Taxon details

Sympolymnia lucasi (Taczanowski, 1871)

  • Rank: Species (Genus type)
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2020-11-23
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Peru, Colombia, Brazil, French Guiana
Type deposit provide information
  • Holotype: Museum and Institute of Zoology (MIZ), Polish Academy of Science (PAN), Warsaw, Poland; f (Perger & Rubio, 2020b)
Taxonomic references
Janus lucasii Taczanowski, 1871: 127, pl. 3, f. 10 (Df).
Simonella lucasi Peckham, Peckham & Wheeler, 1889: 254, pl. 12, f. 9 (f).
Synemosyna lucasi Galiano, 1966a: 366, f. 21-22, 48, 60 (f).
Synemosyna lucasi Galiano, 1967a: 35, f. 29-32 (Dm).
Synemosyna lucasi Cutler, 1985: 90, f. 1-2.
Sympolymnia lucasi Perger & Rubio, 2020b: 785, f. 6A-B (f, T from Synemosyna).

Cutler, B. (1985). Taxonomic notes on Neotropical species in the genus Synemosyna (Araneae: Salticidae). Studies on Neotropical Fauna and Environment 20(2): 83-91. doi:10.1080/01650528509360674 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Galiano, M. E. (1966a). Salticidae (Araneae) formiciformes V. Revisión del género Synemosyna Hentz, 1846. Revista del Museo Argentino de Ciencias Naturales Bernardino Rivadavia (Ent.) 1: 339-380. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Galiano, M. E. (1967a). Salticidae (Araneae) formiciformes. VIII. Nuevas descripciones. Physis, Revista de la Sociedad Argentina de Ciencias Naturales (C) 27: 27-39. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Peckham, G. W., Peckham, E. G. & Wheeler, W. H. (1889). Spiders of the subfamily Lyssomanae. Transactions of the Wisconsin Academy of Sciences, Arts and Letters 7: 222-256. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Perger, R. & Rubio, G. D. (2020b). Sympolymnia, a new genus of Neotropical ant-like spider, with description of two new species and indirect evidence for transformational mimicry (Araneae, Salticidae, Simonellini). Zoosystematics and Evolution 96(2): 781-795. doi:10.3897/zse.96.55210 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Taczanowski, L. (1871). Les aranéides de la Guyane française. Horae Societatis Entomologicae Rossicae 8: 32-132, pl. 3-4. 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
2020-11-23 New taxonomic reference entry Perger & Rubio, 2020b n/a
2020-11-23 Species transferred to new genus Perger & Rubio, 2020b Species transferred from Synemosyna to Sympolymnia
2020-11-23 Species distribution update Perger & Rubio, 2020b n/a (Old value)