Taxon details

Aelurillus leipoldae (Metzner, 1999)

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2015-08-31
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Greece (Crete)
Type deposit provide information
  • Holotype: Staatliches Museum für Naturkunde, Karlsruhe (SMNK), Germany; m (ARA 02177) (Metzner, 1999)
  • Holotype: Muséum national d'histoire naturelle (MNHN), Paris, France; m (AR 13334) of Aelurillus steliosi (Růžička et al., 2005)
  • Paratype: National Museum – Natural History Museum, Praha (NMP), Czech Republic; 7j (P6E-2971, 2972) of Aelurillus steliosi (Růžička et al., 2005)
  • Allotype: Muséum national d'histoire naturelle (MNHN), Paris, France; f (AR 13335) of Aelurillus steliosi (Růžička et al., 2005)
Taxonomic references
Asianellus leipoldae Metzner, 1999: 72, f. 37a-i (Dm).
Aelurillus leipoldae Azarkina, 2002: 253, f. 31-42 (mf, T from Asianellus).
Aelurillus steliosi Dobroruka, 2002a: 8, f. 5-10 (Dm only; f =A. cretensis) [].
Aelurillus leipoldae Azarkina & Komnenov, 2015: 118, f. 29-31 (m, S of Aelurillus steliosi contra Bosmans et al., 2013: 9).

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(6): 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

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

Metzner, H. (1999). Die Springspinnen (Araneae, Salticidae) Griechenlands. Andrias 14: 1-279. 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 Taxonomic reference added from other taxon Azarkina & Komnenov, 2015 n/a (Old value)
2015-08-31 New taxonomic reference entry Azarkina & Komnenov, 2015 n/a
2015-08-31 Species synonymy Azarkina & Komnenov, 2015 Aelurillus steliosi synonymized with Aelurillus leipoldae