Taxon details

Sassacus vitis (Cockerell, 1894)

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: - -
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Canada to Panama
Type deposit: provide information
Taxonomic references
Dendryphantes vitis Cockerell, 1894b: 207 (D).
Icius vitis Peckham & Peckham, 1909: 501, pl. 40, f. 11, pl. 41, f. 7 (Dmf).
Dendryphantes melanomerus Chamberlin, 1924b: 684, f. 125-126 (Dm) [].
Dendryphantes apachecus Chamberlin, 1925c: 136, f. 55-56 (Dm).
Dendryphantes mathetes Chamberlin, 1925c: 138, f. 59-60 (Dm) [].
Metaphidippus vitis Gertsch, 1934d: 19.
Metaphidippus vitis Prószyński, 1971e: 434 (Tmf from Dendryphantes).
Metaphidippus mathetes Richman & Cutler, 1978: 90 (Tm from Dendryphantes).
Sassacus vitis Hill, 1979: 215 (Tmf from Metaphidippus).
Metaphidippus vitis Maddison, 1996: 237, f. 27, 59 (m; may belong to Ramboia).
Dendryphantes melanomerus Jiménez, 2007c: 64, f. 1-7 (m, Df).
Sassacus vitis Richman, 2008: 35, f. 29-35 (mf, S).

Chamberlin, R. V. (1924b). The spider fauna of the shores and islands of the Gulf of California. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences 12: 561-694. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Chamberlin, R. V. (1925c). New North American spiders. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences (4) 14: 105-142. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Cockerell, T. D. A. (1894b). The hunting spider of the vine. Entomologist 27: 207-208. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Gertsch, W. J. (1934d). Further notes on American spiders. American Museum Novitates 726: 1-26. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Hill, D. E. (1979). The scales of salticid spiders. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 65(3): 193-218. doi:10.1111/j.1096-3642.1979.tb01091.x download pdf -- Show included taxa

Jiménez, M.-L. (2007c). Descripción de la hembra de Dendryphantes melanomerus (Araneae: Salticidae) y nuevos registros para México de arañas saltadoras. Revista Mexicana de Biodiversidad 78: 63-68. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Maddison, W. P. (1996). Pelegrina Franganillo and other jumping spiders formerly placed in the genus Metaphidippus (Araneae: Salticidae). Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 154: 215-368. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Peckham, G. W. & Peckham, E. G. (1909). Revision of the Attidae of North America. Transactions of the Wisconsin Academy of Sciences, Arts and Letters 16(1): 355-655. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Prószyński, J. (1971e). Catalogue of Salticidae (Aranei) specimens kept in major collections of the world. Annales Zoologici, Warszawa 28: 367-519. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Richman, D. B. & Cutler, B. (1978). A list of the jumping spiders (Araneae: Salticidae) of the United States and Canada. Peckhamia 1: 82-110. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Richman, D. B. (2008). Revision of the jumping spider genus Sassacus (Araneae, Salticidae, Dendryphantinae) in North America. Journal of Arachnology 36: 26-48. download pdf -- Show included taxa

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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

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