Taxon details

Lechia squamata Żabka, 1985

  • Rank: Species (Genus type)
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2020-07-09
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: China, Vietnam
Type deposit: provide information
Taxonomic references
Lechia squamata Żabka, 1985: 236, f. 259-262 (Df).
Lechia squamata Song & Chai, 1991: 20, f. 9A-B (f).
Lechia squamata Song, Zhu & Chen, 1999: 533, f. 302G-H (f).
Laufeia squamata Logunov & Jäger, 2015: 355, f. 33-39 (Dm, f, T from Lechia).
Lechia squamata Prószyński, 2017b: 75, f. 38A1 (mf, T from Laufeia, but Lechia not revalidated).
Lechia squamata Prószyński, 2019: 122, f. 1C, P-Q, Y-Z (mf, T from Laufeia; N.B.: m mismatched and probably misplaced in the genus).
Lechia squamata Peng, 2020: 207, f. 141a-b (f).

Logunov, D. V. & Jäger, P. (2015). Spiders from Vietnam (Arachnida: Aranei): new species and records. Russian Entomological Journal 24(4): 343-363. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Peng, X. J. (2020). Fauna Sinica, Invertebrata 53, Arachnida: Araneae: Salticidae. Science Press, Beijing, 612 pp. 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. (2019). Character assassination: a personal witness account with a taxonomic note on the genus Laufeia s. lat. (Araneae: Salticidae). Ecologica Montenegrina 22: 117-127. doi:10.37828/em.2019.22.9 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Song, D. X. & Chai, J. Y. (1991). New species and new records of the family Salticidae from Hainan, China (Arachnida: Araneae). In: Qian, Y. W. et al. (ed.) Animal Science Research. China Forestry Publishing House, Beijing, pp. 13-30. 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

Żabka, M. (1985). Systematic and zoogeographic study on the family Salticidae (Araneae) from Viet-Nam. Annales Zoologici, Warszawa 39: 197-485. 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
2019-09-17 New taxonomic reference entry Prószyński, 2019 n/a
2019-09-17 Species transferred to new genus Prószyński, 2019 Species transferred from Laufeia to Lechia
2017-09-13 New taxonomic reference entry Prószyński, 2017b n/a
2016-09-17 New taxonomic reference entry Logunov & Jäger, 2015 n/a
2016-09-17 First description of male Logunov & Jäger, 2015 n/a (Old value)
2016-09-17 Transferred to other genus after syn. gen Logunov & Jäger, 2015 Species transferred from Lechia to Laufeia after genus synonymy