Taxon details

Ctenus medius Keyserling, 1891

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2022-08-22
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Panama, Brazil
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Type deposit provide information
  • Holotype: Museum für Naturkunde, Berlin (ZMB), Germany (database export of type material, March 2019); Ctenus lagesicola Strand, 1909, (35177)
  • Syntype: Senckenberg Museum, Frankfurt am Main (SMF), Germany; 1m 5f (4565-134) of Ctenus sanctaecatharinae (Jäger, 2022)
Taxonomic references
Ctenus medius Keyserling, 1891: 153, pl. 4, f. 106 (Df).
Ctenus medius F. O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1897b: 75, pl. 3, f. 6f, 7g (Dm).
Ctenus lagesicola Strand, 1909h: 325 (Dj).
Ctenus sanctae-catharinae Strand, 1916b: 131 (Dmf).
Ctenus medius Banks, 1929: 82, pl. 4, f. 57 (f).
Ctenus medius Mello-Leitão, 1936a: 10, pl. 1, f. 15 (f).
Oligoctenus medius Lehtinen, 1967: 254 (Tmf from Ctenus).
Ctenus medius Bücherl, 1972: 19, f. 10c (f).
Ctenus medius Brescovit & Simó, 2007: 3, f. 7-13 (mf, S).
Ctenus medius Jäger, 2022: 9, f. 10 (m).

Banks, N. (1929). Spiders from Panama. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 69: 53-96. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Brescovit, A. D. & Simó, M. (2007). On the Brazilian Atlantic Forest species of the spider genus Ctenus Walckenaer, with the description of a neotype for C. dubius Walckenaer (Araneae, Ctenidae, Cteninae). Bulletin of the British Arachnological Society 14(1): 1-17. doi:10.13156/arac.2007.14.1.1 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Bücherl, W. (1972). Invertebrados as Aranhas. São Paulo, Edart, 158 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Jäger, P. (2022). Bowie gen. nov., a diverse lineage of ground-dwelling spiders occurring from the Himalayas to Papua New Guinea and northern Australia (Araneae: Ctenidae: Cteninae). Zootaxa 5170(1): 1-200. doi:10.11646/zootaxa.5170.1.1 download pdf -- Show included taxa

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

Lehtinen, P. T. (1967). Classification of the cribellate spiders and some allied families, with notes on the evolution of the suborder Araneomorpha. Annales Zoologici Fennici 4: 199-468. [second pdf: index and outline by V. D. Roth (unpubl.)] download pdf download pdf -- Show included taxa

Mello-Leitão, C. F. de (1936a). Contribution à l'etude des Ctenides du Bresil. Festschrift Embrik Strand 1: 1-31. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Pickard-Cambridge, F. O. (1897b). On cteniform spiders from the lower Amazons and other regions of North and South America, with a list of all known species of these groups hitherto recorded from the New World. Annals and Magazine of Natural History (6) 19(109): 52-106, pl. 3-4. doi:10.1080/00222939708680507 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Strand, E. (1909h). Neue oder wenig bekannte südamerikanische Cupiennius- und Ctenus-Arten. Zoologische Jahrbücher, Abteilung für Systematik, Geographie und Biologie der Tiere 28(3): 293-328. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Strand, E. (1916b). Systematische-faunistische Studien über paläarktische, afrikanische und amerikanische Spinnen des Senckenbergischen Museums. Archiv für Naturgeschichte 81(A9): 1-153. download pdf -- Show included taxa

External Resource References

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Date Type Reference Detail
2022-08-22 New taxonomic reference entry Jäger, 2022 n/a