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

Family: LINYPHIIDAE

Gen. Macrargus Dahl, 1886 [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidergen:01069]

N.B.: considered a senior synonym of Auletta O. P.-Cambridge, 1882 (=Auletobia Strand, 1929) by Wunderlich, 1974b: 160.

Transferred to other genera:
M. camtschadalicus (Kulczyn'ski, 1885) -- see Perro.
M. coreanus Paik, 1991 -- see Nippononeta.
M. indistinctus Kulczyn'ski, 1908 -- see Masikia.
M. pacificus Berland, 1924 -- see Laminacauda.
M. solitarius Dahl, 1928 -- see Masikia.
M. strandi (Schenkel, 1934) -- see Scotargus.

In synonymy:
M. granulosus (L. Koch, 1879, T from Centromerus) = M. multesimus (O. P.-Cambridge, 1875) (Holm, 1945b: 44).
M. mordax (L. Koch, 1879, T from Linyphia) = M. multesimus (O. P.-Cambridge, 1875) (Holm, 1945b: 44).
M. rabeleri Schenkel, 1936 = M. carpenteri (O. P.-Cambridge, 1894) (Wiehle, 1956: 91, sub M. rufus carpenteri).
M. rufus minutus Holm, 1939 = M. carpenteri (O. P.-Cambridge, 1894) (Locket & Millidge, 1953: 363, sub M. rufus carpenteri).

Nomen dubium:
M. australis Berland, 1924b: 428, f. 14-18 (mf, Juan Fernandez Is.) -- Miller, 2007a: 6.

mf alpinus Li & Zhu, 1993....................China [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:011482]
M. a. Li & Zhu, in Song, Zhu & Li, 1993: 863, f. 21A-I (Dmf).
M. a. Li, Song & Zhu, 1994: 81, f. 31-33 (f).
M. a. Li & Zhu, 1995: 41, f. 2a-i (mf).
M. a. Song, Zhu & Chen, 1999: 186, f. 104D, G, J (mf).

mf boreus Holm, 1968....................Sweden, Finland, Estonia, Russia [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:011484]
M. b. Holm, 1968a: 194, f. 17-19 (Dm).
M. b. Palmgren, 1975: 19, f. 4.5-6 (mf).
M. b. Gnelitsa & Koponen, 2010: 226, f. 1e-f, 2e-f, 3e-f, 4g-i (mf).

mf carpenteri (O. P.-Cambridge, 1894)....................Palearctic [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:011485]
Tmeticus c. O. P.-Cambridge, 1894b: 108, f. 2 (Dm, not f).
Centromerus c. Reimoser, 1919: 79.
M. rabeleri Schenkel, 1936a: 323, f. 6 (Df).
M. rufus minutus Holm, 1939b: 19, f. 9a, c (Dm).
M. rufus c. Locket & Millidge, 1953: 363, f. 217B-D (mf, S).
M. rufus c. Wiehle, 1956: 90, f. 148-151 (mf, S).
M. c. Locket, 1964: 275 (elevated to species).
M. c. Miller, 1971: 250, pl. L, f. 15-16 (mf).
M. excavatus Wunderlich, 1974b: 159 (S, rejected).
M. c. Locket, Millidge & Merrett, 1974: 115, f. 73C (m).
M. c. Palmgren, 1975: 19, f. 4.1-2 (mf).
M. c. Thaler, 1983a: 143, f. 68 (m).
M. c. Pichka, 1983: 4, f. 5.102 (mf).
M. c. Roberts, 1987: 136, f. 69b, d (mf).
M. c. Tanasevitch, 1990: 86, f. 13.28, 14.13-14 (mf).
M. c. Heimer & Nentwig, 1991: 204, f. 552 (mf).

f excavatus (O. P.-Cambridge, 1882)....................Europe [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:011486]
Auletta excavata O. P.-Cambridge, 1882b: 258, pl. 13, f. 1 (Df).
Aulettobia e. Strand, 1929: 14 (generic replacement name).
M. e. Wunderlich, 1974b: 159 (S M. carpenteri, rejected).

mf multesimus (O. P.-Cambridge, 1875)....................Holarctic [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:011487]
Erigone multesima O. P.-Cambridge, 1875c: 402, pl. 46, f. 9 (Df).
Linyphia mordax L. Koch, 1879c: 13, pl. 1, f. 3 (Dmf).
Erigone granulosa L. Koch, 1879c: 43, pl. 2, f. 1 (Dmf).
Microneta discolor Emerton, 1882: 75, pl. 24, f. 1 (Dmf).
Tmeticus granulosus Simon, 1884a: 420.
Tmeticus granulosus Grese, 1909: 327, pl. 7, f. 5 (m).
Centromerus granulosus Reimoser, 1919: 80.
Microneta multesima Crosby & Bishop, 1928b: 1049.
M. m. Holm, 1945b: 44 (Tmf from Microneta, S).
M. m. Kaston, 1948: 133, f. 322-324 (mf).
M. m. Kleemola, 1961: 133, f. 9a-b (f).
M. m. Hauge, 1969: 3, f. 6-9 (mf).
M. m. Palmgren, 1975: 19, f. 4.3-4 (mf).
M. m. Pakhorukov & Utochkin, 1977b: 910, f. 19-20 (f).
M. m. Pakhorukov, 1981: 79, f. 23-24 (m).
M. m. Li, Song & Zhu, 1994: 81, f. 39-40 (f).
M. m. Tao, Li & Zhu, 1995: 250, f. 151-154 (f).
M. m. Wunderlich, 1995e: 489, f. 40-41 (f).
M. m. Song, Zhu & Chen, 1999: 186, f. 104H-I (f).
M. m. Paquin & Dupérré, 2003: 142, f. 1571-1573 (mf).
M. m. Gnelitsa & Koponen, 2010: 222, f. 1a-b, 2a-b, 3a-b, 4a-c (mf).

mf rufus (Wider, 1834) *....................Palearctic [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:011490]
Theridion rufum Wider, 1834: 218, pl. 15, f. 3 (Dmf).
Theridion parvipalpe Wider, 1834: 221, pl. 15, f. 6 (Dm).
Neriene rubripes Blackwall, 1836: 485 (Dmf).
Micryphantes erythrocephalus C. L. Koch, 1836a: 85, f. 233 (Df).
Micryphantes erythrocephalus C. L. Koch, 1841a: 98, f. 667-668 (f, Dm).
Micryphantes aequalis C. L. Koch, 1841a: 101, f. 669-670 (Dmf).
Argus parvipalpus Walckenaer, 1841: 349.
Theridion erythrocephalus Walckenaer, 1841: 505.
Erigone erythrocephala Westring, 1861: 271.
Neriene rubripes Blackwall, 1864a: 287, pl. 19, f. 201 (mf).
Bathyphantes pallescens Menge, 1866: 120, pl. 22, f. 45 (mf, misidentified).
Bathyphantes brevipalpus Menge, 1866: 122, pl. 22, f. 47 (f, misidentified).
Micryphantes ruficephalus Ohlert, 1867: 79 (Dmf).
Erigone rufa Thorell, 1871a: 132.
Bathyphantes inermis Lebert, 1877: 160 (D, based on name from legend of Menge, 1866: pl. 22, f. 45).
Neriene rufa O. P.-Cambridge, 1879g: 123.
Tmeticus r. Simon, 1884a: 388, f. 163-166 (mf).
M. r. Dahl, 1886: 76.
M. r. Chyzer & Kulczyn'ski, 1894: 78, pl. 3, f. 18 (mf).
Tmeticus r. Becker, 1896: 62, pl. 8, f. 4 (mf).
M. r. Bösenberg, 1902: 190, pl. 17, f. 262 (mf).
M. r. Holm, 1939b: 20, f. 9b (m).
M. r. Locket & Millidge, 1953: 363, f. 217A, E-F (mf).
M. r. Wiehle, 1956: 88, f. 144-147 (mf).
M. r. Merrett, 1963b: 371, f. 27A-F (m).
M. r. Miller, 1971: 250, pl. L, f. 13-14 (mf).
M. r. Palmgren, 1975: 17, f. 3.20-24 (mf).
M. r. Millidge, 1977: 45, f. 177 (m).
M. r. Pichka, 1983: 5, f. 4 (m).
M. r. Millidge, 1984b: 248, f. 89 (f).
M. r. Roberts, 1987: 136, f. 69a, c (mf).
M. r. Heimer & Nentwig, 1991: 204, f. 551 (mf).
M. r. Saaristo, in Marusik & Koponen, 2008a: 8, pl. 1 (m).
M. r. Dupérré, 2013: 7, f. 52 (m).

mf sumyensis Gnelitsa & Koponen, 2010....................Ukraine, Belarus [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:043756]
M. s. Gnelitsa & Koponen, 2010: 224, f. 1c-d, 2c-d, 3c-d, 4d-f (Dmf).