Taxon details

Manzuma nigritibiis (Caporiacco, 1941)

  • Rank: Species (Genus type)
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2020-03-08
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Ethiopia, Yemen
Type deposit provide information
  • Holotype: Musée Royal de l’Afrique Centrale, Tervuren (MRAC/RMCA), Belgium; f (201301) of Aelurillus reconditus (Azarkina, 2020)
  • Holotype: Museo Zoologico di Storia Naturale "La Specola", Università degli Studi di Firenze (MZUF), Florence, Italy; m (493) (Berdondini & Whitman, 2003)
Taxonomic references
Saitis nigritibiis Caporiacco, 1941b: 145, f. 63 (Dm; N.B.: the specific epithet is a noun).
Aelurillus nigritibiis Prószyński, 1987: 1 (Tm from Saitis).
Aelurillus reconditus Wesołowska & van Harten, 1994: 2, f. 3-5 (Df) [].
Rafalus nigritibiis Prószyński, 1999: 101, f. 41-42 (Tm from Aelurillus).
Rafalus lymphus Wesołowska & van Harten, 2007: 256, f. 193-195 (m; misidentified per Azarkina, 2020: 27).
Manzuma nigritibia Azarkina, 2020: 27, f. 131-153 (mf, T from Rafalus, S of Aelurillus reconditus).

Azarkina, G. N. (2020). Manzuma gen. nov., a new aelurilline genus of jumping spiders (Araneae, Salticidae). European Journal of Taxonomy 611: 1-47. doi:10.5852/ejt.2020.611 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Caporiacco, L. di (1941b). Arachnida (esc. Acarina). Araneae. Missione Biologica Sagan-Omo, Reale Accademia d’Italia, Roma 12(Zoologia 6): 46-175. [the page numbers given at the single species partly refer to a differently paginated reprint] download pdf -- Show included taxa

Prószyński, J. (1987). Atlas rysunków diagnostycznych mniej znanych Salticidae 2. Zeszyty Naukowe Wyższej Szkoly Rolniczo-Pedagogicznej, Siedlcach, 172 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Prószyński, J. (1999). Description of Rafalus gen. n. (Aranei: Salticidae), with special reference to the Near East fauna. Arthropoda Selecta 8: 89-101. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Wesołowska, W. & Harten, A. van (1994). The jumping spiders (Salticidae, Araneae) of Yemen. Yemeni-German Plant Protection Project, Sana'a, 86 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Wesołowska, W. & Harten, A. van (2007). Additions to the knowledge of jumping spiders (Araneae: Salticidae) of Yemen. Fauna of Arabia 23: 189-269. 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
2020-03-08 Taxonomic reference added from other taxon n/a (Old value)
2020-03-08 Species synonymy Azarkina, 2020 Manzuma reconditus synonymized with Manzuma nigritibiis
2020-03-08 Species distribution update Azarkina, 2020 n/a (Old value)
2020-03-08 New taxonomic reference entry Azarkina, 2020 n/a
2020-03-08 Species transferred to new genus Azarkina, 2020 Species transferred from Rafalus to Manzuma