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Monograph of the Salticidae (Araneae) of the World 1995-2015. Introduction to alternative classification of Salticidae
Classification of the Salticidae genera of the World
group of genera
MYRMARACHNINES
by Jerzy Prószyński

Version December 31st, 2015
Note on illustrations. This introduction to classification of Salticidae includes only species defined by 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.

Gen. Myrmage Prószyński, 2016 gen. n. (3 species)
[proposed as partial synonym for the genus Myrmarachne (in part)].

Myrmarachne leserti group of species by Wanless [1978a: 106-9].
Type species Myrmarachne gedongensis Badcock, 1918 comb. n.

ETYMOLOGY. Name combines words Myrmarachne and gedongensis, grammar gender assumed feminine.
Diagnosis. Correspond with general characteristics of MYRMARACHNINES: exceptional "pipes-like" sclerotized spermathecae, stretching parallel along median axis of epigyne. Copulatory ducts, invisible without staining, make large membranous coils, running from almost indiscernible slit-like copulatory openings, pressed to median septum of epigyne, towards posterior end of spermathecae, near posterior rim of epigyne. Males have oval, or almost circular bulbus, encircled with coils of embolus inside semitranslucent sheath. Spermophor broad, runs along margin of bulbus, making additional loop, small and thin, before entering embolus. Tibial apophysis (RTA) short, twisted corkscrew-like, or straight. Male chelicerae usually disproportionately long, with row of tiny teeth individual row of separate along internal posterior edge, fang is very long.
Spermathecal pipes are straight tubes of equal diameter along the whole their length, without loops or dilatations, their entire internal surface is covered by minute spines. Pocket very short, located behind proximal ends of "pipes". Palps with cymbium broad, distinct spermophor along margin of bulbus, without additional thin loop. Tibia with flange, apophysis double bent. Body of both sexes narrow, carapace with dorsal constriction, thorax sloping. Abdomen pear shaped, anteriorly narrowing, broadest in posterior half, with constriction in 1/3rd of length, there are two dorsal sclerites, the anterior is narrow, the posterior round. Color pattern of alive uniformly black, preserved in alcohol fade to brown, locally light brow, pink or even yellow. Chelicerae of males long and high, of females short and broad.
Description of type species (by M. Edmunds). Male. Body dark, 5.3-7 mm long, cephalic part higher than thoracal one, separated by shallow depression. Length of chelicerae variable 1.5 to 3.2 mm, outer side convex, inner side slightly convex to straight, with 5–7 prolateral teeth, proximal ones shorter, separated by a gap from 3–4 distal teeth; with 6–8 small unevenly spaced retrolateral teeth; fang two-thirds to three-quarters length of chelicera, with no apophysis, Abdomen: Pear-shaped, dark brown above, with two sclerites. Legs I-IV legs brown, with yellow patches.
Integral part of the definition are drawings below.
Remarks. Yamasaki and Ahmad 2013 call attention to diversity among original specimens of Badcock, as well as difference in the spelling in original labels. Acknowledging that, I cannot comment on significance of these differences. The most important, however and striking feature is structure of spermathecae, which decides on genus classification.
Distribution. Genus known from Borneo and Malay Peninsula, there is a photo of an undescribed species from Danum Valley, Sabah, with similar spermathecae http://www.peckhamia.com/salticidae/img_data/23/23617.jpg.

Composition. The species transferred from the genus Myrmarachne MacLeay, 1839: Myrmage gedongensis (Badcock, 1918), comb. n., also Myrmage sp. Danum Valley, Sabah. Myrmarachne dishani Benjamin, 2015 and M. imbellis (Peckham & Peckham, 1892) from Sri Lanka, both described in Benjamin, S. P., 2015: 2609-2666 [1-58]: 10, 15, f. 5A–C, 6A–D, 7A–F, 8A–H, 9A–D, 10A–C, 11A–C, 12A–F should be also placed in this genus, unfortunately I have no license to copy their diagnostic pictures to display that.
REFERENCES. Edmunds M., Prószyński J. 2003. Vol. 12. N. 7. P.  297-322.
Yamasaki T., Ahmad A.H. 2013. N. 3710. P. 524-526. Figs 18A–G, 19A–E.

Figures 8-25. Myrmage gedongensis comb. n. 8, 10 - epigyne, 9 - proximal end of spermathecae, details, 11 - female body appearance, 12, 13 - female carapace, ventral and lateral views, 14-15, 21 - male body, 16, 24 - male sternum, 18-19, 22 - male palp, ventral and lateral views, palp, 20, 23 - male tibial apophysis, 17, 25 - male chelicera. 8-20 - from Yamasaki & Ahmad 2013. Zootaxa 3710: 524, f. 8, 15-16. © 2013 Magnolia Press; 21-25 from Edmunds & Prószyński 2003. © Bulletin of the British Arachnological Society, 12(7): 308, f. 48-52. By courtesy.
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Figures 26-30. Myrmage gedongendis (male, from Sabah, Danum Valley). 26 - appearance of living male, dorsal and lateral views, 27 - male palp and tibial apophysis, 28 - male chelicera, ventral view, 29 - thorax, ventrally, 30 - frontal view. ©Photo P. Koomen. By courtesy.
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Figures 31-37. Myrmage sp. - (female, from Sarawak, Danum Valley). 31 - epigyne, 32 - spermathecae, cleared, 33-34 - female appearance, fresh and discolored after preservation in alcohol, 35 - sternum, 36 - chelicera, postero-ventral view, 37 - frontal view. ©Photo P. Koomen. By courtesy.

I transfer hereby the following species to MYRMAGE based on excellent diagnosric drawings by Benjamin 2015, unfortunately I have no license to display them]:
Myrmage dishani (
Benjamin 2015), comb. nov. [ = syn. Myrmarachne dishani]
: Benjamin 2015: 10, f 5A–C, 6A–D, 7A–F, 8G–H). ©Myrmar. Sri Lanka J. Nat. Hist. By courtesy. Sri Lanka.
Myrmage imbellis (Benjamin 2015), comb. nov.[ = syn. Myrmarachne imbellis]: Benjamin 2015: 15, f 8A–F, 9A–D, 10A–C, 11A–C, 12A–F. ©Myrmar. Sri Lanka J. Nat. Hist. By courtesy. Sri Lanka.