and Natural History Survey 70: 1-874. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Muma, M. H. (1943). Common spiders of Maryland. Natural History Society of Maryland, Baltimore, 179 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Paquin, P. & Dupérré, N. (2003). Guide d'identification des araignées de Québec. Fabreries, Supplement 11: 1-251. 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

Reiskind, J. (1969). The spider subfamily Castianeirinae of North and Central America (Araneae, Clubionidae). Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 138(5): 163-325. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Simon, E. (1897a). Histoire naturelle des araignées. Deuxième édition, tome second. Roret, Paris, pp. 1-192. [second pdf with detailed publication dates of the single parts] doi:10.5962/bhl.title.51973 download pdf download pdf -- Show included taxa

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