Taxon details

Stenaelurillus hirsutus Lessert, 1927

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2018-05-02
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Senegal, Ghana, Congo, Central Africa, Uganda, Tanzania, Kenya
Type deposit provide information
  • Holotype: Musée Royal de l’Afrique Centrale, Tervuren (MRAC), Belgium (database excerpt, Feb. 2019); Stenaelurillus cristatus Wesolowska & Russell-Smith, 2000 (208011)
Taxonomic references
Stenaelurillus hirsutus Lessert, 1927: 433, f. 18 (Dm).
Stenaelurillus cristatus Wesolowska & Russell-Smith, 2000: 96, f. 261-268 (Dmf) [].
Stenaelurillus cristatus Szűts & Scharff, 2005: 375, f. 7D-E, 9A-D (m).
Stenaelurillus hirsutus Wesolowska, 2014b: 602, f. 4A-G, 15A-D (m, Sf).

Lessert, R. de (1927). Araignées du Congo (Premiere partie). Revue Suisse de Zoologie 34: 405-475. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Szűts, T. & Scharff, N. (2005). Redescriptions of little known jumping spider genera (Araneae: Salticidae) from West Africa. Acta Zoologica Academiae Scientiarum Hungaricae 51: 357-378. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Wesolowska, W. & Russell-Smith, A. (2000). Jumping spiders from Mkomazi Game Reserve in Tanzania (Araneae Salticidae). Tropical Zoology 13: 11-127. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Wesolowska, W. (2014b). Further notes on the genus Stenaelurillus Simon, 1885 (Araneae, Salticidae) in Africa with descriptions of eight new species. Zoosystema 36(3): 595-622. doi:10.5252/z2014n3a3 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
2018-05-02 Species distribution update Logunov & Azarkina, 2018 n/a (Old value)
2015-03-18 Species distribution update Wesolowska, 2014b n/a (Old value)
2015-03-18 New taxonomic reference entry Wesolowska, 2014b n/a
2015-03-18 Species synonymy Wesolowska, 2014b Stenaelurillus cristatus synonymized with Stenaelurillus hirsutus