Taxon details

Emblyna borealis (O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1877)

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2018-11-05
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Russia (north-eastern Siberia), USA, Canada, Greenland
  • External Resources *:
Type deposit provide information
  • Syntype: Museum für Naturkunde, Berlin (ZMB), Germany (database export of type material, March 2019); Dictyna groenlandica Lenz, 1897, (7788, 7801, 35042)
Taxonomic references
Dictyna borealis O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1877d: 273, pl. 8, f. 1 (Df).
Dictyna groenlandica Lenz, 1897: 75, f. 7 (Df).
Dictyna borealis Jackson, 1934a: 611, pl. 18, f. 2 (f).
Dictyna borealis Holm, 1939a: 72, f. 1 (mf).
Dictyna hamifera Brændegaard, 1940: 7, f. 1, 3, 5 (mf, misidentified).
Dictyna borealis Chamberlin & Gertsch, 1958: 136, pl. 42, f. 1-4 (m).
Dictyna borealis Leech, 1966: 160, f. 38-39 (mf).
Dictyna borealis Holm, 1967: 85, f. 102 (f).
Emblyna borealis Marusik, Böcher & Koponen, 2006: 63, f. 3-4 (f).
Emblyna borealis Marusik, 2015: 674, f. 6E, 8A, E-F (mf).

Brændegaard, J. (1940). I. Spiders (Araneina) from northeast Greenland between lats. 70°25' and 76°50' N. II. On the possibility of a reliable determination of species of the females of the genus Erigone. Meddelelser om Grønland 125(8): 1-29. ("Literature": p. [30]-[31]) download pdf -- Show included taxa

Chamberlin, R. V. & Gertsch, W. J. (1958). The spider family Dictynidae in America north of Mexico. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 116: 1-152. [second pdf contains better scans of the plates] download pdf download pdf -- Show included taxa

Holm, Å. (1939a). Araneae. In: Hale Carpenter, G. D. & Holm, Å.: Insecta and Araneae collected in the Kangerdlugsuak Region of East Greenland by the British Expedition, 1935-36. Annals and Magazine of Natural History 11 3(13): 72-80. doi:10.1080/03745481.1939.9723575 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Holm, Å. (1967). Spiders (Araneae) from west Greenland. Meddelelser om Grønland 184(1): 1-99. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Jackson, A. R. (1934a). Notes on Arctic spiders obtained in 1933. Annals and Magazine of Natural History (10) 14(84, 1933): 611-620, pl. 18. doi:10.1080/00222933408654937 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Leech, R. E. (1966). The spiders (Araneida) of Hazen Camp 81°49'N, 71°18'W. Quaestiones entomologicae 2: 153-212. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Lenz, H. (1897). Grönländische spinnen. Bibliotheca Zoologica 20(3): 73-76. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Marusik, Y. M., Böcher, J. & Koponen, S. (2006). The collection of Greenland spiders (Aranei) kept in the Zoological Museum, University of Copenhagen. Arthropoda Selecta 15(1): 59-80. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Marusik, Y. M. (2015). Araneae (Spiders). In: Böcher, J., Kristensen, N. P., Pape, T. & Vilhelmsen, L. (eds.) The Greenland Entomofauna. An identification manual of insects, spiders and their allies. Fauna Entomologica Scandinavica 44: 667-703. Brill, Leiden. doi:10.1163/9789004261051_019 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Pickard-Cambridge, O. (1877d). On some new and little known spiders from the Arctic regions. Annals and Magazine of Natural History (4) 20(118): 273-285, pl. 8. doi:10.1080/00222937708682234 download pdf -- Show included taxa

External Resource References

* Disclaimer
As External Resources, the World Spider Catalog links here to species pages of other databases. They may contain further information for the given species. The databases, listed as External Resources, however, are not managed by World Spider Catalog and the information given there is not necessarily in agreement with the World Spider Catalog. All responsibility for such data is with the external database. (2019). GBIF Home Page (via GBIF API). Available from: [1 September 2019]

Edit history
Date Type Reference Detail
2016-03-17 New taxonomic reference entry Marusik, 2015 n/a