Taxon details

Lechia minuta (Prószyński, 1992)

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: f
  • Last updated: 2019-09-17
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: India
Type deposit: provide information
Taxonomic references
Euophrys minutus Prószyński, 1992b: 172, f. 30-32 (Df).
Lechia minuta Prószyński, 2017b: 75, f. 32L (f, T from Euophrys, but Lechia not revalidated, therefore assigned to Laufeia, of which Lechia is a synonym).
Lechia minuta Prószyński, 2019: 117 (T from Laufeia, N.B.: only provisionally, belongs neither to Laufeia nor to Euophrys).

Prószyński, J. (1992b). Salticidae (Araneae) of India in the collection of the Hungarian National Natural History Museum in Budapest. Annales Zoologici, Warszawa 44: 165-277. 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

Prószyński, J. (2019). Character assassination: a personal witness account with a taxonomic note on the genus Laufeia s. lat. (Araneae: Salticidae). Ecologica Montenegrina 22: 117-127. doi:10.37828/em.2019.22.9 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
2019-09-17 New taxonomic reference entry Prószyński, 2019 n/a
2019-09-17 Species transferred to new genus Prószyński, 2019 Species transferred from Laufeia to Lechia
2017-09-13 New taxonomic reference entry Prószyński, 2017b n/a
2017-09-13 Species transferred to new genus Prószyński, 2017b Species transferred from Euophrys to Laufeia