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

Family: MIMETIDAE

Gen. Mimetus Hentz, 1832 [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidergen:03323]

N.B.: type species (by monotypy) is M. syllepsicus Hentz, 1832, not M. interfector Hentz, 1850 (Bryant, 1946: 48).

Transferred to other genera:
M. atricinctus Urquhart, 1892 -- see Australomimetus.
M. audax Hickman, 1929 -- see Australomimetus.
M. aurioculatus Hickman, 1929 -- see Australomimetus.
M. catulli Heimer, 1989 -- see Australomimetus.
M. eutypus Chamberlin & Ivie, 1935 -- see Reo.
M. hannemanni Heimer, 1989 -- see Australomimetus.
M. japonicus Uyemura, 1938 -- see Australomimetus.
M. maculosus Rainbow, 1904 -- see Australomimetus.
M. mendicus O. P.-Cambridge, 1879 -- see Australomimetus.
M. sennio (Urquhart, 1891) -- see Australomimetus.
M. tikaderi Gajbe, 1992 -- see Liocranidae incertae sedis.

In synonymy:
M. dissimulatus (Walckenaer, 1841, T from Araneus) = M. syllepsicus Hentz, 1832 (Chamberlin & Ivie, 1944: 57).
M. interfector Hentz, 1850 = M. syllepsicus Hentz, 1832 (Archer, 1941a: 186).

Nomen nudum:
M. legendrei Emerit, 1980.

mf aktius Chamberlin & Ivie, 1935....................USA [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:005731]
M. a. Chamberlin & Ivie, 1935b: 23, pl. 10, f. 77 (Dmf).

f arushae Caporiacco, 1947....................Tanzania [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:005732]
M. a. Caporiacco, 1947d: 179, f. 35 (Df).

mf banksi Chickering, 1947....................Panama [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:005735]
M. b. Chickering, 1947b: 235, f. 10-13 (Dmf).

f bifurcatus Reimoser, 1939....................Costa Rica [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:005736]
M. b. Reimoser, 1939: 335, f. 1 (Df).

m bigibbosus O. P.-Cambridge, 1894....................Mexico, Panama [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:005737]
M. b. O. P.-Cambridge, 1894a: 133, pl. 18, f. 12 (Dm).
M. b. F. O. P.-Cambridge, 1902a: 410, pl. 39, f. 1 (m).

f bishopi Caporiacco, 1949....................Kenya [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:005738]
M. b. Caporiacco, 1949a: 425, f. 62 (Df).

mf brasilianus Keyserling, 1886....................Brazil [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:005739]
M. b. Keyserling, 1886b: 9, pl. 11, f. 138 (Df).
M. b. Tullgren, 1905: 37, pl. 5, f. 14 (f).
M. b. Mello-Leitão, 1929b: 544, pl. 1, f. 2-3, pl. 2, f. 8 (f, Dm).

m caudatus Wang, 1990....................China [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:005741]
M. c. Wang, 1990a: 42, f. IV.4-5 (Dm).
M. c. Song, Zhu & Chen, 1999: 73, f. 30N-O (m).

m comorensis Schmidt & Krause, 1994....................Comoro Is. [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:005742]
M. c. Schmidt & Krause, 1994d: 243, f. 6 (Dm).

f cornutus Lawrence, 1947....................South Africa [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:005743]
M. c. Lawrence, 1947: 16, f. 8a-b (Df).

m crudelis O. P.-Cambridge, 1899....................Guatemala [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:005744]
M. c. O. P.-Cambridge, 1899a: 297, pl. 36, f. 8 (Dm).
M. c. F. O. P.-Cambridge, 1902a: 410, pl. 39, f. 2 (m).

f debilispinis Mello-Leitão, 1943....................Brazil [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:005745]
M. d. Mello-Leitão, 1943a: 156, f. 1 (Df).

mf dimissus Petrunkevitch, 1930....................Puerto Rico, Antigua [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:005746]
M. interfector d. Petrunkevitch, 1930a: 349, f. 239-240 (Df).
M. d. Brignoli, 1984a: 200, f. 1 (Dm, elevated from subspecies).

mf echinatus Wang, 1990....................China [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:005747]
M. e. Wang, 1990a: 44, f. IV.6-10 (Dmf).
M. e. Song, Zhu & Chen, 1999: 73, f. 30B-C, P-Q (mf).
M. e. Yin et al., 2012: 198, f. 52a-e (mf).

mf epeiroides Emerton, 1882....................USA [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:005748]
M. e. Emerton, 1882: 17, pl. 3, f. 4 (Dm).
M. e. Chamberlin, 1923: 6, f. 3 (m).
M. e. Kaston, 1948: 276, f. 883-884, 892, 908 (mf, removed from S of M. interfector=M. syllepsicus).
M. e. Paquin & Dupérré, 2003: 174, f. 1945-1947 (mf).

f fernandi Lessert, 1930....................Congo [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:005749]
M. f. Lessert, 1930: 623, f. 7 (Df).

m haynesi Gertsch & Mulaik, 1940....................USA [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:005751]
M. h. Gertsch & Mulaik, 1940: 333, f. 5-6 (Dm).

mf hesperus Chamberlin, 1923....................USA [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:005752]
M. h. Chamberlin, 1923: 5, f. 2, 7-8 (Dmf).
M. h. Breene et al., 1993: 90, f. 118A-C (mf).
M. h. Griswold et al., 2005: 30, f. 169A-B (m).
M. h. Ramírez, 2014: 255, f. 170F (f).

m hieroglyphicus Mello-Leitão, 1929....................Brazil, Paraguay [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:005753]
M. h. Mello-Leitão, 1929b: 545, pl. 1, f. 7 (Dm).

f hirsutus O. P.-Cambridge, 1899....................Mexico [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:005754]
M. h. O. P.-Cambridge, 1899a: 298, pl. 36, f. 9 (Df).

m hispaniolae Bryant, 1948....................Hispaniola [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:005755]
M. h. Bryant, 1948b: 395, f. 79-80 (Dm).

f indicus Simon, 1906....................India [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:005756]
M. i. Simon, 1906c: 284 (Df).
M. i. Brignoli, 1972f: 921, f. 25, 27 (f).

f insidiator Thorell, 1899....................West Africa, São Tomé, Canary Is. [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:005757]
M. i. Thorell, 1899: 29 (Df).

f keyserlingi Mello-Leitão, 1929....................Peru, Brazil [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:005759]
M. triangularis Keyserling, 1886b: 11, pl. 11, f. 139 (Df; preoccupied).
M. k. Mello-Leitão, 1929b: 546, pl. 2, f. 9 (f, replacement name).

f labiatus Wang, 1990....................China [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:005760]
M. l. Wang, 1990a: 40, f. IV.1-3 (Df).
M. l. Song, Zhu & Chen, 1999: 74, f. 30D-E (f).
M. l. Yin et al., 2012: 199, f. 53a-d (f).

mf laevigatus (Keyserling, 1863)....................Mediterranean to Central Asia [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:005761]
Ero laevigata Keyserling, 1863: 378, pl. 10, f. 8-11 (Dmf).
M. l. Simon, 1873a: 78, pl. 2, f. 22-23 (m).
M. interfector Simon, 1881a: 29 (mf, misidentified).
M. l. Chyzer & Kulczyn'ski, 1894: 12, pl. 1, f. 1 (mf).
M. l. Simon, 1932: 777, f. 1124-1125 (mf).
M. l. Canard, 1982: 77, pl. 1, f. 1, 3-4 (mf).
M. l. Heimer, 1986: 115, f. 1 (m).
M. l. Trotta, 2005: 170, f. 357 (mf).
M. l. Topçu et al., 2005: 119, f. 1-2 (mf).
M. l. Kovblyuk et al., 2008b: 21, f. 22-28, 34 (mf).
M. l. Le Peru, 2011: 315, f. 550 (mf).

m madacassus Emerit, 1996....................Madagascar [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:005762]
M. m. Emerit, 1996: 103, f. 10, 11D, 12A (Dm).

f margaritifer Simon, 1901....................Malaysia [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:005763]
M. m. Simon, 1901k: 54 (Df).

f marjorieae Barrion & Litsinger, 1995....................Philippines [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:005764]
M. m. Barrion & Litsinger, 1995: 301, f. 178a-g (Df).

f melanoleucus Mello-Leitão, 1929....................Brazil [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:005765]
M. m. Mello-Leitão, 1929b: 547, pl. 2, f. 11 (Df).

f monticola (Blackwall, 1870)....................Sicily, Syria, Egypt [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:005767]
Ctenophora m. Blackwall, 1870a: 401, pl. 8, f. 6 (Df; N.B.: treated as a junior S of M. laevigatus by Simon, 1873a: 78).
Ctenancala m. Thorell, 1873: 602.
M. monticolus O. P.-Cambridge, 1876b: 571.

mf natalensis Lawrence, 1938....................South Africa [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:005768]
M. n. Lawrence, 1938a: 483, f. 17 (Dmf).
M. n. Unzicker, 1966: 511, f. 1-2, 8-9 (mf).

f nelsoni Archer, 1950....................USA [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:005769]
M. n. Archer, 1950: 31, pl. IV, f. 9-10 (Df).

mf notius Chamberlin, 1923....................USA [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:005770]
M. n. Chamberlin, 1923: 7, f. 4, 10 (Dmf).
M. n. Kaston, 1948: 277, f. 888, 894, 907 (mf).
M. n. Breene et al., 1993: 91, f. 120A-C (mf).
M. n. Paquin & Dupérré, 2003: 174, f. 1948-1950 (mf).

mf penicillatus Mello-Leitão, 1929....................Brazil [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:005771]
M. p. Mello-Leitão, 1929b: 548, pl. 1, f. 5, pl. 2, f. 12, pl. 7, f. 36-37 (Dmf).

f portoricensis Petrunkevitch, 1930....................Puerto Rico [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:005772]
M. p. Petrunkevitch, 1930a: 347, f. 235-238 (Df).

mf puritanus Chamberlin, 1923....................USA [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:005773]
M. p. Chamberlin, 1923: 5, f. 1, 6 (Dmf).
M. p. Muma, 1943: 25, pl. XI, f. 1 (f).
M. p. Kaston, 1948: 277, f. 885-887, 893, 905 (mf).
M. p. Shear, 1981: 258, f. 6-9 (m).
M. p. Coddington, 1990: 19, f. 102 (m).
M. p. Breene et al., 1993: 91, f. 119A-C (mf).
M. p. Paquin & Dupérré, 2003: 174, f. 1951-1953 (mf).

mf rapax O. P.-Cambridge, 1899....................Costa Rica, Panama [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:005774]
M. r. O. P.-Cambridge, 1899a: 296, pl. 36, f. 6-7 (Dmf).
M. r. F. O. P.-Cambridge, 1902a: 410, pl. 39, f. 3 (mf).
M. r. Wunderlich, 2004i: 1263, f. 19-21 (m).

f ridens Brignoli, 1975....................Philippines [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:005775]
M. r. Brignoli, 1975e: 80, f. 3 (Df).

mf rusticus Chickering, 1947....................Panama [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:005776]
M. r. Chickering, 1947b: 240, f. 14-19 (Dmf).

mf ryukyus Yoshida, 1993....................Taiwan, Ryukyu Is. [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:005777]
M. r. Yoshida, 1993a: 30, f. 1-4 (Dmf).
M. r. Song, Zhu & Chen, 1999: 74, f. 30F-G, R (mf).
M. r. Yoshida & Tanikawa, 2009: 251, f. 11-12 (mf).

f saetosus Chickering, 1956....................Panama [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:005778]
M. s. Chickering, 1956a: 5, f. 2-3 (Df).

mf sinicus Song & Zhu, 1993....................China [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:005780]
M. s. Song & Zhu, 1993: 421, f. 1-5 (Dmf).
M. s. Song & Li, 1997: 400, f. 1A-E (mf).
M. s. Song, Zhu & Chen, 1999: 74, f. 11K, 30H-I, S-T (mf).

f strinatii Brignoli, 1972....................Sri Lanka [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:005781]
M. s. Brignoli, 1972f: 919, f. 24, 26 (Df).

mf syllepsicus Hentz, 1832 *....................USA, Mexico [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:005782]
M. s. Hentz, 1832: 105 (D).
Epeira dissimulata Walckenaer, 1841: 60 (Df).
M. s. Hentz, 1850: 34, pl. 4, f. 15 (Df).
M. interfector Hentz, 1850: 32, pl. 4, f. 12-13 (Dmf).
M. tuberosus Hentz, 1850: 34, pl. 4, f. 14 (Dm).
M. tuberosus Emerton, 1882: 16, pl. 3, f. 3 (m, Df).
M. interfector Keyserling, 1886b: 6, pl. 11, f. 137 (mf).
M. interfector Simon, 1895a: 947, f. 1014-1017 (m).
Araneus dissimulatus Petrunkevitch, 1911: 290.
M. interfector Chamberlin, 1923: 6, f. 5, 9 (mf).
M. interfector Archer, 1941a: 186 (S; N.B.: younger name used erroneously).
M. dissimulatus Chamberlin & Ivie, 1944: 57 (S; N.B.: younger name used erroneously).
M. interfector Kaston, 1948: 277, f. 889, 906 (mf).
M. s. Harms & Dunlop, 2009: 793, f. 4B (m).
M. s. Harms & Harvey, 2009b: 243, f. 29B (m).
M. s. Townley, Harms & Benjamin, 2013: 421, f. 9 (m).

f syllepsicus molestus Chickering, 1937....................Mexico [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:005783]
M. interfector m. Chickering, 1937a: 276 (Df).

mf testaceus Yaginuma, 1960....................China, Korea, Japan [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:005784]
M. t. Yaginuma, 1960: append. 3, pl. 15, f. 93, f. 101G (Df).
M. t. Paik, 1967: 190, f. 3, 16-21 (f, Dm).
M. t. Nishikawa, 1977b: 363, f. 11 (f).
M. t. Paik, 1978e: 289, f. 126.1-5 (mf).
M. t. Yaginuma, 1986a: 62, f. 32.6 (f).
M. t. Chikuni, 1989b: 61, f. 5 (mf).
M. t. Wang, 1990a: 40, f. III.5-11 (mf).
M. t. Chen & Zhang, 1991: 182, f. 179.1-5 (mf).
M. t. Song, Zhu & Chen, 1999: 74, f. 30J-K, U-V (mf).
M. t. Namkung, 2002: 60, f. 8.4a-b (mf).
M. t. Namkung, 2003: 62, f. 8.4a-b (mf).
M. t. Yoshida & Tanikawa, 2009: 252, f. 13-15 (mf).
M. t. Yin et al., 2012: 200, f. 54a-g (mf).

f tillandsiae Archer, 1941....................USA [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:005786]
M. t. Archer, 1941a: 189, f. 1 (Df).

f triangularis (Keyserling, 1879)....................Peru, Brazil [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:005787]
Meta t. Keyserling, 1879: 315, pl. 4, f. 16 (Df).
Argyroepeira t. Keyserling, 1893: 340, pl. 18, f. 251 (f).
M. t. Simon, 1895a: 727.

f trituberculatus O. P.-Cambridge, 1899....................Panama [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:005788]
M. t. O. P.-Cambridge, 1899a: 297, pl. 36, f. 5 (Df).
M. t. F. O. P.-Cambridge, 1902a: 410, pl. 39, f. 4 (f).

f tuberculatus Liang & Wang, 1991....................China [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:005789]
M. t. Liang & Wang, 1991: 61, f. 1-3 (Df).
M. t. Song, Zhu & Chen, 1999: 74, f. 30L-M (f).

mf variegatus Chickering, 1956....................Panama [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:005790]
M. v. Chickering, 1956a: 8, f. 4-6 (Dmf).

mf verecundus Chickering, 1947....................Panama [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:005791]
M. v. Chickering, 1947b: 244, f. 20-22 (Dmf).

f vespillo Brignoli, 1980....................Sulawesi [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:005792]
M. v. Brignoli, 1980d: 165, f. 4 (Df).