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Tetragnatha paschae Berland, 1924:421

Rapa Nui long-jawed spider

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Extinct

 

"observed only once since its initial discovery" (Cotoras et al., 2017:2)

 

Distribution

Rapa Nui (=Easter Island)

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Berland, L. (1924). Araignées de l’île de Pâques et des îles Juan Fernandez, pp. 419-437. The Natural History of Juan Fernandez and Easter Island. Volume 3. Almqvist & Wiksells Boktryckeri AB, Uppsala.

 

Other references:

Baert, L., Lehtinen, P. and Desender, K. (1997). The spiders (Araneae) of Rapa Nui (Easter island). Bulletin de l’Institut Royal des Sciences Naturelles de Belgique, Entomologie 67: 9-32. [Abstract]

Cotoras, Darko D. et al. (2017a). Ancient DNA Resolves the History of Tetragnatha (Araneae, Tetragnathidae) Spiders on Rapa Nui. Genes 8(12): 403. [Abstract]

Cotoras, Darko D., Wynne, J. Judson, Flores-Prado, Luis and Villagra, Cristian. (2017b). The Spiders of Rapa Nui (Easter Island) Revisited. Bishop Museum Occasional Papers 120: 1-17.

http://www.clas.berkeley.edu/Research/graduate/summer2012/Reports/Cotoras/index.html

http://wsc.nmbe.ch/species/36924/Tetragnatha_paschae

http://extinctanimals.proboards.com/thread/17115/tetragnatha-paschae

 

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