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

Family: AGELENIDAE

Gen. Melpomene O. P.-Cambridge, 1898 [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidergen:01833]

N.B.: considered a senior synonym of Ritalena Chamberlin & Ivie, 1941 by Roth, 1972: 11 and Roth & Brame, 1972: 45.

mf bicavata (F. O. P.-Cambridge, 1902)....................Mexico [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:021060]
Agelenopsis b. F. O. P.-Cambridge, 1902a: 337, pl. 32, f. 4 (Df).
Agelena b. Petrunkevitch, 1911: 527.
M. b. Chamberlin & Ivie, 1942b: 238, f. 74-76 (f, Dm).
M. b. Roth & Brame, 1972: 45, f. 62 (m).
M. b. Roth, 1982: 7-9, f. 62 (m).
M. b. Roth, 1985: B1-8, f. 62 (m).
M. b. Roth, 1994: 54, f. 62 (m).

f bipunctata (Roth, 1967)....................Trinidad [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:021061]
Novalena b. Roth, 1967c: 313, pl. 51, f. 2 (Df).
M. b. Lehtinen, 1967: 247 (Tf from Novalena).

f chiricana Chamberlin & Ivie, 1942....................Panama [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:021062]
M. c. Chamberlin & Ivie, 1942b: 240, f. 78 (Df).

mf coahuilana (Gertsch & Davis, 1940)....................Mexico [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:021063]
Agelena c. Gertsch & Davis, 1940a: 2, f. 5 (Df).
M. c. Chamberlin & Ivie, 1942b: 240, f. 64 (f).
M. c. Lehtinen, 1967: 449, f. 250 (Dm).
M. c. Gómez-Rodríguez & Salazar, 2012: 2, f. I.10A-B (mf).

m elegans O. P.-Cambridge, 1898 *....................Mexico [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:021064]
M. e. O. P.-Cambridge, 1898a: 285, pl. 39, f. 6 (Dm).
Agelenopsis e. F. O. P.-Cambridge, 1902a: 336, pl. 31, f. 37 (m).
Agelena e. Petrunkevitch, 1911: 527.
M. e. Chamberlin & Ivie, 1942b: 238.
M. e. Lehtinen, 1967: 449, f. 249 (m).

f panamana (Petrunkevitch, 1925)....................Panama [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:021065]
Agelena p. Petrunkevitch, 1925a: 161, f. 82 (Df).
M. p. Chamberlin & Ivie, 1942b: 241.

f penetralis (F. O. P.-Cambridge, 1902)....................Costa Rica [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:021066]
Agelenopsis p. F. O. P.-Cambridge, 1902a: 337, pl. 32, f. 8 (Df).
Agelena p. Banks, 1909a: 202.
M. p. Roth, 1956b: 177 (Tf from Agelenopsis).

f plesia Chamberlin & Ivie, 1942....................Panama [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:021067]
M. p. Chamberlin & Ivie, 1942b: 239, f. 77 (Df).
M. p. Lehtinen, 1967: 449, f. 252 (f).

f quadrata (Kraus, 1955)....................El Salvador [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:021068]
Agelenopsis q. Kraus, 1955b: 32, f. 86 (Df).
M. q. Roth, 1972: 11 (Tf from Agelenopsis).
Ritalena q. Brignoli, 1983c: 479.

f rita (Chamberlin & Ivie, 1941)....................USA [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:021069]
Ritalena r. Chamberlin & Ivie, 1941a: 613, f. 84 (Df).
M. r. Roth & Brame, 1972: 45, f. 63 (f).
M. r. Roth, 1982: 7-9, f. 63 (f).
M. r. Roth, 1985: B1-8, f. 63 (f).
M. r. Roth, 1994: 54, f. 63 (f).

m singula (Gertsch & Ivie, 1936)....................Mexico [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:021070]
Agelena s. Gertsch & Ivie, 1936: 23, f. 49-50 (Dm).
M. s. Chamberlin & Ivie, 1942b: 241, f. 79-80 (m).
M. s. Stocks, 2009: 6, f. 14-15 (m).

m transversa (F. O. P.-Cambridge, 1902)....................Mexico [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:021071]
Agelenopsis t. F. O. P.-Cambridge, 1902a: 336, pl. 31, f. 38 (Dm).
Agelena t. Petrunkevitch, 1911: 529.
M. t. Chamberlin & Ivie, 1942b: 241.
M. t. Ibarra-Núñez, Maya-Morales & Chamé-Vázquez, 2011: 1186, f. 6e (m).