Taxon details

Aelurillus cretensis Azarkina, 2002

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2015-08-31
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Greece (Crete)
Type deposit: provide information
Taxonomic references
Aelurillus cretensis Azarkina, 2002: 251, f. 9-18 (Dmf).
Aelurillus blandus Dobroruka, 2002a: 6, f. 1-2 (f, misidentified, per Bosmans et al., 2013: 110).
Aelurillus steliosi Dobroruka, 2002a: 8, f. 11-13 (f only, misidentified).
Aelurillus cretensis Bosmans et al., 2013: 9 (S, rejected).
Aelurillus cretensis Azarkina & Komnenov, 2015: 115, f. 32-34 (f).

Azarkina, G. N. (2002). New and poorly known species of the genus Aelurillus Simon, 1884 from central Asia, Asia Minor and the eastern Mediterranean (Araneae: Salticidae). Bulletin of the British Arachnological Society 12: 249-263. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Azarkina, G. N. & Komnenov, M. (2015). Descriptions of two new species of Aelurillus Simon, 1884 (Araneae, Salticidae) from the Mediterranean, with the synonymization of A. steliosi Dobroruka, 2002. ZooKeys 516: 109-122. doi:10.3897/zookeys.516.9439 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Bosmans, R., Van Keer, J., Russell-Smith, A., Kronestedt, T., Alderweireldt, M., Bosselaers, J. & De Koninck, H. (2013). Spiders of Crete (Araneae). A catalogue of all currently known species from the Greek island of Crete. Nieuwsbrief van de Belgische Arachnologische Vereniging 28(supplement 1): 1-147. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Dobroruka, L. J. (2002a). Notes on a collection of jumping spiders from Greece, mainly from Crete (Araneae: Salticidae). Biologia Gallo-hellenica 28: 5-26. download pdf -- Show included taxa

External Resource References

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Metzner, H. (2019). Jumping spiders (Arachnida: Araneae: Salticidae) of the world. Online at

Nentwig, W., Blick, T., Bosmans, R., Gloor, D., Hänggi, A., Kropf, C.: Spiders of Europe. Version 05.2018. doi: 10.24436/1

Prószyński, J. (2016). Monograph of Salticidae (Araneae) of the World 1995-2015. Part II. Global Species Database of Salticidae (Araneae). Version October 30th, 2016, online at download pdf

Edit history
Date Type Reference Detail
2015-08-31 New taxonomic reference entry Azarkina & Komnenov, 2015 n/a
2015-08-31 New taxonomic reference entry Dobroruka, 2002a n/a
2015-08-31 Taxonomic reference assigned to new taxon Azarkina & Komnenov, 2015 Taxonomic reference entry assigned to Aelurillus leipoldae (Metzner, 1999)
2015-02-02 Taxonomic reference added from other taxon Bosmans et al., 2013 n/a (Old value)
2014-07-03 New taxonomic reference entry Bosmans et al., 2013 n/a
2014-07-03 Species synonymy Bosmans et al., 2013 Aelurillus steliosi synonymized with Aelurillus cretensis