Pelegrina galathea (Walckenaer, 1837),

Dean, David Allen, 2016, Catalogue of Texas spiders, ZooKeys 570, pp. 1-703: 331-333

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/20B59FFD-FB82-5446-209B-2AB607F25AFB

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ZooKeys by Pensoft

scientific name

Pelegrina galathea (Walckenaer, 1837)
status

 

Taxon classification Animalia Araneae Salticidae

Pelegrina galathea (Walckenaer, 1837) 

Pelegrina galathea  Armstrong and Richman 2007: 396; Bradley 2013: 196; Calixto et al. 2013: 184; Cokendolpher et al. 2008: 10, 49; Jackman 1997: 134, desc., 167; Knutson et al. 2010: 515; Maddison 1996: 263 [T], mf, desc. (figs 5, 11, 13, 35, 78, 125, 130-131, 190, 236, 258-263); Richman et al. 2011b: 43; Richman et al. 2012a: 43; Richman et al. 2012b: 43

Metaphidippus galathea  (Walckenaer, 1837); Agnew et al. 1985: 5, 11; Breene 1988: 15, 17, 24-26, 35-36, 38-39; Breene et al. 1988: 180-181; Breene et al. 1989: 163; Breene et al. 1993a: 169; Breene et al. 1993b: 648; Breene et al. 1993c: 23, 48, 72, mf (figs 61A-C); Brown 1974: 236; Bumroongsook et al. 1992: 17; Carpenter 1972: 163; Dean and Eger 1986: 143; Dean and Sterling 1987: 7; Dean and Sterling 1990: 403, 405; Dean et al. 1982: 256; Dean et al. 1987: 264, 268; Dean et al. 1988: 287; Hunter 1988: 18-21; Li 1990: 137, 142, 144; Nyffeler et al. 1992a: 1181; Nyffeler et al. 1992b: 1459-1460; Nyffeler et al. 1992c: 3; Pamanes-Guerrero 1975: 42, 60, 63, 81; Rapp 1984: 9; Richman and Cutler 1978: 89; Rogers and Horner 1977: 523; Tugmon et al. 1990: 44; Young and Edwards 1990: 22

Distribution.

Eastern 2/3 Texas; Anderson, Aransas, Archer, Atascosa, Bee, Bexar, Bosque, Brazoria, Brazos, Brown, Burleson, Cameron, Carson, Collin, Colorado, Comanche, Concho, Coryell, Dallas, Delta, Denton, Dickens, Duval, Eastland, Ellis, Erath, Falls, Fannin, Fayette, Fort Bend, Franklin, Freestone, Frio, Galveston, Gillespie, Goliad, Grayson, Hamilton, Harris, Hidalgo, Hill, Houston, Howard, Hunt, Jim Wells, Karnes, Kaufman, Kerr, Kimble, Kleberg, Leon, Llano, Madison, Mason, Matagorda, McLennan, Milam, Mitchell, Montague, Motley, Nacogdoches, Nueces, Polk, Potter, Robertson, San Jacinto, San Patricio, San Saba, Scurry, Shackelford, Starr, Taylor, Titus, Tom Green, Travis, Uvalde, Val Verde, Victoria, Walker, Wharton, Wichita, Willacy, Williamson, Wood, Young

Locality.

Adriance Pecan Orchard, Attwater Prairie Chicken National Wildlife Refuge, Bill Haney Pecan Orchard, Ellis Prison Unit, Falcon Lake State Park, Frontera Audubon, Garner State Park, Gorman Falls, Hoblitzelle Farms, Holmes Pecan Orchard, Lacuna Park, Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge, Lake Meredith, Lake Tawakoni State Park, Lake Thomas, Lick Creek Park, Nash Prairie, Pantex Plant, Riley Estate, Russell Farm, Sam Houston National Forest, Santa Ana National Wildlife Refuge, Seminole Canyon State Park, Storey Pecan Orchard, Stubblefield Lake, Texas A&M University Rangeland Area, Welder Wildlife Refuge

Time of activity.

Male (January - December); female (January - December)

Habitat.

(crops: alfalfa, cotton, guar, peanuts, sugarcane); (grass: grass, grassland, grassy and shrub area, pasture); (littoral: playa edge, sedge meadow); (nest/prey: mud dauber nest [mf]); (orchard: citrus, grapefruit, orange, pecan); (plants: bluebonnets, croton, Indian paintbrush, lemon horsemint, miscellaneous vegetation, roadside vegetation, sage, thistle, vegetation, weed, Baccharis  , Centaurea  sp., Engelmannia  sp., Gaillardia  sp., Monarda citriodora  , Rudbeckia  sp.); (soil/woodland: brush, brushy area, chaparral, field, hackberry matte, Juniper, live oak forest, mesquite, post oak savanna, post oak savanna with pasture, saltcedar, sandy area, trees/shrubs, willow, woods, Ulmus crassifolia  ); (structures: around house, on sheet on clothes line)

Method.

Beating [mf]; boll weevil pheromone trap [mf]; cardboard band [mf]; D-Vac suction [mf]; fogging [mf]; irrigation tubing [mf]; pitfall trap [mf]; suction trap [mf]; sweeping [mf]

Eggs/spiderlings.

Walker [eggsac laid May 15, 1978, hatched June 1, 18 spiderlings] [TAMU]

Type.

North Carolina, Raleigh

Etymology.

Greek, the sea-nymph Galatea

Collection.

MSU, NMSU, TAMU, WTAM

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Arachnida

Order

Araneae

Family

Salticidae

Genus

Pelegrina