Taxon details

Breda tristis Mello-Leitão, 1944

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: - -
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Brazil, Uruguay, Argentina
Type deposit provide information
  • Holotype: Museo de La Plata (MLP), La Plata, Argentina; f (16220) (Galiano, 1980b)
  • Holotype: Museo de La Plata (MLP), La Plata, Argentina; m (16225) of Bredops extraordinarius (Galiano, 1980b)
  • Paratype: Museu Nacional, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro (MNRJ), Brazil (database excerpt, August 2019); Bredops extraordinarius Mello-Leitão, 1944, (02234); 1 m (destroyed by the fire 2018)
Taxonomic references
Breda tristis Mello-Leitão, 1944b: 377, f. 71 (Df).
Bredops extraordinarius Mello-Leitão, 1944b: 378, f. 72 (Dm).
Breda tristis Galiano, 1980b: 36 (S).
Breda tristis Ruiz & Brescovit, 2013: 424, f. 5, 41, 85-90 (mf).

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

Mello-Leitão, C. F. de (1944b). Arañas de la provincia de Buenos Aires. Revista del Museo de La Plata (N.S., Zool.) 3: 311-393. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Ruiz, G. R. S. & Brescovit, A. D. (2013). Revision of Breda and proposal of a new genus (Araneae: Salticidae). Zootaxa 3664: 401-433. doi:10.11646/zootaxa.3664.4.1 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

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