Taxon details

Pellenes diagonalis (Simon, 1868)

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2021-01-04
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: North Macedonia, Bulgaria, Greece, Turkey, Caucasus, Israel, Iran
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 lippiens L. Koch, 1867c: 881 (f, misidentified).
Attus diagonalis Simon, 1868b: 46 (Dmf).
Attus ostrinus Simon, 1868b: 52 (Dm) [].
Pellenes ostrinus Simon, 1884j: 311.
Pellenes diagonalis Simon, 1884j: 313.
Pellenes ostrinus Prószyński, 1984a: 102 (m, may = P. limbatus).
Pellenes diagonalis Metzner, 1999: 128, f. 91a-i (f).
Pellenes ostrinus Metzner, 1999: 121, f. 86a-k (m).
Pellenes diagonalis Cantarella & Alicata, 2002: 575 (S of P. ostrinus, rejected by Prószyński, 2017b: 44, confirmed again by Schäfer & Breitling, 2018: 70).
Pellenes ostrinus Prószyński, 2003: 117, f. 461-462, 476-483 (mf).
Pellenes diagonalis Prószyński, 2017b: 44, f. 20C2, 21D1 (f).
Pellenes ostrinus Prószyński, 2017b: 44, f. 20C-C1, 21D (mf, removed from S of P. diagonalis).
Pellenes diagonalis Schäfer & Breitling, 2018: 70 (S of P. ostrinus confirmed).

Cantarella, T. & Alicata, P. (2002). On the genus Pellenes Simon 1876 (Araneae, Salticidae): synonymies and description of a new Italian species. Bollettino dell'Accademia Gioenia di Scienze Naturali 35: 571-581. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Koch, L. (1867c). Zur Arachniden und Myriapoden-Fauna Süd-Europas. Verhandlungen der Kaiserlich-Königlichen Zoologisch-Botanischen Gesellschaft in Wien 17: 857-900. download pdf -- Show included taxa

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

Prószyński, J. (1984a). Atlas rysunków diagnostycznych mniej znanych Salticidae (Araneae). Zeszyty Naukowe Wyższej Szkoły Rolniczo-Pedagogicznej w Siedlcach 2: 1-177. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Prószyński, J. (2003). Salticidae (Araneae) of the Levant. Annales Zoologici, Warszawa 53: 1-180. 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

Schäfer, M. & Breitling, R. (2018). Ein Beitrag zur Springspinnenfauna (Araneae, Salticidae) der griechischen Dodekanes-Insel Rhodos mit der Neubeschreibung von Pseudeuophrys rhodiensis und sechs weiteren Erstnachweisen. Arachnologische Mitteilungen 55: 64-74. doi:10.30963/aramit5512 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Simon, E. (1868b). Monographie des espèces européennes de la famille des Attides (Attidae Sundewall. - Saltigradae Latreille). Annales de la Société Entomologique de France (4) 8: 11-72, 529-726, pl. 5-7. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Simon, E. (1884j). Etudes arachnologiques. 16e Mémoire. XXIII. Matériaux pour servir à la faune des arachnides de la Grèce. Annales de la Société Entomologique de France (6) 4: 305-356. 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

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
2018-07-24 Species distribution update Zamani et al., 2018a n/a (Old value)
2018-05-15 New taxonomic reference entry Schäfer & Breitling, 2018 n/a
2017-09-20 Species distribution update Prószyński, 2017b n/a (Old value)
2017-09-20 New taxonomic reference entry Prószyński, 2017b n/a