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The erigonine spiders of North America. Part 8, The genus Eperigone Crosby and Bishop (Araneae, Linyphiidae). American Museum novitates ; no. 2885

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dc.contributor.author Millidge, A. F. (Alfred Frank) en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2005-10-06T18:05:38Z
dc.date.available 2005-10-06T18:05:38Z
dc.date.issued 1987 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2246/5129
dc.description 75 p. : ill., maps ; 26 cm. en_US
dc.description Includes bibliographical references (p. 73-75). en_US
dc.description.abstract "A revision of the genus Eperigone is reported. E. albula Zorsch and Crosby is removed from the genus, and the following synonyms are proposed: Eperigone antillana Bryant = E. serrate Ivie and Barrows; E. banksi Ivie and Barrows = E. fradeorum (Berland); E. credula Gertsch and Davis = E. bryantae Ivie and Barrows; E. lyra Chamberlin and Ivie = E. bryantae; E. simplex (Emerton) (junior homonym) = E. bryantae; E. simplicia Roewer = E. bryantae. The known species from North and Central America and the Caribbean area are 68 in number, including the following 41 new taxa: E. avia, E. caelebs, E. cognata, E. colima, E. comes, E. conexa, E. dominica, E. estrellae, E. faceta, E. florida, E. formosa, E. fracta, E. fusca, E. hospita, E. ignobilis, E. imago, E. leonina, E. libana, E. madera, E. major, E. media, E. mediocris, E. mera, E. modica, E. montana, E. monticola, E. morata, E. orba, E. ornata, E. paludosa, E. paula, E. perplexa, E. persimilis, E. pinicola, E. proba, E. singularis, E. sodalis, E. sola, E. solita, E. subantillana, and E. tibialis. The genitalic structures indicate that Eperigone and Erigone are closely related, and that Annapolis probably falls in the same group. Eperigone appears to be endemic to the North American continent, but there has been limited dispersal to other regions. Descriptions, diagnoses, and distributions are given for each species"--P.[1]. en_US
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dc.language eng en_US
dc.language.iso en_US
dc.publisher New York, N.Y. : American Museum of Natural History en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries American Museum novitates ; no. 2885 en_US
dc.subject.lcc QL1 .A436 no.2885, 1987 en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Eperigone en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Spiders -- North America en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Arachnida -- North America en_US
dc.title The erigonine spiders of North America. Part 8, The genus Eperigone Crosby and Bishop (Araneae, Linyphiidae). American Museum novitates ; no. 2885 en_US
dc.title.alternative Genus Eperigone Crosby and Bishop (Araneae, Linyphiidae) en_US
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    Novitates (Latin for "new acquaintances"), published continuously and numbered consecutively since 1921, are short papers that contain descriptions of new forms and reports in zoology, paleontology, and geology. New numbers are published at irregular intervals.

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