Taxon details

Rudakius afghanicus (Andreeva, Hęciak & Prószyński, 1984)

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2020-11-02
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: United Arab Emirates, Iran, Afghanistan, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan
Type deposit: provide information
Taxonomic references
Icius afghanicus Andreeva, Hęciak & Prószyński, 1984: 352, f. 21, 24, 28, 31, 34, 37, 40 (Dmf).
Pseudicius afghanicus Prószyński, 1990: 295 (T from Icius).
Rudakius afghanicus Prószyński, 2016: 25 (T from Pseudicius).
Rudakius afghanicus Wesołowska & van Harten, 2020: 610, f. 12-14, 17-21 (mf).

Andreeva, E. M., Hęciak, S. & Prószyński, J. (1984). Remarks on Icius and Pseudicius (Araneae, Salticidae) mainly from central Asia. Annales Zoologici, Warszawa 37: 349-375. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Prószyński, J. (1990). Catalogue of Salticidae (Araneae): synthesis of quotations in the world literature since 1940, with basic taxonomic data since 1758. Wyższa Szkola Rolniczo-Pedagogiczna w Siedlcach, 366 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Prószyński, J. (2016). Delimitation and description of 19 new genera, a subgenus and a species of Salticidae (Araneae) of the world. Ecologica Montenegrina 7: 4-32. doi:10.37828/em.2016.7.1 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Wesołowska, W. & Harten, A. van (2020). Notes on jumping spiders (Araneae: Salticidae) of the Abu Dhabi Emirate. Arachnology 18(6): 607-611. doi:10.13156/arac.2020.18.6.607 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
2020-11-02 New taxonomic reference entry Wesołowska & van Harten, 2020 n/a
2020-11-02 Species distribution update Wesołowska & van Harten, 2020 n/a (Old value)
2016-11-11 New taxonomic reference entry Prószyński, 2016 n/a
2016-11-11 Species transferred to new genus Prószyński, 2016 Species transferred from Pseudicius to Rudakius
2014-10-21 Species distribution update n/a (Old value)