Taxon details

Ballus sociabilis Franganillo, 1910

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: nomen dubium
  • Described: f
  • Last updated: 2022-11-20
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Portugal
Type deposit: provide information
Taxonomic references
Ballus sociabilis Franganillo, 1910: 18 (Df).
Ballus sociabilis Alicata & Cantarella, 1988: 54 (not identifiable, "nomen nudum", taken as nomen dubium by Platnick).
Ballus sociabilis Breitling et al., 2016b: 56 (nomen dubium, confirming Alicata & Cantarella, 1988: 54).

Alicata, P. & Cantarella, T. (1988). The genus Ballus: a revision of the European taxa described by Simon together with observations on the other species of the genus. Animalia 14: 35-63. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Breitling, R., Bauer, T., Schäfer, M., Morano, E., Barrientos, J. A. & Blick, T. (2016b). Phantom spiders 2: More notes on dubious spider species from Europe. Arachnologische Mitteilungen 52: 50-77. doi:10.5431/aramit5209 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Franganillo B., P. (1910). Arañas de la desembocadura del Miño. Brotéria (Ser. Zool.) 9: 5-22. download pdf -- Show included taxa

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

Edit history
Date Type Reference Detail
2016-10-07 New taxonomic reference entry Breitling et al., 2016b n/a