Taxon details

Sphecotypus niger (Perty, 1833)

  • Rank: Species (Genus type)
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2020-06-10
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Nicaragua to Brazil, Bolivia
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Taxonomic references
Myrmecia nigra Perty, 1833: 199, pl. 39, f. 9 (Df).
Myrmecia nigra C. L. Koch, 1841a: 15, f. 701 (f).
Myrmecia nigra Keyserling, 1891: 80, pl. 2, f. 40 (f).
Sphecotypus formicarius O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1895a: 153, pl. 19, f. 4 (Df).
Sphecotypus niger Simon, 1897a: 176, f. 168-169, 171 (f).
Sphecotypus niger Leister & Miller, 2014a: 147, f. 1A-I (Dmf).

Keyserling, E. (1891). Die Spinnen Amerikas. Brasilianische Spinnen. Bauer & Raspe, Nürnberg 3, 1-278. doi:10.5962/bhl.title.64832 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Koch, C. L. (1841a). Die Arachniden. C. H. Zeh'sche Buchhandlung, Nürnberg, Achter Band, pp. 41-131, pl. 265-288 (f. 621-694); Neunter Band, pp. 1-56, pl. 289-306 (f. 695-726). doi:10.5962/bhl.title.43744 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Leister, M. & Miller, K. (2014a). First description of the male of Sphecotypus niger (Perty, 1833), with notes on behavioral and morphological mimicry (Araneae: Corinnidae: Castianeirinae). Zootaxa 3814(1): 146-150. doi:10.11646/zootaxa.3814.1.10 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Perty, M. (1833). Arachnides Brasilienses. In: de Spix, J. B. & Martius, F. P. (eds.) Delectus animalium articulatorum quae in itinere per Braziliam ann. 1817 et 1820 colligerunt. Monachii [= München/Munich], pp. 191-209, pls. 38-39. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Pickard-Cambridge, O. (1895a). Arachnida. Araneida. In: Biologia Centrali-Americana, Zoology. London 1, 145-160. [for the exact dates see Lyal, 2011] 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

External Resource References

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Edit history
Date Type Reference Detail
2014-08-11 Species distribution update n/a (Old value)
2014-06-06 New taxonomic reference entry Leister & Miller, 2014a n/a
2014-06-06 Species distribution update Leister & Miller, 2014a n/a (Old value)
2014-06-06 First description of male Leister & Miller, 2014a n/a (Old value)