Taxon details

Metacyrba venusta (Chickering, 1946)

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2019-01-25
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Mexico to Venezuela
Type deposit: provide information
Taxonomic references
Parkella venusta Chickering, 1946: 49, f. 27-30 (Dm).
Parkella fusca Chickering, 1946: 51, f. 31-32 (Df).
Dendryphantes franganilloi Caporiacco, 1955: 441, f. 79 (Df).
Metacyrba franganilloi Ruiz & Brescovit, 2005b: 754, f. 5-6 (Tf from Dendryphantes).
Metacyrba venusta Edwards, 2006: 207, f. 79-96, 102 (m, Sf).
Metacyrba venusta Bedoya-Róqueme & Nadal, 2019: 81, f. 1c-d, 2c-d (f).

Bedoya-Róqueme, E. & Nadal, M. F. (2019). First records of genus Metacyrba F. O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1901 (Araneae: Salticidae: Dendryphantini) from Colombia. Species 20: 76-83. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Caporiacco, L. di (1955). Estudios sobre los aracnidos de Venezuela. 2a parte: Araneae. Acta Biologica Venezuelica 1: 265-448. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Chickering, A. M. (1946). The Salticidae of Panama. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 97: 1-474. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Edwards, G. B. (2006). A review of described Metacyrba, the status of Parkella, and notes on Platycryptus and Balmaceda, with a comparison of the genera (Araneae: Salticidae: Marpissinae). Insecta Mundi 19: 193-226. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Ruiz, G. R. S. & Brescovit, A. D. (2005b). Notes on the Venezuelan jumping spiders described by Caporiacco (Araneae, Salticidae). Revista Brasileira de Zoologia 22: 753-760. 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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2019-01-25 New taxonomic reference entry Bedoya-Róqueme & Nadal, 2019 n/a