Taxon details

Scopocira tenella Simon, 1900

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2020-06-10
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Colombia, French Guiana, Brazil
Type deposit provide information
  • It is widely assumend that most of the type material from Simon can be found in the Muséum National d’Histoire Naturelle in Paris, France
  • Holotype: Museo Argentino de Ciencias Naturales (MACN) “Bernardino Rivadavia”, Buenos Aires, Argentina; m (4955) of Scopocira pikelinae (Galiano & Maury, 1979)
  • Allotype: Museo Argentino de Ciencias Naturales (MACN) “Bernardino Rivadavia”, Buenos Aires, Argentina; f (4956) of Scopocira pikelinae (Galiano & Maury, 1979)
Taxonomic references
Scopocira tenella Simon, 1900b: 386 (Df).
Scopocira pikelinae Galiano, 1958: 21, f. 1A-I (Dmf).
Scopocira tenella Galiano, 1963a: 440, pl. XXXVI, f. 10-11 (f, S).
Scopocira tenella Costa & Ruiz, 2014: 188, f. 2, 5-18, 22-29, 51-60, 65-70, 106-107, 180-185 (mf).
Scopocira tenella Prószyński, 2017b: 83, f. 37R (m).
Scopocira tenella de Carvalho & Gasnier, 2019: CB40, f. 185-186 (m).

Carvalho, T. G. de & Gasnier, T. R. J. (2019). Illustrated inventory of spiders from Amazonas state, Brazil: 94 understory species from a forest fragment in Manaus. Scientia Amazonia 8(2): CB1-CB53. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Costa, E. L. S. & Ruiz, G. R. S. (2014). Taxonomic revision of Scopocira Simon, 1900 (Araneae: Salticidae). Zootaxa 3893(2): 151-195. doi:10.11646/zootaxa.3893.2.1 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Galiano, M. E. (1958). Novedades sobre los géneros Scopocira Simon y Gypogyna Simon (Araneae, Salticidae). Revista de la Sociedad Entomológica Argentina 20: 21-32. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Galiano, M. E. (1963a). Las especies americanas de arañas de la familia Salticidae descriptas por Eugène Simon: Redescripciones basadas en los ejemplares típicos. Physis, Revista de la Sociedad Argentina de Ciencias Naturales (C) 23: 273-470. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Prószyński, J. (2017b). Pragmatic classification of the world's Salticidae (Araneae). Ecologica Montenegrina 12: 1-133. doi:10.37828/em.2017.12.1 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Simon, E. (1900b). Descriptions d'arachnides nouveaux de la famille des Attidae. Annales de la Société Entomologique de Belgique 44: 381-407. 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
2020-06-10 New taxonomic reference entry de Carvalho & Gasnier, 2019 n/a
2017-09-21 New taxonomic reference entry Prószyński, 2017b n/a
2015-08-17 Species distribution update Galvis, 2015c n/a (Old value)
2014-12-10 New taxonomic reference entry Costa & Ruiz, 2014 n/a
2014-12-10 Species distribution update Costa & Ruiz, 2014 n/a (Old value)