Taxon details

Plexippus petersi (Karsch, 1878)

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2021-10-05
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Asia. Introduced to Africa and Pacific islands
Type deposit provide information
  • Holotype: Museum für Naturkunde, Berlin (ZMB), Germany (database export of type material, March 2019); m (2863)
Taxonomic references
Euophrys petersii Karsch, 1878a: 332, pl. 2, f. 7 (Dm).
Plexippus petersi Simon, 1903a: 728.
Plexippus paykulli Chrysanthus, 1968: 61, f. 61-65 (mf) [misidentified per Żabka, 1985: 434].
Plexippus petersi Żabka, 1985: 433, f. 464-470 (mf).
Plexippus petersi Prószyński, 1987: 80 (mf).
Plexippus petersi Próchniewicz, 1989: 219, f. 39-43 (m).
Plexippus petersi Żabka, 1990b: 172, f. 26-27 (m).
Plexippus petersi Song & Chai, 1991: 21, f. 12A-D (mf).
Plexippus petersi Xie, 1993: 359, f. 11-15 (mf).
Plexippus petersi Peng et al., 1993: 183, f. 639-645 (mf).
Plexippus petersi Barrion & Litsinger, 1995: 83, f. 41a-g (m).
Plexippus petersi Song, Zhu & Chen, 1999: 541, f. 310Q, 312C, 328M (mf).
Plexippus petersi Peng & Li, 2003b: 752, f. 3A-F (mf).
Plexippus petersi Jang, Choe & Kim, 2007: 101, f. 3-4 (f).
Plexippus petersi Yin et al., 2012: 1443, f. 787a-f (mf).
Plexippus petersi Żabka & Gardzińska, 2017: 232, f. 3A-F, 4A-F (mf).
Plexippus petersi Prószyński, 2017c: 62, f. 1A-1F1, 2J-L, 4E, 5A-A1 (mf).
Plexippus petersi Tyagi et al., 2019: Supplement, f. S2.56, S3.37-38 (f).
Plexippus petersi Peng, 2020: 338, f. 243a-f (mf).
Plexippus petersi Chen, Lin & Ueng, 2021: 310, f. 25A-B, 26A-D, 27A-B, 28A-D (mf).

Barrion, A. T. & Litsinger, J. A. (1995). Riceland spiders of South and Southeast Asia. CAB International, Wallingford, UK, 700 pp., 16 pls. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Chen, K.-M., Lin, T.-Y. & Ueng, Y.-T. (2021). Three new species and six newly recorded species of jumping spiders (Araneae: Salticidae) in Taiwan. Natural Resources 12: 290-320. doi:10.4236/nr.2021.129021 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Chrysanthus, P. (1968). Spiders from south New Guinea X. Tijdschrift voor Entomologie 111: 49-74. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Jang, S. J., Choe, J. C. & Kim, J. P. (2007). Two newly recorded jumping spiders from Korea. Korean Arachnology 23: 99-105. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Karsch, F. (1878a). Übersicht der von Peters in Mossambique gesammelten Arachniden. Monatsberichte der Königlich Preussischen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin 1878: 314-338. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Peng, X. J., Xie, L. P., Xiao, X. Q. & Yin, C. M. (1993). Salticids in China (Arachniuda: Araneae). Hunan Normal University Press, 270 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Peng, X. J. & Li, S. Q. (2003b). Spiders of the genus Plexippus from China (Araneae: Salticidae). Revue Suisse de Zoologie 110: 749-759. 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

Próchniewicz, M. (1989). Über die Typen von Arten der Salticidae (Araneae) aus der äthiopischen Region im Zoologischen Museum Berlin. Mitteilungen aus dem Zoologischen Museum in Berlin 65(2): 207-228. doi:10.1002/mmnz.19890650204 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

Prószyński, J. (2017c). Remarks on the genus Plexippus C. L. Koch, 1846 (Araneae: Salticidae). Ecologica Montenegrina 13: 39-69. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Simon, E. (1903a). Histoire naturelle des araignées. Deuxième édition, tome second. Roret, Paris, pp. 669-1080. [second pdf with detailed publication dates of the single parts] doi:10.5962/bhl.title.51973 download pdf download pdf -- Show included taxa

Song, D. X. & Chai, J. Y. (1991). New species and new records of the family Salticidae from Hainan, China (Arachnida: Araneae). In: Qian, Y. W. et al. (ed.) Animal Science Research. China Forestry Publishing House, Beijing, pp. 13-30. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Song, D. X., Zhu, M. S. & Chen, J. (1999). The spiders of China. Hebei Science and Technology Publishing House, Shijiazhuang, 640 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Tyagi, K., Kumar, V., Kundu, S., Pakrashi, A., Prasad, P., Caleb, J. T. D. & Chandra, K. (2019). Identification of Indian spiders through DNA barcoding: cryptic species and species complex. Scientific Reports 9(14033): 1-13 & Supplement. doi:10.1038/s41598-019-50510-8 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Xie, L. P. (1993). New records of Salticidae from China (Arachnida: Araneae). Acta Scientiarum Naturalium Universitatis Normalis Hunanensis 16: 358-361. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Yin, C. M., Peng, X. J., Yan, H. M., Bao, Y. H., Xu, X., Tang, G., Zhou, Q. S. & Liu, P. (2012). Fauna Hunan: Araneae in Hunan, China. Hunan Science and Technology Press, Changsha, 1590 pp. download pdf download pdf -- Show included taxa

Żabka, M. (1985). Systematic and zoogeographic study on the family Salticidae (Araneae) from Viet-Nam. Annales Zoologici, Warszawa 39: 197-485. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Żabka, M. (1990b). Salticidae from the Nepal and Bhutan Himalayas. Genera Pancorius Simon 1902, Plexippus C. L. Koch 1846, and Pseudamycus Simon 1885 (Arachnida: Araneae). Senckenbergiana Biologica 70: 161-178. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Żabka, M. & Gardzińska, J. (2017). Salticidae of Thailand. Part 1, genera Plexippus C. L. Koch, 1846 and Burmattus Prószyński, 1992. Annales Zoologici, Warszawa 67(2): 229-242. doi:10.3161/00034541ANZ2017.67.2.004 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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Date Type Reference Detail
2021-10-05 New taxonomic reference entry Chen, Lin & Ueng, 2021 n/a
2020-07-10 New taxonomic reference entry Peng, 2020 n/a
2019-10-05 New taxonomic reference entry Tyagi et al., 2019 n/a
2019-09-29 Taxonomic reference added from other taxon n/a (Old value)
2017-11-10 New taxonomic reference entry Prószyński, 2017c n/a
2017-07-07 New taxonomic reference entry Żabka & Gardzińska, 2017 n/a