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

Family: SALTICIDAE

Gen. Mexcala Peckham & Peckham, 1902 [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidergen:03072]

In synonymy:
M. cincta (Denis, 1947) = M. nigrocyanea (Simon, 1885) (Clark, 1974: 15, sub Cosmophasis).
M. natalensis (Lawrence, 1942) = M. elegans Peckham & Peckham, 1903 (Wesolowska, 2009a: 158).
M. tristis (Berland & Millot, 1941) = M. caerulea (Simon, 1901) (Clark, 1974: 14, sub Cosmophasis).

m agilis Lawrence, 1928....................Congo, Kenya, Malawi, Tanzania, Namibia [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:034662]
M. a. Lawrence, 1928: 261, pl. 22, f. 42 (Dm).
M. a. Wesolowska, 2009a: 153, f. 3-14 (m).

m angolensis Wesolowska, 2009....................Angola [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:042445]
M. a. Wesolowska, 2009a: 155, f. 15-17 (Dm).

mf caerulea (Simon, 1901)....................West Africa [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:032939]
Cosmophasis c. Simon, 1901c: 148 (Dm).
Cosmophasis tristis Berland & Millot, 1941: 319, f. 21 (Df).
Cosmophasis c. Clark, 1974: 14, f. 10-11 (m, Sf).
M. c. Wesolowska, 2009a: 157, f. 18-29 (Tmf from Cosmophasis).

mf elegans Peckham & Peckham, 1903....................Ivory Coast, Malawi, Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe, South Africa [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:034663]
M. e. Peckham & Peckham, 1903: 248, pl. 29, f. 2 (Dm).
Cosmophasis natalensis Lawrence, 1942: 184, f. 30 (Dmf) [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:032961].
M. natalensis Wesolowska & Cumming, 2008: 197, f. 92-97 (Tmf from Cosmophasis).
M. e. Wesolowska, 2009a: 158, f. 2, 30-46 (m, Sf).
M. e. Wesolowska & Haddad, 2009: 56, f. 101-104, 247 (mf).

f farsensis Logunov, 2001....................Iran [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:038265]
M. f. Logunov, 2001b: 61, f. 1-3 (Df; N.B.: misplaced, per Wesolowska, 2009a: 185).

m fizi Wesolowska, 2009....................Congo, Tanzania [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:042446]
M. f. Wesolowska, 2009a: 162, f. 47-49 (Dm).

m formosa Wesolowska & Tomasiewicz, 2008....................Ethiopia [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:041759]
M. f. Wesolowska & Tomasiewicz, 2008: 24, f. 95-98 (Dm).
M. f. Wesolowska, 2009a: 163, f. 50-52 (Dm).

f kabondo Wesolowska, 2009....................Congo, Malawi, Tanzania [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:042447]
M. k. Wesolowska, 2009a: 164, f. 53-61 (Df).

mf macilenta Wesolowska & Russell-Smith, 2000....................Ethiopia, Tanzania [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:034664]
M. m. Wesolowska & Russell-Smith, 2000: 68, f. 181-184 (Dmf).
M. m. Wesolowska & Tomasiewicz, 2008: 26, f. 99-101, 210 (f).
M. m. Wesolowska, 2009a: 166, f. 62-66 (mf).

f meridiana Wesolowska, 2009....................South Africa [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:042448]
M. m. Wesolowska, 2009a: 168, f. 67-68 (Df).

mf monstrata Wesolowska & van Harten, 1994....................Yemen [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:034665]
M. m. Wesolowska & van Harten, 1994: 49, f. 105-107 (Df).
M. m. Wesolowska & van Harten, 2007: 228, f. 111-117 (f, Dm).
M. m. Wesolowska, 2009a: 169, f. 1, 69-76 (mf).

m namibica Wesolowska, 2009....................Namibia [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:042449]
M. n. Wesolowska, 2009a: 170, f. 77-79 (Dm).

f nigrocyanea (Simon, 1886)....................Libya, Egypt, Ethiopia [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:032962]
Cyllobelus nigro-cyaneus Simon, 1886g: 390 (Df).
Cosmophasis n. Simon, 1901a: 548.
Cosmophasis cincta Denis, 1947a: 67, pl. IV, f. 9 (Df).
Cosmophasis n. Clark, 1974: 14, f. 16-17 (S).
M. n. Wesolowska, 2009a: 171, f. 80-83 (Tf from Cosmophasis).

f ovambo Wesolowska, 2009....................Namibia [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:042450]
M. o. Wesolowska, 2009a: 173, f. 84-87 (Df).

f quadrimaculata (Lawrence, 1942)....................Zimbabwe, South Africa [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:032970]
Cosmophasis quadrimaculatus Lawrence, 1942: 186, f. 31 (Df).
Cosmophasis q. Roewer, 1955c: 1151.
Cosmophasis q. Clark, 1974: 15, f. 18-19 (f).
M. q. Wesolowska, 2009a: 174, f. 88-94 (Tf from Cosmophasis).

m rufa Peckham & Peckham, 1902 *....................Namibia, South Africa [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:034666]
M. r. Peckham & Peckham, 1902: 333 (Dm).
M. r. Peckham & Peckham, 1903: 247, pl. 29, f. 1 (m).
M. r. Prószyn'ski, 1984a: 83 (m).
M. r. Wesolowska, 2009a: 176, f. 95-99 (m).

f signata Wesolowska, 2009....................Kenya, Tanzania [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:042451]
M. s. Wesolowska, 2009a: 177, f. 100-103 (Df).

m smaragdina Wesolowska & Edwards, 2012....................Nigeria [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:045717]
M. s. Wesolowska & Edwards, 2012: 752, f. 66-69, 127 (Dm).

mf synagelese Wesolowska, 2009....................Sudan, Ivory Coast, Nigeria, Congo, Angola [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:042452]
M. s. Wesolowska, 2009a: 179, f. 104-113 (Dmf).

f torquata Wesolowska, 2009....................Ivory Coast, Guinea [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:042453]
M. t. Wesolowska, 2009a: 181, f. 114-119 (Df).

m vicina Wesolowska, 2009....................Cameroon, Congo [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:042454]
M. v. Wesolowska, 2009a: 182, f. 120-122 (Dm).