Taxon details

Nigorella hirticeps (Song & Chai, 1992)

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2020-07-09
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: China
Type deposit provide information
  • Holotype: Institute of Zoology, Chinese Academy of Sciences (IZCAS), Beijing, China; m (Song & Chai, 1992)
Taxonomic references
Pharacocerus hirticeps Song & Chai, 1992: 80, f. 7A-C (Dm).
Pharacocerus hirticeps Song & Li, 1997: 436, f. 46A-C (m).
Evarcha hirticeps Song, Zhu & Chen, 1999: 510, f. 294K-L (Tm from Pharacocerus).
Evarcha hirticeps Yin et al., 2012: 1364, f. 740a-d (m, S of E. hunanensis, rejected by Prószyński, 2018b: 157).
Evarcha hirticeps Zha & Zhang, 2014: 83, f. 1-10 (m, Df).
Nigorella hirticeps Prószyński, 2018b: 157, f. 16C-D,C1-D1, 17D, 18A,D-E (mf, T from Evarcha, S of E. hunanensis rejected).
Evarcha hirticeps Peng, 2020: 132, f. 82a-d (m).

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

Prószyński, J. (2018b). Review of genera Evarcha and Nigorella, with comments on Emertonius, Padilothorax [sic], Stagetillus, and description of five new genera and two new species (Araneae: Salticidae). Ecologica Montenegrina 16: 130-179. doi:10.37828/em.2018.16.12 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Song, D. X. & Chai, J. Y. (1992). On new species of jumping spiders (Araneae: Salticidae) from Wuling Mountains area, southwestern China. Journal of Xinjiang University 9(3): 76-86. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Song, D. X. & Li, S. Q. (1997). Spiders of Wuling Mountains area. In: Song, D. X. (ed.) Invertebrates of Wuling Mountains Area, Southwestern China. Science Press, Beijing, pp. 400-448. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Song, D. X., Zhu, M. S. & Chen, J. (1999). The spiders of China. Hebei Science and Technology Publishing House, Shijiazhuang, 640 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Yin, C. M., Peng, X. J., Yan, H. M., Bao, Y. H., Xu, X., Tang, G., Zhou, Q. S. & Liu, P. (2012). Fauna Hunan: Araneae in Hunan, China. Hunan Science and Technology Press, Changsha, 1590 pp. download pdf download pdf -- Show included taxa

Zha, S. & Zhang, F. (2014). First description of the female of Evarcha hirticeps (Araneae: Salticidae). Acta Arachnologica 63(2): 83-86. doi:10.2476/asjaa.63.83 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
2018-04-27 New taxonomic reference entry Prószyński, 2018b n/a
2018-04-27 Species transferred to new genus Prószyński, 2018b Species transferred from Evarcha to Nigorella
2018-04-27 Taxonomic reference assigned to new taxon Taxonomic reference entry assigned to Evarcha hunanensis Peng, Xie & Kim, 1993
2018-04-27 Taxonomic reference assigned to new taxon Taxonomic reference entry assigned to Evarcha hunanensis Peng, Xie & Kim, 1993
2015-03-25 New taxonomic reference entry Zha & Zhang, 2014 n/a
2015-03-25 First description of female Zha & Zhang, 2014 n/a (Old value)
2015-03-25 Species synonymy Yin et al., 2012 Evarcha hunanensis synonymized with Evarcha hirticeps