The World Spider Catalog, V15 by N. I. Platnick (c) 2000 - 2014 AMNH

Family: LYCOSIDAE

Gen. Birabenia Mello-Leitão, 1941 [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidergen:07188]

N.B.: removed from the synonymy of Hogna Simon, 1885 by Piacentini & Laborda, 2013: 40, contra Capocasale, 1990: 137, and considered by those authors to be a senior synonym of Melloicosa Roewer, 1960d: 949, type Gnatholycosa vittata Mello-Leitão, 1945 [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidergen:01636].

In synonymy:
B. murina (Mello-Leitão, 1941, T from Paratrochosina) = B. birabenae Mello-Leitão, 1941 (Piacentini & Laborda, 2013: 43).
B. sanogastensis (Mello-Leitão, 1941, T from Scaptocosa=Geolycosa) = B. birabenae Mello-Leitão, 1941 (Piacentini & Laborda, 2013: 44).
B. taeniata Mello-Leitão, 1943 = B. birabenae Mello-Leitão, 1941 (Piacentini & Laborda, 2013: 43).

mf birabenae Mello-Leitão, 1941 *....................Argentina [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:017951]
B. b. Mello-Leitão, 1941d: 137, pl. 6, f. 27, 33-34 (Dmf).
Alopecosa murina Mello-Leitão, 1941d: 122, f. 19 (Df) [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:018492].
Lycosa sanogastensis Mello-Leitão, 1941d: 133, f. 31, pl. 6, f. 25 (Df) [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:017861].
B. taeniata Mello-Leitão, 1943c: 108, f. 9 (Dj) [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:019789].
Tarentula murinella Roewer, 1951: 441 (unneeded replacement name for Alopecosa murina, not thought congeneric with Lycosa murina Nicolet, 1849).
Paratrochosina murinella Roewer, 1955c: 282.
Scaptocosa sanogastensis Roewer, 1955c: 292.
Hogna b. Capocasale, 1990: 137, f. 8-11 (mf).
Tetragonophthalma taeniata Capocasale, 1990: 138 (Tj from Birabenia).
Hogna taeniata Silva, Lise & Carico, 2009: 106 (Tj from Tetragonophthalma, considered a nomen dubium).
B. b. Piacentini & Laborda, 2013: 42, f. 1a-f, 2a-f, 3a-g, 4a-e, 5a-b (mf, S).

mf vittata (Mello-Leitão, 1945)....................Argentina, Uruguay [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:018458]
Gnatholycosa v. Mello-Leitão, 1945b: 249 (Dj).
Melloicosa v. Roewer, 1955c: 278.
B. v. Piacentini & Laborda, 2013: 49, f. 6a-f, 7a-f, 8a-e, 9a-e, 10a-b (Dmf).