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

Family: SALTICIDAE

Gen. Metaphidippus F. O. P.-Cambridge, 1901 [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidergen:03071]

N.B.: removed from the synonymy of Dendryphantes C. L. Koch, 1837 by Kaston, 1973: 107.

Transferred to other genera:
M. aeneolus (Curtis, 1892) -- see Pelegrina.
M. albeolus Chamberlin & Ivie, 1941 -- see Phanias.
M. arizonensis (Peckham & Peckham, 1901) -- see Pelegrina.
M. atopodon (Chamberlin, 1925) -- see Pelegrina.
M. barrowsi Kaston, 1973 -- see Ghelna.
M. bicuspidatus F. O. P.-Cambridge, 1901 -- see Pelegrina.
M. californicus (Peckham & Peckham, 1888) -- see Terralonus.
M. canadensis (Banks, 1897) -- see Ghelna.
M. capitatus (Hentz, 1845) -- see Pelegrina.
M. castaneus (Hentz, 1846) -- see Ghelna.
M. centralis (Peckham & Peckham, 1896) -- see Messua.
M. clematus Levi, 1951 -- see Pelegrina.
M. concolor (Banks, 1894) -- see Sitticus.
M. concoloratus (Chamberlin & Gertsch, 1930) -- see Phanias.
M. dentiger F. O. P.-Cambridge, 1901 -- see Messua.
M. dominatus Chamberlin & Ivie, 1941 -- see Phanias.
M. donaldus (Kraus, 1955) -- see Messua.
M. exiguus (Banks, 1892) -- see Pelegrina.
M. expallidatus F. O. P.-Cambridge, 1901 -- see Nagaina.
M. faustus (Peckham & Peckham, 1901) -- see Beata.
M. flaviceps Kaston, 1973 -- see Pelegrina.
M. flavipedes (Peckham & Peckham, 1888) -- see Pelegrina.
M. flavus (Peckham & Peckham, 1888) -- see Eris.
M. floridanus (Banks, 1904) -- see Eris.
M. furcatus F. O. P.-Cambridge, 1901 -- see Pelegrina.
M. furcifer Gertsch, 1936 -- see Phanias.
M. furcillatus F. O. P.-Cambridge, 1901 -- see Phanias.
M. galathea (Walckenaer, 1837) -- see Pelegrina.
M. glacialis (Scheffer, 1905) -- see Pelegrina.
M. harfordi (Peckham & Peckham, 1888) -- see Phanias.
M. helenae (Banks, 1921) -- see Pelegrina.
M. hondurensis (Peckham & Peckham, 1896) -- see Gastromicans.
M. insignis (Banks, 1892) -- see Pelegrina.
M. latior (Roewer, 1955) -- see Messua.
M. laxus Chickering, 1946 -- see Messua.
M. leucophaeus (C. L. Koch, 1846) -- see Pelegrina.
M. mathetes (Chamberlin, 1925) -- see Sassacus.
M. mimus (Chamberlin, 1924) -- see Pelegrina.
M. momus F. O. P.-Cambridge, 1901 -- see Messua.
M. montanus (Emerton, 1891) -- see Pelegrina.
M. mylothrus (Chamberlin, 1925) -- see Terralonus.
M. neomexicanus (Banks, 1901) -- see Phanias.
M. nigromaculatus (Keyserling, 1885) -- see Dendryphantes.
M. nubilis (Hentz, 1846) -- see Pelegrina.
M. ochraceus F. O. P.-Cambridge, 1901 -- see Pelegrina.
M. octonotatus F. O. P.-Cambridge, 1901 -- see Messua.
M. ornatus (Banks, 1892) -- see Pelegrina.
M. paiutus Gertsch, 1934 -- see Sassacus.
M. pallidatus F. O. P.-Cambridge, 1901 -- see Pelegrina.
M. parvus (Hentz, 1846) -- see Pelegrina.
M. peckhamorum Kaston, 1973 -- see Pelegrina.
M. pervagus (Peckham & Peckham, 1909) -- see Pelegrina.
M. prosper (Peckham & Peckham, 1901) -- see Bagheera.
M. protervus (Walckenaer, 1837) -- see Pelegrina.
M. proximus (Peckham & Peckham, 1901) -- see Pelegrina.
M. prudens (Peckham & Peckham, 1901) -- see Pelegrina.
M. purus Bryant, 1948 -- see Messua.
M. sexmaculatus (Banks, 1895) -- see Ghelna.
M. shaferi Gertsch & Riechert, 1976 -- see Terralonus.
M. tillandsiae Kaston, 1973 -- see Pelegrina.
M. tridentatus F. O. P.-Cambridge, 1901 -- see Messua.
M. unicus (Chamberlin & Gertsch, 1930) -- see Terralonus.
M. uteanus (Chamberlin & Gertsch, 1929) -- see Pelegrina.
M. vegetus (Peckham & Peckham, 1901) -- see Nagaina.
M. verecundus (Chamberlin & Gertsch, 1930) -- see Pelegrina.
M. vigens (Peckham & Peckham, 1901) -- see Gastromicans.
M. vitis (Cockerell, 1895) -- see Sassacus.
M. watonus Chamberlin & Ivie, 1941 -- see Phanias.

In synonymy:
M. franciscanus Schenkel, 1951 = M. diplacis (Chamberlin, 1924) (Maddison, 1996: 312).
M. versicolor (Peckham & Peckham, 1909) = M. manni (Peckham & Peckham, 1901) (Maddison, 1996: 311).

mf albopilosus (Peckham & Peckham, 1901)....................Brazil, Paraguay, Argentina [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:034615]
Dendryphantes a. Peckham & Peckham, 1901a: 316, pl. 27, f. 2 (Dmf).
M. a. Mello-Leitão, 1941d: 184.
M. a. Prószyn'ski, 1971e: 432 (Tmf from Dendryphantes per Roewer).

mf annectans (Chamberlin, 1929)....................USA [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:034616]
Icius a. Chamberlin, in Chamberlin & Gertsch, 1929: 110, pl. 5, f. 52, 55, 57 (Dmf).
Dendryphantes a. Prószyn'ski, 1976: 148, f. 30 (Tmf from Icius).
M. a. Edwards, 1980: 12 (Tmf from Icius).

mf apicalis F. O. P.-Cambridge, 1901....................Mexico [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:034617]
M. a. F. O. P.-Cambridge, 1901a: 265, pl. 23, f. 15-16 (Dmf).
Dendryphantes a. Petrunkevitch, 1911: 622.
M. a. Prószyn'ski, 1971e: 432 (Tmf from Dendryphantes).

f bicavatus F. O. P.-Cambridge, 1901....................Panama [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:034618]
M. b. F. O. P.-Cambridge, 1901a: 270, pl. 24, f. 19 (Df).
Dendryphantes b. Petrunkevitch, 1911: 626.
M. b. Prószyn'ski, 1971e: 432 (Tf from Dendryphantes).

m bisignatus Mello-Leitão, 1945....................Argentina [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:034619]
M. b. Mello-Leitão, 1945b: 288 (Dm).
M. b. Prószyn'ski, 1990: 216 (Tm from Dendryphantes per Roewer).

mf bispinosus F. O. P.-Cambridge, 1901....................Central America [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:034620]
M. b. F. O. P.-Cambridge, 1901a: 266, pl. 24, f. 1-2 (Dmf).
Dendryphantes b. Banks, 1909a: 220.
M. b. Prószyn'ski, 1971e: 432 (Tmf from Dendryphantes).

mf carmenensis (Chamberlin, 1924)....................USA, Mexico [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:034621]
Dendryphantes c. Chamberlin, 1924b: 682, f. 122-123 (Dm).
M. c. Maddison, 1996: 316, f. 188-189, 234, 529-533 (Tm from Dendryphantes, Df).

m chalcedon (C. L. Koch, 1846)....................Brazil [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:034622]
Phidippus c. C. L. Koch, 1846: 159, f. 1214 (Dm).
Dendryphantes chalcidon Petrunkevitch, 1911: 627.
M. chalcidon Mello-Leitão, 1943a: 226 (Tm from Dendryphantes).

mf chera (Chamberlin, 1924)....................USA, Mexico [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:034623]
Dendryphantes c. Chamberlin, 1924b: 683 (Df).
M. c. Breene et al., 1993: 23, 72, f. 60A-B (Tf from Dendryphantes, Dm).
M. c. Maddison, 1996: 315, f. 33, 186-187, 233, 257, 514-528 (Tf from Dendryphantes, Dm).

f coccinelloides Mello-Leitão, 1947....................Brazil [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:034624]
M. c. Mello-Leitão, 1947b: 300, pl. 40, f. 48 (Df).
Dendryphantes c. Roewer, 1955c: 1192.

m comptus (Banks, 1909)....................Costa Rica [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:034625]
Dendryphantes c. Banks, 1909a: 221, pl. 6, f. 14 (Dm).
M. c. Prószyn'ski, 1971e: 432 (Tm from Dendryphantes).

m crassidens (Kraus, 1955)....................El Salvador [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:034626]
Dendryphantes c. Kraus, 1955b: 76, f. 220, text-f. 5 (Dm).
Parnaenus c. Prószyn'ski, 1971e: 446 (Tm from Dendryphantes).
M. c. Scioscia, 1997: 37 (Tm from Parnaenus).

f cupreus F. O. P.-Cambridge, 1901....................Panama [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:034627]
M. c. F. O. P.-Cambridge, 1901a: 270, pl. 24, f. 20 (Df).
Dendryphantes c. Petrunkevitch, 1911: 628.
Dendryphantes perplexans Chamberlin & Ivie, 1936a: 18, pl. 8, f. 65 (Df).
M. c. Prószyn'ski, 1971e: 432 (Tf from Dendryphantes).

mf cuprinus (Taczanowski, 1878)....................Peru [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:034628]
Dendryphantes c. Taczanowski, 1878a: 313 (Dmf).
Dendryphantes c. Peckham & Peckham, 1901a: 320, pl. 27, f. 7 (mf).
M. c. Prószyn'ski, 1971e: 432 (Tmf from Dendryphantes).

m diplacis (Chamberlin, 1924)....................USA, Mexico [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:034629]
Dendryphantes d. Chamberlin, 1924b: 686, f. 130-132 (Dm).
M. franciscanus Schenkel, 1951: 39, f. 42 (Df).
M. franciscanus Prószyn'ski, 1971e: 433 (Tf from Dendryphantes per Roewer).
M. d. Richman & Cutler, 1978: 89 (Tm from Dendryphantes).
M. d. Maddison, 1996: 312, f. 182-183, 231, 503-508 (m, Sf).

f dubitabilis (Peckham & Peckham, 1896)....................Mexico [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:034630]
Dendryphantes d. Peckham & Peckham, 1896: 52, pl. 4, f. 7 (Df).
M. d. F. O. P.-Cambridge, 1901a: 267, pl. 24, f. 6 (f).
M. d. Prószyn'ski, 1971e: 432 (Tf from Dendryphantes per Roewer).

mf emmiltus Maddison, 1996....................USA [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:034631]
M. e. Maddison, 1996: 317, f. 176-177, 235, 534-538 (Dmf).

mf facetus Chickering, 1946....................Panama [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:034632]
M. f. Chickering, 1946: 288, f. 246-250 (Dmf).
M. facetes Prószyn'ski, 1971e: 432 (Tmf from Dendryphantes per Roewer).

mf fastosus Chickering, 1946....................Panama [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:034633]
M. f. Chickering, 1946: 293, f. 251-254 (Dmf).
M. f. Prószyn'ski, 1971e: 432 (Tmf from Dendryphantes per Roewer).

mf felix (Peckham & Peckham, 1901)....................Mexico, Hawaii [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:034634]
Dendryphantes f. Peckham & Peckham, 1901a: 313, pl. 27, f. 6 (Dm).
M. f. F. O. P.-Cambridge, 1901a: 273.
M. f. Prószyn'ski, 1971e: 432 (Tm from Dendryphantes per Roewer).
Messua f. Prószyn'ski, 2002: 239, f. 71-74 (m, figures f, provided no justification for transfer).

m fimbriatus (F. O. P.-Cambridge, 1901)....................Guatemala [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:034635]
Parnaenus f. F. O. P.-Cambridge, 1901a: 288, pl. 27, f. 15 (Dm).
Dendryphantes f. Petrunkevitch, 1911: 630.
Parnaenus f. Prószyn'ski, 1971e: 446 (Tm from Lurio per Roewer).
M. f. Scioscia, 1997: 37 (Tm from Parnaenus).

f fortunatus (Peckham & Peckham, 1901)....................Brazil [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:034636]
Dendryphantes f. Peckham & Peckham, 1901a: 325, pl. 28, f. 8 (Df).
M. f. Prószyn'ski, 1971e: 433 (Tf from Dendryphantes).

m globosus F. O. P.-Cambridge, 1901....................Costa Rica [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:034637]
M. g. F. O. P.-Cambridge, 1901a: 265, pl. 23, f. 13 (Dm).
Dendryphantes g. Banks, 1909a: 220.
M. g. Prószyn'ski, 1990: 218 (Tm from Dendryphantes).

mf gratus Bryant, 1948....................Mexico [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:034638]
M. g. Bryant, 1948a: 66, pl. 10, f. 8-9, 11 (Dmf).
M. g. Prószyn'ski, 1971e: 433 (Tmf from Dendryphantes per Roewer).

f inflatus F. O. P.-Cambridge, 1901....................Guatemala [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:034639]
M. i. F. O. P.-Cambridge, 1901a: 271, pl. 25, f. 3 (Df).
Dendryphantes i. Petrunkevitch, 1911: 633.
M. i. Prószyn'ski, 1971e: 433 (Tf from Dendryphantes).

f iridescens F. O. P.-Cambridge, 1901....................El Salvador, Panama [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:034640]
M. i. F. O. P.-Cambridge, 1901a: 271, pl. 25, f. 2 (Df).
Dendryphantes i. Petrunkevitch, 1911: 633.
Dendryphantes i. Kraus, 1955b: 71, f. 206 (f).
M. i. Prószyn'ski, 1971e: 433 (Tf from Dendryphantes).

m iviei (Roewer, 1951)....................USA [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:034641]
M. tricolor Chamberlin & Ivie, 1941b: 29, f. 30-32 (Dm; preoccupied in Dendryphantes by C. L. Koch, 1846, sub Plexippus).
Dendryphantes i. Roewer, 1951: 453 (replacement name).
M. tricolor Prószyn'ski, 1971e: 434 (Tm from Dendryphantes, sub replaced name).
M. tricolor Maddison, 1996: 314, f. 184-185, 232, 509-513 (m, Df, sub replaced name).

m laetabilis (Peckham & Peckham, 1896)....................Panama [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:034642]
Dendryphantes l. Peckham & Peckham, 1896: 51, pl. 4, f. 6 (Dm).
M. l. F. O. P.-Cambridge, 1901a: 266, pl. 24, f. 3 (m).
M. l. Chickering, 1946: 297, f. 255-257 (m).
M. l. Prószyn'ski, 1971e: 433 (Tm from Dendryphantes per Roewer).

m laetificus Chickering, 1946....................Panama [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:034643]
M. l. Chickering, 1946: 299, f. 258-263 (Dmf).
M. l. Prószyn'ski, 1971e: 433 (Tm from Dendryphantes per Roewer).

m lanceolatus F. O. P.-Cambridge, 1901....................Mexico to Costa Rica [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:034644]
M. l. F. O. P.-Cambridge, 1901a: 266, pl. 24, f. 3 (Dm).
Dendryphantes l. Banks, 1909a: 221.
Dendryphantes l. Petrunkevitch, 1925a: 243, f. 154 (m).
M. l. Prószyn'ski, 1971e: 433 (Tm from Dendryphantes).

m longipalpus F. O. P.-Cambridge, 1901....................USA, Panama [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:034645]
M. l. F. O. P.-Cambridge, 1901a: 264, pl. 23, f. 12 (Dm).
Dendryphantes l. Petrunkevitch, 1911: 634.
M. l. Prószyn'ski, 1971e: 433 (Tm from Dendryphantes).

m mandibulatus F. O. P.-Cambridge, 1901 *....................Costa Rica [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:034646]
M. m. F. O. P.-Cambridge, 1901a: 262, pl. 23, f. 4 (Dm).
Dendryphantes m. Petrunkevitch, 1911: 635.
M. m. Prószyn'ski, 1971e: 433 (Tm from Dendryphantes).
M. m. Maddison, 1996: 234, f. 74, 96-98 (m).

mf manni (Peckham & Peckham, 1901)....................North America [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:034647]
Attus imperialis Peckham & Peckham, 1888: 44, pl. 3, f. 31 (Dm; preoccupied by Rossi, 1846).
Dendryphantes m. Peckham & Peckham, 1901a: 326, pl. 28, f. 1 (Dm).
Sitticus imperialis Simon, 1901a: 580.
Dendryphantes imperialis Peckham & Peckham, 1909: 459, pl. 37, f. 2 (m, Df).
Dendryphantes versicolor Peckham & Peckham, 1909: 475, pl. 36, f. 6 (Df).
M. imperialis Gertsch, 1935a: 29.
M. versicolor Chamberlin & Ivie, 1941b: 26.
M. imperialis Prószyn'ski, 1971e: 433 (Tmf from Dendryphantes per Roewer).
M. versicolor Prószyn'ski, 1971e: 434 (Tf from Dendryphantes per Roewer).
M. imperialis Prószyn'ski, 1976: 149, f. 43, 79 (mf).
M. mannii Maddison, 1996: 310, f. 23, 178-181, 229-230, 256, 493-502 (mf, S).

f nigropictus F. O. P.-Cambridge, 1901....................Mexico [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:034649]
M. n. F. O. P.-Cambridge, 1901a: 269, pl. 24, f. 16 (Df).
Dendryphantes n. Petrunkevitch, 1911: 637.
M. n. Prószyn'ski, 1971e: 433 (Tf from Dendryphantes).

mf nitidus (Peckham & Peckham, 1896)....................Guatemala [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:034650]
Dendryphantes n. Peckham & Peckham, 1896: 53, pl. 4, f. 8 (Dmf).
M. n. F. O. P.-Cambridge, 1901a: 263, pl. 23, f. 5-6 (mf).
Dendryphantes n. Simon, 1901a: 614, f. 736 (m).
M. n. Prószyn'ski, 1971e: 433 (Tmf from Dendryphantes).

mf odiosus (Peckham & Peckham, 1901)....................Brazil, Argentina [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:034651]
Dendryphantes o. Peckham & Peckham, 1901a: 324, pl. 28, f. 6 (Df).
M. o. Prószyn'ski, 1971e: 434 (Tf from Dendryphantes).
M. o. Scioscia, 1987: 404, f. 1-10 (mf; m had been misidentified as M. faustus).

f ovatus F. O. P.-Cambridge, 1901....................Guatemala [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:034652]
M. o. F. O. P.-Cambridge, 1901a: 271, pl. 25, f. 1 (Df).
Dendryphantes o. Petrunkevitch, 1911: 639.
M. o. Prószyn'ski, 1971e: 434 (Tf from Dendryphantes).

f pallens F. O. P.-Cambridge, 1901....................Guatemala to Costa Rica [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:034653]
M. p. F. O. P.-Cambridge, 1901a: 272, pl. 25, f. 7 (Df).
Dendryphantes p. Banks, 1909a: 221.
M. p. Prószyn'ski, 1971e: 434 (Tf from Dendryphantes).

m perfectus (Peckham & Peckham, 1901)....................Brazil [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:034654]
Dendryphantes p. Peckham & Peckham, 1901a: 323, pl. 27, f. 4 (Dm).
M. p. Mello-Leitão, 1947b: 301.
M. p. Prószyn'ski, 1971e: 434 (Tm from Dendryphantes per Roewer).
M. p. Maddison, 1996: 238, f. 60 (m; may belong to Selimus).

m pernotus (Petrunkevitch, 1911)....................Guatemala [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:034655]
M. pernix F. O. P.-Cambridge, 1901a: 264, pl. 23, f. 10 (Dm).
Dendryphantes p. Petrunkevitch, 1911: 639 (replacement name required by generic T).
M. pernix Prószyn'ski, 1971e: 434 (Tm from Dendryphantes).

m perscitus Chickering, 1946....................Panama [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:034656]
M. p. Chickering, 1946: 313, f. 272-275 (Dm).
M. p. Prószyn'ski, 1971e: 434 (Tm from Dendryphantes per Roewer).

mf pluripunctatus Mello-Leitão, 1944....................Argentina [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:034657]
M. p. Mello-Leitão, 1944b: 385, f. 82-83 (Dmf).
M. p. Prószyn'ski, 1990: 220 (Tmf from Dendryphantes).

f quadrinotatus F. O. P.-Cambridge, 1901....................Costa Rica, Panama [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:034658]
M. q. F. O. P.-Cambridge, 1901a: 271, pl. 25, f. 5 (Df).
Dendryphantes q. Banks, 1909a: 220.
M. q. Prószyn'ski, 1971e: 434 (Tf from Dendryphantes).

mf smithi (Peckham & Peckham, 1901)....................Brazil [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:034659]
Dendryphantes smithii Peckham & Peckham, 1901a: 328, pl. 28, f. 4 (Dmf).
M. s. Mello-Leitão, 1947b: 301.
M. s. Prószyn'ski, 1971e: 434 (Tmf from Dendryphantes per Roewer).

mf texanus (Banks, 1904)....................USA [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:034660]
Icius t. Banks, 1904a: 116, f. 15 (Dmf).
M. t. Edwards, 1980: 12 (Tmf from Icius).

mf tropicus (Peckham & Peckham, 1901)....................Brazil, Argentina [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:034661]
Dendryphantes t. Peckham & Peckham, 1901a: 319, pl. 27, f. 8 (Dmf).
M. t. Mello-Leitão, 1941d: 184.
M. t. Prószyn'ski, 1971e: 434 (Tmf from Dendryphantes per Roewer).
M. t. Maddison, 1996: 238, f. 62 (m; may belong to Bryantella).