Taxon details

Platycryptus magnus (Peckham & Peckham, 1894)

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: - -
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Mexico to Brazil
Type deposit provide information
  • Holotype: Museu Nacional, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro (MNRJ), Brazil (database excerpt, August 2019); Naubolus aureocomosus Mello-Leitão, 1943, (01043); 1 f (destroyed by the fire 2018)
Taxonomic references
Marptusa magna Peckham & Peckham, 1894a: 87, pl. 8, f. 3 (Df).
Marptusa broadwayi Peckham & Peckham, 1894a: 89, pl. 8, f. 5 (Dmf).
Marpissa magna F. O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1901a: 250, pl. 22, f. 3-4 (f).
Marpissa broadwayi Simon, 1901a: 603.
Menemerus delus Chamberlin & Ivie, 1936a: 30, pl. 8, f. 63 (Df).
Naubolus aureocomosus Mello-Leitão, 1943b: 264 (Df).
Marpissa magna Chickering, 1946: 44, f. 23-26 (f, Dm).
Marpissa broadwayi Galiano, 1981a: 11 (S).
Platycryptus broadwayi Edwards, Rinaldi & Ruiz, 2005: 23, f. 19-20, 51 (Tmf from Marpissa).
Platycryptus magnus Edwards, 2006: 210, f. 109-114 (Tmf from Marpissa, S).

Chamberlin, R. V. & Ivie, W. (1936a). New spiders from Mexico and Panama. Bulletin of the University of Utah 27(5): 1-103. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Chickering, A. M. (1946). The Salticidae of Panama. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 97: 1-474. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Edwards, G. B., Rinaldi, I. M. P. & Ruiz, G. R. S. (2005). A review of some South American species of jumping spiders (Araneae: Salticidae) described by Mello-Leitão from Brasil, with resolution of the genus Asaphobelis. Biota Neotropica 5(2): 1-31. Link download pdf -- Show included taxa

Edwards, G. B. (2006). A review of described Metacyrba, the status of Parkella, and notes on Platycryptus and Balmaceda, with a comparison of the genera (Araneae: Salticidae: Marpissinae). Insecta Mundi 19: 193-226. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Galiano, M. E. (1981a). Catalogo de los especimenes tipicos de Salticidae (Araneae) descriptos por Candido F. de Mello-Leitão. Segunda parte. Physis, Revista de la Sociedad Argentina de Ciencias Naturales (Secc. C) 39: 11-17. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Mello-Leitão, C. F. de (1943b). Araneologica varia brasiliana. Anais da Academia Brasileira de Ciências 15: 255-265. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Peckham, G. W. & Peckham, E. G. (1894a). Spiders of the Marptusa group. Occasional Papers of the Natural History Society of Wisconsin 2: 85-156. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Pickard-Cambridge, F. O. (1901a). Arachnida - Araneida and Opiliones. In: Biologia Centrali-Americana, Zoology. London 2, 193-312. [for the exact dates see Lyal, 2011] download pdf -- Show included taxa

Simon, E. (1901a). Histoire naturelle des araignées. Deuxième édition, tome second. Roret, Paris, pp. 381-668. [second pdf with detailed publication dates of the single parts] doi:10.5962/bhl.title.51973 download pdf 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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