Taxon details

Orientattus aurantius (Kanesharatnam & Benjamin, 2018)

  • Rank: Species (Genus type)
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2020-02-24
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: India, Sri Lanka
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Taxonomic references
Schenkelia aurantia Kanesharatnam & Benjamin, 2018: 16, f. 8A-D, 9A-E, 10A-D, 11A-D (Dmf).
Schenkelia aurantia Caleb & Acharya, 2019: 73, f. 1-4 (m).
Orientattus aurantius Caleb, 2020: 2, f. 1-16 (mf, Tmf from Schenkelia).

Caleb, J. T. D. & Acharya, S. (2019). First record of the genus Schenkelia Lessert 1927 (Araneae: Salticidae) from India. Acta Arachnologica 68(2): 73-75. doi:10.2476/asjaa.68.73 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Caleb, J. T. D. (2020). A new jumping spider genus from South and Southeast Asia (Araneae: Salticidae: Plexippini: Orientattus). Peckhamia 200.1: 1-5. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Kanesharatnam, N. & Benjamin, S. P. (2018). A new genus and three new species of jumping spiders (Araneae: Salticidae) from Sri Lanka. European Journal of Taxonomy 444: 1-24. doi:10.5852/ejt.2018.444 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
2020-02-24 New taxonomic reference entry Caleb, 2020 n/a
2020-02-24 Species transferred to new genus Caleb, 2020 Species transferred from Schenkelia to Orientattus
2019-12-30 New taxonomic reference entry Caleb & Acharya, 2019 n/a
2019-12-30 Species distribution update Caleb & Acharya, 2019 n/a (Old value)
2018-06-19 New taxonomic reference entry Kanesharatnam & Benjamin, 2018 n/a
2018-06-19 New species inserted Kanesharatnam & Benjamin, 2018 n/a