Taxon details

Hyllus semicupreus (Simon, 1885)

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2020-09-07
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: India, Sri Lanka, Nepal
Type deposit provide information
  • Syntype: Muséum national d'histoire naturelle (MNHN), Paris, France; 1m 1f (6759) (Prószyński, 1984a)
Taxonomic references
Thyene semicuprea Simon, 1885d: 4, 29, pl. 10, f. 1 (Dmf).
Sandalodes semicupreus Simon, 1903a: 689, f. 820-821 (m).
Phidippus indicus Tikader, 1974a: 122, f. 5-9 (Dmf) [].
Sandalodes semicupreus Prószyński & Żabka, 1980: 214, f. 4 (m).
Phidippus indicus Tikader & Biswas, 1981: 92, f. 160-163 (mf).
Sandalodes semicupreus Prószyński, 1984a: 64-65 (mf).
Hyllus semicupreus Prószyński, 1990: 177 (T from Sandalodes, S of Phidippus indicus).
Hyllus semicupreus Prószyński, 1992b: 180, f. 57, 60-64 (mf).
Hyllus semicupreus Roy, Saha & Raychaudhuri, 2016: 16, f. 12A-E, 25A, 27H (f).
Hyllus semicupreus Prószyński, 2017b: 36, f. 14A, 16D, 17A (mf).
Hyllus semicupreus Prószyński, 2018b: 151, f. 10O (m).

Prószyński, J. & Żabka, M. (1980). Remarks on Oligocene amber spiders of the family Salticidae. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 25: 213-223. 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. (1990). Catalogue of Salticidae (Araneae): synthesis of quotations in the world literature since 1940, with basic taxonomic data since 1758. Wyższa Szkola Rolniczo-Pedagogiczna w Siedlcach, 366 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

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. (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

Roy, T. K., Saha, S. & Raychaudhuri, D. (2016). A treatise on the jumping spiders (Araneae: Salticidae) of tea ecosystem of Dooars, West Bengal, India. World Scientific News 53(1): 1-66. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Simon, E. (1885d). Matériaux pour servir à la faune arachnologiques de l'Asie méridionale. I. Arachnides recueillis à Wagra-Karoor près Gundacul, district de Bellary par M. M. Chaper. II. Arachnides recueillis à Ramnad, district de Madura par M. l'abbé Fabre. Bulletin de la Société Zoologique de France 10: 1-39, 461-462, pl. 10. 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

Tikader, B. K. (1974a). Studies on some jumping spiders of the genus Phidippus from India (family-Salticidae). Proceedings of the Indian Academy of Science 79(B): 120-126. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Tikader, B. K. & Biswas, B. (1981). Spider fauna of Calcutta and vicinity: Part-I. Records of the Zoological Survey of India, Occasional Paper 30: 1-149. 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

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Date Type Reference Detail
2020-09-07 Species distribution update n/a (Old value)
2019-01-20 New taxonomic reference entry Prószyński, 2018b n/a
2017-09-12 New taxonomic reference entry Prószyński, 2017b n/a
2016-09-30 New taxonomic reference entry Roy, Saha & Raychaudhuri, 2016 n/a