Taxon details

Thyenula munda (G. W. Peckham & E. G. Peckham, 1903)

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2014-08-07
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Zimbabwe
Type deposit provide information
  • Holotype: Musée Royal de l’Afrique Centrale, Tervuren (MRAC/RMCA), Belgium; f (222633) of Thyenula hortensis (Wesołowska & Cumming, 2008)
  • Paratype: National Collection of Arachnida (NCA), ARC – Plant Protection Research Institute (PPRI), Pretoria, South Africa; 9m 25f (2009/3239-3240) of Thyenula hortensis Wesolowska & Cumming, 2008 (Marais et al., 2013)
Taxonomic references
Saitis mundus Peckham & Peckham, 1903: 198, pl. 21, f. 3 (Dm).
Saitis mundus Prószyński, 1976: 153, f. 183 (m).
Thyenula hortensis Wesołowska & Cumming, 2008: 219, f. 181-187 (Dmf) [].
Thyenula munda Wesołowska, Azarkina & Russell-Smith, 2014: 58 (mf, T from Saitis, S of Thyenula hortensis).

Peckham, G. W. & Peckham, E. G. (1903). New species of the family Attidae from South Africa, with notes on the distribution of the genera found in the Ethiopian region. Transactions of the Wisconsin Academy of Sciences, Arts and Letters 14(1): 173-278, pl. 19-29. download pdf download pdf -- Show included taxa

Prószyński, J. (1976). Studium systematyczno-zoogeograflczne nad rodziną Salticidae (Aranei) Regionów Palearktycznego i Nearktycznego. Wyższa Szkola Pedagogiczna Siedlcach 6: 1-260. [pdf is made from a reprint from 1979] download pdf -- Show included taxa

Wesołowska, W. & Cumming, M. S. (2008). Taxonomy and natural history of a species rich assemblage of jumping spiders (Araneae: Salticidae); a long-term study of a suburban site in Zimbabwe. Annales Zoologici, Warszawa 58: 167-230. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Wesołowska, W., Azarkina, G. N. & Russell-Smith, A. (2014). Euophryine jumping spiders of the Afrotropical Region – new taxa and a checklist (Araneae: Salticidae: Euophryinae). Zootaxa 3789(1): 1-72. doi:10.11646/zootaxa.3789.1 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
2014-08-07 Species distribution update Wesołowska, Azarkina & Russell-Smith, 2014 n/a (Old value)
2014-08-07 Species updated Wesołowska, Azarkina & Russell-Smith, 2014 (Old value)
2014-08-07 New taxonomic reference entry Wesołowska, Azarkina & Russell-Smith, 2014 n/a
2014-08-07 Species synonymy Wesołowska, Azarkina & Russell-Smith, 2014 Thyenula hortensis synonymized with Thyenula munda
2014-08-07 Species updated Wesołowska, Azarkina & Russell-Smith, 2014 Species epithet corrected (Old value)
2014-08-07 Species transferred to new genus Wesołowska, Azarkina & Russell-Smith, 2014 Species transferred from Saitis to Thyenula