Pellenes (Pelpaucus) diagonalis (Simon, 1868)
State of knowledge: Accepted


groups of supergroups of genera: pending; supergroups of genera : HYLLOIDA; groups of genera: PELLENINES;

Comments: Sensu Metzner, Simon's type? specimen from Djebel Kasioun immature. Differs from Pellenes ostrinus by internal structures of epigyne, synonymy cannot be accepted without further research!

Distribution: Asia; Turkey: Mediterranean Coast; Europe; Bulgaria; Greece: Corfu, Peloponesus, Rhodes; Macedonia Republic; Turkey: Marmara.


Important publication(s)
Prószyński J. 2003b Salticidae (Aranae) of the World. Ver. 1995-2006 [yearly instalment for 2003, see current version 2012]. http://www.miiz.waw.pl/salticid/main.htm (CLICK HERE), illustrations (CLICK HERE) see redescription of type specimen on the above page
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Diagnostic illustration used by permision Prószyński, J.

Latest Taxonomic scrutiny

Publications using actual name combination:
Simon 1876: 101; Metzner 1999: 128, 245, illustrations 91a-i, map 98 basis of identification uncertain; Cantarella, Alicata 2002: 575-576 consider syn. of P. ostrinus - no drawings; Blagoev, Deltshev, Lazarov 2002: on line; Prószyński 2003a: 120-121 Syrian specimen immature!; Prószyński 2003b: (CLICK HERE), illustrations (CLICK HERE) see redescription of type specimen on the above page; Topcu, Seyyar, Demir 2005: 9(4): 131-133;

Synonyms and combinations (:)
Attus lippiens Koch L. 1867b: 881 Unambigous Synonym misidentified according to Platnick's Catalog.
Simon 1871, 175/
Attus diagonalis Simon 1868: 46.

Collections:(Source: Prószyński J. 1971 b /2003b Internet): LONDON . OXFORD ; PARIS ; WARSZAWA Euophrys d. ; (Source: Prószyński ): NIGDE .

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Metzner H. 1999. Andrias 14: 126-127, 245, table 91a-i, map 98. By courtesy


Specimen from Turkey: Smyrna. Proszynski 2003a. Annales zoologici, 53 (1): 117-119, fig 483. By courtesy