Taxon details

Corythalia tropica (Mello-Leitão, 1939)

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m
  • Last updated: 2020-07-01
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Venezuela
Type deposit provide information
  • Holotype: Naturhistorisches Museum, Basel (NMB), Switzerland (database search of type material, 08.04.2019); m (ARAN-01202a) (Bayer, Höfer & Metzner, 2020)
Taxonomic references
Evarcha tropica Mello-Leitão, 1939e: 85, f. 74-75 (Dm).
Corythalia tropica Galiano, 1962c: 16, f. 9-10 (m, T from Evarcha, S of Corythalia fulgipedia, rejected by Bayer, Höfer & Metzner, 2020: 68).
Corythalia tropica Prószyński, 1976: 153, f. 200 (m).
Corythalia tropica Bayer, Höfer & Metzner, 2020: 64, f. 31A-B, 58G, 65I, 69D (m).

Bayer, S., Höfer, H. & Metzner, H. (2020). Revision of the genus Corythalia C.L. Koch, 1850, part 1: diagnosis and new species from South America (Araneae: Salticidae: Salticinae: Euophryini). Zootaxa 4806(1): 1-144. doi:10.11646/zootaxa.4806.1.1 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Galiano, M. E. (1962c). Nota sobre el género Corythalia Koch, 1850. Descripción de una nueva especie (Araneae, Salticidae). Physis, Revista de la Sociedad Argentina de Ciencias Naturales (C) 23: 15-20. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Mello-Leitão, C. F. de (1939e). Araignées américaines du Musee d'histoire naturelle de Bâle. Revue Suisse de Zoologie 46(2): 43-93. doi:10.5962/bhl.part.117928 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Prószyński, J. (1976). Studium systematyczno-zoogeograflczne nad rodziną Salticidae (Aranei) Regionów Palearktycznego i Nearktycznego. Wyższa Szkola Pedagogiczna Siedlcach 6: 1-260. 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
2020-07-01 Taxonomic reference assigned to new taxon Taxonomic reference entry assigned to Corythalia fulgipedia Crane, 1948
2020-07-01 New taxonomic reference entry Bayer, Höfer & Metzner, 2020 n/a