Mecynogea erythromela ( Holmberg, 1876 )

Martins, Pedro H. & Santos, Adalberto J., 2018, Morphology and taxonomy of the orb-weaving spider genus Mecynogea, and a peculiar species of Argiope (Araneae, Araneidae), Zootaxa 4415 (3), pp. 423-451: 439

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https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4415.3.2

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scientific name

Mecynogea erythromela ( Holmberg, 1876 )
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Mecynogea erythromela ( Holmberg, 1876) 

Zilla erytromela Holmberg, 1876: 80  (Female holotype from Las Conchas, Argentina [Partido de Tigre, Prov. Buenos Aires, (34°25’S, 58°34’W) ( Paynter 1995: 405)], Lost).

Mecynogea  erytromela— Mello-Leitão 1933: 33; World Spider Catalog 2017 (complete taxonomic citation history).

Distribution. This species is distributed from the Chilean coast, passing through the Andes and reaching central Brazil, in the savanna biomes in between these regions. We report new records in the Brazilian states of Mato Grosso, Mato Grosso do Sul, São Paulo, and Tocantins ( Fig. 16View FIGURE 16).

Material examined. ARGENTINA: Salta: Salta [24°46'57.23"S, 65°25'11.57"W], 1193 m, M. Birabén leg., 1♂ 1♀ ( MNRJ 1999View Materials)GoogleMaps  ; BRAZIL: Mato Grosso: Chapada dos Guimarães, Parque Nacional da Chapada dos Guimarães [15°17'25.17"S, 55°52'12.13"W], 614 m, 18.II.2000, E.S.S. Álvares leg., 1♀ ( UFMG 802View Materials)GoogleMaps  ; Cuiabá, Chapada dos Guimarães [15°35'46"S, 56°5'48"W], 165 m, 8.VIII.2002, E. Wienskoski leg., 2♀ ( MZSP 61View Materials 718)GoogleMaps  ; Mato Grosso do Sul: Bela Vista, Fazenda Alvorada [22°6'28.69"S, 56°31'35.55"W], 182 m, 19.VII.1998, 1♂ ( IBSP 26749View Materials)GoogleMaps  ; Brasilândia, Usina Hidrelétrica Sérgio Motta [21°16'22.68"S, 51°55'52.5"W], 265 m, 12.VII.2000, Equipe IBSP leg., 1♂ (IBSP 31041); 2♀ (IBSP 31040); Corumbá, Passo do Lontra [19°34'60"S, 57°0'0"W], 91 m, 2001–2002, J. Raizer leg., 1♂ ( IBSP 94148View Materials)  ; Três Lagoas [20°45'4"S, 51°40'42"W], 329 m, 2001, L.F. Moura leg., 1♀ ( IBSP 36199View Materials)GoogleMaps  ; São Paulo: São José do Rio Preto, Sitio Santo Antônio [20°48'44.42"S, 49°22'33.54"W], 1199 m, 1.I.2003, E. Wienskoski leg., 2♀ ( MZSP 62919View Materials)GoogleMaps  ; Primavera, Usina Hidrelétrica Sérgio Motta [22°30'45.56"S, 52°52'8.18"W], 330 m, 22.II.2001, D.F. Candiani & R.P. Indicatti leg., 3♀ (IBSP 37652); Tocantins: Miracema do Tocantins [9°33'59.74"S, 48°23'36.19"W], 280 m, 17–25.IV.2005, I. Knisak & R. Martins leg., 1♀ ( IBSP 93825View Materials)GoogleMaps  ; CHILE: Región VII de Maule: Talca [35°25'30.3"S, 71°39'14.08"W], 105 m, 2♀ ( MNRJ 2333View Materials)GoogleMaps  .

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Arachnida

Order

Araneae

Family

Araneidae

Genus

Mecynogea

Loc

Mecynogea erythromela ( Holmberg, 1876 )

Martins, Pedro H. & Santos, Adalberto J. 2018
2018
Loc

Zilla erytromela

Holmberg, 1876 : 80
Paynter 1995: 405
Loc

Mecynogea

Mello-Leitão 1933 : 33