Taxon details

Neobrettus tibialis (Prószyński, 1978)

  • Rank: Species (Genus type)
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2023-09-29
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: India, Bhutan, China (Hainan), Malaysia (peninsula, Borneo)
Type deposit provide information
  • Holotype: Naturhistorisches Museum, Basel (NMB), Switzerland; m (ARAN-02357a) (Prószyński, 1978a)
  • Holotype: College of Environment and Plant Protection, Hainan University (HANU), Haikou, China; m of Neobrettus heongi (Barrion et al., 2013)
  • Paratype: College of Environment and Plant Protection, Hainan University (HANU), Haikou, China; 2m 3f 3j of Neobrettus heongi (Barrion et al., 2013)
Taxonomic references
Cyrba tibialis Prószyński, 1978a: 19, f. 25-27 (Dm).
Neobrettus tibialis Wanless, 1984a: 183, f. 24A-H (Tm from Cyrba, Df).
Neobrettus tibialis Deeleman-Reinhold & Floren, 2003: 340, f. 23-26 (f).
Neobrettus tibialis Guo, Xi & Zhu, 2010: 60, f. 1A-L (mf).
Neobrettus heongi Barrion & Barrion-Dupo, in Barrion et al., 2013: 24, f. 26A-F (Dmf) [].
Neobrettus tibialis Prószyński, 2017b: 114, f. 50W (m).
Neobrettus tibialis Banerjee, Caleb & Hill, 2019: 1, f. 2.1-7, 3.1-4 (mf).
Neobrettus tibialis Lin et al., 2023: 513 (S of Neobrettus heongi).

Banerjee, I., Caleb, J. T. D. & Hill, D. E. (2019). New observations of the jumping spider Neobrettus tibialis (Araneae: Salticidae: Spartaeini) in West Bengal, India. Peckhamia 198.1: 1-9. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Barrion, A. T., Barrion-Dupo, A. L. A., Catindig, J. L. A., Villareal M., O., Cai, D., Yuan, Q. H. & Heong, K. L. (2013). New species of spiders (Araneae) from Hainan Island, China. UPLB Museum Publications in Natural History 3: 1-103. doi:10.5281/zenodo.269136 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Deeleman-Reinhold, C. L. & Floren, A. (2003). Some remarkable, new or little-known pluridentate salticid spiders from Bornean tree canopy (Araneae: Salticidae). Bulletin of the British Arachnological Society 12: 335-344. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Guo, J. Y., Xi, Y. & Zhu, M. S. (2010). [A new record genus and a new record species of Salticidae from China (Arachnida: Araneae)]. Journal of Chuxiong Normal University 25(3): 59-61, 64. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Lin, Y. J., Wu, L. B., Cai, D. C., Li, S. Q., Barrion, A. T. & Heong, K. L. (2023). Review of 43 spider species from Hainan Island, China (Arachnida, Araneae). Zootaxa 5351(5): 501-533. doi:10.11646/zootaxa.5351.5.1 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Prószyński, J. (1978a). Ergebnisse der Bhutan-Expedition 1972 des Naturhistorischen Museums in Basel. Araneae: Fam. Salticidae, Genera Aelurillus, Langona, Phlegra and Cyrba. Entomologica Basiliensis 3: 7-21. 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

Wanless, F. R. (1984a). A review of the spider subfamily Spartaeinae nom. n. (Araneae: Salticidae) with descriptions of six new genera. Bulletin of the British Museum of Natural History (Zool.) 46: 135-205. 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

Edit history
Date Type Reference Detail
2023-09-29 New taxonomic reference entry Lin et al., 2023 n/a
2023-09-29 Species synonymy Lin et al., 2023 Neobrettus heongi synonymized with Neobrettus tibialis
2022-02-22 New taxonomic reference entry Guo, Xi & Zhu, 2010 n/a
2022-02-22 Species distribution update Guo, Xi & Zhu, 2010 n/a (Old value)
2019-12-17 New taxonomic reference entry Banerjee, Caleb & Hill, 2019 n/a
2017-09-17 New taxonomic reference entry Prószyński, 2017b n/a