Taxon details

Pseudofluda pulcherrima Mello-Leitão, 1928

  • Rank: Species (Genus type)
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2022-01-04
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Brazil, Argentina
Type deposit provide information
  • Holotype: Museu Nacional, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro (MNRJ), Brazil; m (1004) - destroyed in fire (Nadal & Rubio, 2019)
Taxonomic references
Pseudofluda pulcherrima Mello-Leitão, 1928b: 53 (Dm).
Pseudofluda pulcherrima Mello-Leitão, 1933a: 97, pl. 2, f. 16 (m).
Pseudofluda pulcherrima Edwards, Rinaldi & Ruiz, 2005: 22, f. 10-13 (m).
Pseudofluda pulcherrima Nadal & Rubio, 2019: 82, f. 1, 3, 9-10, 14, 17, 23-26 (m, Df).
Pseudofluda pulcherrima Nadal, 2021: 108, f. 11, 14, 17, 20-25, 36, 40, 44, 48, 52-55 (mf).

Edwards, G. B., Rinaldi, I. M. P. & Ruiz, G. R. S. (2005). A review of some South American species of jumping spiders (Araneae: Salticidae) described by Mello-Leitão from Brasil, with resolution of the genus Asaphobelis. Biota Neotropica 5(2): 1-31. Link download pdf -- Show included taxa

Mello-Leitão, C. F. de (1928b). Novas notas arachnologicas. VI-IX. Boletim do Museu Nacional do Rio de Janeiro 4(3): 49-54. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Mello-Leitão, C. F. de (1933a). Ensaio sobre as myrmarachninas do Brasil. Boletim do Museu Nacional do Rio de Janeiro 9: 39-102. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Nadal, M. F. & Rubio, G. D. (2019). On the genus Pseudofluda (Araneae, Salticidae): two new species including the first description of a female and distribution data. Studies on Neotropical Fauna and Environment 54(2): 80-86. doi:10.1080/01650521.2019.1593606 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Nadal, M. F. (2021). Description of a new species of Pseudofluda Mello-Leitão 1928 (Salticidae: Dendryphantini: Dendryphantina) from Chaco, Argentina. Acta Arachnologica 70(2): 107-116. doi:10.2476/asjaa.70.107 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
2022-01-04 New taxonomic reference entry Nadal, 2021 n/a
2019-07-09 New taxonomic reference entry Nadal & Rubio, 2019 n/a
2019-07-09 First description of female Nadal & Rubio, 2019 n/a (Old value)
2019-07-09 Species distribution update Nadal & Rubio, 2019 n/a (Old value)