Taxon details

Epeus tener (Simon, 1877)

  • Rank: Species (Genus type)
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2020-07-09
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Thailand, Vietnam, Indonesia (Java, Sulawesi), Philippines (Basilan Is.)
Type deposit provide information
  • It is widely assumed that most of the type material from Simon can be found in the Muséum National d’Histoire Naturelle in Paris, France
Taxonomic references
Evenus tener Simon, 1877b: 59, pl. 3, f. 12 (Df).
Epeus tener Peckham & Peckham, 1886: 334.
Viciria cristata Thorell, 1887: 393 (Dm).
Viciria tenera Simon, 1903a: 743, 752, f. 882-883 (m).
Viciria tenera Merian, 1911: 315, f. X1 (mf).
Epeus tener Prószyński, 1984b: 409, f. 13-16, 18 (Tmf from Viciria).
Epeus tener Żabka, 1985: 216, f. 125-126 (m).
Epeus tener Prószyński & Deeleman-Reinhold, 2012: 38, f. 38-40, 45-46 (mf).
Epeus tener Prószyński, 2017b: 33, f. 14J (mf).
Epeus tener Patoleta, Gardzińska & Żabka, 2020: 8, f. 2A-G (m).
Epeus tener Peng, 2020: 97, f. 51a-e (mf).

Merian, P. (1911). Die Spinnenfauna von Celebes. Beiträge zur Tiergeographie im Indoaustralischen Archipel. Zoologische Jahrbücher, Abteilung für Systematik, Geographie und Biologie der Tiere 31: 165-354. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Patoleta, B. M., Gardzińska, J. & Żabka, M. (2020). Salticidae (Arachnida, Araneae) of Thailand: new species and records of Epeus Peckham & Peckham, 1886 and Ptocasius Simon, 1885. PeerJ 8(e9352): 1-23. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Peckham, G. W. & Peckham, E. G. (1886). Genera of the family Attidae: with a partial synonymy. Transactions of the Wisconsin Academy of Sciences, Arts and Letters 6: 255-342. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Peng, X. J. (2020). Fauna Sinica, Invertebrata 53, Arachnida: Araneae: Salticidae. Science Press, Beijing, 612 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Prószyński, J. (1984b). Remarks on Anarrhotus, Epeus and Plexippoides (Araneae, Salticidae). Annales Zoologici, Warszawa 37: 399-410. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Prószyński, J. & Deeleman-Reinhold, C. L. (2012). Description of some Salticidae (Aranei) from the Malay archipelago. II. Salticidae of Java and Sumatra, with comments on related species. Arthropoda Selecta 21(1): 29-60. doi:10.15298/arthsel.21.1.04 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

Simon, E. (1877b). Etudes arachnologiques. 5e Mémoire. IX. Arachnides recueillis aux îles Phillipines par MM. G. A. Baer et Laglaise. Annales de la Société Entomologique de France (5) 7: 53-96, pl. 3. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Simon, E. (1903a). Histoire naturelle des araignées. Deuxième édition, tome second. Roret, Paris, pp. 669-1080. [second pdf with detailed publication dates of the single parts] doi:10.5962/bhl.title.51973 download pdf download pdf -- Show included taxa

Thorell, T. (1887). Viaggio di L. Fea in Birmania e regioni vicine. II. Primo saggio sui ragni birmani. Annali del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale di Genova 25: 5-417. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Żabka, M. (1985). Systematic and zoogeographic study on the family Salticidae (Araneae) from Viet-Nam. Annales Zoologici, Warszawa 39: 197-485. 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
2020-07-09 New taxonomic reference entry Peng, 2020 n/a
2020-06-27 New taxonomic reference entry Patoleta, Gardzińska & Żabka, 2020 n/a
2020-06-27 Species distribution update Patoleta, Gardzińska & Żabka, 2020 n/a (Old value)
2017-09-11 New taxonomic reference entry Prószyński, 2017b n/a
2017-07-07 Species distribution update Żabka & Gardzińska, 2017 n/a (Old value)