Taxon details

Meleon guineensis (Berland & Millot, 1941)

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2023-05-22
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Guinea, Ivory Coast, Congo
Type deposit provide information
  • Holotype: Muséum national d'histoire naturelle (MNHN), Paris, France; f (Wijesinghe, 1994)
Taxonomic references
Linus guineensis Berland & Millot, 1941: 399, f. 92 (Df).
Portia guineensis Roewer, 1965: 14, f. 12 (f, T from Linus).
Meleon solitaria Wanless, 1984a: 187, f. 26A-G (m; misidentified per Wijesinghe, 1994: 59).
Meleon guineensis Wijesinghe, 1994: 59, f. 1-3, 7 (f, removed from S of M. solitaria, contra Wanless, 1978f: 91, sub Portia).
Meleon guineensis Azarkina & Logunov, 2010: 171, f. 28-36, 38, 39 (mf).

Azarkina, G. N. & Logunov, D. V. (2010). New data on the jumping spiders of the subfamily Spartaeinae (Araneae: Salticidae) from Africa. African Invertebrates 51: 163-182. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Berland, L. & Millot, J. (1941). Les araignées de l'Afrique Occidentale Française I.-Les salticides. Mémoires du Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle de Paris (N.S.) 12: 297-423. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Roewer, C. F. (1965). Die Lyssomanidae und Salticidae-Pluridentati der Äthiopischen Region (Araneae). Annales, Musée Royal de l'Afrique Centrale, Sciences zoologiques 139: 1-86. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Wanless, F. R. (1984a). A review of the spider subfamily Spartaeinae nom. n. (Araneae: Salticidae) with descriptions of six new genera. Bulletin of the British Museum of Natural History (Zool.) 46: 135-205. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Wijesinghe, D. P. (1994). On the spider genus Meleon Wanless (Araneae: Salticidae). Journal of the New York Entomological Society 102: 56-61. 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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