Yllenus Simon, 1868
State of knowledge: Accepted


groups of supergroups of genera: pending; supergroups of genera : pending; groups of genera: YLLENINES;

Comments: Type species : areanarius. Swarms of species with minute differences, sexes not matched or only provisionally; cannot be understood without revision based on biological and ecological studies



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.


Logunov D.V., Marusik Y.M. 2003b A revision of the genus Yllenus Simon, 1868 (Arachnida, Araneae, Salticidae). KMK Scientific Press Ltd. 1-167, illustrations 1-532
Diagnostic illustration used by permision Logunov, D.V.
Diagnostic illustration used by permision Marusik, Y.M.


Prószyński J. 1968e Systematic revision of the genus Yllenus Simon, 1868 (Araneida, Salticidae). Annales zoologici, Warszawa 26: 409-494, illustrations 1-185
Diagnostic illustrations used by permission of the © Editor of the Annales zoologici and the Author(s).
Diagnostic illustration used by permision Prószyński, J.

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Yllenus definition. By Prószyń?ki 2012.


Yllenus - characters of the genus: body shape, covered by scales, cheliceral dentition, scopula on leg I. By Prószyński.


Comparison of embolus and conductor in Yllenus arenarius, Y. saliens and Y. zyuzini. ©Logunov & Marusik, 2003: 15, f 53-56. By courtesy.