Meriola decepta Banks, 1895

Dean, David Allen, 2016, Catalogue of Texas spiders, ZooKeys 570, pp. 1-703: 422-423

publication ID

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

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scientific name

Meriola decepta Banks, 1895
status

 

Meriola decepta Banks, 1895  

Meriola decepta   Calixto et al. 2013: 181, 188, 189; Cokendolpher et al. 2008: 8, 16 (fig. 4); Irungu 2007: 30; Knutson et al. 2010: 515; Pfannenstiel 2008a: 204; Platnick and Ewing 1995: 8 [T]

Meriola deceptus   Banks, 1895; Jackman 1997: 162

Trachelas deceptus   (Banks, 1895); Agnew et al. 1985: 4, 10; Breene et al. 1993a: 169; Breene et al. 1993c: 14, 47, 85, mf (figs 96A-B); Dean and Eger 1986: 142; Dean and Sterling 1987: 6; Dean and Sterling 1990: 403; Dean et al. 1982: 255; Kaston 1978: 213, desc.; Platnick and Shadab 1974b: 29 [S], mf, desc. (figs 103-106); Young and Edwards 1990: 16

Meriola inornata   (Banks, 1901); Brown 1974: 233

Distribution.

Bastrop, Bexar, Blanco, Brazos, Brooks, Burleson, Caldwell, Cameron, Carson, Clay, Collingsworth, Comanche, Coryell, Dallas, Delta, Denton, Erath, Floyd, Goliad, Gonzales, Grayson, Hidalgo, Houston, Howard, Jeff Davis, Jim Wells, Kerr, Kleberg, Llano, Nacogdoches, Robertson, San Patricio, Taylor, Tom Green, Travis, Walker, Webb, Wichita, Williamson

Locality.

5-Eagle Ranch, Adriance Pecan Orchard, Bastrop State Park, Bill Haney Pecan Orchard, Browning Ranch, Ellis Prison Unit, Holmes Pecan Orchard, Lake Corpus Christi State Park, Palmetto State Park, Proctor Lake, Stiles Farm Foundation, Texas A&M University Rangeland Area, Welder Wildlife Refuge

Time of activity.

Male (January, March - November); female (February - December, December 22 - January 12)

Habitat.

(crops: cabbage, cotton, peanuts); (grass: grass, pasture); (landscape features: under rock); (littoral: near pond, playa); (orchard: citrus, pecan); (plants: emergent vegetation, Indian paintbrush, vegetation); (soil/woodland: forest litter, leaf litter, post oak savanna with pasture, saltcedar, sandy area, savanna, trees, woods); (structures: building at night, house, indoors)

Method.

Beating [m]; berlese funnel [f]; cardboard band [mf]; D-Vac suction [f]; fogging [f]; malaise trap [m]; pitfall trap [mf]; suction trap [mf]; sweeping [f]; yellow pan trap [m]

Type.

New York, Long Island, Sea Cliff

Etymology.

Latin, deceiving

Collection.

DMNS, MCZ, MSU, TAMU

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Arachnida

Order

Araneae

Family

Titanoecidae

Genus

Meriola

Loc

Meriola decepta Banks, 1895

Dean, David Allen 2016
2016
Loc

Meriola inornata

Banks 1901
1901
Loc

Meriola decepta

Banks 1895
1895