Taxon details

Megafreya sutrix (Holmberg, 1875)

  • Rank: Species (Genus type)
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2023-07-11
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Paraguay, Uruguay, Argentina
Type deposit provide information
  • Syntype: Zoologisches Museum Hamburg (ZMH), Hamburg, Germany (data base search of type material, 11.02.2019); f (A0002256) of Philaeus luteostriatus Keyserling, 1878
Taxonomic references
Euophrys sutrix Holmberg, 1875: 296, pl. 6, f. 5 (Df).
Philaeus luteostriatus Keyserling, 1878a: 617, pl. 14, f. 31-32 (Dmf).
Hasarius mccookii Thorell, 1892a: 477 (Dmf) [].
Plexippus luteostriatus Simon, 1897e: 1.
Plexippus albicrinitus Badcock, 1932: 43, f. 35 (Dm).
Hasarius mccookii Roewer, 1955c: 1524 (nicht zu deuten = nomen dubium).
Euophrys sutrix Galiano, 1962d: 181 (S of Plexippus albicrinitus and P. luteostriatus).
Euophrys sutrix Galiano, 1963c: 23, pl. I-II (m).
Hasarius mccooki Prószyński, 1984a: 59 (mf, removed from nomen dubium).
Megafreya sutrix Edwards, 2015: 45, f. 18A-F (mf, T from Euophrys, S of Hasarius mccooki).

Badcock, H. D. (1932). Reports of an expedition to Paraguay and Brazil in 1926–7, supported by the Trustees of the Percy Sladen Memorial Fund and the Executive Committee of the Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland. Arachnida from the Paraguayan Chaco. Journal of the Linnean Society of London, Zoology 38(257): 1-48. doi:10.1111/j.1096-3642.1932.tb00987.x download pdf -- Show included taxa

Edwards, G. B. (2015). Freyinae, a major new subfamily of Neotropical jumping spiders (Araneae: Salticidae). Zootaxa 4036(1): 1-87. doi:10.11646/zootaxa.4036.1.1 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Galiano, M. E. (1962d). Notes sobre el género Evophrys Koch, 1834 (Araneae, Salticidae). Physis, Revista de la Sociedad Argentina de Ciencias Naturales (C) 23: 169-183. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Galiano, M. E. (1963c). Las variaciones individuales en Evophrys sutrix Holmberg, 1874 (Araneae, Salticidae). Revista de la Sociedad Entomológica Argentina 24: 23-28. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Holmberg, E. L. (1875). Descriptions et notices d'arachnides de la République Argentine. Periódico Zoológico 1: 283-302. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Keyserling, E. (1878a). Spinnen aus Uruguay und einigen anderen Gegenden Amerikas. Verhandlungen der Kaiserlich-Königlichen Zoologisch-Botanischen Gesellschaft in Wien 27: 571-624, pl. 14. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Prószyński, J. (1984a). Atlas rysunków diagnostycznych mniej znanych Salticidae (Araneae). Zeszyty Naukowe Wyższej Szkoły Rolniczo-Pedagogicznej w Siedlcach 2: 1-177. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Roewer, C. F. (1955c). Katalog der Araneae von 1758 bis 1940, bzw. 1954. 2. Band, Abt. a (Lycosaeformia, Dionycha [excl. Salticiformia]). 2. Band, Abt. b (Salticiformia, Cribellata) (Synonyma-Verzeichnis, Gesamtindex). Institut royal des Sciences naturelles de Belgique, Bruxelles, 1751 pp. download pdf download pdf -- Show included taxa

Simon, E. (1897e). Viaggio del Dott. A. Borelli nella République Argentina e nel Paraguay. Liste des arachnides recueillis aux Iles du Cap-Vert, dans la République Argentine et le Paraguay et descriptions d'espèces nouvelles. Bollettino dei Musei di Zoologia ed Anatomia Comparata della Reale Università di Torino 12(270): 1-8. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Thorell, T. (1892a). Studi sui ragni Malesi e Papuani. IV, 2. Annali del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale di Genova 31: 1-490. download pdf -- Show included taxa

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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
2015-11-13 New taxonomic reference entry Edwards, 2015 n/a
2015-11-13 Species distribution update Edwards, 2015 n/a (Old value)
2015-11-13 Species synonymy Edwards, 2015 Megafreya mccooki synonymized with Megafreya sutrix
2015-11-13 Species transferred to new genus Edwards, 2015 Species transferred from Euophrys to Megafreya