Taxon details

Ballus segmentatus Simon, 1900

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2022-11-25
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Sri Lanka
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Taxonomic references
Ballus segmentatus Simon, 1900b: 398 (Dm).
Ballus sellatus Simon, 1900b: 398 (Df) [].
Ballus segmentatus Simon, 1901a: 482, f. 565 (m).
Ballus segmentatus Benjamin, 2004b: 30, f. 21A-C, 22A-D, 23A-B, 24A-I (m, Df).
Ballus segmentatus Bopearachchi, Eberle & Benjamin, 2022: 318, f. 1a-i, 3a-i (mf, S of Ballus sellatus).

Benjamin, S. P. (2004b). Taxonomic revision and phylogenetic hypothesis for the jumping spider subfamily Ballinae (Araneae, Salticidae). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 142(1): 1-82. doi:10.1111/j.1096-3642.2004.00123.x download pdf -- Show included taxa

Bopearachchi, D. P., Eberle, J. & Benjamin, S. P. (2022). Molecular and morphological species delimitation suggest a single species of the beetle-spider genus Ballus in Sri Lanka (Araneae: Salticidae). Journal of Arachnology 50(3): 314-322. doi:10.1636/JoA-S-21-040 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Simon, E. (1900b). Descriptions d'arachnides nouveaux de la famille des Attidae. Annales de la Société Entomologique de Belgique 44: 381-407. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Simon, E. (1901a). Histoire naturelle des araignées. Deuxième édition, tome second. Roret, Paris, pp. 381-668. [second pdf with detailed publication dates of the single parts] doi:10.5962/bhl.title.51973 download pdf 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

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
2022-11-25 New taxonomic reference entry Bopearachchi, Eberle & Benjamin, 2022 n/a
2022-11-25 Species synonymy Bopearachchi, Eberle & Benjamin, 2022 Ballus sellatus synonymized with Ballus segmentatus