Taxon details

Pelegrina insignis (Banks, 1892)

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: - -
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: USA, Canada
Type deposit: provide information
Taxonomic references
Dendryphantes insignis Banks, 1892a: 74, pl. 5, f. 28 (Df).
Metaphidippus insignis Kaston, 1948: 471, f. 1750-1752 (f, Dm).
Metaphidippus insignis Kaston, 1973: 114, f. 34-36 (removed mf from S of Dendryphantes capitatus per Roewer).
Metaphidippus insignis Cutler, 1980: 270, f. 1A, C, 2A-E (m).
Pelegrina insignis Maddison, 1996: 284, f. 128, 150-151, 205, 245, 348-353 (Tmf from Metaphidippus).
Pelegrina insignis Paquin & Dupérré, 2003: 198, f. 2215-2217 (mf).

Banks, N. (1892a). The spider fauna of the Upper Cayuga Lake Basin. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 44: 11-81, pl. 1-5. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Cutler, B. (1980). Variation in the embolus of Metaphidippus insignis (Banks) (Araneae: Salticidae). Journal of the New York Entomological Society 87: 270-274. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Kaston, B. J. (1948). Spiders of Connecticut. Bulletin of the Connecticut State Geological and Natural History Survey 70: 1-874. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Kaston, B. J. (1973). Four new species of Metaphidippus, with notes on related jumping spiders (Araneae: Salticidae) from the eastern and central United States. Transactions of the American Microscopical Society 92(1): 106-122. doi:10.2307/3225175 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Maddison, W. P. (1996). Pelegrina Franganillo and other jumping spiders formerly placed in the genus Metaphidippus (Araneae: Salticidae). Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 154: 215-368. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Paquin, P. & Dupérré, N. (2003). Guide d'identification des araignées de Québec. Fabreries, Supplement 11: 1-251. download pdf -- Show included taxa

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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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