Taxon details

Balmaceda nigrosecta Mello-Leitão, 1945

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2018-04-22
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Colombia, Argentina
Type deposit provide information
  • Holotype: Museo de La Plata (MLP), La Plata, Argentina; m (16710) (Galiano, 1980b)
Taxonomic references
Balmaceda nigrosecta Mello-Leitão, 1945b: 277 (Dm).
Metacyrba nigrosecta Galiano, 1980b: 35 (Tm from Balmaceda).
Balmaceda nigrosecta Edwards, 2006: 211, f. 123-126 (Tm from Metacyrba).
Balmaceda nigrosecta Rubio, Baigorria & Edwards, 2016: 13, f. 1-11 (m, Df).
Balmaceda nigrosecta Galvis et al., 2018: 2, f. 1-5 (m).

Edwards, G. B. (2006). A review of described Metacyrba, the status of Parkella, and notes on Platycryptus and Balmaceda, with a comparison of the genera (Araneae: Salticidae: Marpissinae). Insecta Mundi 19: 193-226. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Galiano, M. E. (1980b). Catalogo de los especimenes tipicos de Salticidae (Araneae) descriptos por Candido F. de Mello-Leitão. Primera parte. Physis, Revista de la Sociedad Argentina de Ciencias Naturales (C) 39: 31-40. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Galvis, W., Pulgarín, O., Correa, E., Castrillón, I. & Acevedo, N. (2018). First record of the jumping spider genus Balmaceda Peckham & Peckham (Salticidae: Salticinae: Dendryphantini) from Colombia. Peckhamia 163.1: 1-5. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Mello-Leitão, C. F. de (1945b). Arañas de Misiones, Corrientes y Entre Ríos. Revista del Museo de La Plata (N.S., Zool.) 4: 213-302. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Rubio, G. D., Baigorria, J. E. M. & Edwards, G. B. (2016). First description of the female of the jumping spider Balmaceda nigrosecta Mello-Leitão (Salticidae, Dendryphantini, Marpissina). ZooKeys 563: 11-19. doi:10.3897/zookeys.563.6705 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
2018-04-22 New taxonomic reference entry Galvis et al., 2018 n/a
2018-04-22 Species distribution update Galvis et al., 2018 n/a (Old value)
2016-03-03 New taxonomic reference entry Rubio, Baigorria & Edwards, 2016 n/a
2016-03-03 First description of female Rubio, Baigorria & Edwards, 2016 n/a (Old value)