Pystira ephippigera (Simon, 1885)
State of knowledge: Accepted
Type Species

groups of supergroups of genera: pending; supergroups of genera : EUOPHRYOIDA; groups of genera: EUOPHRYINES;

Comments: Lumping together genera Omoedus, Pystira and Zenodorus is not accepted, these are separate, distinct genera.

Distribution: Asia; Borneo: Brunei, Sabah; Indonesia: Java, Sumatra; Malaysia: peninsula Malaya; Singapore.
Comment: often to be found on plants with broad leaves

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 online
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Diagnostic illustration used by permision Prószyński, J.


Murphy F., Murphy J. 2000 An Introduction to the Spiders of South East Asia. Malaysian Nature Society, Singapore 353-354, illustrations color photo
Diagnostic illustrations used by permission of the © Editor of the Malaysian Nature Society and the Author(s).
Diagnostic illustration used by permision Murphy J.,


Prószyński J. 1984c Atlas rysunkow diagnostycznych mniej znanych Salticidae. Zeszyty Naukowe WSRP, Siedlce 117, illustrations unnumbered
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Diagnostic illustration used by permision Prószyński, J.

Latest Taxonomic scrutiny

Court D. 2013 Photographs of Salticidae - unpublished. online
Diagnostic illustrations used by permission of the © the Author(s).
Diagnostic illustration used by permision Court, D.

Latest Taxonomic scrutiny

Koh J. 2013 Photographs of Salticidae in: Spiders of Brunei Darussalam. Natural History Publications (Borneo) 206, illustrations unnumbered
Diagnostic illustrations used by permission of the © Editor of the Natural History Publications (Borneo) and the Author(s).


Zhang J., Maddison W.P. 2015 Genera of euophryine jumping spiders (Araneae: Salticidae), with a combined molecular-morphological phylogeny. Zootaxa 3938(1): 66, illustrations 343-349, 801-802
Diagnostic illustrations used by permission of the © Zootaxa and the Author(s).
Diagnostic illustration used by permision Zhang J.,
Diagnostic illustration used by permision Maddison, W.P.


Publications using actual name combination:
Prószyński 2012: online;

Synonyms and combinations (:)
Hadrosoma ephippigera Simon 1885a: 36.
Bootes ephippiger: in Thorell 1892: 375.
Omoedus ephippigera: in Zhang J. Maddison 2012b: 3491: 21-22 - not accepted here, insufficient documentation.

Collections:(Source: Prószyński J. 1971 b /2003b Internet): BRUXELLES . GENOVA Boetes e. ; HARVARD ; KOBENHAVN ; PARIS ; WARSZAWA ;

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Pystira ephippigera: Simon E. 1901a. Histoire Naturelle des Araignees: 656, f 772 (= E).


Pystira ephippigera "20334 ... Java" coll. Simon Mus. Paris. Proszynski 1984c. Atlas ...: 117.


Pystira ephippigera: "20334 ... Java" coll. Simon Mus. Paris Proszynski 1984c. Atlas ...: 117.


Pystira ephippigera. Singapore. © Photo by Marcus Ng (FLICKR: budak). By courtesy.


This may be Pystira ephippigera. From the vicinity of Singapore. © Photo by Marcus Ng (FLICKR: budak). By courtesy.


Comparison of Omoedus sp. from Ceram (1); Pystira sp. from Singapore (2); Zenodorus durvillei from Australia (3). @Photo: 1 - D. Knowles; 2 - D. Court; 3 - R. Whyte. All by courtesy.


Omoedus niger, Pystira ephippigera & Zenodorus urvillei – are they congeneric? Prószyński 2012, online.


Pystira sp. from Singapore. ©Photo David Court. By courtesy.


Pystira sp. from Singapore. ©Photo David Court. By courtesy.


Pystira sp. from Singapore. ©Photo David Court. By courtesy.


Pystira sp. from Singapore. ©Photo David Court. By courtesy.


Pystira sp. from Singapore. ©Photo David Court. By courtesy.


Pystira ephippigera: male ©Photo Koh J. 2013: 206. Brunei. By courtesy.


Pystira ephippigera: female ©Photo Koh J. 2013: 206. Brunei. By courtesy.


Omoedus ephippigerus Zhang & Maddison, 2015: Zootaxa 3938(1): 66, f. 343-349, 801-802. ©Magnolia Press. By courtesy.


Omoedus ephippigerus Zhang & Maddison, 2015: Zootaxa 3938(1): 66, f. 343-349, 801-802. ©Magnolia Press. By courtesy.