Taxon details

Cosmophasis lami Berry, Beatty & Prószyński, 1997

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2021-10-05
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Japan, Taiwan, Singapore, Indonesia, Philippines, Australia (Cocos Is.). Introduced to Seychelles, French Polynesia (Marquesas Is., Society Is.), Fiji
Type deposit: provide information
Taxonomic references
Cosmophasis lami Berry, Beatty & Prószyński, 1997: 123, f. 58-60 (Dm).
Cosmophasis squamata Saaristo, 2002: 24, f. 64-69 (f, Dm, misidentified).
Cosmophasis squamata Saaristo, 2010: 179, f. 21-26 (mf, misidentified).
Cosmophasis lami Żabka & Waldock, 2012: 123, f. 17A-F, 18A-D, 19A-F (m, Df).
Cosmophasis lami Dierkens & Charlat, 2013: 67, f. 5-7, 8A-D (m, Df).
Cosmophasis lami Suguro, 2013a: 19, f. 1-10 (mf).
Cosmophasis lami Hurni-Cranston & Hill, 2021: 27, f. 24-27 (mf habitus).
Cosmophasis lami Baba & Moriguchi, 2021: 81, f. 1A-B (m).
Cosmophasis lami Chen, Lin & Ueng, 2021: 293, f. 5A-D (m).

Baba, Y. & Moriguchi, M. (2021). [First record of Cosmophasis lami on Okinawa Island]. Kishidaia 118: 81-82. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Berry, J. W., Beatty, J. A. & Prószyński, J. (1997). Salticidae of the Pacific Islands. II. Distribution of nine genera, with descriptions of eleven new species. Journal of Arachnology 25: 109-136. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Chen, K.-M., Lin, T.-Y. & Ueng, Y.-T. (2021). Three new species and six newly recorded species of jumping spiders (Araneae: Salticidae) in Taiwan. Natural Resources 12: 290-320. doi:10.4236/nr.2021.129021 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Dierkens, M. & Charlat, S. (2013). Contribution à la connaissance des araignées des îles de la Société (Polynésie française). Revue Arachnologique 17: 63-81. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Hurni-Cranston, T. & Hill, D. E. (2021). Three new jumping spiders of the genus Cosmophasis from Wallacea (Araneae: Salticidae: Chrysillini). Peckhamia 228.1: 1-84. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Saaristo, M. I. (2002). New species and interesting new records of spiders from Seychelles (Arachnida, Araneaea [sic]). Phelsuma 10(suppl. A): 1-31. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Saaristo, M. I. (2010). Araneae. In: Gerlach, J. & Marusik, Y. M. (eds.) Arachnida and Myriapoda of the Seychelles islands. Siri Scientific Press, Manchester, pp. 8-306. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Suguro, T. (2013a). The first record of Cosmophasis lami (Araneae: Salticidae) from Japan. Acta Arachnologica 62(1): 19-22. doi:10.2476/asjaa.62.19 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Żabka, M. & Waldock, J. (2012). Salticidae (Arachnida: Araneae) from Oriental, Australian and Pacific regions. Genus Cosmophasis Simon, 1901. Annales Zoologici, Warszawa 62(1): 115-198. doi:10.3161/000345412X633694 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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Date Type Reference Detail
2021-10-05 New taxonomic reference entry Chen, Lin & Ueng, 2021 n/a
2021-10-05 Species distribution update Chen, Lin & Ueng, 2021 n/a (Old value)
2021-05-03 New taxonomic reference entry Baba & Moriguchi, 2021 n/a
2021-02-04 New taxonomic reference entry Hurni-Cranston & Hill, 2021 n/a
2017-08-08 Species distribution update Dierkens & Ramage, 2016 n/a (Old value)
2016-04-14 Species distribution update Freudenschuss & Seiter, 2016 n/a (Old value)