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

Family: SALTICIDAE

Gen. Messua Peckham & Peckham, 1896 [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidergen:03069]

N.B.: removed from the synonymy of Zygoballus Peckham & Peckham, 1885 by Maddison, 1996: 233.

In synonymy:
M. exornata (Peckham & Peckham, 1909, T from Icius) = M. limbata (Banks, 1898) (Edwards, 1980: 12, sub Eris).

mf centralis (Peckham & Peckham, 1896)....................Panama [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:034597]
Dendryphantes c. Peckham & Peckham, 1896: 49, pl. 4, f. 5 (Dmf).
Metaphidippus c. F. O. P.-Cambridge, 1901a: 269, pl. 24, f. 14-15 (mf).
Metaphidippus c. Prószyn'ski, 1971e: 432 (Tmf from Dendryphantes per Roewer).
M. c. Maddison, 1996: 233 (Tmf from Metaphidippus).

m dentigera (F. O. P.-Cambridge, 1901)....................Guatemala to Panama [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:034598]
Metaphidippus dentiger F. O. P.-Cambridge, 1901a: 264, pl. 23, f. 11 (Dm).
Dendryphantes dentiger Petrunkevitch, 1911: 628.
Metaphidippus dentiger Prószyn'ski, 1971e: 432 (Tmf from Dendryphantes).
M. dentiger Maddison, 1996: 233 (Tm from Metaphidippus).

mf desidiosa Peckham & Peckham, 1896 *....................Costa Rica, Panama [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:034599]
M. d. Peckham & Peckham, 1896: 94, pl. 6, f. 9, pl. 7, f. 5 (Df).
M. d. F. O. P.-Cambridge, 1901a: 299, pl. 29, f. 10 (f).
Zygoballus desidiosus Simon, 1903a: 865.
M. d. Maddison, 1996: 233, f. 72, 86-89 (Tf from Zygoballus, figured previously undescribed m).

m donalda (Kraus, 1955)....................El Salvador [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:034600]
Dendryphantes donaldus Kraus, 1955b: 70, f. 202-204 (Dm).
Metaphidippus donaldus Prószyn'ski, 1971e: 432 (Tm from Dendryphantes).
M. d. Maddison, 1996: 233 (Tm from Metaphidippus).

m latior (Roewer, 1955)....................Panama [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:034601]
Metaphidippus latus Chickering, 1946: 304, f. 264-267 (Dm; preoccupied in Dendryphantes by Walckenaer, 1837, sub Attus).
Dendryphantes l. Roewer, 1955c: 1196 (replacement name).
Metaphidippus latus Prószyn'ski, 1971e: 433 (Tm from Dendryphantes per Roewer, sub replaced name).
M. lata Maddison, 1996: 233 (Tm from Metaphidippus, sub replaced name).

mf laxa (Chickering, 1946)....................Panama [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:034602]
Metaphidippus laxus Chickering, 1946: 306, f. 268-271 (Dmf).
Metaphidippus laxus Prószyn'ski, 1971e: 433 (Tmf from Dendryphantes per Roewer).
M. l. Maddison, 1996: 233 (Tmf from Metaphidippus).

mf limbata (Banks, 1898)....................USA, Mexico [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:034603]
Philaeus limbatus Banks, 1898b: 282, pl. 17, f. 17 (Dm).
Philaeus consimilis Banks, 1898b: 283, pl. 17, f. 13 (Dmf).
Paraphidippus limbatus F. O. P.-Cambridge, 1901a: 278.
Dendryphantes limbatus Peckham & Peckham, 1901a: 315 (f).
Dendryphantes limbatus Peckham & Peckham, 1909: 458, pl. 37, f. 3 (mf).
Icius exornatus Peckham & Peckham, 1909: 505, pl. 41, f. 6 (Df).
Eris l. Prószyn'ski, 1971e: 402 (Tmf from Dendryphantes).
Eris l. Edwards, 1980: 12 (S).
M. l. Maddison, 1996: 233. f. 90, 100 (Tmf from Eris).

f moma (F. O. P.-Cambridge, 1901)....................Guatemala to Guyana [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:034604]
Metaphidippus momus F. O. P.-Cambridge, 1901a: 271, pl. 25, f. 4 (Df).
Dendryphantes momus Petrunkevitch, 1911: 636.
Metaphidippus momus Prószyn'ski, 1971e: 433 (Tf from Dendryphantes).
M. m. Maddison, 1996: 233 (Tf from Metaphidippus).

mf octonotata (F. O. P.-Cambridge, 1901)....................Central America [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:034605]
Metaphidippus octonotatus F. O. P.-Cambridge, 1901a: 263, pl. 23, f. 8-9 (Dmf).
Dendryphantes octonotatus Banks, 1909a: 221.
Dendryphantes octonotatus Kraus, 1955b: 71, f. 205 (f).
Metaphidippus octonotatus Prószyn'ski, 1971e: 434 (Tmf from Dendryphantes).
M. o. Maddison, 1996: 234, f. 91 (Tmf from Metaphidippus).

mf pura (Bryant, 1948)....................Mexico [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:034606]
Metaphidippus purus Bryant, 1948a: 68, pl. 10, f. 10, 14 (Dmf).
Metaphidippus purus Prószyn'ski, 1971e: 434 (Tmf from Dendryphantes per Roewer).
M. p. Maddison, 1996: 234 (Tmf from Metaphidippus).

m tridentata (F. O. P.-Cambridge, 1901)....................Mexico [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:034607]
Metaphidippus tridentatus F. O. P.-Cambridge, 1901a: 263, pl. 23, f. 7 (Dm).
Dendryphantes tridentatus Petrunkevitch, 1911: 643.
Metaphidippus tridentatus Prószyn'ski, 1971e: 434 (Tm from Dendryphantes).
M. t. Maddison, 1996: 234 (Tm from Metaphidippus).