Taxon details

Myrmarachne pumilio (Karsch, 1880)

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2020-07-09
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Bangladesh, Borneo, China, India, Indonesia, Vietnam
Type deposit provide information
  • Holotype: Museum für Naturkunde, Berlin (ZMB), Germany (database export of type material, March 2019); Synemosyna pumilio Karsch, 1880, (1533)
Taxonomic references
Synemosyna pumilio Karsch, 1880c: 395 (Dm).
Myrmarachne hanoii Żabka, 1985: 246, f. 332-336 (Dm) [].
Myrmarachne topali Żabka, 1985: 419, f. 364-367 (Df) [].
Myrmarachne hanoii Xiao & Wang, 2007: 1004, f. 1-8 (m, Df).
Myrmarachne hanoii Yamasaki & Ahmad, 2013: 526, f. 20A-G, 21A-D, 41A (mf, S).
Myrmarachne pumilio Benjamin, 2015b: 2660, f. 40A-E (removed m from nomen dubium contra Roewer, 1955c: 166, T from Synemosyna, Sf).
Myrmarachne hanoi Prószyński, 2018b: 161, f. 19O (f).
Myrmarachne hanoii Peng, 2020: 242, f. 166a-f (mf).

Benjamin, S. P. (2015b). Model mimics: antlike jumping spiders of the genus Myrmarachne from Sri Lanka. Journal of Natural History 49(43-44): 2609-2666. doi:10.1080/00222933.2015.1034209 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Karsch, F. (1880c). Arachnologische Blätter (Decas I). Zeitschrift für die Gesammten Naturwissenschaften, Dritte Folge 5: 373-409. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Peng, X. J. (2020). Fauna Sinica, Invertebrata 53, Arachnida: Araneae: Salticidae. Science Press, Beijing, 612 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Prószyński, J. (2018b). Review of genera Evarcha and Nigorella, with comments on Emertonius, Padilothorax [sic], Stagetillus, and description of five new genera and two new species (Araneae: Salticidae). Ecologica Montenegrina 16: 130-179. doi:10.37828/em.2018.16.12 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Xiao, X. Q. & Wang, S. P. (2007). Description of the female spider of Myrmarachne hanoii Żabka (Araneae, Salticidae). Acta Zootaxonomica Sinica 32: 1004-1005. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Yamasaki, T. & Ahmad, A. H. (2013). Taxonomic study of the genus Myrmarachne of Borneo (Araneae: Salticidae). Zootaxa 3710: 501-556. doi:10.11646/zootaxa.3710.6.1 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Żabka, M. (1985). Systematic and zoogeographic study on the family Salticidae (Araneae) from Viet-Nam. Annales Zoologici, Warszawa 39: 197-485. 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

Edit history
Date Type Reference Detail
2020-07-09 New taxonomic reference entry Peng, 2020 n/a
2018-04-27 New taxonomic reference entry Prószyński, 2018b n/a
2015-10-29 New taxonomic reference entry Benjamin, 2015b n/a
2015-10-29 Species synonymy Benjamin, 2015b Myrmarachne hanoii synonymized with Myrmarachne pumilio
2015-10-29 New taxonomic reference entry Karsch, 1880c n/a
2015-10-29 Species transferred to new genus Benjamin, 2015b Species transferred from Synemosyna to Myrmarachne
2015-10-29 Species updated Benjamin, 2015b New status (Old value)