Taxon details

Ballus rufipes (Simon, 1868)

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2023-07-27
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Europe, Turkey, Armenia, Cyprus, North Africa
Type deposit provide information
  • It is widely assumed that most of the type material from Simon can be found in the Muséum National d’Histoire Naturelle in Paris, France
Taxonomic references
Attus rufipes Simon, 1868b: 627, pl. 2, f. 10 (Dmf).
Ballus depressus poecilopus Bertkau, in Förster & Bertkau, 1883: 208 (Dmf) [].
Ballus rufipes Simon, 1937: 1149, 1246.
Ballus rufipes Alicata & Cantarella, 1988: 48, f. 9-11, 18, 28-31 (mf, S of Ballus depressus poecilopus).
Ballus rufipes Szinetár, Gál & Eichardt, 1998: 70, f. 1 (m).
Ballus rufipes Metzner, 1999: 40, f. 7a-f (mf).
Ballus rufipes Zarikian, 2022b: 171, f. 1A-C (m).
Ballus rufipes Loria, 2023: 125, f. 2a-c (m).

Alicata, P. & Cantarella, T. (1988). The genus Ballus: a revision of the European taxa described by Simon together with observations on the other species of the genus. Animalia 14: 35-63. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Förster, A. & Bertkau, P. (1883). Beiträge zur Kenntniss der Spinnenfauna der Rheinprovinz. Verhandlungen des Naturhistorischen Vereins der Preussischen Rheinlande und Westfalens 40: 205-278. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Loria, P. (2023). Cinq premières et une deuxième mentions d’araignées pour la Suisse (Araneae). Entomo Helvetica 16: 123-136. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Metzner, H. (1999). Die Springspinnen (Araneae, Salticidae) Griechenlands. Andrias 14: 1-279. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Simon, E. (1868b). Monographie des espèces européennes de la famille des Attides (Attidae Sundewall. - Saltigradae Latreille). Annales de la Société Entomologique de France (4) 8: 11-72, 529-726, pl. 5-7. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Simon, E. (1937). Les arachnides de France. Synopsis générale et catalogue des espèces françaises de l'ordre des Araneae. Tome VI. 5e et derniére partie. Roret, Paris, pp. 979-1298. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Szinetár, C., Gál, Z. & Eichardt, J. (1998). Spiders in snail shells in different Hungarian localities. Miscellanea Zoologica Hungarica 12: 67-75. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Zarikian, N. A. (2022b). New records on Salticidae and Theridiidae (Araneae) spiders from Armenia. Bulletin of the Iraq Natural History Museum 17(2): 169-185. doi:10.26842/binhm.7.2022.17.2.0169 download pdf -- Show included taxa

External Resource References

* Disclaimer
As External Resources, the World Spider Catalog links here to species pages of other databases. They may contain further information for the given species. The databases, listed as External Resources, however, are not managed by World Spider Catalog and the information given there is not necessarily in agreement with the World Spider Catalog. All responsibility for such data is with the external database. (2019). GBIF Home Page (via GBIF API). Available from: [1 September 2019]

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
2023-07-27 New taxonomic reference entry Loria, 2023 n/a
2023-01-05 New taxonomic reference entry Zarikian, 2022b n/a
2023-01-05 Species distribution update Zarikian, 2022b n/a (Old value)
2015-07-13 Species distribution update Logunov, 2015a n/a (Old value)