Taxon details

Depreissia myrmex Lessert, 1942

  • Rank: Species (Genus type)
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m
  • Last updated: 2017-09-11
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Congo
Type deposit provide information
  • Holotype: Musée Royal de l’Afrique Centrale, Tervuren (MRAC), Belgium (database excerpt, Feb. 2019); (11839, 16476)
Taxonomic references
Depreissia myrmex Lessert, 1942: 11, f. 6-10 (Dm).
Depreissia myrmex Wesołowska, 1997: 715, f. 1-5 (m).
Depreissia myrmex Szüts & Wesolowska, 2003: 345, f. 2-5 (m).
Depreissia myrmex Maddison et al., 2016: 7, f. 2-7, 10 (m).
Depreissia myrmex Prószyński, 2017b: 129, f. 56N (m).

Lessert, R. de (1942). Araignées myrmecomorph du Congo Belge. Revue Suisse de Zoologie 49: 7-13. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Maddison, W. P., Maddison, D. R., Zhang, J. X. & Szűts, T. (2016). Phylogenetic placement of the unusual jumping spider Depreissia Lessert, and a new synapomorphy uniting Hisponinae and Salticinae (Araneae, Salticidae). ZooKeys 549: 1-12. doi:10.3897/zookeys.549.6171 download pdf -- Show included taxa

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

Szűts, T. & Wesolowska, W. (2003). Notes on Depreissia myrmex (Araneae: Salticidae). Folia Entomologica Hungarica 64: 345-347. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Wesołowska, W. (1997). A redescription of ant-like jumping spider Depreissia myrmex Lessert, 1942 (Araneae: Salticidae). Genus 8: 715-717. 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
2017-09-11 New taxonomic reference entry Prószyński, 2017b n/a
2016-01-27 New taxonomic reference entry Maddison et al., 2016 n/a