Taxon details

Nepalicius koreanus (Wesolowska, 1981)

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2017-09-17
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: China, Korea, Japan
Type deposit: provide information
Taxonomic references
Pseudicius koreanus Wesołowska, 1981a: 60, f. 52-55 (Df).
Icius koreanus Yaginuma, 1986a: 233, f. 130.1 (f).
Icius koreanus Bohdanowicz & Prószyński, 1987: 67, f. 72-73 (f only, m =P. tokarensis; returned to P. by Prószyński in "NOTICE" distributed with Bohdanowicz & Prószyński, 1987).
Icius koreanus Xiao, 1993: 123, f. 1-6 (m; N.B.: may be misidentified, per Suguro & Yahata, 2014: 96).
Pseudicius koreanus Peng et al., 1993: 192, f. 671-679 (mf).
Pseudicius koreanus Song, Zhu & Chen, 1999: 542, f. 312M, 313O, 328P (mf).
Pseudicius koreanus Ono, Ikeda & Kono, 2009: 570, f. 106 (f only, m =P. tokarensis).
Pseudicius koreanus Yin et al., 2012: 1451, f. 791a-i (f only, m =unknown species, per Suguro & Yahata, 2014: 94).
Tasa koreana Suguro & Yahata, 2014: 94, f. 13, 15, 26, 29-30 (Smf of T. nipponica, m misidentified & S rejected per Prószyński, 2016: 4).
Pseudicius tokaraensis Suguro & Yahata, 2014: 90, f. 10, 16-17, 21-22 (m; misidentified per Prószyński, 2016: 4).
Nepalicius koreanus Prószyński, 2016: 22, f. 7C-D (Tmf from Tasa).
Nepalicius koreanus Prószyński, 2017b: 42, f. 19E (f).

Bohdanowicz, A. & Prószyński, J. (1987). Systematic studies on East Palaearctic Salticidae (Araneae), IV. Salticidae of Japan. Annales Zoologici, Warszawa 41: 43-151. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Ono, H., Ikeda, H. & Kono, R. (2009). Salticidae. In: Ono, H. (ed.) The spiders of Japan with keys to the families and genera and illustrations of the species. Tokai University Press, Kanagawa, pp. 558-588. 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

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. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Prószyński, J. (2017b). Pragmatic classification of the world's Salticidae (Araneae). Ecologica Montenegrina 12: 1-133. download pdf -- Show included taxa

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

Suguro, T. & Yahata, K. (2014). Taxonomic notes on Japanese species of the genera Pseudicius and Tasa (Araneae: Salticidae). Acta Arachnologica 63(2): 87-97. doi:10.2476/asjaa.63.87 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Wesołowska, W. (1981a). Salticidae (Aranei) from North Korea, China and Mongolia. Annales Zoologici, Warszawa 36: 45-83. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Xiao, X. Q. (1993). Description of the male spider of Icius koreanus (Araneae: Salticidae). Acta Zootaxonomica Sinica 18: 123-124. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Yaginuma, T. (1986a). Spiders of Japan in color (new ed.). Hoikusha Publishing Co., Osaka, 305 pp., 64 pls. 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

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
2017-09-17 New taxonomic reference entry Prószyński, 2017b n/a
2016-11-11 Taxonomic reference added from other taxon 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 Tasa to Nepalicius
2016-10-25 Taxonomic reference added from other taxon n/a (Old value)
2016-10-25 Taxonomic reference update n/a (Old value)
2015-03-25 New taxonomic reference entry Suguro & Yahata, 2014 n/a
2015-03-25 Species synonymy Suguro & Yahata, 2014 Tasa nipponica synonymized with Tasa koreana
2015-03-25 Species updated Suguro & Yahata, 2014 Species epithet corrected (Old value)
2015-03-25 Species transferred to new genus Suguro & Yahata, 2014 Species transferred from Pseudicius to Tasa