Family: Salticidae Blackwall, 1841 [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spiderfam:0101]
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N.B.: considered a senior synonym of Lyssomanidae by Galiano, 1976b: 67; for illustrations of scale morphology of about 60 species, see Hill, 1979; for a database with diagnostic drawings maintained by J. Prószyński, see: http://www.peckhamia.com/salticidae; for the phylogeny within the family see Maddison, 2015Maddison et al., 2017 and Prószyński, 2017b.
Status: accepted
Last updated: 2017-09-21
Described in
Blackwall, 1841: 616
Counts
Number of valid genera: 634
Number of valid species: 6009
Reference

Blackwall, J. (1841). The difference in the number of eyes with which spiders are provided proposed as the basis of their distribution into tribes; with descriptions of newly discovered species and the characters of a new family and three new genera of spiders. Transactions of the Linnean Society of London 18: 601-670. download pdf

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