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

Family: DICTYNIDAE

Gen. Nigma Lehtinen, 1967 [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidergen:01988]

N. Lehtinen, 1967: 252, type Dictyna flavescens (Walckenaer, 1825), new name for Heterodictyna sensu Dahl, 1924 (not Heterodictyna Dahl, 1907).

Transferred to other genera:
N. numidica (Denis, 1937) -- see Ajmonia.
N. patellaris (Simon, 1910) -- see Ajmonia.

In synonymy:
N. canariensis Wunderlich, 1987 = N. puella (Simon, 1870) (Wunderlich, 1992a: 429).
N. eburnea (Schmidt, 1982, T from Dictyna) = N. puella (Simon, 1870) (Wunderlich, 1992a: 429).
N. lobensis (Schmidt, 1976, T from Dictyna) = N. puella (Simon, 1870) (Wunderlich, 1992a: 429).
N. orientalis (Kulczyn'ski, 1895, T from Dictyna) = N. flavescens (Walckenaer, 1830) (Lehtinen, 1967: 252).

mf conducens (O. P.-Cambridge, 1876)....................North Africa [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:022508]
Dictyna c. O. P.-Cambridge, 1876b: 556, pl. 58, f. 3 (Dm).
Dictyna palmarum Simon, 1885f: 33 (Dmf).
N. c. Lehtinen, 1967: 252, f. 329, 331 (Tmf from Dictyna).

mf flavescens (Walckenaer, 1830) *....................Palearctic [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:022509]
Drassus f. Walckenaer, 1830: 179 (Dmf).
Theridion viride Wider, 1834: 239, pl. 16, f. 11 (Dmf).
Dictyna variabilis C. L. Koch, 1836a: 29, f. 187 (Df).
Ergatis f. Blackwall, 1841: 608.
Argus f. Walckenaer, 1847a: 501.
Ergatis pallens Blackwall, 1859a: 94 (Df).
Ergatis pallens Blackwall, 1861a: 145, pl. 10, f. 94 (f).
Dictyna variabilis Ohlert, 1867: 42 (Dm).
Dictyna f. Chyzer & Kulczyn'ski, 1891: 158.
Dictyna orientalis Kulczyn'ski, 1895a: 34, pl. 1, f. 22-23 (Df).
Dictyna f. Kulczyn'ski, 1899: 330, pl. 6, f. 8-9 (m).
Dictyna f. Bösenberg, 1902: 241, pl. 22, f. 344 (mf).
Dictyna f. Simon, 1914a: 51, 63, f. 101 (mf).
Dictyna f. Drensky, 1940: 181, f. 9b, 10 (mf).
Dictyna f. Locket & Millidge, 1951: 64, f. 28C-D, G, 27C (mf).
Dictyna f. Wiehle, 1953: 83, f. 175-178b (mf).
Dictyna f. Muller, 1956: 199, f. 3-4 (f).
Heterodictyna f. Chamberlin & Gertsch, 1958: 47 (Tmf from Dictyna, S).
N. f. Lehtinen, 1967: 252 (Tmf from Heterodictyna, S).
Dictyna f. Loksa, 1969: 39, f. 24E, 27B-C, 30B-C (mf).
N. f. Roberts, 1985: 52, f. 15b (mf).
Dictyna f. Hu & Li, 1987a: 319, f. 3.1-2 (f).
N. f. Heimer & Nentwig, 1991: 380, f. 987 (mf).
N. f. Roberts, 1995: 86, f. (mf).
N. f. Roberts, 1998: 88, f. (mf).
N. f. Song, Zhu & Chen, 1999: 365, f. 215S-T (f).
N. f. Hu, 2001: 111, f. 29.1-2 (f).
N. f. Wunderlich, 2011: 313, f. 2, 5, 8, 10, 17 (m).

mf gertschi (Berland & Millot, 1940)....................Senegal [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:022510]
Dictyna g. Berland & Millot, 1940: 152, f. 4 (Dmf).
N. g. Lehtinen, 1967: 252 (Tmf from Dictyna).

mf gratiosa (Simon, 1881)....................Portugal, Spain, North Africa [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:022048]
Dictyna g. Simon, 1881c: 135 (Df).
Dictyna g. Simon, 1885f: 31 (Dm).
Ajmonia g. Lehtinen, 1967: 210 (Tmf from Dictyna).
N. g. Wunderlich, 2011: 316, f. 20 (Tmf from Ajmonia).

mf hortensis (Simon, 1870)....................Spain, France, Algeria [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:022511]
Dictyna h. Simon, 1870b: 296 (Dmf).
Dictyna flavescens Becker, 1896: 214, pl. 14, f. 2 (mf, misidentified).
Dictyna h. Simon, 1914a: 50, 63, f. 97, 99 (mf).
Heterodictyna h. Chamberlin & Gertsch, 1958: 47 (Tmf from Dictyna).
N. h. Lehtinen, 1967: 252 (Tmf from Heterodictyna).
Dictyna h. Barrientos & Ferrández, 1982: 84, f. 2A, 3A (m).
N. h. Wunderlich, 2011: 313, f. 19 (m).

mf laeta (Spassky, 1952)....................Central Asia [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:022512]
Dictyna l. Spassky, 1952: 202, f. 2 (Df).
N. walckenaeri Lehtinen, 1967: 252 (S, rejected by Brignoli, 1983c: 515).
Dictyna l. Andreeva & Tyschchenko, 1969: 378, f. 4a (Dm).
Dictyna l. Andreeva, 1976: 24, f. 23 (m).
N. l. Brignoli, 1983c: 515.

mf linsdalei (Chamberlin & Gertsch, 1958)....................USA [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:022513]
Heterodictyna l. Chamberlin & Gertsch, 1958: 47, pl. 10, f. 8-13 (Dmf).
Heterodictyna l. Lehtinen, 1967: 210 (may belong to Ajmonia or Dictynomorpha).
Heterodictyna l. Roth, 1982: 15-2, f. 8-9 (mf).
N. l. Brignoli, 1983c: 515 (Tmf from Heterodictyna=Mallos).
Heterodictyna l. Roth, 1985: B11-3, f. 8-9 (mf).
Heterodictyna l. Roth, 1994: 91, f. 8-9 (mf).
N. l. Griswold et al., 2005: 21, f. 176A (m).

mf longipes (Berland, 1914)....................East Africa [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:022514]
Dictyna l. Berland, 1914: 55, f. 12-18 (Dmf).
Dictyna l. Caporiacco, 1949a: 325, f. 4 (mf).
N. l. Lehtinen, 1967: 252 (Tmf from Dictyna).

mf puella (Simon, 1870)....................Europe, Azores, Madeira, Canary Is. [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:022515]
Dictyna p. Simon, 1870b: 299 (Df).
Dictyna p. Simon, 1874a: 180, pl. 3, f. 4 (f).
Dictyna p. Kulczyn'ski, 1899: 330, pl. 6, f. 7, 10 (f, Dm).
Dictyna p. Simon, 1914a: 51, 64, f. 98-99 (mf).
Dictyna p. Locket & Millidge, 1951: 64, f. 23B, 26A-B, E, 27A (mf).
Heterodictyna p. Chamberlin & Gertsch, 1958: 47 (Tmf from Dictyna).
N. p. Lehtinen, 1967: 252 (Tmf from Heterodictyna).
Dictyna lobensis Schmidt, 1976: 321, f. 4 (Df).
Dictyna eburnea Schmidt, 1982: 394, f. 2 (Df).
N. p. Roberts, 1985: 52, f. 15a (mf).
N. canariensis Wunderlich, 1987a: 226, f. 593-596a (Dmf).
N. p. Heimer & Nentwig, 1991: 380, f. 988 (m).
N. p. Wunderlich, 1992a: 429 (S).
N. p. Millidge, 1993c: 154, f. 55 (f).
N. p. Roberts, 1995: 86, f. (mf).
N. p. Roberts, 1998: 88, f. (mf).
N. p. Wunderlich, 2011: 313, f. 4, 6, 9, 13, 18 (m).

mf shiprai (Tikader, 1966)....................India [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:022516]
Dictyna s. Tikader, 1966d: 46, f. 2a-c (Dmf).
Dictyna rebai Tikader, 1966d: 45, f. 1c (Dm; not f,=Anaxibia r.).
N. s. Lehtinen, 1967: 252 (Tmf from Dictyna).

f tristis (Spassky, 1952)....................Tajikistan [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:022517]
Dictyna t. Spassky, 1952: 202, f. 5 (Df).
N. flavescens Lehtinen, 1967: 252 (S, rejected by Brignoli, 1983c: 516).
N. t. Brignoli, 1983c: 516.

mf tuberosa Wunderlich, 1987....................Canary Is. [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:022518]
N. t. Wunderlich, 1987a: 227, f. 597-601 (Dmf).
N. t. Wunderlich, 2011: 313, f. 14-15 (m).

f vulnerata (Simon, 1914)....................Mediterranean [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:022519]
Dictyna viridissima v. Simon, 1914a: 51, 63 (Df).
N. v. Schmidt, 1973: 359 (elevated from subspecies).

mf walckenaeri (Roewer, 1951)....................Palearctic [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:022520]
Aranea viridissima Walckenaer, 1802: 212 (Dmf; preoccupied by De Geer, 1778).
Drassus viridissimus Walckenaer, 1805: 46.
Ergatis viridissima Blackwall, 1841: 608.
Argus viridissimus Walckenaer, 1847a: 501.
Dictyna viridissima Simon, 1874a: 183.
Dictyna viridissima Bertkau, 1883: 379, pl. 11, f. 8 (f).
Dictyna viridissima Becker, 1896: 216, pl. 14, f. 3 (mf).
Dictyna viridissima J. Berland, 1913: 34, f. 23-26 (mf).
Dictyna viridissima Simon, 1914a: 51, 63, f. 100 (mf).
Dictyna viridissima Reimoser, 1932: 60, f. 5 (mf).
Dictyna viridissima Drensky, 1940: 181, f. 7, 9a (mf).
Dictyna viridissima Chrysanthus, 1949b: 352, f. 5 (m).
Dictyna viridissima Locket & Millidge, 1951: 64, f. 26C-D, F, 27B (mf).
Dictyna w. Roewer, 1951: 454 (replacement name).
Dictyna w. Wiehle, 1953: 76, f. 164-171b (mf).
Heterodictyna viridissima Chamberlin & Gertsch, 1958: 47 (Tmf from Dictyna).
N. w. Lehtinen, 1967: 252 (Tmf from Heterodictyna).
Dictyna viridissima Loksa, 1969: 39, f. 24F, 25, 27A, 30A, E (mf).
Heterodictyna w. Locket, Millidge & Merrett, 1974: 2.
Dictyna viridissima Barrientos & Ferrández, 1982: 84, f. 2B, 3B (m).
N. w. Roberts, 1985: 52, f. 15c (mf).
N. w. Heimer & Nentwig, 1991: 380, f. 986 (mf).
N. w. Roberts, 1995: 87, f. (mf).
N. w. Roberts, 1998: 89, f. (mf).
N. w. Wunderlich, 2011: 313, f. 3, 7, 11-12, 16 (m).