Taxon details

Sittisax ranieri (G. W. Peckham & E. G. Peckham, 1909)

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2019-11-11
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: North America, Northern Europe, Russia (Europe to Far North-East), Mongolia, Japan
Type deposit provide information
  • Holotype: Naturhistorisches Museum, Basel (NMB), Switzerland (database search of type material, 08.04.2019); Sitticus mazamae Schenkel, 1951, 1 f (NMB-ARAN-02725 a)
Taxonomic references
Sittacus ranieri Peckham & Peckham, 1909: 520, pl. 43, f. 5 (Dmf).
Sitticus ranieri Petrunkevitch, 1911: 709.
Icius daisetsuzanus Saito, 1934b: 297, pl. 12, f. 13, pl. 14, f. 51 (Df) [].
Sitticus saxicola Palmgren, 1943: 23, f. 22 (mf, misidentified).
Sitticus saxicola Tullgren, 1944: 31, f. 19A, pl. 2, f. 37-38 (m only, misidentified).
Sitticus ranieri Levi & Levi, 1951: 232, f. 43 (m).
Sitticus haydeni Levi & Levi, 1951: 232, f. 36, 45-46 (Dm).
Sitticus mazamae Schenkel, 1951: 45, f. 45 (Df).
Sitticus saxicola Tullgren, 1952: 151, f. 1 (f, misidentified).
Icius daisetsuzanus Saito, 1959: 156, f. 212a-c (f).
Sitticus lineolatus Prószyński, 1971b: 192, f. 14-30 (mf, S; N.B.: Attus lineolatus Grube, 1861: 22, listed under Attus as "nicht zu deuten!" by Roewer, is a primary homonym of A. l. Sundevall, 1833 and hence unavailable).
Sitticus lineolatus Prószyński, 1971c: 223, f. 37-39 (m).
Sitticus lineolatus Chikuni, 1989b: 150, f. 19 (mf).
Sitticus ranieri Kronestedt & Logunov, 2001: 465, f. 1-2, 4-5, 8-10, 14, 16-20, 24 (mf).
Sitticus ranieri Paquin & Dupérré, 2003: 202, f. 2257-2259 (mf).
Sitticus ranieri Almquist, 2006: 565, f. 472a-d (mf).
Sitticus ranieri Ono, Ikeda & Kono, 2009: 566, f. 57-59 (mf).
Sitticus ranieri Suguro & Nagano, 2015: 91, f. 14 (f, S).
Sittisax ranieri Prószyński, 2017a: 48, f. 2A1-4, 2B1-4 (f, T from Sitticus).

Almquist, S. (2006). Swedish Araneae, part 2 – families Dictynidae to Salticidae. Insect Systematics & Evolution, Supplement 63: 285-601. download pdf download pdf -- Show included taxa

Chikuni, Y. (1989b). Pictorial encyclopedia of spiders in Japan. Kaisei-sha Publishing Co., Tokyo, 310 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Kronestedt, T. & Logunov, D. V. (2001). On the separation of Sitticus ranieri Peckham & Peckham and S. saxicola (C. L. Koch) (Araneae: Salticidae). Revue Suisse de Zoologie 108: 463-481. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Levi, H. W. & Levi, L. R. (1951). Report on a collection of spiders and harvestmen from Wyoming and neighboring states. Zoologica, Scientific Contributions of the New York Zoological Society 36: 219-237. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Ono, H., Ikeda, H. & Kono, R. (2009). Salticidae. In: Ono, H. (ed.) The spiders of Japan with keys to the families and genera and illustrations of the species. Tokai University Press, Kanagawa, pp. 558-588. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Palmgren, P. (1943). Die Spinnenfauna Finnlands II. Acta Zoologica Fennica 36: 1-115. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Paquin, P. & Dupérré, N. (2003). Guide d'identification des araignées de Québec. Fabreries, Supplement 11: 1-251. 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, 5): 355-646, pl. 29-51. download pdf download pdf -- Show included taxa

Petrunkevitch, A. (1911). A synonymic index-catalogue of spiders of North, Central and South America with all adjacent islands, Greenland, Bermuda, West Indies, Terra del Fuego, Galapagos, etc. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 29: 1-791. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Prószyński, J. (1971b). Revision of the spider genus Sitticus Simon, 1901 (Aranei, Salticidae). II. Sitticus saxicola (C. L. Koch, 1848) and related forms. Annales Zoologici, Warszawa 28: 183-204. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Prószyński, J. (1971c). Redescriptions of the A. E. Grube's East Siberian species of Salticidae (Aranei) in the collection of the Wroclaw Zoological Museum. Annales Zoologici, Warszawa 28(11): 205-226. 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

Saitō, S. (1934b). Spiders from Hokkaido. Journal of the Faculty of Agriculture, Hokkaido Imperial University, Sapporo, Japan 33: 267-362. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Saitō, S. (1959). The Spider Book Illustrated in Colours. Hokuryukan, Tokyo, 194 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Schenkel, E. (1951). Spinnentiere aus dem westlichen Nordamerika, gesammelt von Dr. Hans Schenkel-Rudin. Zweiter Teil. Verhandlungen der Naturforschenden Gesellschaft in Basel 62: 24-62. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Suguro, T. & Nagano, H. (2015). A new species of the genus Icius (Araneae: Salticidae) from the Ogasawara Islands, Japan. Acta Arachnologica 64(2): 91-95. doi:10.2476/asjaa.64.91 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Tullgren, A. (1944). Svensk Spindelfauna. 3. Araneae (Salticidae, Thomisidae, Philodromidae och Eusparassidae). Entomologiska Föreningen, Stockholm, 138 pp., pl. 1-18. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Tullgren, A. (1952). Zur Kenntnis schwedischer Spinnen. I. Entomologisk Tidskrift 73: 151-177. 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
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 Sittisax
2016-06-17 New taxonomic reference entry Suguro & Nagano, 2015 n/a
2016-06-17 Species synonymy Suguro & Nagano, 2015 Sitticus daisetsuzanus synonymized with Sitticus ranieri