Taxon details

Oxyopes salticus Hentz, 1845

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2021-06-02
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: USA to northern Argentina and Chile
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Type deposit provide information
  • Holotype: Museu de Zoologia da ‘Luiz de Queiroz’ (MZLQ), Piracicaba, Brazil [collection now in IBSP?]; m (A0036) of Oxyopes m-fasciatus (Paschoal & Barros, 1983)
Taxonomic references
Oxyopes salticus Hentz, 1845: 196, pl. 16, f. 10 (Df).
Oxyopes astutus Hentz, 1845: 197, pl. 17, f. 1 (Dm).
Sphasus luteus Blackwall, 1862b: 350 (Df).
Oxyopes varians Taczanowski, 1874: 95 (Dmf).
Oxyopes gracilis Keyserling, 1877a: 698, pl. 2, f. 63-64 (Df).
Oxyopes luteus Keyserling, 1891: 271.
Oxyopes salticus Simon, 1898i: 889 (m).
Oxyopes salticus Emerton, 1902: 88, f. 218-219 (mf).
Oxyopes salticus Montgomery, 1902: 590, pl. 30, f. 52 (f).
Oxyopes gracilis F. O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1902a: 342, pl. 32, f. 14-15 (f, Dm).
Oxyopes gracilis Tullgren, 1905: 69, pl. 8, f. 34 (f).
Oxyopes salticus Comstock, 1912: 660.
Oxyopes salticus Chamberlin, 1929: 18, f. 5 (f).
Oxyopes salticus Mello-Leitão, 1929a: 496, pl. 1, f. 1, 12 (mf).
Oxyopes salticus Petrunkevitch, 1929b: 102, f. 82-83 (mf).
Oxyopes m-fasciatus Piza, 1938b: 47, f. 1 (Dm) [].
Oxyopes nigrolineatus Mello-Leitão, 1941d: 140, pl. 1, f. 4, pl. 7, f. 29 (Df) [].
Oxyopes salticus Muma, 1943: 55, pl, XII, f. 16 (f).
Oxyopes salticus Brady, 1964: 478, f. 80-86, 91-96, 104-105 (mf).
Oxyopes gracilis Brady, 1964: 479, f. 102-103 (removed mf from S of O. salticus, rejected).
Oxyopes salticus Brady, 1975: 233, f. 11-12, 23-24, 73-75, 98-99 (mf).
Oxyopes salticus Dondale & Redner, 1990: 349, f. 585-590 (mf).
Oxyopes salticus Breene et al., 1993: 92, f. 122A-C (mf).
Oxyopes salticus Townsend, Felgenhauer & Grimshaw, 2001: 565, f. 1B, 2C (mf).
Oxyopes salticus Deeleman-Reinhold, 2004: 48, f. 17 (m).
Oxyopes salticus Santos, 2017: 459, f. 1A-D, 2A-D, 3A-F, 4A-D, 5A-D (mf; S of O. m-fasciatus & O. nigrolineatus).
Oxyopes salticus Orozco-Gil & Desales-Lara, 2021: 11, f. 10-11 (f).

Blackwall, J. (1862b). Descriptions of newly discovered spiders captured in Rio de Janeiro, by John Gray and the Rev. Hamlet Clark. Annals and Magazine of Natural History (3) 10(59, 60): 348-360, 421-439. , 10.1080/00222936208681355 doi:10.1080/00222936208681337 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Brady, A. R. (1964). The lynx spiders of North America, north of Mexico (Araneae: Oxyopidae). Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 131: 429-518. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Brady, A. R. (1975). The lynx spider genus Oxyopes in Mexico and Central America (Araneae: Oxyopidae). Psyche, Cambridge 82(2): 189-243. doi:10.1155/1975/24938 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Breene, R. G., Dean, D. A., Nyffeler, M. & Edwards, G. B. (1993). Biology, Predation Ecology, and Significance of Spiders in Texas Cotton Ecosystems with a Key to Species. Texas Agriculture Experiment Station, College Station, 115 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Chamberlin, R. V. (1929). On three new spiders of the genus Oxyopes (Araneina). Entomological News 40: 17-20. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Comstock, J. H. (1912). The spider book; a manual for the study of the spiders and their near relatives, the scorpions, pseudoscorpions, whipscorpions, harvestmen and other members of the class Arachnida, found in America north of Mexico, with analytical keys for their classification and popular accounts of their habits. Garden City, New York, pp. 1-721. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Deeleman-Reinhold, C. L. (2004). On the taxonomic relations of lynx spiders from the canopy of a tropical Asian rainforest (Araneae: Oxyopidae). In: Logunov, D. V. & D. Penney (eds.) European Arachnology 2003 (Proceedings of the 21st European Colloquium of Arachnology, St.-Petersburg, 4-9 August 2003). Arthropoda Selecta, Special Issue 1, 41-52. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Dondale, C. D. & Redner, J. H. (1990). The insects and arachnids of Canada, Part 17. The wolf spiders, nurseryweb spiders, and lynx spiders of Canada and Alaska, Araneae: Lycosidae, Pisauridae, and Oxyopidae. Research Branch Agriculture Canada Publication 1856: 1-383. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Emerton, J. H. (1902). The common spiders of the United States. Boston, 225 pp. doi:10.5962/bhl.title.5617 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Hentz, N. M. (1845). Descriptions and figures of the araneides of the United States. Boston Journal of Natural History 5(2): 189-202, pl. 16-17. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Keyserling, E. (1877a). Ueber amerikanische Spinnenarten der Unterordnung Citigradae. Verhandlungen der Kaiserlich-Königlichen Zoologisch-Botanischen Gesellschaft in Wien 26: 609-708, pl. 7-8. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Keyserling, E. (1891). Die Spinnen Amerikas. Brasilianische Spinnen. Bauer & Raspe, Nürnberg 3, 1-278. doi:10.5962/bhl.title.64832 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Mello-Leitão, C. F. de (1941d). Las arañas de Córdoba, La Rioja, Catamarca, Tucumán, Salta y Jujuy colectadas por los Profesores Birabén. Revista del Museo de La Plata (N.S., Zool.) 2: 99-198. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Mello-Leitão, C. F. de (1929a). Oxyopideos do Brasil. Revista do Museu Paulista 16: 489-536. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Montgomery, T. H. (1902). Descriptions of Lycosidae and Oxyopidae of Philadelphia and its vicinity. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 54: 534-592. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Muma, M. H. (1943). Common spiders of Maryland. Natural History Society of Maryland, Baltimore, 179 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Orozco-Gil, M. & Desales-Lara, M. A. (2021). Las arañas (Arachnida: Araneae) del estado de Hidalgo, México: contribución al conocimiento de su biodiversidad. Acta Zoológica Mexicana (n. s.) 37(12362): 1-23. doi:10.21829/azm.2021.3712362 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Petrunkevitch, A. (1929b). The spiders of Porto Rico. Part one. Transactions of the Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences 30: 1-158. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Pickard-Cambridge, F. O. (1902a). Arachnida - Araneida and Opiliones. In: Biologia Centrali-Americana, Zoology. London 2, 313-424. [for the exact dates see Lyal, 2011] download pdf -- Show included taxa

Piza Jr., S. de T. (1938b). Duas novas aranhas oxyópidas do Brasil. Boletim Biológico Sao Paulo (N.S.) 3: 47-48. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Santos, A. J. (2017). The jumping lynx spider Oxyopes salticus Hentz, 1845 and its Neotropical relatives (Araneae: Oxyopidae). Zootaxa 4216(5): 457-481. doi:10.11646/zootaxa.4216.5.3 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Simon, E. (1898i). On the spiders of the island of St Vincent. III. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 65(4, for 1897): 860-890. [published in April 1898, after Duncan, 1937] doi:10.1111/j.1096-3642.1898.tb01390.x download pdf -- Show included taxa

Taczanowski, L. (1874). Les aranéides de la Guyane française. Horae Societatis Entomologicae Rossicae 10: 56-115, pl. 2. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Townsend Jr., V. R., Felgenhauer, B. E. & Grimshaw, J. F. (2001). Comparative morphology of the Australian lynx spiders of the genus Oxyopes (Araneae: Oxyopidae). Australian Journal of Zoology 49(5): 561-576. doi:10.1071/ZO00054 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Tullgren, A. (1905). Aranedia from the Swedish expedition through the Gran Chaco and the Cordilleras. Arkiv för Zoologi 2(19): 1-81. download pdf -- Show included taxa

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Edit history
Date Type Reference Detail
2021-06-02 New taxonomic reference entry Orozco-Gil & Desales-Lara, 2021 n/a
2017-01-10 Species synonymy Santos, 2017 Oxyopes nigrolineatus synonymized with Oxyopes salticus
2017-01-10 Species synonymy Santos, 2017 Oxyopes m-fasciatus synonymized with Oxyopes salticus
2017-01-10 New taxonomic reference entry Santos, 2017 n/a
2017-01-10 Species distribution update Santos, 2017 n/a (Old value)