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

Family: DESIDAE

Gen. Desis Walckenaer, 1837 [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidergen:01859]

N.B.: sometimes placed in Argyronetidae=Cybaeidae, transferred here by Roth, 1967b: 5 and Lehtinen, 1967: 228.

In synonymy:
D. beckeri Hewitt, 1913 = D. formidabilis (O. P.-Cambridge, 1890) (Lamoral, 1968: 148).
D. isolata Banks, 1931 = D. galapagoensis Hirst, 1925 (Roth, 1967b: 5).
D. pentheri Simon, 1910 = D. formidabilis (O. P.-Cambridge, 1890) (Lamoral, 1968: 148).
D. tubicola (Pocock, 1898) = D. formidabilis (O. P.-Cambridge, 1890) (Lehtinen, 1967: 256, after Hirst, 1925).

Nomina nuda:
D. lynkiana Kishida (Yaginuma, in Brignoli, 1983c: 487).
D. sakaguchii Kishida (Yaginuma, in Brignoli, 1983c: 487).

mf crosslandi Pocock, 1903....................Zanzibar, Madagascar [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:021480]
D. c. Pocock, 1903a: 390, f. 78 (Df).
D. c. Strand, 1908a: 141 (Dm).
D. c. Legendre, 1969: 43, f. 1-3 (m).

mf formidabilis (O. P.-Cambridge, 1890)....................South Africa [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:021481]
Robsonia f. O. P.-Cambridge, 1890b: 625, pl. 53, f. 5 (Dmf).
D. f. Simon, 1896d: 221.
Paradesis tubicola Pocock, 1898e: 75, f. 1-3 (Df).
Paradesis f. Pocock, 1898e: 77.
D. tubicola Pocock, 1902c: 104.
D. pentheri Simon, 1910b: 205 (Df).
D. beckeri Hewitt, 1913c: 476, f. 6 (Df).
D. f. Lehtinen, 1967: 256 (S).
D. f. Lamoral, 1968: 148, f. 3-5 (mf, S).
D. f. Griswold et al., 2005: 19, f. 177A-E, 190A-B (m).
D. f. Ramírez, 2014: 211, f. 139D, 142E (m).

mf galapagoensis Hirst, 1925....................Galapagos Is. [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:021482]
D. g. Hirst, 1925b: 271 (Dm).
D. isolata Banks, 1930b: 274, pl. 2, f. 4-5 (Df).
D. g. Roth, 1967b: 5 (Sf).
D. g. Roth, 1976: 14, f. 1-13 (mf).

f gardineri Pocock, 1904....................Laccadive Is. [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:021483]
D. g. Pocock, 1904: 802, pl. 6, f. 4 (Df).

j hartmeyeri Simon, 1909....................Western Australia [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:021484]
D. h. Simon, 1909d: 180 (Dj).

mf inermis Gravely, 1927....................India [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:021485]
D. i. Gravely, 1927: 161, pl. A-B (Dmf).
D. i. Lehtinen, 1967: 440, f. 131 (f).

mf japonica Yaginuma, 1956....................Japan [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:021486]
D. j. Yaginuma, 1956b: 364, f. 1-5 (Dm).
D. j. Yaginuma, 1960: 79, f. 72 (m).
D. j. Yaginuma, 1971: 79, f. 72 (m, Df).
D. j. Irie, 1985: 7, f. 15-17 (m).
D. j. Yaginuma, 1986a: 153, f. 83.2 (m).
D. j. Ono, 2009a: 151, f. 1-9 (mf).

mf kenyonae Pocock, 1902....................Victoria, Tasmania [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:021487]
D. k. Pocock, 1902c: 102, f. 21 (Df).
D. k. Hickman, 1949: 38, f. 9-15 (f, Dm).
D. k. Lehtinen, 1967: 440, f. 130 (m).
D. k. Hickman, 1967: 72, f. 129-131 (mf).
D. kenyoni Davies, 1998a: 212, f. 7 (m).

mf marina (Hector, 1877)....................New Caledonia, New Zealand, Chatham Is. [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:021488]
Dandridgea dysderoides White, 1849: 5 (misidentified).
Argyroneta m. Hector, 1877: 300 (Df).
D. robsoni Powell, 1879: 263, pl. 12 (Df).
Robsonia m. O. P.-Cambridge, 1879d: 687, pl. 52, f. 4 (Dm).
D. marinus Pocock, 1895b: 143.
D. m. Lehtinen, 1967: 440, f. 129 (m).
D. m. Forster, 1970b: 23, f. 7, 34-40, 196 (mf).
D. m. Coddington, 1990: 10, f. 25 (m).

mf martensi L. Koch, 1872....................Malaysia [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:021489]
D. m. L. Koch, 1872a: 347, pl. 29, f. 2 (Dmf).
D. m. Workman, 1896: 74, pl. 74 (mf).
D. m. Bristowe, 1930a: 343, f. 1 (f).

f maxillosa (Fabricius, 1793) *....................New Guinea, New Caledonia [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:021490]
Aranea m. Fabricius, 1793: 411 (Df).
D. dysderoides Walckenaer, 1837: 610, pl. 4, f. 15 (Df).
D. m. Simon, 1898a: 228, f. 215-217.

mf risbeci Berland, 1931....................New Caledonia [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:021491]
D. r. Berland, 1931b: 666, f. 1-4 (Dmf).

mf tangana Roewer, 1955....................East Africa [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:021492]
D. t. Roewer, 1955b: 96, f. 37a-e (Dmf).

m vorax L. Koch, 1872....................Samoa [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:021493]
D. v. L. Koch, 1872a: 345, pl. 29, f. 1 (Dm).
D. v. Simon, 1898a: 227, f. 218-219 (m).