Taxon details

Myrmarachne lawrencei Roewer, 1965

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2015-07-06
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Gabon, Congo, Kenya, Tanzania, Ethiopia
Type deposit provide information
  • Holotype: Musée Royal de l’Afrique Centrale, Tervuren (MRAC), Belgium (database excerpt, Feb. 2019); (31293)
  • Paratype: Senckenberg Museum Frankfurt (SMF), Frankfurt / Main, Germany (data base search of type material, 11.01.2019); Myrmarachne lawrencei Roewer, 1965, 1 m (9914008-141)
Taxonomic references
Myrmarachne lawrencei Roewer, 1965: 56, f. 59, 59a (Dmf).
Myrmarachne lawrencei Wanless, 1978a: 32, f. 10B-D, G, J, 11D, G, J-K, 12C-D, F, I (mf).
Myrmarachne lawrencei Wesolowska & Tomasiewicz, 2008: 28, f. 112-114 (m).
Myrmarachne lawrencei Wesolowska & Wiśniewski, 2015: 558, f. 39-43 (mf).

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

Wanless, F. R. (1978a). A revision of the spider genera Belippo and Myrmarachne (Araneae: Salticidae) in the Ethiopian region. Bulletin of the British Museum of Natural History (Zool.) 33: 1-139. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Wesolowska, W. & Tomasiewicz, B. (2008). New species and records of Ethiopian jumping spiders (Araneae, Salticidae). Journal of Afrotropical Zoology 4: 3-59. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Wesolowska, W. & Wiśniewski, K. (2015). New data on Belippo and Myrmarachne of Kenya (Araneae: Salticidae: Myrmarachninae). Zootaxa 3980(4): 547-561. doi:10.11646/zootaxa.3980.4.5 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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Date Type Reference Detail
2015-07-06 New taxonomic reference entry Wesolowska & Wiśniewski, 2015 n/a