Taxon details

Linothele fallax (Mello-Leitão, 1926)

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2021-04-23
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Bolivia, Brazil
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Type deposit provide information
  • Holotype: Museu Nacional, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro (MNRJ), Brazil (database excerpt, August 2019); f (00044, MLPC 679, survived the fire 2018), "probably lost" per Drolshagen & Bäckstam, 2021
Taxonomic references
Diplura fallax Mello-Leitão, 1926a: 312 (Df).
Uruchus fallax Bücherl, Timotheo & Lucas, 1971: 122, f. 9-10 (f).
Linothele fallax Drolshagen & Bäckstam, 2021: 174, f. 2, 7A-H, 18A-C, 19H-J (Dm, f).

Bücherl, W., Timotheo da Costa, A. & Lucas, S. (1971). Revisão de alguns tipos de aranhas caranguejeiras (Orthognatha) estabelecidos por Cândido de Mello-Leitão e depositados no Museu Nacional do Rio. Memórias do Instituto Butantan 35: 117-138. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Drolshagen, B. & Bäckstam, C. M. (2021). A taxonomic review of the mygalomorph spider genus Linothele Karsch, 1879 (Araneae, Dipluridae). Zoosystema 43(10): 163-196. doi:10.5252/zoosystema2021v43a10 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Mello-Leitão, C. F. de (1926a). Algumas Theraphosoideas novas do Brasil. Revista do Museu Paulista 14: 307-324. [one pdf is a seperatly paginated reprint] download pdf download pdf -- Show included taxa

External Resource References

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Edit history
Date Type Reference Detail
2021-04-23 New taxonomic reference entry Drolshagen & Bäckstam, 2021 n/a
2021-04-23 First description of male Drolshagen & Bäckstam, 2021 n/a (Old value)
2021-04-23 Species distribution update Drolshagen & Bäckstam, 2021 n/a (Old value)