Taxon details

Pseudeuophrys vafra (Blackwall, 1867)

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2023-12-21
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Azores, Madeira, Europe (Portugal to Russia), Georgia
Type deposit: provide information
Taxonomic references
Salticus vafer Blackwall, 1867b: 205 (Df).
Attus finitimus Simon, 1868b: 591 (Dmf).
Euophrys finitima Simon, 1876a: 175.
Euophrys finitima Chyzer & Kulczyński, 1891: 43, pl. 2, f. 3 (mf).
Attus maderiana Warburton, 1892: 217, pl. 14, f. 1 (Df).
Euophrys finitima Lessert, 1910b: 558, f. 233-235 (mf).
Euophrys vafra Simon, 1937: 1178, 1252, f. 1846-1848 (mf).
Phlegra moesta Denis, 1964a: 74, f. 2 (Df) [].
Euophrys vafra Fuhn & Niculescu-Burlacu, 1970: 416, f. 5-6 (m).
Euophrys vafra Wunderlich, 1992a: 511 (S of Phlegra moesta).
Euophrys vafra Fuhn & Gherasim, 1995: 102, f. 45A-D (mf).
Pseudeuophrys vafra Logunov, 1998b: 124, f. 15, 35-36, 41-42 (mf, T from Euophrys).
Pseudeuophrys vafra Metzner, 1999: 56, f. 21a-i (mf).
Pseudeuophrys vafra Duma, 2007c: 260, f. 2C (m).
Pseudeuophrys vafra Demircan & Topçu, 2015: 182, f. 8A-D (mf).
Pseudeuophrys vafra Prószyński, Lissner & Schäfer, 2018: 60, f. 4F1, 22C,F, 23E-F, 24D-D1, 25G,L-M (mf).
Pseudeuophrys vafra Seropian et al., 2023: 277, f. 109-110 (m).

Blackwall, J. (1867b). Notes on spiders, with descriptions of several species supposed to be new to arachnologists. Annals and Magazine of Natural History (3) 20(117): 202-213. doi:10.1080/00222936708694114 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Chyzer, C. & Kulczyński, W. (1891). Araneae Hungariae. Tomus I. Academia Scientarum Hungaricae, Budapest, 170 pp., 4 Pls. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Demircan, N. & Topçu, A. (2015). A contribution to the spider fauna of the European part of Turkey (Araneae). Serket 14(4): 176-183. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Denis, J. (1964a). Spiders from the Azores and Madeira. Boletim do Museu Municipal do Funchal 18: 68-102. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Duma, I. (2007c). Pseudeuophrys lanigera (Simon, 1871) (Araneae, Salticidae) a new species for the Romanian arachnofauna. Entomologica Romanica 12: 259-261. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Fuhn, I. E. & Niculescu-Burlacu, F. (1970). Aranee din zona viitorului Lac de Baraj de la Porţile de Fier. Studii şi Cercetăride Biologie (Zool.) 22: 413-419. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Fuhn, I. E. & Gherasim, V. F. (1995). Familia Salticidae. Fauna Romaniei (Arachnida) 5(5): 1-301. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Lessert, R. de (1910b). Catalogue des invertebres de la Suisse. Fasc. 3, Araignées. Musée d'histoire naturelle de Genève, 635 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Logunov, D. V. (1998b). Pseudeuophrys is a valid genus of the jumping spiders (Araneae, Salticidae). Revue Arachnologique 12(11): 109-128. download pdf -- Show included taxa

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

Prószyński, J., Lissner, J. & Schäfer, M. (2018). Taxonomic survey of the genera Euophrys, Pseudeuophrys and Talavera, with description of Euochin gen. n. (Araneae: Salticidae) and with proposals of a new research protocol. Ecologica Montenegrina 18: 26-74. doi:10.37828/em.2018.18.4 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Seropian, A., Bulbulashvili, N., Otto, S., Krammer, H.-J., Kachlishvili, N. & Datunashvili, A. (2023). Picking pearls from the Silk Road: insights into the spider (Arachnida, Araneae) diversity in Georgia from the Caucasus barcode of life project. Part II. Caucasiana 2: 231-297 & Suppl. doi:10.3897/caucasiana.2.e110536 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. (1876a). Les arachnides de France. Tome troisième. Roret, Paris, 364 pp., pl. 9-13. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Simon, E. (1937). Les arachnides de France. Synopsis générale et catalogue des espèces françaises de l'ordre des Araneae. Tome VI. 5e et derniére partie. Roret, Paris, pp. 979-1298. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Warburton, C. (1892). Spiders from Madeira. Annals and Magazine of Natural History (6) 10(57): 216-228, pl. 14. doi:10.1080/00222939208677398 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Wunderlich, J. (1992a). Die Spinnen-Fauna der Makaronesischen Inseln: Taxonomie, Ökologie, Biogeographie und Evolution. Beiträge zur Araneologie 1: 1-619. 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
2023-12-21 New taxonomic reference entry Seropian et al., 2023 n/a
2023-12-21 Species distribution update Seropian et al., 2023 n/a (Old value)
2018-07-21 New taxonomic reference entry Prószyński, Lissner & Schäfer, 2018 n/a
2016-01-07 New taxonomic reference entry Demircan & Topçu, 2015 n/a