Taxon details


Myrmarachne melanocephala MacLeay, 1839

  • Rank: Species (Genus type)
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2018-04-27
  • LSID: [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:034850]
  • Distribution: Pakistan to Indonesia
Taxonomic references
Myrmarachne melanocephala MacLeay, 1839: 11, pl. 1, f. 4 (Dm).
Myrmecia melanocephala Walckenaer, 1841: 462 (Df).
Myrmarachne melanocephala Galiano, 1969b: 146 (type locality is "Bengal," not Cuba).
Myrmarachne orientales Tikader, 1973b: 60, f. 3-6 (Dmf) [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:034866].
Myrmarachne orientales Tikader & Biswas, 1981: 105, f. 193-194 (f).
Myrmarachne orientalis Brignoli, 1983c: 644 (lapsus).
Myrmarachne orientales Mushtaq et al., 1995: 91, f. 1A-F (m).
Myrmarachne melanocephala Edwards & Benjamin, 2009: 5, f. 1A-H, 2A-D, 3A-D, 4A-E, 5A-D (m, Sf).
Myrmarachne melanocephala Yamasaki & Edwards, 2013: 15, f. 46-58 (mf).
Myrmarachne melanocephala Yamasaki & Ahmad, 2013: 541, f. 32A-G, 33A-H, 34A-C (mf).
Myrmarachne orientales Sen et al., 2015: 42, f. 152-156, pl. 14 (f).
Myrmarachne melanocephala Benjamin, 2015b: 2625, f. 17A-D, 18A-D, 19A-D (m, S).
Myrmarachne melanocephala Roy, Saha & Raychaudhuri, 2016: 24, f. 20A-F, 25I, 27R (f).
Myrmarachne melanocephala Caleb, 2016c: 410, f. 20-30 (mf).
Myrmarachne melanocephala Dhali, Saha & Raychaudhuri, 2017: 39, f. 105-109, pl. 17 (f).
Myrmarachne melanocephala Prószyński, 2017b: 103, f. 45B1, 45C9, 46B (mf).
Myrmarachne melanocephala Prószyński, 2018b: 165, f. 19B, 22E1 (f).
References

Benjamin, S. P. (2015b). Model mimics: antlike jumping spiders of the genus Myrmarachne from Sri Lanka. Journal of Natural History 49(43-44): 2609-2666. doi:10.1080/00222933.2015.1034209 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Brignoli, P. M. (1983c). A catalogue of the Araneae described between 1940 and 1981. Manchester University Press, 755 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Caleb, J. T. D. (2016c). Taxonomic notes on some ant-mimicking jumping spiders (Araneae: Salticidae) from India. Arthropoda Selecta 25(4): 403-420. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Dhali, D. C., Saha, S. & Raychaudhuri, D. (2017). Litter and ground dwelling spiders (Araneae: Arachnida) of reserve forests of Dooars, West Bengal. World Scientific News 63: 1-242. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Edwards, G. B. & Benjamin, S. P. (2009). A first look at the phylogeny of the Myrmarachninae, with rediscovery and redescription of the type species of Myrmarachne (Araneae: Salticidae). Zootaxa 2309: 1-29. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Galiano, M. E. (1969b). Salticidae (Araneae) formiciformes. VII. El género Myrmarachne Mac Leay, 1839, en America. Revista del Museo Argentino de Ciencias Naturales Bernardino Rivadavia (Ent.) 3: 107-148. download pdf -- Show included taxa

MacLeay, W. S. (1839). On some new forms of Arachnida. Annals of Natural History 2(7): 1-14, pl. 1-2. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Mushtaq, S., Beg, M. A., Waris, M. & Khan, A. A. (1995). Myrmarachne maratha Tikader and Myrmarachne orientales Tikader (Araneae: Salticidae), two new records to Pakistan. Pakistan Journal of Zoology 27: 91-92. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Prószyński, J. (2017b). Pragmatic classification of the World's Salticidae (Araneae). Ecologica Montenegrina 12: 1-133. 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. [pending evaluation of the new genera, splitted from Evarcha] download pdf -- Show included taxa

Roy, T. K., Saha, S. & Raychaudhuri, D. (2016). A treatise on the jumping spiders (Araneae: Salticidae) of tea ecosystem of Dooars, West Bengal, India. World Scientific News 53(1): 1-66. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Sen, S., Dhali, D. C., Saha, S. & Raychaudhuri, D. (2015). Spiders (Araneae: Arachnida) of Reserve Forests of Dooars: Gorumara National Park, Chapramari Wildlife Sanctuary and Mahananda Wildlife Sanctuary. World Scientific News 20: 1-339. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Tikader, B. K. (1973b). Studies on some ant-like spiders from India (family: Salticidae). Proceedings of the Indian Academy of Science 78(B): 59-67. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Tikader, B. K. & Biswas, B. (1981). Spider fauna of Calcutta and vicinity: Part-I. Records of the Zoological Survey of India, Occasional Paper 30: 1-149. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Walckenaer, C. A. (1841). Histoire naturelle des Insects. Aptères. Paris 2(for 1837), 1-549. doi:10.5962/bhl.title.61095 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Yamasaki, T. & Edwards, G. B. (2013). The genus Myrmarchne (Araneae, Salticidae) in Flores, Indonesia. ZooKeys 299: 1-20. doi:10.3897/zookeys.299.4970 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Yamasaki, T. & Ahmad, A. H. (2013). Taxonomic study of the genus Myrmarachne of Borneo (Araneae: Salticidae). Zootaxa 3710: 501-556. doi:10.11646/zootaxa.3710.6.1 download pdf -- Show included taxa

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Prószyński, J. (2016). Monograph of Salticidae (Araneae) of the World 1995-2015. Part II. Global Species Database of Salticidae (Araneae). Version May 5th, 2016, online at http://www.peckhamia.com/salticidae/index.html. download pdf

Edit history
Date Type Reference Detail
2018-04-27 New taxonomic reference entry Prószyński, 2018b n/a
2017-09-17 New taxonomic reference entry Prószyński, 2017b n/a
2017-09-17 Taxonomic reference assigned to new taxon Taxonomic reference entry assigned to Myrmarachne contracta (Karsch, 1880)
2017-09-17 Taxonomic reference assigned to new taxon Taxonomic reference entry assigned to Myrmarachne providens (Peckham & Peckham, 1892)
2017-09-17 Taxonomic reference assigned to new taxon Taxonomic reference entry assigned to Myrmarachne providens (Peckham & Peckham, 1892)
2017-09-17 Taxonomic reference assigned to new taxon Taxonomic reference entry assigned to Myrmarachne ramosa Badcock, 1918
2017-09-17 Taxonomic reference assigned to new taxon Taxonomic reference entry assigned to Myrmarachne ramosa Badcock, 1918
2017-09-17 Taxonomic reference assigned to new taxon Taxonomic reference entry assigned to Myrmarachne ramosa Badcock, 1918
2017-09-17 Taxonomic reference assigned to new taxon Taxonomic reference entry assigned to Myrmarachne ramosa Badcock, 1918
2017-09-17 Taxonomic reference assigned to new taxon Taxonomic reference entry assigned to Myrmarachne ramosa Badcock, 1918
2017-02-08 New taxonomic reference entry Dhali, Saha & Raychaudhuri, 2017 n/a
2016-12-22 New taxonomic reference entry Caleb, 2016c n/a
2016-10-25 Taxonomic reference added from other taxon n/a (Old value)
2016-09-30 New taxonomic reference entry Roy, Saha & Raychaudhuri, 2016 n/a
2015-12-10 New taxonomic reference entry Sen et al., 2015 n/a
2015-10-29 New taxonomic reference entry Benjamin, 2015b n/a
2015-10-29 Species synonymy Benjamin, 2015b Myrmarachne orientales synonymized with Myrmarachne melanocephala