Taxon details

Attulus atricapillus (Simon, 1882)

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2020-04-09
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Europe, Turkey
Type deposit provide information
  • Lectotype: Muséum national d'histoire naturelle (MNHN), Paris, France; f (Kronestedt & Logunov, 2003)
  • Syntype: Muséum national d'histoire naturelle (MNHN), Paris, France; 2m of Sitticus semivittatus (Kronestedt & Logunov, 2003)
  • Paralectotype: Museo Zoologico di Storia Naturale "La Specola", Università degli Studi di Firenze (MZUF), Florence, Italy; 1m 1f (Berdondini, 2017)
Taxonomic references
Attus atricapillus Simon, 1882a: 39 (Dmf).
Attus alpicola Kulczyński, 1887: 285, pl. 5, f. 1-3 (Dmf).
Attus alpicola Chyzer & Kulczyński, 1891: 22, pl. 1, f. 39 (mf).
Sitticus alpicola Simon, 1901a: 580.
Sitticus appolinis Bristowe, 1935: 784, f. 17-20 (Dmf).
Sitticus atricapillus Simon, 1937: 1189.
Sitticus semivittatus Simon, 1937: 1193, 1257, f. 1882 (Dm).
Sitticus semivittatus Denis, 1953a: 91, f. 3-4 (m).
Sitticus cingulatus Braun, 1963b: 125, f. 22-25 (m, Df, misidentified per Prószyński, 1971b: 188 and Kronestedt & Logunov, 2003: 858).
Sitticus zimmermanni Prószyński, 1980: 24, f. 72-74, 77-78 (mf, misidentified).
Sitticus zimmermanni Metzner, 1999: 84, f. 49a-h (mf, misidentified).
Sitticus atricapillus Kronestedt & Logunov, 2003: 858, f. 1, 3-5, 9-11, 15-17 (removed mf from S of S. zimmermanni, S of Sitticus alpicola, S. appolonis and S. semivittatus).
Sittiflor atricapillus Prószyński, 2017a: 43 (T from Sitticus).
Attulus atricapillus W. Maddison, in Maddison et al., 2020a: 14 (T from Calositticus).

Braun, R. (1963b). Einige neue und einige zweifelhafte Spinnenarten aus Österreich (Arach., Araneae). Senckenbergiana Biologica 44: 111-128. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Bristowe, W. S. (1935). The spiders of Greece and the adjacent islands. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 104(4, 1934): 733-788. doi:10.1111/j.1096-3642.1934.tb01665.x download pdf -- Show included taxa

Chyzer, C. & Kulczyński, W. (1891). Araneae Hungariae. Tomus I. Academia Scientarum Hungaricae, Budapest, 170 pp., 4 Pls. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Denis, J. (1953a). Araignées des environs du Marcadau et du Vignemale (Hautes-Pyrénées). Bulletin de la Société d'Histoire Naturelle de Toulouse 88(1-2): 83-112. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Kronestedt, T. & Logunov, D. V. (2003). Separation of two species standing as Sitticus zimmermanni (Simon, 1877) (Araneae, Salticidae), a pair of altitudinally segregated species. Revue Suisse de Zoologie 110(4): 855-873. doi:10.5962/bhl.part.80217 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Kulczyński, W. (1887). Przyczynek do tyrolskiej fauny pajeczakow. Rozprawy i Sprawozdania z Posiedzen Wydzialu Matematyczno Przyrodniczego Akademji Umiejetnosci, Krakow 16: 245-356 (+ appendix, pp. 1-12). download pdf -- Show included taxa

Maddison, W. P., Maddison, D. R., Derkarabetian, S. & Hedin, M. (2020a). Sitticine jumping spiders: phylogeny, classification, and chromosomes (Araneae, Salticidae, Sitticini). ZooKeys 925: 1-54. doi:10.3897/zookeys.925.39691 download pdf -- Show included taxa

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

Prószyński, J. (1980). Revision of the spider genus Sitticus Simon, 1901 (Aranei, Salticidae), IV. Sitticus floricola (C. L. Koch) group. Annales Zoologici, Warszawa 36: 1-35. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Prószyński, J. (2017a). Revision of the genus Sitticus Simon, 1901 s. l. (Araneae: Salticidae). Ecologica Montenegrina 10: 35-50. doi:10.37828/em.2017.10.7 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Simon, E. (1882a). Arachnidi raccolti da G. Cavanna al Vulture, al Pollino ed in altri luoghi dell'Italia meridionale e centrale, nei mesi di luglio ed agosto 1880. Bullettino della Società Entomologica Italiana 14: 31-48. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Simon, E. (1901a). Histoire naturelle des araignées. Deuxième édition, tome second. Roret, Paris, pp. 381-668. [second pdf with detailed publication dates of the single parts] doi:10.5962/bhl.title.51973 download pdf download pdf -- Show included taxa

Simon, E. (1937). Les arachnides de France. Synopsis générale et catalogue des espèces françaises de l'ordre des Araneae. Tome VI. 5e et derniére partie. Roret, Paris, pp. 979-1298. download pdf -- Show included taxa

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Metzner, H. (2019). Jumping spiders (Arachnida: Araneae: Salticidae) of the world. Online at

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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
2020-04-09 New taxonomic reference entry Maddison et al., 2020a n/a
2020-04-09 Species transferred to new genus Maddison et al., 2020a Species transferred from Calositticus to Attulus
2018-09-28 Transferred to other genus after syn. gen Blick & Marusik, 2018 Species transferred from Sittiflor to Calositticus after genus synonymy
2017-04-11 New taxonomic reference entry Prószyński, 2017a n/a
2017-04-11 Species transferred to new genus Prószyński, 2017a Species transferred from Sitticus to Sittiflor
2015-07-13 Species distribution update Logunov, 2015a n/a (Old value)