Mysmenopsis fernandoi Dupérré & Tapia, 2015

Dupérré, Nadine & Tapia, Elicio, 2020, Megadiverse Ecuador: a review of Mysmenopsis (Araneae, Mysmenidae) of Ecuador, with the description of twenty-one new kleptoparasitic spider species, Zootaxa 4761 (1), pp. 1-81 : 69

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4761.1.1

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:DDBF3F67-D2E0-4176-B19C-D7319E0500D6

DOI

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3809802

persistent identifier

https://treatment.plazi.org/id/9A2087C1-FF90-953B-3BAF-FA5C5286F914

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Plazi

scientific name

Mysmenopsis fernandoi Dupérré & Tapia, 2015
status

 

Mysmenopsis fernandoi Dupérré & Tapia, 2015

Figs 230, 231 View FIGURES 230–233 , Map 1 (inverse green triangle).

Material examined. Ecuador: Pichincha Province: Communidad de Junin (-00.28879 -7855665) 1285m, 8♂ 10♀, in Linothele sp. web., 4 Apr. 2016, E.E. Tapia ( ZMH-A0001551 , ZMH-A0001578 , ZMH-A0001580 ) .

Distribution. Ecuador, Cotopaxi, Pichincha and Santo Domingo de los Tsáchilas Provinces.

Natural history. The specimens were collected in a Linothele sp. web at 1285m in an evergreen low mountain forest of the western Andes (BsBn04) ( Iglesis, Santiana & Chinchero, 2013). The species inhabit the Andean ecoregion, it lives in sympatry with M. junin n. sp. in Imbabura Province, and in sympatry with M. chiquita in Santo Domingo de los Tsáchilas and with M. onorei in the Cotopaxi Province ( Dupérré & Tapia 2015).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Arachnida

Order

Araneae

Family

Mysmenidae

Genus

Mysmenopsis