Family: Salticidae Blackwall,1841 [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spiderfam:0101] Back

Gen. Evarcha Simon , 1902 [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidergen:02950 ]
N.B.: the synonymy of this genus with Pellenes Simon, 1876 (Lowrie & Gertsch, 1955: 10) has not been accepted by subsequent workers;  split into several genera by Prószyński, 2018b (leaving 15 species in Evarcha s. lat., listed as "Evarcha [?]"), the genera Evacin Prószyński, 2018 [type Evarcha kochi Simon, 1902], Evalba Prószyński, 2018 [type Evarcha albaria (L. Koch, 1878), originally in Hasarius], Evaneg Prószyński, 2018 [type Evarcha negevensis Prószyński, 2000] and Evawes Prószyński, 2018 [type Evarcha patagiata (O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1872), originally in Salticus] are not accepted here (cf. Kropf et al., 2019); Kanesharatnam & Benjamin, 2021: 2770 agree with Prószyński, 2018b that Evarcha should be split, but the "division supported by our analysis is different from what he chose".
Status: accepted
Last updated
2021-04-24
Described in
Simon, 1902a: 397 (type Araneus falcatus Clerck, 1757; gender feminine)
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Species counts
Counts Status
92accepted
8synonym
1nomen dubium
1homonym replaced
Reference

Simon, E. (1902a). Etudes arachnologiques. 32e Mémoire. LI. Descriptions d'espèces nouvelles de la famille des Salticidae (suite). Annales de la Société Entomologique de France 71: 389-421. download pdf

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