Taxon details

Metatrachelas rayi (Simon, 1878)

  • Rank: Species (Genus type)
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2020-03-28
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Portugal, Spain, France, Italy, Albania, Bulgaria, Algeria
Type deposit provide information
  • Syntype: Muséum national d'histoire naturelle (MNHN), Paris, France; 6m 43f (1523) [label: "Gallia. Hisp.", i.e. not all can be types: because originally described from several localities in France, but not from Spain] (Bosselaers et al., 2009)
Taxonomic references
Trachelas rayi Simon, 1878a: 284, pl. 16, f. 1 (Dmf).
Trachelas rayi Simon, 1932: 959, f. 1500-1501 (mf).
Trachelas purus Kritscher, 1969: 306, f. 11 (Df) [].
Trachelas rayi Wunderlich, 1992a: 475, f. 740 (m).
Trachelas rayi Bosselaers et al., 2009: 24, f. 8, 22-27 (mf, S of Trachelas purus).
Metatrachelas rayi Bosselaers & Bosmans, 2010: 47, f. 3A-C (f).

Bosselaers, J., Urones, C., Barrientos, J. A. & Alberdi, J. M. (2009). On the Mediterranean species of Trachelinae (Araneae, Corinnidae) with a revision of Trachelas L. Koch 1872 on the Iberian Peninsula. Journal of Arachnology 37: 15-38. doi:10.1636/a08-33.1 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Bosselaers, J. & Bosmans, R. (2010). Studies in Corinnidae (Araneae): a new Paratrachelas Kovblyuk & Nadolny from Algeria, as well as the description of a new genus of Old World Trachelinae. Zootaxa 2612: 41-56. doi:10.11646/zootaxa.2612.1.3 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Kritscher, E. (1969). Ein Beitrag zur Kenntnis der Araneean-Fauna Italiens. Memorie del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale di Verona 16: 271-319. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Simon, E. (1878a). Les arachnides de France. Paris 4, 1-334. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Simon, E. (1932). Les arachnides de France. Synopsis générale et catalogue des espèces françaises de l'ordre des Araneae. Tome VI. 4e partie. Roret, Paris, pp. 773-978. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Wunderlich, J. (1992a). Die Spinnen-Fauna der Makaronesischen Inseln: Taxonomie, Ökologie, Biogeographie und Evolution. Beiträge zur Araneologie 1: 1-619. download pdf -- Show included taxa

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Date Type Reference Detail
2020-03-28 Species distribution update Naumova, 2020 n/a (Old value)