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

Family: PHOLCIDAE

Gen. Modisimus Simon, 1893 [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidergen:00401]

N.B.: considered a senior synonym of Hedypsilus Simon, 1893 by Huber, 1997a: 238 (Hedypsilus was considered a senior synonym of Modisimops Mello-Leitão, 1946a: 50, type Modisimus dilutus Gertsch, 1941 by Gertsch & Peck, 1992: 1191, contra Brignoli, 1974f: 220).

Transferred to other genera:
M. exlineae (Mello-Leitão, 1947) -- see Mesabolivar.

In synonymy:
M. lawrencei (Lessert, 1938) = M. culicinus (Simon, 1893) (Huber, 1997a: 233).
M. putus O. P.-Cambridge, 1895 = M. maculatipes O. P.-Cambridge, 1895 (Huber, 1998e: 55).

mf angulatus Huber & Fischer, 2010....................Hispaniola [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:042944]
M. a. Huber & Fischer, in Huber, Fischer & Astrin, 2010: 264, f. 21-22, 40, 129 (Dmf).

mf bachata Huber & Fischer, 2010....................Hispaniola [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:042956]
M. b. Huber & Fischer, in Huber, Fischer & Astrin, 2010: 282, f. 55, 77, 169-172 (Dmf).

f beneficus Gertsch, 1973....................Mexico [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:003582]
M. b. Gertsch, 1973a: 151, f. 18 (Df).

mf berac Huber, 2010....................Hispaniola [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:042962]
M. b. Huber, in Huber, Fischer & Astrin, 2010: 288, f. 36, 59, 81, 188-189 (Dmf).

mf boneti Gertsch, 1971....................Mexico [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:003583]
M. b. Gertsch, 1971: 66, f. 74-76 (Dmf).

m bribri Huber, 1998....................Costa Rica, Panama [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:003584]
M. b. Huber, 1998b: 1594, f. 89-90 (Dm).
M. b. Huber, 1998e: 23, f. 1-23 (m).

mf cahuita Huber, 1998....................Costa Rica [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:003585]
M. c. Huber, 1998b: 1594, f. 91 (Dmf).
M. c. Huber, 1998e: 27, f. 24-35 (mf).

mf caldera Huber, 1998....................Panama [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:003586]
M. c. Huber, 1998e: 30, f. 36-44 (Dmf).

f cavaticus Petrunkevitch, 1929....................Puerto Rico [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:003587]
M. c. Petrunkevitch, 1929b: 126, f. 113-114 (Df).
Modisimops c. Mello-Leitão, 1946a: 51 (Tf from Modisimus).

m chiapa Gertsch, 1977....................Mexico [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:003588]
M. c. Gertsch, 1977: 119, f. 60 (Dm).
Hedypsilus c. Gertsch & Peck, 1992: 1191 (Tm from Modisimus).

f chickeringi Gertsch, 1973....................Panama [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:003589]
M. c. Gertsch, 1973a: 151, f. 19 (Df).

mf cienaga Huber & Fischer, 2010....................Hispaniola [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:042960]
M. c. Huber & Fischer, in Huber, Fischer & Astrin, 2010: 286, f. 26, 85, 87, 92, 100-103, 113, 182-184 (Dmf).

m coco Huber, 1998....................Costa Rica [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:003590]
M. c. Huber, 1998b: 1594, f. 92-93 (Dm).
M. c. Huber, 1998e: 30, f. 45-51 (m).

mf coeruleolineatus Petrunkevitch, 1929....................Puerto Rico [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:003591]
M. c. Petrunkevitch, 1929b: 128, f. 115-119 (Dmf).
Modisimops c. Mello-Leitão, 1946a: 51 (Tmf from Modisimus).

mf concolor Bryant, 1940....................Cuba [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:003592]
M. c. Bryant, 1940: 289, f. 30, 32-34, 36, 38 (Dmf).

mf cornutus Kraus, 1955....................Honduras [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:003593]
M. c. Kraus, 1955b: 13, f. 19-21 (Dmf).
M. c. Huber, 1998a: 56, f. 21-31 (mf).

mf cuadro Huber & Fischer, 2010....................Hispaniola [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:042957]
M. c. Huber & Fischer, in Huber, Fischer & Astrin, 2010: 283, f. 56, 78, 99, 111-112, 173-175 (Dmf).

mf culicinus (Simon, 1893)....................Cosmopolitan [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:003594]
Hedypsilus c. Simon, 1893d: 322 (Dj).
Hedypsilus c. Simon, 1893a: 486, f. 483-484, 486 (Dm).
Hedypsilus lawrencei Lessert, 1938: 434, f. 15-17 (Dmf).
Hedypsilus c. Gertsch & Peck, 1992: 1192, f. 20-26 (m, Df).
M. c. Huber, 1997a: 233, f. 2A-C, 3A-B, 4A-B (mf, S).
M. c. Huber, 1998b: 1594, f. 94-96 (mf).
M. c. Huber, 1998c: 592, f. 6A-B, 7E-F, 8D (mf).
M. c. Huber, 2000: 28, f. 89, 143, 188 (m).
M. c. Saaristo, 2001b: 24, f. 56-60 (mf).
M. c. Beatty, Berry & Huber, 2008: 14, f. 5-6, 32-33 (mf).
M. c. Tong & Li, 2009a: 25, f. 13-15, 54-59 (mf).
M. c. Saaristo, 2010: 165, f. 25.31-37 (mf).
M. c. Tong, 2013: 64, f. 32M-O, 83A-F (mf).

mf david Huber, 1997....................Nicaragua, Panama [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:003595]
M. d. Huber, 1997a: 235, f. 8A-C, 9A-B, 10A-B (Dmf).

mf deltoroi Valdez-Mondragón & Francke, 2009....................Mexico [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:042206]
M. d. Valdez-Mondragón & Francke, 2009: 58, f. 1-9 (Dmf).

mf dilutus Gertsch, 1941....................Panama [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:003596]
M. d. Gertsch, 1941a: 11, f. 29-30 (Dmf).
Modisimops d. Mello-Leitão, 1946a: 50 (Tmf from Modisimus).
M. d. Brignoli, 1974f: 220.
Hedypsilus d. Gertsch & Peck, 1992: 1191.
M. d. Huber, 1998e: 53, f. 149-157 (mf).

mf dominical Huber, 1998....................Costa Rica [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:003597]
M. d. Huber, 1998b: 1595, f. 97-99 (Dmf).
M. d. Huber, 1998e: 30, f. 52-60 (mf).
M. d. Huber, 2000: 11, f. 9, 21, 46, 108, 111-112, 137 (m).

mf elevatus Bryant, 1940....................Cuba [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:003598]
M. e. Bryant, 1940: 290, f. 31, 35, 37 (Dmf).
Modisimops e. Mello-Leitão, 1946a: 51 (Tmf from Modisimus).

m elongatus Bryant, 1940....................Cuba [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:003599]
M. e. Bryant, 1940: 291, f. 39-43 (Dm).

mf enriquillo Huber & Fischer, 2010....................Hispaniola [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:042951]
M. e. Huber & Fischer, in Huber, Fischer & Astrin, 2010: 276, f. 49-50, 72, 154-156 (Dmf).

mf epepye Huber, 2010....................Hispaniola [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:042948]
M. e. Huber, in Huber, Fischer & Astrin, 2010: 273, f. 23-24, 46, 69, 145-147 (Dmf).

mf femoratus Bryant, 1948....................Hispaniola [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:003600]
M. f. Bryant, 1948b: 367, f. 39, 42 (Dm).
M. f. Huber, Fischer & Astrin, 2010: 256, f. 17-18, 38, 63, 83, 94, 104-107, 124-126 (m, Df).

mf fuscus Bryant, 1948....................Hispaniola [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:003601]
M. f. Bryant, 1948b: 368, f. 34, 36-37, 45 (Dmf).
M. f. Huber, Fischer & Astrin, 2010: 272, f. 45, 68, 142-144 (mf).

mf glaucus Simon, 1893 *....................Hispaniola, St. Vincent [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:003602]
M. g. Simon, 1893d: 322 (Df).
M. g. Simon, 1893a: 485, f. 480-482, 485 (f. m).
M. g. Bryant, 1948b: 369, f. 38, 41, 56 (mf; N.B.: may be misidentified, per Huber, Fischer & Astrin, 2010: 256).
M. g. Huber, 1997a: 233, f. 1A-C (f).

m globosus Schmidt, 1956....................Colombia [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:003603]
M. g. Schmidt, 1956a: 24 (Dm).
M. g. Huber, 1997a: 236, f. 11A-C (m).

mf gracilipes Gertsch, 1973....................Guatemala [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:003604]
M. g. Gertsch, 1973a: 150, f. 15-17 (Dmf).

mf guatuso Huber, 1998....................Nicaragua to Panama [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:003605]
M. g. Huber, 1998b: 1595, f. 103 (Dmf).
M. g. Huber, 1998c: 595, f. 8C (m).
M. g. Huber, 1998e: 33, f. 61-94 (mf).
M. g. Huber, 2000: 13, f. 22-23, 91, 198 (m).

mf guerrerensis Gertsch & Davis, 1937....................Mexico [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:003606]
M. g. Gertsch, & Davis, 1937: 5, f. 3-5 (Dmf).

mf inornatus O. P.-Cambridge, 1895....................Mexico [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:003607]
M. i. O. P.-Cambridge, 1895a: 149, pl. 20, f. 7 (Df).
M. propinquus O. P.-Cambridge, 1896a: 223, pl. 27, f. 8F (f, not m).
M. i. O. P.-Cambridge, 1899a: 303, pl. 32, f. 4 (Dm).
M. i. F. O. P.-Cambridge, 1902a: 367, f. 17-19 (mf).
M. i. Huber, 1998e: 54, f. 158-163 (mf).

mf iviei Gertsch, 1973....................Mexico [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:003608]
M. i. Gertsch, 1973a: 149, f. 12-14 (Dmf).

mf ixobel Huber, 1998....................Guatemala [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:003609]
M. i. Huber, 1998a: 54, f. 11-20 (Dmf).

mf jima Huber & Fischer, 2010....................Hispaniola [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:042943]
M. j. Huber & Fischer, in Huber, Fischer & Astrin, 2010: 263, f. 19, 39, 64, 127-128 (Dmf).

mf kiskeya Huber & Fischer, 2010....................Hispaniola [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:042945]
M. k. Huber & Fischer, in Huber, Fischer & Astrin, 2010: 264, f. 20, 41, 86, 95, 116-117, 119-120, 130-132 (Dmf).

mf leprete Huber, 2010....................Hispaniola [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:042953]
M. l. Huber, in Huber, Fischer & Astrin, 2010: 278, f. 53, 74, 161-162 (Dmf).

mf macaya Huber & Fischer, 2010....................Hispaniola [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:042954]
M. m. Huber & Fischer, in Huber, Fischer & Astrin, 2010: 280, f. 6, 54, 75, 163-165 (Dmf).

f maculatipes O. P.-Cambridge, 1895....................Mexico [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:003610]
M. m. O. P.-Cambridge, 1895a: 148, pl. 20, f. 5 (Df).
M. putus O. P.-Cambridge, 1895a: 148, pl. 20, f. 6 (Df).
M. m. F. O. P.-Cambridge, 1902a: 367, pl. 34, f. 20 (f).
M. putus F. O. P.-Cambridge, 1902a: 368, pl. 34, f. 21 (f).
M. m. Huber, 1998e: 55, f. 164-167 (f, S).

m madreselva Huber, 1998....................Costa Rica [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:003611]
M. m. Huber, 1998b: 1595, f. 104 (Dm).
M. m. Huber, 1998e: 40, f. 95-100 (m).

mf makandal Huber & Fischer, 2010....................Hispaniola [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:042947]
M. m. Huber & Fischer, in Huber, Fischer & Astrin, 2010: 271, f. 44, 67, 139-141 (Dmf).

mf mango Huber, 2010....................Hispaniola [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:042959]
M. m. Huber, in Huber, Fischer & Astrin, 2010: 285, f. 7-8, 25, 58, 80, 179-181 (Dmf).

mf mariposas Huber & Fischer, 2010....................Hispaniola [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:042955]
M. m. Huber & Fischer, in Huber, Fischer & Astrin, 2010: 280, f. 76, 166-168 (Dmf).

mf mckenziei Gertsch, 1971....................Mexico [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:003612]
M. m. Gertsch, 1971: 71, f. 62-63 (Dmf).

mf minima (González-Sponga, 2009)....................Venezuela [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:042585]
Hedypsillus minimus González-Sponga, 2009: 10, f. 5a-i (Dmf in generic junior synonym, lapsus in spelling of that name).

mf miri Huber & Fischer, 2010....................Hispaniola [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:042963]
M. m. Huber & Fischer, in Huber, Fischer & Astrin, 2010: 289, f. 61, 82, 190-191 (Dmf).

mf mitchelli Gertsch, 1971....................Mexico [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:003613]
M. m. Gertsch, 1971: 70, f. 57-60 (Dmf).

mf modicus (Gertsch & Peck, 1992)....................Galapagos Is. [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:003614]
Hedypsilus m. Gertsch & Peck, 1992: 1192, f. 27-28 (Dmf).
M. m. Baert, 2013b: 71, f. 19 (f).

mf montanus Petrunkevitch, 1929....................Puerto Rico [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:003615]
M. m. Petrunkevitch, 1929b: 131, f. 120-124 (Dmf).
Modisimops m. Mello-Leitão, 1946a: 51 (Tmf from Modisimus).

mf montanus dentatus Petrunkevitch, 1929....................Puerto Rico [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:003616]
M. m. d. Petrunkevitch, 1929b: 135, f. 125-126 (Dm).

mf nicaraguensis Huber, 1998....................Nicaragua [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:003617]
M. n. Huber, 1998e: 42, f. 101-109 (Dmf).

m ovatus Bryant, 1940....................Cuba [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:003618]
M. o. Bryant, 1940: 292, f. 44-47 (Dm).
Modisimops o. Mello-Leitão, 1946a: 52 (Tm from Modisimus).

mf palenque Gertsch, 1977....................Mexico [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:003619]
M. p. Gertsch, 1977: 117, f. 61-63 (Dmf).

mf palvet Huber & Fischer, 2010....................Hispaniola [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:042961]
M. p. Huber & Fischer, in Huber, Fischer & Astrin, 2010: 287, f. 9, 35, 60, 89, 93, 114-115, 121-122, 185-187 (Dmf).

mf pana Huber, 1998....................Guatemala [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:003620]
M. p. Huber, 1998a: 50, f. 1-10 (Dmf).

mf paraiso Huber, 2010....................Hispaniola [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:042964]
M. p. Huber, in Huber, Fischer & Astrin, 2010: 291, f. 10, 37, 62, 192-194 (Dmf).

mf pavidus Bryant, 1940....................Cuba [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:003621]
M. p. Bryant, 1940: 293, f. 48-49 (Dmf).

mf pelejil Huber & Fischer, 2010....................Hispaniola [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:042958]
M. p. Huber & Fischer, in Huber, Fischer & Astrin, 2010: 284, f. 57, 79, 176-178 (Dmf).

mf pittier Huber, 1998....................Costa Rica, Panama [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:003622]
M. p. Huber, 1998b: 1595, f. 105-107 (Dmf).
M. p. Huber, 1998e: 42, f. 110-118 (mf).

m propinquus O. P.-Cambridge, 1896....................Mexico [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:003623]
M. p. O. P.-Cambridge, 1896a: 223, pl. 27, f. 8 (Dm, not f, =M. inornatus).
M. p. Huber, 1998e: 57, f. 168-174 (m).

mf pulchellus Banks, 1929....................Panama [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:003624]
M. p. Banks, 1929: 56, pl. 2, f. 16, 21, pl. 4, f. 68 (Dmf).
M. p. Huber, 1998e: 57, f. 175-181 (mf).

f pusillus Gertsch, 1971....................Mexico [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:003625]
M. p. Gertsch, 1971: 72, f. 56, 73 (Df).

mf rainesi Gertsch, 1971....................Mexico [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:003626]
M. r. Gertsch, 1971: 68, f. 70-72 (Dmf).

mf reddelli Gertsch, 1971....................Mexico [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:003627]
M. r. Gertsch, 1971: 70, f. 53-55 (Dmf).

mf roumaini Huber, 2010....................Hispaniola [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:042950]
M. r. Huber, in Huber, Fischer & Astrin, 2010: 274, f. 48, 71, 152-153 (Dmf).

m sanvito Huber, 1998....................Costa Rica [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:003628]
M. s. Huber, 1998b: 1595, f. 108-109 (Dm).
M. s. Huber, 1998e: 43, f. 119-127 (m).

f sarapiqui Huber, 1998....................Costa Rica [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:003629]
M. s. Huber, 1998b: 1595, f. 110-111 (Df).
M. s. Huber, 1998e: 48, f. 128-134 (f).

mf seguin Huber & Fischer, 2010....................Hispaniola [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:042949]
M. s. Huber & Fischer, in Huber, Fischer & Astrin, 2010: 274, f. 27-29, 47, 70, 88, 98, 148-151 (Dmf).

mf selvanegra Huber, 1998....................Nicaragua [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:003630]
M. s. Huber, 1998e: 50, f. 135-142 (Dmf).

mf sexoculatus Petrunkevitch, 1929....................Puerto Rico [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:003631]
M. s. Petrunkevitch, 1929b: 137, f. 127-131 (Dmf).
Modisimops s. Mello-Leitão, 1946a: 52 (Tmf from Modisimus).

mf signatus (Banks, 1914)....................Puerto Rico [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:003632]
Mecolaesthus s. Banks, 1914c: 639, f. 1 (Df).
M. s. Petrunkevitch, 1929b: 121, f. 105-112 (f, Dm).
Modisimops s. Mello-Leitão, 1946a: 52 (Tmf from Modisimus).

m simoni Huber, 1997....................Venezuela [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:003633]
M. s. Huber, 1997a: 235, f. 5, 6A-B, 7 (Dm).

f solus Gertsch & Peck, 1992....................Galapagos Is. [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:003634]
M. s. Gertsch & Peck, 1992: 1193, f. 29-31 (Df).

mf texanus Banks, 1906....................USA, Mexico [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:003635]
M. t. Banks, 1906b: 94 (Df).
M. t. Huber, 1998e: 58, f. 182-191 (f, Dm).

mf tiburon Huber & Fischer, 2010....................Hispaniola [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:042952]
M. t. Huber & Fischer, in Huber, Fischer & Astrin, 2010: 277, f. 51-52, 73, 157-160 (Dmf).

mf toma Huber & Fischer, 2010....................Hispaniola [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:042946]
M. t. Huber & Fischer, in Huber, Fischer & Astrin, 2010: 268, f. 42, 65, 84, 90-91, 96-97, 108-110, 118, 123, 133-135 (Dmf).

f tortuguero Huber, 1998....................Costa Rica [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:003636]
M. t. Huber, 1998b: 1596 (Df).
M. t. Huber, 1998e: 52, f. 143-148 (f).

f tzotzile Brignoli, 1974....................Mexico [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:003637]
M. t. Brignoli, 1974f: 218, f. 7E (Df).

mf vittatus Bryant, 1948....................Hispaniola [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:003638]
M. v. Bryant, 1948b: 370, f. 40, 43-44 (Dmf).
M. v. Huber, Fischer & Astrin, 2010: 269, f. 5, 30-34, 43, 66, 136-138 (mf).