Taxon details

Astia maculata (Karsch, 1878)

  • Rank: Species (Genus type)
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2024-01-26
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Australia (Queensland, New South Wales)
Type deposit provide information
  • Holotype: Museum für Naturkunde, Berlin (ZMB), Germany; m (Wesołowska, 2024)
  • Syntype: Zoologisches Museum Hamburg (ZMH), Hamburg, Germany; 1m 2f 1j (A 1594-1597) of Astia hariola (Wesołowska, 2024)
  • Syntype: Museum für Naturkunde, Berlin (ZMB), Germany; 1m 1f of Astia hariola (Wesołowska, 2024)
Taxonomic references
Heliophanus maculatus Karsch, 1878d: 23 (Dm).
Astia hariola L. Koch, 1879a: 1153, pl. 100, f. 3-4 (Dmf) [].
Astituta hariola Strand, 1929: 14 (superfluous generic replacement name).
Astia hariola Prószyński, 1984a: 1 (f).
Heliophanus maculatus Wesołowska, 1986: 231, f. 880-882 (m).
Astia hariola Wanless, 1988: 85, f. 1A-I, 2A-J (mf).
Astia hariola Davies & Żabka, 1989: 206, pl. 14 (mf).
Astia hariola Prószyński, 2017b: 119, f. 52B, 53B (mf).
Astia maculata Wesołowska, 2024: 91 (T from Heliophanus, S of Astia hariola).

Davies, V. T. & Żabka, M. (1989). Illustrated keys to the genera of jumping spiders (Araneae: Salticidae) in Australia. Memoirs of the Queensland Museum 27(2): 189-266. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Karsch, F. (1878d). Diagnoses Attoidarum aliquot novarum Novae Hollandiae collectionis Musei Zoologici Berolinensis. Mittheilungen des Münchener Entomologischen Vereins 2: 22-32. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Koch, L. (1879a). Die Arachniden Australiens, nach der Natur beschrieben und abgebildet [Erster Theil, Lieferung 24-25]. Bauer & Raspe, Nürnberg, 1045-1156, pl. 91-100. doi:10.5962/bhl.title.121660 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

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

Strand, E. (1929). Zoological and palaeontological nomenclatorical notes. Acta Universitatis Latviensis 20: 1-29. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Wanless, F. R. (1988). A revision of the spider group Astieae (Araneae: Salticidae) in the Australian region. New Zealand Journal of Zoology 15(1): 81-172. doi:10.1080/03014223.1988.10422611 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Wesołowska, W. (1986). A revision of the genus Heliophanus C. L. Koch, 1833 (Aranei: Salticidae). Annales Zoologici, Warszawa 40: 1-254. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Wesołowska, W. (2024). Taxonomic notes on the genus Heliophanus C.L. Koch, 1833, with description of three additional genera (Araneae: Salticidae: Chrysillini). Zootaxa 5405(1): 80-92. doi:10.11646/zootaxa.5405.1.3 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
2024-01-26 Species synonymy Wesołowska, 2024 Astia hariola synonymized with Astia maculata
2024-01-26 New taxonomic reference entry Wesołowska, 2024 n/a
2024-01-26 Species transferred to new genus Wesołowska, 2024 Species transferred from Heliophanus to Astia