Taxon details

Baryphas ahenus Simon, 1902

  • Rank: Species (Genus type)
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2024-01-26
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Southern Africa
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Taxonomic references
Baryphas ahenus Simon, 1902d: 42 (Dmf).
Baryphas ahenus Peckham & Peckham, 1903: 207, pl. 24, f. 2 (mf).
Baryphas ahenus Simon, 1903a: 681, f. 807-809 (m).
Baryphas ahenus Lessert, 1925b: 349, f. 13 (mf).
Heliophanus berlandi Lawrence, 1937: 257, f. 24 (Df) [].
Heliophanus berlandi Wesołowska, 1986: 231, f. 871-872 (f).
Baryphas ahenus Prószyński, 1987: 5 (mf).
Baryphas ahenus Wesołowska & Cumming, 2008: 169, f. 2-8 (mf).
Baryphas ahenus Azarkina & Foord, 2013: 166, f. 2-17 (mf).
Baryphas ahenus Prószyński, 2017b: 53, f. 23A (mf).
Baryphas ahenus Wesołowska, 2024: 91 (S of Heliophanus berlandi).

Azarkina, G. N. & Foord, S. H. (2013). Redescriptions of poorly known species of jumping spiders (Araneae: Salticidae) from South Africa and Namibia. Zootaxa 3686(2): 165-182. doi:10.11646/zootaxa.3686.2.3 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Lawrence, R. F. (1937). A collection of Arachnida from Zululand. Annals of the Natal Museum 8: 211-273, pl. 13. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Lessert, R. de (1925b). Araignées du sud de l'Afrique (suite). Revue Suisse de Zoologie 32: 323-365. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Peckham, G. W. & Peckham, E. G. (1903). New species of the family Attidae from South Africa, with notes on the distribution of the genera found in the Ethiopian region. Transactions of the Wisconsin Academy of Sciences, Arts and Letters 14(1): 173-278, pl. 19-29. download pdf download pdf -- Show included taxa

Prószyński, J. (1987). Atlas rysunków diagnostycznych mniej znanych Salticidae 2. Zeszyty Naukowe Wyższej Szkoly Rolniczo-Pedagogicznej, Siedlcach, 172 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Prószyński, J. (2017b). Pragmatic classification of the world's Salticidae (Araneae). Ecologica Montenegrina 12: 1-133. doi:10.37828/em.2017.12.1 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Simon, E. (1902d). Description d'arachnides nouveaux de la famille des Salticidae (Attidae) (suite). Annales de la Société Entomologique de Belgique 46: 24-56, 363-406. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Simon, E. (1903a). Histoire naturelle des araignées. Deuxième édition, tome second. Roret, Paris, pp. 669-1080. [second pdf with detailed publication dates of the single parts] doi:10.5962/bhl.title.51973 download pdf download pdf -- Show included taxa

Wesołowska, W. & Cumming, M. S. (2008). Taxonomy and natural history of a species rich assemblage of jumping spiders (Araneae: Salticidae); a long-term study of a suburban site in Zimbabwe. Annales Zoologici, Warszawa 58: 167-230. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Wesołowska, W. (1986). A revision of the genus Heliophanus C. L. Koch, 1833 (Aranei: Salticidae). Annales Zoologici, Warszawa 40: 1-254. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Wesołowska, W. (2024). Taxonomic notes on the genus Heliophanus C.L. Koch, 1833, with description of three additional genera (Araneae: Salticidae: Chrysillini). Zootaxa 5405(1): 80-92. doi:10.11646/zootaxa.5405.1.3 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
2024-01-26 New taxonomic reference entry Wesołowska, 2024 n/a
2024-01-26 Species synonymy Wesołowska, 2024 Baryphas berlandi synonymized with Baryphas ahenus
2017-09-11 New taxonomic reference entry Prószyński, 2017b n/a