Taxon details

Mogrus frontosus (Simon, 1871)

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2020-05-26
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: France (Corsica), Italy (Sardinia), Sri Lanka (introduced?)
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Taxonomic references
Attus frontosus Simon, 1871a: 166 (Dmf).
Hasarius frontosus Simon, 1876a: 88.
Mogrus frontosus Simon, 1885c: 309.
Mogrus frontosus Simon, 1937: 1228, 1268, f. 1981-1983 (mf).
Mogrus frontosus Prószyński, 1976: 187, f. 418-423 (mf).
Mogrus frontosus Andreeva, Kononenko & Prószyński, 1981: 90, f. 9-14 (mf).
Mogrus frontosus Kanesharatnam & Benjamin, 2018: 13, f. 5A-B, 6A-D, 7A-E (m).

Andreeva, E. M., Kononenko, A. P. & Prószyński, J. (1981). Remarks on genus Mogrus Simon, 1882 (Aranei, Salticidae). Annales Zoologici, Warszawa 36: 85-104. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Kanesharatnam, N. & Benjamin, S. P. (2018). A new genus and three new species of jumping spiders (Araneae: Salticidae) from Sri Lanka. European Journal of Taxonomy 444: 1-24. doi:10.5852/ejt.2018.444 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Prószyński, J. (1976). Studium systematyczno-zoogeograflczne nad rodziną Salticidae (Aranei) Regionów Palearktycznego i Nearktycznego. Wyższa Szkola Pedagogiczna Siedlcach 6: 1-260. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Simon, E. (1871a). Révision des Attidae européens. Supplément à la monographie des Attides (Attidae Sund.). Annales de la Société Entomologique de France (5) 1: 125-230, 329-360. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Simon, E. (1876a). Les arachnides de France. Tome troisième. Roret, Paris, 364 pp., pl. 9-13. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Simon, E. (1885c). Études arachnologiques. 16e Mémoire. XXIII. Matériaux pour servir à la faune des arachnides de la Grèce. Annales de la Société Entomologique de France (6) 4(4, 1884): 305-356. [published May 13, 1885] download pdf -- Show included taxa

Simon, E. (1937). Les arachnides de France. Synopsis générale et catalogue des espèces françaises de l'ordre des Araneae. Tome VI. 5e et derniére partie. Roret, Paris, pp. 979-1298. 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

Nentwig, W., Blick, T., Bosmans, R., Gloor, D., Hänggi, A., Kropf, C.: Spiders of Europe. Version 05.2018. doi: 10.24436/1

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
2018-06-19 Species distribution update Kanesharatnam & Benjamin, 2018 n/a (Old value)
2018-06-19 New taxonomic reference entry Kanesharatnam & Benjamin, 2018 n/a