Taxon details

Carrhotus yunnanensis (Song, 1991)

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2020-07-10
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: China
Type deposit provide information
  • Holotype: Institute of Zoology, Chinese Academy of Sciences (IZCAS), Beijing, China; f (Caleb, Bera & Acharya, 2020)
  • Holotype: Institute of Zoology, Chinese Academy of Sciences (IZCAS), Beijing, China; m of Carrhotus kevinlii (Caleb, Bera & Acharya, 2020)
  • Paratype: Institute of Zoology, Chinese Academy of Sciences (IZCAS), Beijing, China; 2m 2f of Carrhotus kevinlii (Cao, Li & Żabka, 2016)
Taxonomic references
Ptocasius yunnanensis Song, 1991a: 165, f. 3A-D (Df).
Ptocasius yunnanensis Song, Zhu & Chen, 1999: 543, f. 314A-B (f).
Carrhotus kevinlii Cao & Li, in Cao, Li & Żabka, 2016: 56, f. 9A-D, 10A-E (Dmf) [].
Carrhotus yunnanensis Caleb, Bera & Acharya, 2020: 65, f. 18-19 (m, T from Ptocasius, S of Carrhotus kevinlii).
Ptocasius yunnanensis Peng, 2020: 381, f. 277a-c (f).

Caleb, J. T. D., Bera, C. & Acharya, S. (2020). New species and synonymies in the genus Carrhotus Thorell, 1891 from India (Aranei: Salticidae: Salticini). Arthropoda Selecta 29(1): 51-66. doi:10.15298/arthsel.29.1.04 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Cao, Q., Li, S. Q. & Żabka, M. (2016). The jumping spiders from Xishuangbanna, Yunnan, China (Araneae, Salticidae). ZooKeys 630: 43-104. doi:10.3897/zookeys.630.8466 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Peng, X. J. (2020). Fauna Sinica, Invertebrata 53, Arachnida: Araneae: Salticidae. Science Press, Beijing, 612 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Song, D. X. (1991a). Three new species of the genus Ptocasius from China (Araneae: Salticidae). Sinozoologia 8: 163-168. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Song, D. X., Zhu, M. S. & Chen, J. (1999). The spiders of China. Hebei Science and Technology Publishing House, Shijiazhuang, 640 pp. 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
2020-07-10 New taxonomic reference entry Peng, 2020 n/a
2020-03-30 Species synonymy Caleb, Bera & Acharya, 2020 Carrhotus kevinlii synonymized with Carrhotus yunnanensis
2020-03-30 New taxonomic reference entry Caleb, Bera & Acharya, 2020 n/a
2020-03-30 Species transferred to new genus Caleb, Bera & Acharya, 2020 Species transferred from Ptocasius to Carrhotus