Mecynogea lemniscata (Walckenaer, 1841)

Dean, David Allen, 2016, Catalogue of Texas spiders, ZooKeys 570, pp. 1-703: 59

publication ID

http://dx.doi.org/10.3897/zookeys.570.6095

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:CE0DA439-F6F6-4DCF-8225-5700A3C50098

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/F936FAEC-1CBB-EA60-8E72-512C2D433D88

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scientific name

Mecynogea lemniscata (Walckenaer, 1841)
status

 

Mecynogea lemniscata (Walckenaer, 1841)  

Mecynogea lemniscata   Agnew et al. 1985: 4; Breene et al. 1993c: 12, 47, 105, mf (figs 158A-C); Dean and Sterling 1990: 404; Dean et al. 1982: 254; Jackman 1997: 80, desc., 161 (photo 21q); Knutson et al. 2010: 515; Levi 1980: 13 [S, T], mf, desc. (figs 1-15); Roth 1982: 11-2; Roth 1985: B-6-4, B-6-9; Roth 1994: 69, 72; Yantis 2005: 197; Young and Edwards 1990: 15

Allepeira lemniscata   (Walckenaer, 1841); Exline 1948: 311

Epeira basilica   McCook, 1878; McCook 1878: 133; McCook 1889: 164

Hentzia basilica   (McCook, 1878); Comstock 1912: 417; Comstock 1940: 431; McCook 1893: 244; Petrunkevitch 1911: 349; Vogel 1970b: 5

Argiope basilica   McCook, 1878; Marx 1890: 541

Allepeira basilica   (McCook, 1878); Bryant 1940: 358; Roewer 1942: 778

Mecynogea basilica   (McCook, 1878); Brown 1974: 232

Distribution.

Eastern 2/3 Texas; Archer, Bexar, Brazos, Burleson, Cameron, Comanche, Erath, Garza, Gonzales, Hidalgo, Houston, Howard, Hunt, Hutchinson, Nacogdoches, Sabine, Travis, Walker, Wichita

Locality.

5-Eagle Ranch, Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park, Ellis Prison Unit, Johnson Ranch, Lake Tawakoni State Park, Lick Creek Park, Palmetto State Park, Proctor Lake, Santa Ana National Wildlife Refuge

Time of activity.

Male (May - July); female (May - August)

Habitat.

(crops: cotton, peanuts); (nest/prey: mud dauber nest [mf in Chalybion californicum   , f in Sceliphron caementarium   ]); (soil/woodland: beech-magnolia forest, pine woods [%: 99], saltcedar, willow, woods); (web: in web, web in oak tree)

Method.

5 gallon bucket trap [m]; beating [m]; malaise trap [m]; suction trap [m]; sweeping [mf]

Type.

Georgia

Etymology.

Latin, adorned with ribbons

Collection.

MCZ, MSU, NMSU, TAMU

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Arachnida

Order

Araneae

Family

Araneidae

Genus

Mecynogea

Loc

Mecynogea lemniscata (Walckenaer, 1841)

Dean, David Allen 2016
2016
Loc

Allepeira lemniscata

Banks 1932
1932
Loc

Allepeira basilica

Banks 1932
1932
Loc

Epeira basilica

Walckenaer 1805
1805