Taxon details

Padillothorax casteti (Simon, 1900)

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: f
  • Last updated: 2020-12-18
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: India
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
Piranthus casteti Simon, 1900b: 396 (Df).
Piranthus casteti Prószyński, 1987: 78 (f).
Bavirecta casteti Caleb et al., 2019b: 573 (T from Piranthus).
Padillothorax casteti Maddison, in Maddison et al., 2020b: 65 (T from Bavirecta).

Caleb, J. T. D., Sankaran, P. M., Nafin, K. S. & Acharya, S. (2019b). Indopadilla, a new jumping spider genus from India (Araneae: Salticidae). Arthropoda Selecta 28(4): 567-574. doi:10.15298/arthsel.28.4.10 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Maddison, W. P., Beattie, I., Marathe, K., Ng, P. Y. C., Kanesharatnam, N., Benjamin, S. P. & Kunte, K. (2020b). A phylogenetic and taxonomic review of baviine jumping spiders (Araneae, Salticidae, Baviini). ZooKeys 1004: 27-97. doi:10.3897/zookeys.1004.57526 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Prószyński, J. (1987). Atlas rysunków diagnostycznych mniej znanych Salticidae 2. Zeszyty Naukowe Wyższej Szkoly Rolniczo-Pedagogicznej, Siedlcach, 172 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Simon, E. (1900b). Descriptions d'arachnides nouveaux de la famille des Attidae. Annales de la Société Entomologique de Belgique 44: 381-407. 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
2020-12-18 New taxonomic reference entry Maddison et al., 2020b n/a
2020-12-18 Species transferred to new genus Maddison et al., 2020b Species transferred from Bavirecta to Padillothorax
2019-12-29 New taxonomic reference entry Caleb et al., 2019b n/a
2019-12-29 Species transferred to new genus Caleb et al., 2019b Species transferred from Piranthus to Bavirecta