Linyphia

Linyphia triangularis, copyright Gail Hampshire.

Belongs within: Linyphiinae.

Linyphia is a Palaearctic genus of small spiders in which the male palp has an inconspicuous embolus when unextended and a spirally coiled terminal apophysis.

Linyphia Latreille 1804 [Linyphieae]W76
|--*L. triangularis (Clerck 1757)SC97 [=Araneus triangularisC01, Epeira (Linyphia) triangularisG20]
|--L. albiapiata Urquhart 1891 (n. d.)PVD10
|--L. aucklandensis Forster 1964 [=L. campbellensis (l. c.)]F64
|--L. cruentum Urquhart 1891 (n. d.)PVD10
|--L. cultrigera Koch 1880S06
|--L. emertoni Thorell 1874S06
|--L. fastuosa Lucas 1846E12
|--L. gibbosa Lucas 1846E12
|--L. hortensis Sund. 1830S06
|--L. humilis Koch 1880S06
|--L. insignis Blackw. 1841S06
|--L. javensis Doleschall 1859D59
|--L. litigiosaE95
|--L. marginata Koch 1834S06
|--L. montana [=Aranea montana]C01
|--L. mordax Koch 1880S06
|--L. multicolor Urquhart 1891 (n. d.)PVD10
|--L. oblonga Koch & Berendt 1854S93
|--L. pallipes Lucas 1846E12
|--L. pellos Urquhart 1891 (n. d.)PVD10
|--L. peltataP-C06
|--L. phrygiana Koch 1836S06
|--L. picturata Koch 1880S06
|--L. polita Koch 1880S06
|--L. proletaria Koch 1880S06
|--L. reducta Keys. 1886S06
|--L. resupina (D. G. 1778)S06
|--L. semiatra Koch 1880S06
|--L. setosa Forster 1964F64
|--L. sitkaensis Keys. 1886S06
|--L. terrena Koch 1880S06
`--L. walkenaria Risso 1826R26

Nomina nuda: Linyphia adspersaS06
Linyphia nivalisS06
Linyphia ungavensisS06

*Type species of generic name indicated

References

[C01] Cambridge, F. O. P. 1901. A revision of the genera of the Araneae or spiders with reference to their type species. Annals and Magazine of Natural History, series 7, 7: 51–65.

[D59] Doleschall, C. L. 1859. Tweede Bijdrage tot de kennis der Arachniden van den Indischen Archipel. Verhandelingen der Natuurkundige Vereeniging in Nederlandsch Indie [Acta Societatis Scientiarum Indo-Neêrlandicae] 5 (5): 1–60, pls 1–18.

[E95] Elgar, M. A. 1995. The duration of copulation in spiders: comparative patterns. Records of the Western Australian Museum Supplement 52: 1–11.

[E12] Evenhuis, N. L. 2012. Publication and dating of the Exploration Scientifique de l’Algérie: Histoire Naturelle des Animaux Articulés (1846–1849) by Pierre Hippolyte Lucas. Zootaxa 3448: 1–61.

[F64] Forster, R. R. 1964. The Araneae and Opiliones of the subantarctic islands of New Zealand. Pacific Insects Monograph 7: 58–115.

[G20] Goldfuss, G. A. 1820. Handbuch der Naturgeschichte vol. 3. Handbuch der Zoologie pt 1. Johann Leonhard Schrag: Nürnberg.

[PVD10] Paquin, P., C. J. Vink & N. Dupérré. 2010. Spiders of New Zealand: annotated family key and species list. Manaaki Whenua Press: Lincoln (New Zealand).

[P-C06] Pickard-Cambridge, O. 1906. The wild fauna and flora of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Arachnida. Bulletin of Miscellaneous Information, Additional Series 5: 53–65.

[R26] Risso, A. 1826. Histoire naturelle des principales productions de l’Europe méridionale et particulièrement de celles des environs de Nice et des Alpes maritimes vol. 5. F.-G. Levrault: Paris.

[SC97] Scharff, N., & J. A. Coddington. 1997. A phylogenetic analysis of the orb-weaving spider family Araneidae (Arachnida, Araneae). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 120: 355–434.

[S93] Selden, P. A. 1993. Arthropoda (Aglaspidida, Pycnogonida and Chelicerata). In: Benton, M. J. (ed.) The Fossil Record 2 pp. 297–320. Chapman & Hall: London.

[S06] Strand, E. 1906. Die arktischen Araneae, Opiliones und Chernetes. In: Römer, F., & F. Schaudinn (eds) Fauna Arctica. Eine Zusammenstellun der arktischen Tierformen, mit besonder Berücksichtigung des Spitzbergen-Gebietes auf Grund der Ergebnisse der Deutschen Expedition in das Nördliche Eismeer im Jahre 1898 vol. 4 pp. 431–478. Gustav Fischer: Jena.

[W76] Wunderlich, J. 1976. Spinnen aus Australien. 2. Linyphiidae (Arachnida: Araneida). Senckenbergiana Biologica 57 (1-3): 125–142.

Leave a comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *