Taxon details

Neon levis (Simon, 1871)

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2020-07-09
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Europe, North Africa, Middle East, Turkey, Caucasus, Iran, Russia (Europe to South Siberia), Kazakhstan, Central Asia, China
Type deposit provide information
  • It is widely assumed that most of the type material from Simon can be found in the Muséum National d’Histoire Naturelle in Paris, France
Taxonomic references
Attus levis Simon, 1871a: 221 (Df).
Neon levis Simon, 1876a: 211.
Neon levis Dahl, 1926: 38, f. 112-113 (f, Dm).
Neon laevis Simon, 1937: 1183, 1254, f. 1860-1862 (mf).
Neon levis Tullgren, 1944: 42, f. 25, pl. 4, f. 67-70 (mf).
Neon laevis Lohmander, 1945: 66, f. 63-68 (mf).
Neon laevis Wiehle, 1967a: 28, f. 124-125 (f).
Neon laevis Vilbaste, 1969: 166, f. 138A-D, 139A-B (mf).
Neon laevis Miller, 1971: 135, pl. XIX, f. 8 (m).
Neon laevis Ledoux, 1972: 95, f. 5 (f).
Neon levis Prószyński, 1979: 314, f. 224-226 (f).
Neon levis Flanczewska, 1981: 214, f. 73-74 (m).
Neon levis Zhou & Song, 1988: 4, f. 6a-d (f).
Neon levis Hu & Wu, 1989: 379, f. 282.8-9 (f).
Neon laevis Heimer & Nentwig, 1991: 510, f. 1367 (mf).
Neon levis Hänggi, 1993: 313, f. 13 (m).
Neon levis Danilov & Logunov, 1994: 33, f. 3E (f).
Neon laevis Fuhn & Gherasim, 1995: 217, f. 101A-H (mf).
Neon levis Żabka, 1997: 68, f. 222-227 (mf).
Neon levis Roberts, 1998: 206, f. (mf).
Neon laevis Logunov, 1998a: 17, f. 24, 30 (f).
Neon levis Metzner, 1999: 65, f. 30a-h (mf).
Neon levis Song, Zhu & Chen, 1999: 536, f. 305J, 306A (mf).
Neon levis Almquist, 2006: 543, f. 454a-f (mf).
Neon levis Lecigne, 2013: 185, f. 3J-K (m).
Neon levis Coşar, 2015: 368, f. 2A-E (m).
Neon levis Peng, 2020: 255, f. 178a-d (mf).

Almquist, S. (2006). Swedish Araneae, part 2 – families Dictynidae to Salticidae. Insect Systematics & Evolution, Supplement 63: 285-601. download pdf download pdf -- Show included taxa

Coşar, İ. (2015). Four new records for the spider fauna of Turkey (Araneae: Salticidae). Turkish Journal of Zoology 39: 368-371. doi:10.3906/zoo-1405-53 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Dahl, M. (1926). Spinnentiere oder Arachnoidea. Springspinnen (Salticidae). Die Tierwelt Deutschlands 3: 1-55. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Danilov, S. N. & Logunov, D. V. (1994). Faunistic review of the jumping spiders of Transbaikalia (Aranei Salticidae). Arthropoda Selecta 2(4): 25-39. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Flanczewska, E. (1981). Remarks on Salticidae (Aranei) of Bulgaria. Annales Zoologici, Warszawa 36: 187-228. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Fuhn, I. E. & Gherasim, V. F. (1995). Familia Salticidae. Fauna Romaniei (Arachnida) 5(5): 1-301. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Hänggi, A. (1993). Beiträge zur Kenntnis der Spinnenfauna des Kantons Tessin IV - Weitere faunistisch bemerkenswerte Spinnenfunde der Tessiner Montanstufe (Arachnida: Araneae). Mitteilungen der Schweizerischen Entomologischen Gesellschaft 66(3-4): 303-316. doi:10.5169/seals-402528 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Heimer, S. & Nentwig, W. (1991). Spinnen Mitteleuropas: Ein Bestimmungsbuch. Paul Parey, Berlin, 543 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Hu, J. L. & Wu, W. G. (1989). Spiders from agricultural regions of Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, China. Shandong University Publishing House, Jinan, 435 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Lecigne, S. (2013). Contribution à l'inventaire aranéologique de Corfou (Grèce) (Arachnida, Araneae). Nieuwsbrief van de Belgische Arachnologische Vereniging 28: 177-191. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Ledoux, J.-C. (1972). Notes d'aranéologie: 2. Quelques captures intéressantes dans le sud-est de la France. Bulletin de la Société d'Études des Sciences Naturelles du Vaucluse 40-42: 93-95. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Logunov, D. V. (1998a). The spider genus Neon Simon, 1876 (Araneae, Salticidae) in SE Asia, with notes on the genitalia and skin pore structures. Bulletin of the British Arachnological Society 11(1): 15-22. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Lohmander, H. (1945). Arachnologische Fragmente 3. Die Salticiden-Gattung Neon Simon in Südschweden. Göteborgs Kungliga Vetenskaps och Vitterhets Samhälles Handlingar (6) B3(9): 31-75. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Metzner, H. (1999). Die Springspinnen (Araneae, Salticidae) Griechenlands. Andrias 14: 1-279. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Miller, F. (1971). Pavouci-Araneida. Klíč zvířeny ČSSR 4: 51-306. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Peng, X. J. (2020). Fauna Sinica, Invertebrata 53, Arachnida: Araneae: Salticidae. Science Press, Beijing, 612 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Prószyński, J. (1979). Systematic studies on East Palearctic Salticidae III. Remarks on Salticidae of the USSR. Annales Zoologici, Warszawa 34: 299-369. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Roberts, M. J. (1998). Spinnengids. Tirion, Baarn, Netherlands, 397 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Simon, E. (1871a). Révision des Attidae européens. Supplément à la monographie des Attides (Attidae Sund.). Annales de la Société Entomologique de France (5) 1: 125-230, 329-360. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Simon, E. (1876a). Les arachnides de France. Tome troisième. Roret, Paris, 364 pp., pl. 9-13. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Simon, E. (1937). Les arachnides de France. Synopsis générale et catalogue des espèces françaises de l'ordre des Araneae. Tome VI. 5e et derniére partie. Roret, Paris, pp. 979-1298. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Song, D. X., Zhu, M. S. & Chen, J. (1999). The spiders of China. Hebei Science and Technology Publishing House, Shijiazhuang, 640 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Tullgren, A. (1944). Svensk Spindelfauna. 3. Araneae (Salticidae, Thomisidae, Philodromidae och Eusparassidae). Entomologiska Föreningen, Stockholm, 138 pp., pl. 1-18. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Vilbaste, A. (1969). Eesti Ämblikud I. Krabiämbliklased (Xysticidae), Jooksikämbliklased (Philodromidae) ja Hüpikämbliklased (Salticidae). Zooloogia ja Botaanika Instituut, Tallinn, pp. 1-224. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Wiehle, H. (1967a). Beiträge zur Kenntnis der deutschen Spinnenfauna, V. (Arach., Araneae). Senckenbergiana Biologica 48: 1-36. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Żabka, M. (1997). Salticidae: Pająki skaczące (Arachnida: Araneae). Fauna Polski 19: 1-188. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Zhou, N. L. & Song, D. X. (1988). Notes on some jumping spiders from Xinjiang, China. Journal of August 1st Agricultural College 37(3): 1-14. download pdf -- Show included taxa

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Metzner, H. (2019). Jumping spiders (Arachnida: Araneae: Salticidae) of the world. Online at

Nentwig, W., Blick, T., Bosmans, R., Gloor, D., Hänggi, A., Kropf, C.: Spiders of Europe. Version 05.2018. doi: 10.24436/1

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
2020-07-09 New taxonomic reference entry Peng, 2020 n/a
2015-04-16 New taxonomic reference entry Coşar, 2015 n/a
2014-07-03 New taxonomic reference entry Lecigne, 2013 n/a