Doi
10.5431/aramit3705
Autor

Kronestedt T

Jahr
2009
Titel

Taxonomic notes on Agroeca (Araneae, Liocranidae)

Titel ├╝bersetzt

Taxonomic notes on Agroeca (Araneae, Liocranidae)

Ausgabe

Heft 37

Seiten
27-30
Abstract

Agroeca gaunitzi Tullgren, 1952 is stated here to be a junior synonym of A. proxima (O. P.-Cambridge, 1871). The illustrations of the male palp attributed to A. proxima in papers by Tullgren of 1946 and 1952 in fact show A. inopina O. P.-Cambridge, 1886. The record of A. inopina from Finland, quite outside its known distribution range, was based on a misidentification. It is argued that the type species of the genus Agroeca Westring, 1861 should be A. proxima (O. P.-Cambridge, 1871), not A. brunnea (Blackwall, 1833) as currently applied. Protagroeca Lohmander, 1944 is placed as an objective synonym of Agroeca Westring, 1861.

Keywords

Agroeca gaunitzi; spider; synonyms; type species