Taxon details

Massagris mirifica Peckham & Peckham, 1903

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2018-12-11
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: South Africa
Type deposit: provide information
Taxonomic references
Massagris mirificus Peckham & Peckham, 1903: 186, pl. 19, f. 1 (Dm).
Massagris mirifica Wesołowska, 1993c: 137, f. 1-8 (m).
Massagris cf. honesta Maddison & Needham, 2006: 39, f. 12 (f) [misident. per Wesołowska & Haddad, 2013: 208].
Massagris contortuplicata Wesołowska & Haddad, 2013: 208, f. 89, 103-106 (Df) [].
Massagris mirifica Wesołowska & Haddad, 2018: 894, f. 37, 63-64, 88-92 (mf, S of Massagris contortuplicata [lapsus: concortuplicata]).

Maddison, W. P. & Needham, K. M. (2006). Lapsiines and hisponines as phylogenetically basal salticid spiders (Araneae: Salticidae). Zootaxa 1255: 37-55. doi:10.11646/zootaxa.1255.1.4 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Peckham, G. W. & Peckham, E. G. (1903). New species of the family Attidae from South Africa, with notes on the distribution of the genera found in the Ethiopian region. Transactions of the Wisconsin Academy of Sciences, Arts and Letters 14: 173-278. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Wesołowska, W. & Haddad, C. R. (2013). New data on the jumping spiders of South Africa (Araneae: Salticidae). African Invertebrates 54: 177-240. doi:10.5733/afin.054.0111 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Wesołowska, W. (1993c). A revision of the spider genus Massagris Simon, 1900 (Araneae, Salticidae). Genus 4: 133-141. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Wesołowska, W. & Haddad, C. R. (2018). Further additions to the jumping spider fauna of South Africa (Araneae: Salticidae). Annales Zoologici, Warszawa 68(4): 879-908. doi:10.3161/00034541ANZ2018.68.4.011 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
2018-12-11 New taxonomic reference entry Wesołowska & Haddad, 2018 n/a
2018-12-11 Species synonymy Wesołowska & Haddad, 2018 Massagris contortuplicata synonymized with Massagris mirifica