The World Spider Catalog, V15 by N. I. Platnick (c) 2000 - 2014 AMNH

Family: SALTICIDAE

Gen. Meleon Wanless, 1984 [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidergen:03066]

M. Wanless, 1984a: 186, type Portia kenti Lessert, 1925.

In synonymy:
M. cazomboensis (Wanless, 1978) = M. kenti (Lessert, 1925) (Wanless, in Murphy & Murphy, 1983a: 39, sub Portia).
M. falcifera (Wanless, 1978) = M. solitaria (Lessert, 1927) (Wijesinghe, 1994: 60).
M. oreophila (Wanless, 1978) = M. madagascarensis (Wanless, 1978) (Wijesinghe, 1994: 59).

mf guineensis (Berland & Millot, 1941)....................Guinea, Ivory Coast, Congo [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:034517]
Linus g. Berland & Millot, 1941: 399, f. 92 (Df).
Portia g. Roewer, 1965: 14, f. 12 (Tf from Linus).
M. g. Wijesinghe, 1994: 59, f. 1-3, 7 (removed f from S of M. solitaria, [contra Wanless, 1978f: 91, sub Portia], Tm from that species).
M. g. Azarkina & Logunov, 2010: 171, f. 28-36, 38, 39 (mf).

mf insulanus Logunov & Azarkina, 2008....................Madagascar [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:041772]
M. i. Logunov & Azarkina, 2008a: 100, f. 11-13, 17-28 (Dmf).

mf kenti (Lessert, 1925) *....................Angola, Southern Africa [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:034518]
Portia k. Lessert, 1925b: 339, f. 8 (Dm).
Portia k. Roewer, 1965: 11, f. 10 (m).
Portia cazomboensis Wanless, 1978f: 90, f. 2A-D (Df).
Portia k. Wanless, 1978f: 111, f. 14A, C-D, 15A (m).
Portia k. Murphy & Murphy, 1983a: 39 (S).
M. k. Wanless, 1984a: 187, f. 34C-E, 36E (Tmf from Portia).

mf madagascarensis (Wanless, 1978)....................Madagascar [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:034519]
Portia m. Wanless, 1978f: 114, f. 16A-D (Dm).
Portia oreophila Wanless, 1978f: 116, f. 17A-D (Df).
M. m. Wanless, 1984a: 195 (Tm from Portia).
M. oreophila Wanless, 1984a: 195 (Tf from Portia).
M. m. Wijesinghe, 1994: 59 (Sf).
M. m. Logunov & Azarkina, 2008a: 100, f. 14-16 (m).
M. m. Azarkina & Logunov, 2010: 173, f. 40-47, 53-56 (m).

mf raharizonina Logunov & Azarkina, 2008....................Madagascar [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:041773]
M. r. Logunov & Azarkina, 2008a: 102, f. 29-35 (Dm).
M. r. Azarkina & Logunov, 2010: 177, f. 37, 48-51 (Df).

mf russata (Simon, 1900)....................Madagascar [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:034520]
Portia r. Simon, 1900b: 381 (Df).
Portia r. Wanless, 1978f: 97, f. 6A-D (f).
M. r. Wanless, 1984a: 195 (Tf from Portia).
M. r. Azarkina & Logunov, 2010: 177, f. 26-27, 57-69 (f, Dm).

mf solitaria (Lessert, 1927)....................West, Central, East Africa [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:034521]
Portia s. Lessert, 1927: 425, f. 14 (Df).
Portia s. Roewer, 1965: 13, f. 13 (f).
Portia s. Wanless, 1978f: 91, f. 3A-F (f, S).
Portia falcifera Wanless, 1978f: 111, f. 14B, E-F, 15B-D (Dm).
M. s. Wanless, 1984a: 187, f. 26A-G (Tf from Portia, Dm).
M. falcifera Wanless, 1984a: 195 (Tm from Portia).
M. s. Wijesinghe, 1994: 60, f. 4-6, 8 (f, Sm; N.B.: m of Wanless, 1984 =M. guineensis).
M. s. Wesolowska & Edwards, 2012: 751, f. 63-65 (m).

f tsaratanana Logunov & Azarkina, 2008....................Madagascar [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:041774]
M. t. Logunov & Azarkina, 2008a: 103, f. 36-40 (Df).