Taxon details

Emertonius exasperans (G. W. Peckham & E. G. Peckham, 1892)

  • Rank: Species (Genus type)
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2019-12-29
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Indonesia (Java, Bali)
Type deposit: provide information
Taxonomic references
Emertonius exasperans Peckham & Peckham, 1892: 54, pl. 4, f. 8 (Dm).
Emertonius exasperans Simon, 1901a: 504, f. 595.
Myrmarachne exasperans Wanless, 1978b: 235, f. 2A-E (f; f. 1A-F m: misidentified per Prószyński & Deeleman-Reinhold, 2010: 164 and Prószyński, 2018b: 170).
Emertonius exasperans Prószyński & Deeleman-Reinhold, 2010: 164-167, 169-171 (f).
Myrmarachne exasperans Hill & Otto, 2015: 1, f. 1.1-4 (mf habitus).
Emertonius exasperans Prószyński, 2016: 4 (revalidation is not accepted here, see note at the genus Emertonius).
Emertonius exasperans Prószyński, 2017b: 100, f. 45A1-4, 45C1-2, 46A (f, T from Myrmarachne, but Emertonius not revalidated).
Emertonius exasperans Prószyński, 2018b: 166, f. 19A,C, 21A-D (mf, T from Myrmarachne).
Myrmarachne exasperans Hurni-Cranston & Hill, 2019: 1, f. 2-11 (m, f habitus).

Hill, D. E. & Otto, J. C. (2015). Exasperating taxonomy of the colourful ant-mimic Myrmarachne exasperans (Araneae: Salticidae: Astioida: Myrmarachinae [sic]). Peckhamia 131.1: 1-5. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Hurni-Cranston, T. & Hill, D. E. (2019). Notes on the jumping spider Myrmarachne exasperans (Araneae: Salticidae: Astioida: Myrmarachnini) in Bali, a possible mimic of parasitoid wasps (Hymenoptera: Ichneumonidae: Cryptini: Goryphus). Peckhamia 176.2: 1-28. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Peckham, G. W. & Peckham, E. G. (1892). Ant-like spiders of the family Attidae. Occasional Papers of the Natural History Society of Wisconsin 2(1): 1-84, pl. 1-7. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Prószyński, J. & Deeleman-Reinhold, C. L. (2010). Description of some Salticidae (Araneae) from the Malay Archipelago. I. Salticidae of the Lesser Sunda Islands, with comments on related species. Arthropoda Selecta 19(3): 153-188. doi:10.15298/arthsel.19.3.05 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Prószyński, J. (2016). Delimitation and description of 19 new genera, a subgenus and a species of Salticidae (Araneae) of the world. Ecologica Montenegrina 7: 4-32. doi:10.37828/em.2016.7.1 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. (2018b). Review of genera Evarcha and Nigorella, with comments on Emertonius, Padilothorax [sic], Stagetillus, and description of five new genera and two new species (Araneae: Salticidae). Ecologica Montenegrina 16: 130-179. doi:10.37828/em.2018.16.12 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Simon, E. (1901a). Histoire naturelle des araignées. Deuxième édition, tome second. Roret, Paris, pp. 381-668. [second pdf with detailed publication dates of the single parts] doi:10.5962/bhl.title.51973 download pdf download pdf -- Show included taxa

Wanless, F. R. (1978b). On the identity of the spider Emertonius exasperans Peckham & Peckham (Araneae: Salticidae). Bulletin of the British Museum of Natural History (Zool.) 33: 235-238. 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

Edit history
Date Type Reference Detail
2019-12-29 New taxonomic reference entry Hurni-Cranston & Hill, 2019 n/a
2018-11-18 New taxonomic reference entry Hill & Otto, 2015 n/a
2018-04-27 Species distribution update Prószyński, 2018b n/a (Old value)
2018-04-27 New taxonomic reference entry Prószyński, 2018b n/a
2018-04-27 Species transferred to new genus Prószyński, 2018b Species transferred from Myrmarachne to Emertonius
2018-04-27 Species distribution update Prószyński, 2018b n/a (Old value)
2017-09-17 New taxonomic reference entry Prószyński, 2017b n/a
2016-10-25 New taxonomic reference entry Prószyński, 2016 n/a