Taxon details

Pseudicius vankeeri Metzner, 1999

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2018-05-15
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Greece, Turkey, Cyprus, Israel
Type deposit provide information
  • Holotype: Staatliches Museum für Naturkunde, Karlsruhe (SMNK), Germany; m (ARA 02187) (Metzner, 1999)
  • Holotype: National Natural History Collections, Hebrew University, Jerusalem (HUJ), Israel; m (14959) of Pseudicius miriae (Logunov, 2009c)
  • Paratype: National Natural History Collections, Hebrew University, Jerusalem (HUJ), Israel; 1f (15489) of Pseudicius miriae (Logunov, 2009c)
Taxonomic references
Pseudicius vankeeri Metzner, 1999: 95, f. 60a-h (Dm).
Pseudicius miriae Prószyński, 2000: 259, f. 104-109 (Dmf) [].
Pseudicius miriae Prószyński, 2003: 151, f. 594, 605-609 (mf).
Pseudicius vankeeri Logunov, 2009c: 909, f. 22-29 (mf, S of Pseudicius miriae).
Okinawicius [?] vankeeri Prószyński, 2016: 22, f. 8C-E (mf, T from Pseudicius).
Pseudicius vankeeri Schäfer & Breitling, 2018: 71 (T from Okinawicius).

Logunov, D. V. (2009c). New and poorly known species of Salticidae (Araneae) from Turkey and Iran. Contributions to Natural History 12: 899-919. download pdf -- Show included taxa

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

Prószyński, J. (2000). On mostly new species of Salticidae (Aranei) from Levant. Arthropoda Selecta 8(4, 1999): 231-262. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Prószyński, J. (2003). Salticidae (Araneae) of the Levant. Annales Zoologici, Warszawa 53: 1-180. 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

Schäfer, M. & Breitling, R. (2018). Ein Beitrag zur Springspinnenfauna (Araneae, Salticidae) der griechischen Dodekanes-Insel Rhodos mit der Neubeschreibung von Pseudeuophrys rhodiensis und sechs weiteren Erstnachweisen. Arachnologische Mitteilungen 55: 64-74. doi:10.30963/aramit5512 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

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
2018-05-15 New taxonomic reference entry Schäfer & Breitling, 2018 n/a
2018-05-15 Species transferred to new genus Schäfer & Breitling, 2018 Species transferred from Okinawicius to Pseudicius
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 Okinawicius
2015-07-13 Species distribution update Logunov, 2015a n/a (Old value)