Myrmarachne MacLeay, 1839
State of knowledge: Accepted


groups of supergroups of genera: pending; supergroups of genera : EUOPHRYOIDA; groups of genera: MYRMARACHNINES;

Comments: SUBDIVISION into informal species groups - see Prószyński & Deeleman-Reinhold, 2010: 174. Type species Myrmarachne melanocephala sensu novo: Edwards & Benjamin 2009 - from India & Sri Lanka.

Distribution: Africa; America North; USA; Asia; Australia; Europe; Oriental.


Important publication(s)
Prószyński J. 2003b Salticidae (Aranae) of the World. Ver. 1995-2006 [yearly instalment for 2003, see current version 2012]. http://www.miiz.waw.pl/salticid/main.htm online
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Diagnostic illustration used by permision Prószyński, J.


Wanless F.R. 1978a A revision of the spider genera Belippo and Myrmarachne (Araneae, Salticidae) in the Ethiopian region. Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History) (Zoology series) 33: 1-139.
Diagnostic illustrations used by permission of the © Trustees of the Natural History Museum, London,, Editor of the Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History) (Zoology series) and the Author(s).
Diagnostic illustration used by permision Wanless, F.R.


Prószyński J. 2001a Remarks on the jumping spider of the genus Damoetas, related to Myrmarachne (Araneae: Salticidae) with description of two new species. Annales zoologici, Warszawa 51 (4): 517-519
Diagnostic illustrations used by permission of the © Editor of the Annales zoologici and the Author(s).
Diagnostic illustration used by permision Prószyński, J.


Edmunds M., Prószyński J. 2003 On a collection of Myrmarachne spiders (Araneae: Salticidae) from peninsular Malaya. Bulletin of the British Arachnological Society, 12 (7): 297-322, illustrations 1-121
Diagnostic illustrations used by permission of the © Editor of the Bulletin of the British Arachnological Society, and the Author(s).
Diagnostic illustration used by permision Prószyński, J.


Prószyński J. 2009a Monograph of the Salticidae (Araneae) of the World 1995-2009 [yearly instalment for 2009, see current version 2012]. http://www.miiz.waw.pl/salticid/main.htm online, illustrations online
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Diagnostic illustration used by permision Prószyński, J.


Edwards G.B., Benjamin S.P. 2009 A first look at the phylogeny of the Myrmarachninae, with rediscovery and redescription of the type species of Myrmarachne (Araneae: Salticidae). Zootaxa 2309: 1-29, illustrations 1-10
Diagnostic illustrations used by permission of the © Zootaxa and the Author(s).
Diagnostic illustration used by permision Edwards, G.B.
Diagnostic illustration used by permision Benjamin, S.P.


Prószyński J., Deeleman-Reinhold C.L. 2010 Description of some Salticidae (Araneae) from the Malay Archipelago. I. Salticidae of the Lesser Sunda Islands, with comments on related species. Arthropoda Selecta, Moscow 19(3): 174-176
Diagnostic illustrations used by permission of the © Editor of the Arthropoda Selecta .
Diagnostic illustration used by permision Prószyński, J.

Latest Taxonomic scrutiny

Ceccarelli F.S. 2010 New species of ant-mimicking jumping spiders of the genus Myrmarachne MacLeay, 1839 (Araneae: Salticidae) from north Queensland, Australia. Australian Journal of Entomology 49: 246-248, illustrations 1-9
Permission REFUSED by John Willey & Sons Ltd., Editor of the Australian Journal of Entomology .
Diagnostic illustration used by permision Ceccarelli, F.S.


Benjamin S.P. 2015 Model mimics: antlike jumping spiders of the genus Myrmarachne from Sri Lanka. Journal of natural History 1-2, 3-4,
Permission REFUSED by Journal of natural History and the Author(s).
Diagnostic illustration used by permision Benjamin, S.P.


Prószyński J. 2016c Delimitation and description of 19 new genera, a subgenus and a species of Salticidae (Araneae) of the world. https://zoobank.org/urn:lsid:zoobank.org:pub:4171B7E1-BE6F-48ED-85B4-4DC2C232A273. Ecologica Montenegrina 7: 6, illustrations 1A–D, 2A–C, 3A–B
Used by Creative Commons Licenses and Related Certifications Editor of the Ecologica Montenegrina the Author(s).
Diagnostic illustration used by permision Prószyński, J.


Publications using actual name combination:
Dunlop, Penney 2009: 66: 20-23;



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Description of the genus Myrmarachne: by Prószyński 2015a - online. By courtesy.


Male M. bakeri from Philippines. Copyright © and phot by R. R. Jackson, 2000 By courtesy


Sexual dymorphism - female M. bakeri from Philippines. Copyright © and phot by R. R. Jackson, 2000 By courtesy


Female M. japonica. Copyright © and photo by Akio Tanikawa, 2003. By courtesy


Male Myrmarachne sp. Brazil: Amazonas. Copyright © and phot by Azevedo & Gasnier 2005. By courtesy


Subdivision of genus Myrmarachne - Prószyński (original), published recently in: Edwards, Benjamin 2009. Copyright by J. Prószyński.


Subdivision of Myrmarachne proposed by Edwards & Benjamin 2009.


Working plate -diversity of MYRMARACHNINAE - gen. Damoetas. By Prószyński 2009. Compiled from this database.


Working plate -diversity of MYRMARACHNINAE - gen. Belippo. By Prószyński 2009. Compiled from this database.


Working plate -diversity of Myrmarachne - plataleoides group. By Prószyński 2009. Compiled from this database.


Working plate -diversity of Myrmarachne - volatilis group males. By Prószyński 2009. Compiled from this database.


Working plate -diversity of Myrmarachne - volatilis group females. By Prószyński 2009. Compiled from this database.


Working plate -diversity of Myrmarachne - grossa group. By Prószyński 2009. Compiled from this database.


Working plate -diversity of Myrmarachne - parallela group. By Prószyński 2009. Compiled from this database.


Working plate -diversity of Myrmarachne - tristis group, males. By Prószyński 2009. Compiled from this database.


Working plate -diversity of Myrmarachne - tristis group, females. By Prószyński 2009. Compiled from this database.


Working plate -diversity of Myrmarachne - formicaria group, males. By Prószyński 2009. Compiled from this database.


Working plate -diversity of Myrmarachne - formicaria group, females. By Prószyński 2009. Compiled from this database.


Working plate -diversity of Myrmarachne - electrica group. By Prószyński 2009. Compiled from this database.


Myrmarachne sp. from Singapore. © Photo by Aaron Moraes. By courtesy.


Myrmarachne definition. By Prószyński 2012.