Migas nitens Hickman, 1927:52



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Last record after 30 December 1925. Since rediscovered.



Tasmania, Australia


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Hickman, Vernon Victor. (1927). Studies in Tasmanian spiders. Part I. Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania 1926: 52-86.


Other references:

Hickman, V. V. (1929). Studies in Tasmanian spiders. Part III. Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania 1928: 96-118.

Hickman, V. V. (1967). Some common spiders of Tasmania. Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, 112 pp.

Main, B. Y. (1985). Mygalomorphae, pp. 1-48. In: Zoological Catalogue of Australia. Volume 3. Arachnida: Mygalomorphae, Araneomorphae in part, Pseudoscorpionida, Amblypygi and Palpigradi. Canberra: Bureau of Flora and Fauna.

Raven, R. J. and Churchill, T. B. (1989). A new species of Migas (Araneae, Migidae), with notes on Heteromigas in Tasmania. Bulletin of the British Arachnological Society 8: 5-8.





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