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Monograph of the Salticidae (Araneae) of the World 1995-2014
Introduction to classification of Salticidae
a subchapter

A Key to Salticidae of the Indian Subcontinent
group of genera
HARMOCHIRINAE
trial version

by Jerzy Prószyński & John T.D. Caleb
Version May 30th, 2015

Disclaimer This is a work in progress, continually being developed and revised. Proposed taxonomic names included here are not valid unless subsequently published in accepted taxonomic papers. Note on images This Key includes only species with diagnostic illustrations in the taxonomic literature, arranged by similarities of embolus and spermophor. Images are displayed as thumbnails to save space and allow for rapid scanning of theoretically closely-related species. Thumbnails are small versions of illustrations in other parts of the monograph, whera are displayed together with particulars of their sources and permissions.

Abstract

Type genus Harmochirus.
Interactive index of genera , Bianor , Harmochirus , Havaika , Microbianor , Modunda , Napoca , Neaetha , Sibianor.

Introduction

Definition. : Bulbus broad oval or round, sometimes anteriorly truncated. Embolus hair thin, parallel to bulbus.
Epigyne: copulatory duct usually with C-shaped connection, spermathecae thick walled, sclerotized, in a form
of entangled ducts, or compact
body with convoluted internal chambers.

Guide to identification of genera by male palps


Guide to identification of genera by epigyne

Guide to identification of genera by body shape and color pattern


Gen. Bianor Peckham, Peckham, 1885

Type species Bianor maculatus.

Bianor maculatus [Type species] : Davies Todd, Żabka 1989: 1989. Mem. Queens. Mus.: 245, t 47. By courtesy.
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Bianor albobimaculatus : Proszynski 2003a . Ann. zool.,39-42, figs 113-114, 21 + © and phot by B. Knoflach. By courtesy.
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Bianor angulosus: Logunov 2001. Arthr. Selecta, 9 (4): 231-234, figs. 47-74.+ Zabka M. 1988b. Ann. zool., 41 (14): 442-443,
ff. 56-58.
b)
Bianor nexilis +b) tortus : Jastrzębski 2007b. A. arachn., 56 (1): 26, f 1-4 +b) 27-28, f 5-12. By courtesy.
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Bianor incitatus : Logunov D.V. 2001. Arthropoda Selecta, 9 (4): 236-240, figs. 89-104 + © Photo J.T.D. Caleb. By courtesy.
Bianor pseudomaculatus : Logunov D.V. 2000 . Arthr. Sel. 9 (4): 244, figs.108, 110-114, 130--134. By courtesy.
Bianor punjabicus : Logunov D.V. 2000 . Arthr. Sel. 9 (4): 244-246, figs 143-153. By courtesy.

Gen. Harmochirus Simon, 1885

Type species Harmochirus brachiatus.

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Harmochirus brachiatus : Prˇszynski, Deeleman-Reinhold, 2010. Arthr.selec., 19(3): 166-168, 73-78 (Bali)
+ Davies Todd, Zabka 1989. Mem. Queens. Mus., 27 (2): 217, t. 22.ę Photo P. Koomen. By courtesy
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Harmochirus luculentus : Proszynski 1987: 59, 108 (specimen "7553" - coll. Simon) + Wesolowska 1994. Genus, 5 (3):
203, f 14-15 (the same specimen) + Logunov 2000d. Arthr. Sel., 9 (4): 254-260, figs 214-221 (holotype?) + Wesolowska, van Harten. 2007. F. Arabia, 23: 214-216, f 68-75 + ę Photo B. Knoflach. By courtesy
Harmochirus lloydii: Narayan 1915 : 394, pl 32, f 1.. By courtesy
+b)
Harmochirus zabkai +b) "brachiatus" : Logunov 2000d. Arthr. Sel., 9 (4): 260, f 250-256 (conspecific?) + Tikader 1977e: 73: 410-411, f 1-5. By courtesy.
Harmochirus exaggeratus : Caleb, Mathai, 2015. Mun. Ent. Zool. 10, 1: 117-121, f 1-26. ©Photo J. Caleb (personal gift). By courtesy.

Gen. Havaika Prˇszynski, 2001
Hawaiian genus of presumably Asiatic origin. Could be found on Indian Subcontinent?

Type species Havaika jamiesoni.

b)
Havaika jamiesoni +b) albociliata : Prˇszynski 2007b: 16(4): 204, f 3-4, 31, 47, 60, 72, 88 + Prˇszynski, 2007b:
16(4): 199, f 23, 39, 67, 77, 96.. By courtesy

Gen. Microbianor Logunov, 2000
expected but not yet reported from Indian Subcontinent

Type species Microbianor nigritarsus .

b)c)+
Microbianor nigritarsus +b) golovatchi +c) saaristoi : Logunov D.V. 2000b. Cimbebasia, 16: 264-265, f 11-20
+b) 264, f 7-10 [actually 2 species!] +c) 265, f 1-6 + Ledoux 2007. Rev. Arachn. 17(2): 32-33, f 34 [MISIDENTIFIED]
[From Seychelles]. By courtesy.

Gen. Modunda Simon, 1901

Type species Modunda staintoni .

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Modunda staintoni : Proszynski 2003a. Ann. zool. 2003: 98-99, f 113, 116-117, 120, 123-129 + © phot. B. Knoflach - Yemen.
b) ++
Modunda angustata +b) aeneiceps: Proszynski 1987: 64 +b) 9 + Peng X., Xie L., Xiao X. 1993. Salt. China.. 24, figs 22-25
+ Logunov 2001a. Arthr. Sel., 9 (4): 276, f. 338-346. By courtesy.
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Modunda narmadaensis +b) pashanensis: Tikader B. K. 1975: 81: 151-153, f. 5-8 +b) 151, f. 1-4.

Gen. Napoca Simon, 1901
expected but not yet reported from Indian Subcontinent

Type species Napoca insignis.

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Napoca insignis : Proszynski 2003a. Ann. zool. 108-109, f 133-135 + Logunov 2001a. Arthr. Sel., 9 (4): 280-281, f 367-370. [Israel].

Gen. Neaetha Simon, 1884
expected but not yet reported from Indian Subcontinent

Type species Neaetha membrosa.

Neaetha membrosa : Proszynski 1984c: 91-92"19852 (Pozuelo de Calatrava" Typus. Mus. Paris).
[Type species. Mediterranean]. By courtesy.

Gen. Sibianor Logunov, 2000
expected but not yet reported from Indian Subcontinent

Type species Sibianor aurocinctus.

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Sibianor aurocinctus : Zabka 1997. F. Polski 19: 5-187, f 60-69 + Logunov 2000. Arthr. Sel., 9 (4): f 270-271, 276-280 + Proszynski 1984a. Ann. zool.: 379-389, f 15-24 + ęPhoto J. Lissner. [Type species, Palaearctics]. By courtesy.