Taxon details

Brigittea varians (Spassky, 1952)

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: f
  • Last updated: 2021-05-25
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Russia (Europe), Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, China
Type deposit: provide information
Taxonomic references
Dictyna varians Spassky, 1952: 202, f. 4 (Df).
Brigittea latens Lehtinen, 1967: 219 (S, rejected by Brignoli, 1983c: 511).
Dictyna xinjiangensis Song, Wang & Yang, 1985: 23, f. 4-7 (Dmf).
Dictyna xinjiangensis Song, 1987: 78, f. 42 (mf).
Dictyna xinjiangensis Hu & Wu, 1989: 69, f. 51.1-4 (mf).
Dictyna xinjiangensis Zhao, 1993: 153, f. 72a-c (mf).
Dictyna xinjiangensis Song, Zhu & Chen, 1999: 364, f. 215A-B, J-K (mf).
Brigittea varians Esyunin & Sozontov, 2016: 202, f. 15-16 (f, T from Dictyna, S of Dictyna xinjiangensis).

Esyunin, S. L. & Sozontov, A. N. (2016). On a new Eurasian species of Dictyna Sundevall, 1833 (Aranei: Dictynidae), with taxonomic notes on poorly known Palaearctic Dictyna species. Arthropoda Selecta 25(2): 199-206. doi:10.15298/arthsel.25.2.06 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Hu, J. L. & Wu, W. G. (1989). Spiders from agricultural regions of Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, China. Shandong University Publishing House, Jinan, 435 pp. 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

Song, D. X., Wang, H. Z. & Yang, H. F. (1985). On two dictynids from China (Araneae: Dictynidae). La Animala Mondo 2: 23-25. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Song, D. X. (1987). Spiders from agricultural regions of China (Arachnida: Araneae). Agriculture Publishing House, Beijing, 376 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Song, D. X., Zhu, M. S. & Chen, J. (1999). The spiders of China. Hebei Science and Technology Publishing House, Shijiazhuang, 640 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Spassky, S. (1952). Pauki Turanskoi zoogeograficheskoi provincii. Entomologicheskoe Obozrenie 32: 192-205. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Zhao, J. Z. (1993). Spiders in the Cotton Fields in China. Wuhan Publishing House, Wuhan, China, 552 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

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Edit history
Date Type Reference Detail
2016-09-29 Species distribution update Esyunin & Sozontov, 2016 n/a (Old value)
2016-09-29 Species transferred to new genus Esyunin & Sozontov, 2016 Species transferred from Dictyna to Brigittea
2016-09-29 New taxonomic reference entry Esyunin & Sozontov, 2016 n/a
2016-09-29 Species synonymy Esyunin & Sozontov, 2016 Dictyna xinjiangensis synonymized with Dictyna varians