Taxon details

Synemosyna myrmeciaeformis (Taczanowski, 1871)

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2021-05-05
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Venezuela, Bolivia, French Guiana, Brazil
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Taxonomic references
Janus myrmeciaeformis Taczanowski, 1871: 125, pl. 4, f. 9 (Dm).
Simonella myrmeciaeformis Peckham, Peckham & Wheeler, 1889: 253, pl. 12, f. 8 (m, T from Janus).
Simonella myrmeciaeformis Peckham & Peckham, 1892: 81, pl. 7, f. 4 (m, Df).
Simonella myrmeciaeformis Simon, 1901a: 509, f. 605-609 (m).
Simonella peckhami Mello-Leitão, 1933a: 56 (nomen novum for Simonella myrmeciaeformis sensu Peckham & Peckham, 1892) [].
Synemosyna myrmeciformis Galiano, 1966a: 367, f. 18-20, 38-39 (m, T from Simonella, S of Simonella peckhami).
Synemosyna myrmeciaeformis Perger, Rubio & Haddad, 2021: 74, f. 3B, E, 4B, E, 5A-B, 8A-D (f).

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

Mello-Leitão, C. F. de (1933a). Ensaio sobre as myrmarachninas do Brasil. Boletim do Museu Nacional do Rio de Janeiro 9: 39-102. 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: 221-256, pl. 11-12. download pdf download pdf -- Show included taxa

Peckham, G. W. & Peckham, E. G. (1892). Ant-like spiders of the family Attidae. Occasional Papers of the Natural History Society of Wisconsin 2(1): 1-84, pl. 1-7. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Perger, R., Rubio, G. D. & Haddad, C. R. (2021). On ant-like Synemosyna Hentz, 1846 spiders from Bolivia, with indirect evidence for polymorphic mimicry complexes (Araneae: Salticidae: Simonellini). European Journal of Taxonomy 748: 67-88. doi:10.5852/ejt.2021.748.1343 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

Taczanowski, L. (1871). Les aranéides de la Guyane française. Horae Societatis Entomologicae Rossicae 8: 32-132, pl. 3-4. download pdf -- Show included taxa

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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

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Date Type Reference Detail
2021-05-05 New taxonomic reference entry Perger, Rubio & Haddad, 2021 n/a
2021-05-05 Species distribution update Perger, Rubio & Haddad, 2021 n/a (Old value)