Taxon details


Micrathena gracilis (Walckenaer, 1805)

Rank: Species | Status: accepted | Described: m f | LSID: [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:016575]
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Distribution: North, Central America

Taxonomic references
Epeira gracilis Walckenaer, 1805: 65 (D).
Plectana gracilis Walckenaer, 1841: 193 (Df).
Plectana reduviana Walckenaer, 1841: 201 (Df).
Acrosoma matronale C. L. Koch, 1844: 68, f. 887 (Df).
Epeira rugosa Hentz, 1850: 21, pl. 3, f. 10 (Df).
Acrosoma gracile Butler, 1873b: 425.
Acrosoma reduvianum Butler, 1873b: 426.
Acrosoma rugosum Emerton, 1884: 326, pl. 38, f. 10 (f, Dm).
Acrosoma gracile McCook, 1894: 212, pl. 21, f. 1-4 (f, Dm).
Micrathena matronalis Simon, 1895a: 852, f. 902 (f).
Micrathena reduviana Simon, 1895a: 854, f. 914 (f).
Acrosoma rugosum Emerton, 1902: 189, f. 439 (mf).
Micrathena gracilis F. O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1904: 528, pl. 50, f. 3, pl. 51, f. 16 (mf).
Micrathena gracilis Reimoser, 1917: 87, pl. 1, f. 1 (mf).
Micrathena sexacantha Franganillo, 1930: 32 (D; synonymy per Bonnet).
Micrathena nigrior Chamberlin & Ivie, 1936a: 58, pl. 16, f. 134-135 (Df).
Micrathena gracilis Chickering, 1961: 421, f. 72-77 (mf, S).
Micrathena gracilis Levi, 1978a: 433, f. 55-68 (mf, S).
Micrathena gracilis Levi, 1985: 595, f. 770-773 (mf).
Micrathena gracilis Breene et al., 1993: 100, f. 144A-C (mf).
Micrathena gracilis Dondale et al., 2003: 146, f. 299-306 (mf).
Micrathena gracilis Álvarez-Padilla & Hormiga, 2011: 849, f. 136C, 138B (mf).
References

Álvarez-Padilla, F. & Hormiga, G. (2011). Morphological and phylogenetic atlas of the orb-weaving spider family Tetragnathidae (Araneae: Araneoidea). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 162: 713-879. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Breene, R. G., Dean, D. A., Nyffeler, M. & Edwards, G. B. (1993). Biology, Predation Ecology, and Significance of Spiders in Texas Cotton Ecosystems with a Key to Species. Texas Agriculture Experiment Station, College Station, 115 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Butler, A. G. (1873b). A list of the spiders of the genus Acrosoma. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 41(2): 420-429. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Chamberlin, R. V. & Ivie, W. (1936a). New spiders from Mexico and Panama. Bulletin of the University of Utah 27(5): 1-103. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Chickering, A. M. (1961). The genus Micrathena (Araneae, Argiopidae) in Central America. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard College 125: 391-470. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Dondale, C. D., Redner, J. H., Paquin, P. & Levi, H. W. (2003). The insects and arachnids of Canada. Part 23. The orb-weaving spiders of Canada and Alaska (Araneae: Uloboridae, Tetragnathidae, Araneidae, Theridiosomatidae). NRC Research Press, Ottawa, 371 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Emerton, J. H. (1884). New England spiders of the family Epeiridae. Transactions of the Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences 6: 295-342. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Emerton, J. H. (1902). The common spiders of the United States. Boston, pp. 1-225. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Franganillo B., P. (1930). Arácnidos de Cuba: Mas arácnidos nuevos de la Isla de Cuba. Memorias del Instituto Nacional de Investigaciones Cientificas 1: 47-99. [reprinted separately, pp. 1-55; only reprint seen and cited] download pdf -- Show included taxa

Hentz, N. M. (1850). Descriptions and figures of the araneides of the United States. Boston Journal of Natural History 6: 18-35, 271-295. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Koch, C. L. (1844). Die Arachniden. Nürnberg, Eilfter Band, pp. 1-174. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Levi, H. W. (1978a). The American orb-weaver genera Colphepeira, Micrathena and Gasteracantha north of Mexico (Araneae, Araneidae). Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard College 148: 417-442. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Levi, H. W. (1985). The spiny orb-weaver genera Micrathena and Chaetacis (Araneae: Araneidae). Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard College 150: 429-618. download pdf -- Show included taxa

McCook, H. C. (1894). American spiders and their spinningwork. Philadelphia 3, 1-285. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Pickard-Cambridge, F. O. (1904). Arachnida - Araneida and Opiliones. In: Biologia Centrali-Americana, Zoology. London 2, 465-560. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Reimoser, E. (1917). Die Spinnengattung Micrathena Sundevall. Verhandlungen der Kaiserlich-Königlichen Zoologisch-Botanischen Gesellschaft in Wien 67: 73-160. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Simon, E. (1895a). Histoire naturelle des araignées. Paris 1, 761-1084. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Walckenaer, C. A. (1805). Tableau des aranéides ou caractères essentiels des tribus, genres, familles et races que renferme le genre Aranea de Linné, avec la désignation des espèces comprises dans chacune de ces divisions. Paris, 88 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Walckenaer, C. A. (1841). Histoire naturelle des Insects. Aptères. Paris 2, 1-549. download pdf -- Show included taxa

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