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

Family: TETRAGNATHIDAE

Gen. Mecynometa Simon, 1894 [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidergen:01383]

N.B.: implicitly revalidated by Levi, 1991a: 178.

Transferred to other genera:
M. caudacuta (Taczanowski, 1873) -- see Opas.
M. caudata Mello-Leitão, 1944 -- see Opas.
M. melanoleuca Mello-Leitão, 1944 -- see Opas.
M. montivaga Archer, 1958 -- see Alcimosphenus.
M. paranensis (Mello-Leitão, 1937) -- see Opas.
M. quadrituberculata (Keyserling, 1883) -- see Dolichognatha.
M. montivaga Archer, 1958 -- see Alcimosphenus.
M. trilineata Mello-Leitão, 1940 -- see Opas.

In synonymy:
M. flabilis (Keyserling, 1893) = M. globosa (O. P.-Cambridge, 1889) (Levi, 2008b: 167).
M. gemmata Simon, 1895 = M. globosa (O. P.-Cambridge, 1889) (Levi, 2008b: 167).
M. scintillans Simon, 1895 = M. globosa (O. P.-Cambridge, 1889) (Levi, 2008b: 167).

f argyrosticta Simon, 1907....................West Africa, Congo [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:013843]
M. a. Simon, 1907d: 279 (Df).

f gibbosa Schmidt & Krause, 1993....................Comoro Is. [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:013848]
M. g. Schmidt & Krause, 1993b: 7, f. 6 (Df).
M. g. Schmidt & Krause, 1994a: 15, f. 10 (f).

mf globosa (O. P.-Cambridge, 1889) *....................Guatemala to Brazil [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:013849]
Meta g. O. P.-Cambridge, 1889d: 2, pl. 1, f. 5 (Df).
Argyroepeira g. Keyserling, 1893: 318, pl. 16, f. 234 (f).
Argyroepeira flabilis Keyserling, 1893: 355, pl. 18, f. 262 (Df) [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:013846].
M. g. Simon, 1894a: 737, f. 810.
M. gemmata Simon, 1894a: 737 (nomen nudum).
M. scintillans Simon, 1894a: 737 (nomen nudum).
M. scintillans Simon, 1895g: 152 (Df) [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:013853].
M. gemmata Simon, 1895g: 152 (Df) [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:013847].
M. g. F. O. P.-Cambridge, 1903a: 443, pl. 42, f. 14 (f).
M. flabilis Petrunkevitch, 1911: 361.
M. g. Chickering, 1963e: 180, f. 1-5 (f, Dm).
M. g. Heimer, 1990: 120, f. 32-33 (mf).
M. g. Levi, 2008b: 167, f. 1-10 (mf, S).