Taxon details

Wandawe benjamini (Wesołowska & Haddad, 2013)

  • Rank: Species (Genus type)
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2020-12-30
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: South Africa
Type deposit provide information
  • Holotype: National Collection of Arachnida (NCA), ARC – Plant Protection Research, Pretoria, South Africa; m (2008/4138) (Wesołowska & Haddad, 2013)
  • Paratype: National Collection of Arachnida (NCA), ARC – Plant Protection Research, Pretoria, South Africa; 7m 44f 7j (2008/3964, 3976, 3994, 4138, 4151, 4164, 2010/2714, 2012/1095, 1117, 1826, 2013/4753) (Azarkina & Haddad, 2020)
  • Paratype: Kwazulu-Natal Museum (NMSA), Pietermaritzburg, South Africa; 2m 4f (26420, 26448) (Azarkina & Haddad, 2020)
Taxonomic references
Colaxes benjamini Wesołowska & Haddad, 2013: 189, f. 4-6, 16, 43-48 (Dmf).
Colaxes benjamini Prószyński, 2017b: 90, f. 40D (mf).
Wandawe benjamini Azarkina & Haddad, 2020: 80, f. 401-419 (mf, T from Colaxes).

Azarkina, G. N. & Haddad, C. R. (2020). Partial revision of the Afrotropical Ballini, with the description of seven new genera (Araneae: Salticidae). Zootaxa 4899(1): 15-92. doi:10.11646/zootaxa.4899.1.4 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

Wesołowska, W. & Haddad, C. R. (2013). New data on the jumping spiders of South Africa (Araneae: Salticidae). African Invertebrates 54: 177-240. doi:10.5733/afin.054.0111 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
2020-12-30 New taxonomic reference entry Azarkina & Haddad, 2020 n/a
2020-12-30 Species transferred to new genus Azarkina & Haddad, 2020 Species transferred from Colaxes to Wandawe
2017-09-11 New taxonomic reference entry Prószyński, 2017b n/a