Taxon details

Lathys heterophthalma Kulczyński, 1891

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2021-01-08
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Europe, Russia (Europe to West Siberia)
Type deposit provide information
  • Holotype: ; type material probably lost of Lathys bifoveolatus (Růžička et al., 2005)
  • Syntype: Naturhistorisches Museum, Basel (NMB), Switzerland (database search of type material, 08.04.2019); 1f (ARAN-01280a) of Altella nielseni
Taxonomic references
Lathys heterophthalma Kulczyński, in Chyzer & Kulczyński, 1891: 161 (Df).
Scotolathys heterophthalma Simon, 1903a: 977.
Lathys heterophthalma Schenkel, 1929a: 14 (f).
Altella nielseni Schenkel, 1932b: 206, f. 1 (Df) [].
Lathys humilis Lehtinen, 1967: 242, f. 264 (m, misidentified; Tf Altella n., S rejected).
Lathys bifoveolatus Miller, 1971: 71, pl. IV, f. 3 (Df).
Lathys humilis Palmgren, 1977a: 22, f. 4.20-24 (mf, misidentified).
Lathys nielseni Thaler, 1981c: 126, f. 74-76, 80-84 (mf, S).
Lathys bifoveolata Brignoli, 1983c: 519.
Lathys humilis Hu, 1984: 60, f. 55.1-2 (f, misidentified).
Lathys nielseni Roberts, 1987: 170, f. 88a (mf).
Lathys nielseni Heimer & Nentwig, 1991: 380, f. 985 (mf).
Lathys nielseni Roberts, 1995: 88, f. (mf).
Lathys nielseni Roberts, 1998: 90, f. (mf).
Lathys nielseni Almquist, 2006: 320, f. 281a-f (mf).
Lathys nielseni Marusik, Koponen & Fritzén, 2009: 189, f. 4-6, 10-12, 17-19, 23-25, 28-32 (mf).
Lathys nielseni Déjean, 2015b: 20, f. 1A, 2A, 3A (f).
Lathys nielseni Özkütük et al., 2016: 37, f. 30, 42 (f).
Lathys heterophthalma Lissner, 2016b: 395, f. 1, 2a-b (f, S of Lathys nielseni).
Lathys heterophthalma Pantini et al., 2020: 29, f. 2c-e (mf).

Almquist, S. (2006). Swedish Araneae, part 2 – families Dictynidae to Salticidae. Insect Systematics & Evolution, Supplement 63: 285-601. download pdf download pdf -- Show included taxa

Brignoli, P. M. (1983c). A catalogue of the Araneae described between 1940 and 1981. Manchester University Press, 755 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Chyzer, C. & Kulczyński, W. (1891). Araneae Hungariae. Tomus I. Academia Scientarum Hungaricae, Budapest, 170 pp., 4 Pls. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Déjean, S. (2015b). Lathys nielseni (Schenkel, 1932) (Araneae, Dictynidae), une espèce confirmée pour la faune de France découverte sur la commune de Toulouse. Revue Arachnologique 2 2: 20-22. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Heimer, S. & Nentwig, W. (1991). Spinnen Mitteleuropas: Ein Bestimmungsbuch. Paul Parey, Berlin, 543 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Hu, J. L. (1984). The Chinese spiders collected from the fields and the forests. Tianjin Science and Technology Press, 482 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

Lissner, J. (2016b). A new synonym of Lathys heterophthalma Kulczyński, 1891 (Araneae: Dictynidae). Arthropoda Selecta 25(4): 395-398. doi:10.15298/arthsel.25.4.07 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Marusik, Y. M., Koponen, S. & Fritzén, N. R. (2009). On two sibling Lathys species (Araneae, Dictynidae) from northern Europe. ZooKeys 16: 181-195. doi:10.3897/zookeys.16.228 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Miller, F. (1971). Pavouci-Araneida. Klíč zvířeny ČSSR 4: 51-306. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Özkütük, R. S., Marusik, Y. M., Elverici, M. & Kunt, K. B. (2016). A new species of Lathys from Turkey (Araneae, Dictynidae). ZooKeys 632: 35-45. doi:10.3897/zookeys.632.10130 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Palmgren, P. (1977a). Die Spinnenfauna Finnlands und Ostfennoskandiens. VIII. Argyronetidae, Agelenidae, Hahniidae, Dictynidae, Amaurobiidae, Titanoecidae, Segestriidae, Pholcidae und Sicariidae. Fauna Fennica 30: 1-50. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Pantini, P., Mazzoleni, F., Gobbi, M. & Pedrotti, L. (2020). Ragni (Arachnida, Araneae) di interesse biogeografico e conservazionistico nel parco nazionale dello Stelvio (Italia). Rivista del Museo Civico di Scienze Naturali "Enrico Caffi", Bergamo 33: 23-53. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Roberts, M. J. (1987). The spiders of Great Britain and Ireland, Volume 2: Linyphiidae and check list. Harley Books, Colchester, England, 204 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Roberts, M. J. (1995). Collins Field Guide: Spiders of Britain & Northern Europe. HarperCollins, London, 383 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Roberts, M. J. (1998). Spinnengids. Tirion, Baarn, Netherlands, 397 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Schenkel, E. (1929a). Beitrag zur Kenntnis der schweizerischen Spinnenfauna. IV. Teil. Spinnen von Bedretto. Revue Suisse de Zoologie 36: 1-24. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Schenkel, E. (1932b). Verzeichnis der von E. Nielsen auf Öland (O) und Smaaland (S) gesammelten Spinnen. Entomologisk Tidskrift 53: 202-209. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Simon, E. (1903a). Histoire naturelle des araignées. Deuxième édition, tome second. Roret, Paris, pp. 669-1080. [second pdf with detailed publication dates of the single parts] doi:10.5962/bhl.title.51973 download pdf download pdf -- Show included taxa

Thaler, K. (1981c). Bemerkenswerte Spinnenfunde in Nordtirol (Österreich). Veröffentlichungen des Museum Ferdinandeum in Innsbruck 61: 105-150. download pdf -- Show included taxa

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Edit history
Date Type Reference Detail
2021-01-08 New taxonomic reference entry Pantini et al., 2020 n/a
2016-12-19 New taxonomic reference entry Lissner, 2016b n/a
2016-12-19 Species synonymy Lissner, 2016b Lathys nielseni synonymized with Lathys heterophthalma
2016-12-19 Species distribution update Lissner, 2016b n/a (Old value)
2015-03-10 Species updated Schenkel, 1929a Error corrected (Old value)