Taxon details

Yllenus arenarius Simon, 1868

  • Rank: Species (Genus type)
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2016-11-11
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Central, Eastern Europe
Type deposit provide information
  • It is widely assumed that most of the type material from Simon can be found in the Muséum National d’Histoire Naturelle in Paris, France
Taxonomic references
Yllenus arenarius Menge, in Simon, 1868b: 633, pl. 7, f. 11 (Dmf).
Yllenus arenarius Simon, 1876a: 129, pl. 9, f. 5 (mf).
Marpesia arenicola Menge, 1877: 472, pl. 77, f. 265 (Dmf).
Yllenus arenarius Chyzer & Kulczyński, 1891: 27, pl. 1, f. 32 (mf).
Yllenus arenarius Simon, 1901a: 582, f. 701-703.
Illenus arenarius Bösenberg, 1903: 437, pl. 42, f. 642 (mf).
Yllenus arenarius Dahl, 1926: 26, f. 75-77 (mf).
Marpissa arenarius Saito, 1936b: 88, pl. 31 (m, probably misidentified).
Yllenus arenarius Prószyński, 1968d: 488, f. 9, 29, 44, 56, 71, 178-185 (mf).
Yllenus arenarius Heimer & Nentwig, 1991: 522, f. 1397 (mf).
Yllenus arenarius Fuhn & Gherasim, 1995: 64, f. 24A-F (mf).
Yllenus arenarius Żabka, 1997: 107, f. 422-428 (mf).
Yllenus arenarius Bellmann, 1997: 230, f. (m).
Yllenus arenarius Logunov & Marusik, 2003a: 85, f. 1-8, 25, 36-37, 39-41, 46-47, 56, 66. 68, 72, 78, 300-305 (mf).
Yllenus arenarius Wunderlich, 2008f: 718, f. 55-57 (mf).
Yllenus arenarius Prószyński, 2016: 29 (author correction from Menge to Simon; Simon named Menge, but apparantly Simon himself described the species).

Bellmann, H. (1997). Kosmos-Atlas Spinnentiere Europas. Franckh-Kosmos, Stuttgart, 304 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Bösenberg, W. (1903). Die Spinnen Deutschlands. V, VI. Zoologica (Stuttgart) 14(5-6): 385-465, Pl. 37-43. doi:10.5962/bhl.title.6508 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Chyzer, C. & Kulczyński, W. (1891). Araneae Hungariae. Tomus I. Academia Scientarum Hungaricae, Budapest, 170 pp., 4 Pls. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Dahl, M. (1926). Spinnentiere oder Arachnoidea. Springspinnen (Salticidae). Die Tierwelt Deutschlands 3: 1-55. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Fuhn, I. E. & Gherasim, V. F. (1995). Familia Salticidae. Fauna Romaniei (Arachnida) 5(5): 1-301. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Heimer, S. & Nentwig, W. (1991). Spinnen Mitteleuropas: Ein Bestimmungsbuch. Paul Parey, Berlin, 543 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Logunov, D. V. & Marusik, Y. M. (2003a). A revision of the genus Yllenus Simon, 1868 (Arachnida, Araneae, Salticidae). KMK Scientific Press, Moscow, 168 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Menge, A. (1877). Preussische Spinnen. IX. Fortsetzung. Schriften der Naturforschenden Gesellschaft in Danzig (N. F.) 4: 455-494. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Prószyński, J. (1968d). Systematic revision of the genus Yllenus Simon, 1868 (Araneida, Salticidae). Annales Zoologici, Warszawa 26: 409-494. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Prószyński, J. (2016). Delimitation and description of 19 new genera, a subgenus and a species of Salticidae (Araneae) of the world. Ecologica Montenegrina 7: 4-32. doi:10.37828/em.2016.7.1 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Saitō, S. (1936b). Arachnida of Jehol. Araneida. Report of the First Scientific Expedition to Manchoukuo (Sect. 5; Div. 1) 3: 1-88. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Simon, E. (1868b). Monographie des espèces européennes de la famille des Attides (Attidae Sundewall. - Saltigradae Latreille). Annales de la Société Entomologique de France (4) 8: 11-72, 529-726, pl. 5-7. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Simon, E. (1876a). Les arachnides de France. Tome troisième. Roret, Paris, 364 pp., pl. 9-13. 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

Wunderlich, J. (2008f). Identification key to the European genera of the jumping spiders (Araneae: Salticidae). Beiträge zur Araneologie 5: 698-719, 868. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Żabka, M. (1997). Salticidae: Pająki skaczące (Arachnida: Araneae). Fauna Polski 19: 1-188. download pdf -- Show included taxa

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Metzner, H. (2019). Jumping spiders (Arachnida: Araneae: Salticidae) of the world. Online at

Nentwig, W., Blick, T., Bosmans, R., Gloor, D., Hänggi, A., Kropf, C.: Spiders of Europe. Version 05.2018. doi: 10.24436/1

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
2016-11-11 Species updated Author corrected (Old value)
2016-11-11 New taxonomic reference entry Prószyński, 2016 n/a