Taxon details

Colonus hesperus (Richman & Vetter, 2004)

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2020-07-05
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: USA, Mexico
Type deposit: provide information
Taxonomic references
Dendryphantes retarius Banks, 1898b: 284 (misidentified).
Thiodina retarius Banks, 1904b: 358 (misidentified).
Thiodina hespera Richman & Vetter, 2004: 426, f. 2, 4, 8, 11, 14 (Dmf).
Thiodina hespera Jiménez & Palacios-Cardiel, 2012a: 654, f. 2c (f).
Colonus hesperus Bustamante, Maddison & Ruiz, 2015: 187 (Tmf from Thiodina).
Colonus hesperus Guerrero-Fuentes & Desales-Lara, 2020: 147, f. 2, 7 (m).

Banks, N. (1898b). Arachnida from Baja California and other parts of Mexico. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences (3) 1: 205-309. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Banks, N. (1904b). Some Arachnida from California. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences (3) 3: 331-377. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Bustamante, A. A., Maddison, W. P. & Ruiz, G. R. S. (2015). The jumping spider genus Thiodina Simon, 1900 reinterpreted, and revalidation of Colonus F.O.P-Cambridge, 1901 and Nilakantha Peckham & Peckham, 1901 (Araneae: Salticidae: Amycoida). Zootaxa 4012(1): 181-190. doi:10.11646/zootaxa.4012.1.10 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Guerrero-Fuentes, D. R. & Desales-Lara, M. A. (2020). Nuevos registros de arañas (Araneae) del Estado de México, México. Revista Ibérica de Aracnología 36: 147-149. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Jiménez, M. L. & Palacios-Cardiel, C. (2012a). Registros nuevos de arañas para el estado de Baja California, México. Acta Zoológica Mexicana (n. s.) 28(3): 649-658. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Richman, D. B. & Vetter, R. S. (2004). A review of the spider genus Thiodina (Araneae, Salticidae) in the United States. Journal of Arachnology 32: 418-431. 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
2020-07-05 New taxonomic reference entry Guerrero-Fuentes & Desales-Lara, 2020 n/a
2015-09-09 Species updated Bustamante, Maddison & Ruiz, 2015 Species epithet corrected (Old value)
2015-09-09 New taxonomic reference entry Bustamante, Maddison & Ruiz, 2015 n/a
2015-09-09 Species transferred to new genus Bustamante, Maddison & Ruiz, 2015 Species transferred from Thiodina to Colonus