Taxon details

Attulus sylvestris (Emerton, 1891)

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2020-04-09
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Canada, USA
Type deposit provide information
  • Holotype: Museum of Comparative Zoology (MCZ), Harvard University, Cambridge, USA; m (Maddison et al., 2020a)
Taxonomic references
Attus sylvestris Emerton, 1891: 247, pl. 20, f. 4 (Dm).
Sitticus magnus Chamberlin & Ivie, 1944: 214, f. 213 (Df) [].
Sitticus magnus Prószyński, 1980: 21, f. 64-68 (mf).
Sitticus rupicola Prószyński, 1980: 19, f. 58-59 (f; misidentified per Maddison et al., 2020: 21).
Sittiflor magnus Prószyński, 2017a: 43 (T from Sitticus).
Sittiflor sylvestris Prószyński, 2017a: 43 (listed as a separate species, without giving an evidence for removal from S of S. floricola palustris).
Attulus sylvestris W. Maddison, in Maddison et al., 2020a: 21, f. 31-32, 54-58 (mf, T from Calositticus, removed from S of Calositticus floricola palustris contra Peckham & Peckham, 1909: 519, S of Calositticus magnus).

Chamberlin, R. V. & Ivie, W. (1944). Spiders of the Georgia region of North America. Bulletin of the University of Utah 35(9): 1-267. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Emerton, J. H. (1891). New England spiders of the family Attidae. Transactions of the Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences 8: 220-252. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Maddison, W. P., Maddison, D. R., Derkarabetian, S. & Hedin, M. (2020a). Sitticine jumping spiders: phylogeny, classification, and chromosomes (Araneae, Salticidae, Sitticini). ZooKeys 925: 1-54. doi:10.3897/zookeys.925.39691 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Prószyński, J. (1980). Revision of the spider genus Sitticus Simon, 1901 (Aranei, Salticidae), IV. Sitticus floricola (C. L. Koch) group. Annales Zoologici, Warszawa 36: 1-35. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Prószyński, J. (2017a). Revision of the genus Sitticus Simon, 1901 s. l. (Araneae: Salticidae). Ecologica Montenegrina 10: 35-50. doi:10.37828/em.2017.10.7 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
2020-04-09 Species synonymy Maddison et al., 2020a Attulus magnus synonymized with Attulus sylvestris
2020-04-09 New taxonomic reference entry Prószyński, 2017a n/a
2020-04-09 New taxonomic reference entry Maddison et al., 2020a n/a
2020-04-09 Taxonomic reference added from other taxon Maddison et al., 2020a n/a (Old value)
2020-04-09 New species inserted Emerton, 1891 n/a