Taxon details

Saitis tauricus Kulczyński, 1905

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2023-04-29
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Italy, Hungary, North Macedonia, Bulgaria, Greece, Turkey, Ukraine
Type deposit provide information
  • Holotype: Naturhistorisches Museum Wien (NHMW), Wien/Vienna, Austria; f of Euophrys pulchella (Růžička et al., 2005)
Taxonomic references
Saitis taurica Kulczyński, 1905a: 546, pl. 14, f. 18 (Dm).
Euophrys pulchella Nosek, 1905b: 146 (Df; preoccupied by Peckham & Peckham, 1893).
Euophrys prinkipona Roewer, 1951: 452 (replacement name) [].
Saitis barbipes Flanczewska, 1981: 221, f. 98-99 (m; misidentified per Deltshev & Blagoev, 2001: 112).
Euophrys pulchella Prószyński, 1984a: 43 (f).
Saitis tauricus Deltshev & Paraschi, 1990: 6, f. 8-14 (m, Df).
Pseudeuophrys prinkipona Logunov, 1998b: 123, f. 54-56 (f, T from Euophrys).
Saitis taurica Metzner, 1999: 59, f. 24a-j (mf, S of Pseudeuophrys prinkipona).
Saitis tauricus Prószyński et al., 2018: 88, f. 3G-L, 4E-F1,H,M,R (mf).
Saitis tauricus Steinwandter, Ballini & Rief, 2019: 1, f. 1a-d (m).
Saitis tauricus Tutar & Yağmur, 2023: 214, f. 17A-D (mf).

Deltshev, C. D. & Paraschi, L. (1990). A contribution to the study of spiders (Araneae: Dysderidae, Salticidae, Agelenidae) in Greece, with a description of a new species (Malthonica spinipalpis Deltshev, sp. n. Agelenidae). Biologia Gallo-Hellenica 17: 3-12. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Flanczewska, E. (1981). Remarks on Salticidae (Aranei) of Bulgaria. Annales Zoologici, Warszawa 36: 187-228. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Kulczyński, W. (1905a). Fragmenta arachnologica. I-IV. Bulletin International de l'Academie des Sciences de Cracovie 1904: 533-568. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Logunov, D. V. (1998b). Pseudeuophrys is a valid genus of the jumping spiders (Araneae, Salticidae). Revue Arachnologique 12(11): 109-128. download pdf -- Show included taxa

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

Nosek, A. (1905b). Araneiden, Opilionen und Chernetiden. In: Penther, A. & Zederbauer, E. (eds.) Ergebnisse einer naturwissenschaftlichen Reise zum Erdschias-Dagh (Kleinasien). Annalen des Kaiserlich-Königlichen Naturhistorischen Hofmuseums in Wien 20: 114-154, pl. 4-5. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Prószyński, J. (1984a). Atlas rysunków diagnostycznych mniej znanych Salticidae (Araneae). Zeszyty Naukowe Wyższej Szkoły Rolniczo-Pedagogicznej w Siedlcach 2: 1-177. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Prószyński, J., Noordam, A., Oger, P. & Schäfer, M. (2018). Delimitation of Mediterranean genus Iberattus gen. n., with comments on genus Saitis (Araneae: Salticidae). Ecologica Montenegrina 18: 82-98. doi:10.37828/em.2018.18.6 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Roewer, C. F. (1951). Neue Namen einiger Araneen-Arten. Abhandlungen des Naturwissenschaftlichen Vereins zu Bremen 32: 437-456. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Steinwandter, M., Ballini, S. & Rief, A. (2019). First records of Saitis tauricus (Araneae: Salticidae) from Italy in South Tyrol. Arachnologische Mitteilungen 57: 1-3. doi:10.30963/aramit5701 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Tutar, O. & Yağmur, E. A. (2023). Spider (Araneae) fauna of İzmir Peninsula (Çeşme, Karaburun, Urla), Türkiye. Serket 19(2): 197-222. download pdf -- Show included taxa

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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
2023-04-29 New taxonomic reference entry Tutar & Yağmur, 2023 n/a
2020-01-05 Taxonomic reference added from other taxon n/a (Old value)
2019-02-15 New taxonomic reference entry Steinwandter, Ballini & Rief, 2019 n/a
2019-02-15 Species distribution update Steinwandter, Ballini & Rief, 2019 n/a (Old value)
2018-07-22 New taxonomic reference entry Prószyński et al., 2018 n/a
2015-03-31 Species updated Species epithet corrected (Old value)
2014-09-26 Species updated Species epithet corrected (Old value)