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  • Invertebrate Zoology 28578 MCZ Invertebrate Zoology
  • Castianeira gertschi
  • whole animal (70% ethanol)
  • Holliston
  • North America: United States: Massachusetts: Middlesex
  • 17/6/1923
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Identifications
Castianeira gertschi (Kaston, 1945)
Animalia Arthropoda Arachnida Araneae Corinnidae Castianeira gertschi
Gertsch antmimic
Identified by [no agent data]
Nature of ID: legacy
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: North America
Country: United States
State/Province: Massachusetts
County: Middlesex
Specific Locality: Holliston
Verbatim Locality: USA, Massachusetts, Middlesex, Holliston
Locality Remarks: Georeferenced Chicken Brook and uncertainty encompasses other possible water sources in town of Holliston.
Collecting Source: wild caught
Coordinates: 42.204832° -71.448431° (Datum: WGS84) , Error: 5857 m
Laura Porturas; 2013-11-03; Source: unknown
Coordinate Remarks: Georeferenced Chicken Brook and uncertainty encompasses other possible water sources in town of Holliston.
Collecting Date: 17/6/1923
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (70% ethanol) unchecked in collection 1
Attributes
sex: female
[no agent data]
Remarks: see Reiskind, 1969: 217-219 for discussion of name, (ex. aurata Hentz)