Taxon details

Myrmarachne macleayana (Bradley, 1876)

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2017-03-26
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Australia (Queensland)
Type deposit: provide information
Taxonomic references
Salticus macleayanus Bradley, 1876b: 220, pl. 2, f. 1 (Dm).
Myrmarachne jugularis Simon, 1901a: 499, f. 593 (Dm) [].
Myrmarachne macleayana Rainbow, 1911: 283.
Myrmarachne jugularis Żabka, 1991c: 42 (type locality specified as Australian).
Myrmarachne macleayana Pekár et al., 2017: 660, f. 2I-J, 3E, 10A-M, S1M-P (m, Df, S of M. jugularis).

Bradley, H. B. (1876b). On some new forms of Arachnidae. Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales 1: 220-224. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Pekár, S., Petráková, L., Corcobado, G. & Whyte, R. (2017). Revision of eastern Australian ant-mimicking spiders of the genus Myrmarachne (Araneae, Salticidae) reveals a complex of species and forms. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 179(3): 642-676 & Supporting Information. doi:10.1111/zoj.12439 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Rainbow, W. J. (1911). A census of Australian Araneidae. Records of the Australian Museum 9(2): 107-319. doi:10.3853/j.0067-1975.9.1911.928 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

Żabka, M. (1991c). Studium taksonomiczno-zoogeograficzne nad Salticidae (Arachnida: Araneae) Australii. Wyższa Szkola Rolniczo-Pedagogiczna w Siedlcach Rozprawa Naukowa 32: 1-110. 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

Edit history
Date Type Reference Detail
2017-03-26 First description of female Pekár et al., 2017 n/a (Old value)
2017-03-26 New taxonomic reference entry Pekár et al., 2017 n/a
2017-03-26 Species synonymy Pekár et al., 2017 Myrmarachne jugularis synonymized with Myrmarachne macleayana