Taxon details

Jotus auripes L. Koch, 1881

  • Rank: Species (Genus type)
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m
  • Last updated: 2019-06-23
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Australia (New South Wales, Victoria)
Type deposit provide information
Taxonomic references
Jotus auripes L. Koch, 1881a: 1243, pl. 107, f. 1 (Dm).
Jotus auripes Simon, 1901a: 566, f. 683 (m).
Lycidas auripes Żabka, 1987b: 462, f. 30-31 (m).
Jotus auripes Davies & Żabka, 1989: 238, pl. 46 (Tm from Lycidas).
Jotus auripes Otto & Hill, 2012a: 5, f. 2.1-5, 3.1-2, 4.1-8, 5.1-4, 6.1-4 (m, photo possible female).
Jotus auripes Zhang & Maddison, 2015: 78, f. 491-496 (mf; N.B.: may be an undescribed species, per Otto & Hill, 2016: 1).
Jotus auripes Otto & Hill, 2016a: 1, f. 1.1, 2 (m).
Jotus auripes Baehr, Schubert & Harms, 2019: 55, f. 1D-E, 4A-E, 12A, 13A (m).

Baehr, B. C., Schubert, J. & Harms, D. (2019). The brushed jumping spiders (Araneae, Salticidae, Jotus L. Koch, 1881) from eastern Australia. Evolutionary Systematics 3: 53-73. doi:10.3897/evolsyst.3.34496 download pdf -- Show included taxa

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

Koch, L. (1881a). Die Arachniden Australiens, nach der Natur beschrieben und abgebildet [Erster Theil, Lieferung 27]. Bauer & Raspe, Nürnberg, 1213-1271, pl. 104-108. doi:10.5962/bhl.title.121660 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Otto, J. C. & Hill, D. E. (2012a). Notes on Maratus Karsch 1878 and related jumping spiders from Australia, with five new species (Araneae: Salticidae: Euophryinae). Peckhamia 103.1: 1-81. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Otto, J. C. & Hill, D. E. (2016a). Males of a new species of Jotus from Australia wave a paddle-shaped lure to solicit nearby females (Araneae: Salticidae: Euophryini). Peckhamia 133.1: 1-39. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Simon, E. (1901a). Histoire naturelle des araignées. Deuxième édition, tome second. Roret, Paris, pp. 381-668. [second pdf with detailed publication dates of the single parts] doi:10.5962/bhl.title.51973 download pdf download pdf -- Show included taxa

Żabka, M. (1987b). Salticidae (Araneae) of Oriental, Australian and Pacific Regions, II. Genera Lycidas and Maratus. Annales Zoologici, Warszawa 40: 451-482. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Zhang, J. X. & Maddison, W. P. (2015). Genera of euophryine jumping spiders (Araneae: Salticidae), with a combined molecular-morphological phylogeny. Zootaxa 3938(1): 1-147. doi:10.11646/zootaxa.3938.1.1 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

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Date Type Reference Detail
2019-06-23 New taxonomic reference entry Baehr, Schubert & Harms, 2019 n/a
2016-02-25 New taxonomic reference entry Otto & Hill, 2016a n/a
2016-02-25 Species distribution update Otto & Hill, 2016a n/a (Old value)
2015-04-28 New taxonomic reference entry Zhang & Maddison, 2015 n/a