Taxon details

Linothele paulistana (Mello-Leitão, 1924)

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: f
  • Last updated: 2023-07-06
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: 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 (00055, destroyed by the fire 2018), "probably lost" per Drolshagen & Bäckstam, 2021
  • Holotype: Instituto Butantan, São Paulo (IBSP), Brazil; f (3453, pers. coll. Mello-Leitão No.99, lost) of Linothele annulifila (Drolshagen & Bäckstam, 2021)
Taxonomic references
Diplura paulistana Mello-Leitão, 1924b: 185 (Df).
Diplura paulistana Mello-Leitão, 1926a: 310 (Df).
Diplura annulifila Mello-Leitão, 1937a: 3, f. 4 (Df) [].
Diplura paulistana Bücherl, Timotheo & Lucas, 1971: 122, f. 11 (f).
Linothele paulistana Drolshagen & Bäckstam, 2021: 180, f. 12A-E (f, S of Linothele annulifila).
Linothele paulistana Dupérré, Tapia & Bond, 2023: 329 (may belong to another genus, species inquirenda).

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

Dupérré, N., Tapia, E. & Bond, J. E. (2023). Review of the spider genus Linothele (Mygalomorphae, Dipluridae) from Ecuador – an exceptional case of speciation in the Andes. Arthropoda 1(3): 68-341. doi:10.3390/arthropoda1030010 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Mello-Leitão, C. F. de (1937a). Aranhas novas ou raras. Anais da Academia Brasileira de Ciências 9: 1-12. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Mello-Leitão, C. F. de (1924b). Quelques arachnides nouveaux du Bresil. Annales de la Société Entomologique de France 93: 179-187. 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
2023-07-06 New taxonomic reference entry Dupérré, Tapia & Bond, 2023 n/a
2021-04-23 New taxonomic reference entry Drolshagen & Bäckstam, 2021 n/a
2021-04-23 Species synonymy Drolshagen & Bäckstam, 2021 Linothele annulifila synonymized with Linothele paulistana
2020-07-07 New taxonomic reference entry Mello-Leitão, 1926a n/a