Taxon details

Pellenes epularis (O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1872)

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2020-07-09
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Greece to China, Namibia, South Africa
Type deposit: provide information
Taxonomic references
Salticus epularis O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1872: 329 (Dm).
Pellenes epularis Simon, 1876a: 101.
Pellenes epularis Prószyński, 1984a: 101 (m).
Pellenes epularis Logunov, Marusik & Rakov, 1999: 122, f. 111-130 (m, S P. maderianus, rejected).
Pellenes epularis Metzner, 1999: 127, f. 92a-c (m).
Pellenes epularis Cantarella & Alicata, 2002: 574, f. 4-5 (m).
Pellenes epularis Prószyński, 2003: 112, f. 484-486, 489-491 (m).
Pellenes epularis Wesołowska, 2006b: 246, f. 87-92 (m, Df).
Pellenes epularis Wesołowska & van Harten, 2007: 238, f. 135-138 (m).
Pellenes epularis Wesołowska & Haddad, 2009: 68, f. 132-133 (f).
Pellenes epularis Allahverdi & Gündüz, 2014: 20, f. 1-6 (m).
Pellenes epularis Kuzmin & Azarkina, 2016: 90, f. 2.4-8 (m).
Pellenes epularis Schäfer, 2020: 74, f. 11g, 12g, 14g (mf).
Pellenes epularis Peng, 2020: 278, f. 197a-b (m).

Allahverdi, H. & Gündüz, G. (2014). A new record for the araneofauna of Turkey. Serket 14(1): 19-21. download pdf -- Show included taxa

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

Kuzmin, E. A. & Azarkina, G. N. (2016). Jumping spiders (Aranei: Salticidae) in Ulyanovsk oblast. Biologiya – Tomsk State University Journal of Biology 1(33): 82-101. doi:10.17223/19988591/33/6 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Logunov, D. V., Marusik, Y. M. & Rakov, S. Y. (1999). A review of the genus Pellenes in the fauna of Central Asia and the Caucasus (Araneae, Salticidae). Journal of Natural History 33(1): 89-148. doi:10.1080/002229399300489 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Metzner, H. (1999). Die Springspinnen (Araneae, Salticidae) Griechenlands. Andrias 14: 1-279. 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

Pickard-Cambridge, O. (1872). General list of the spiders of Palestine and Syria, with descriptions of numerous new species, and characters of two new genera. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 40(1): 212-354, pl. 13-16. doi:10.1111/j.1469-7998.1872.tb00489.x 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

Schäfer, M. (2020). Ein Beitrag zur Springspinnenfauna (Araneae: Salticidae) der griechischen Insel Kreta mit der Erstbeschreibung von Pellenes florii sp. nov. Arachnologische Mitteilungen 59: 72-87. doi:10.30963/aramit5910 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

Wesołowska, W. (2006b). Jumping spiders from the Brandberg massif in Namibia (Araneae: Salticidae). African Entomology 14: 225-256. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Wesołowska, W. & Harten, A. van (2007). Additions to the knowledge of jumping spiders (Araneae: Salticidae) of Yemen. Fauna of Arabia 23: 189-269. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Wesołowska, W. & Haddad, C. R. (2009). Jumping spiders (Araneae: Salticidae) of the Ndumo Game Reserve, Maputaland, South Africa. African Invertebrates 50: 13-103. doi:10.5733/afin.050.0102 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
2020-04-10 New taxonomic reference entry Schäfer, 2020 n/a
2016-06-02 New taxonomic reference entry Kuzmin & Azarkina, 2016 n/a
2014-07-17 New taxonomic reference entry Allahverdi & Gündüz, 2014 n/a