Bianor


Bianor

Taxobox
name = "Bianor"


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regnum = Animalia
phylum = Arthropoda
classis = Arachnida
ordo = Araneae
familia = Salticidae
subfamilia = Pelleninae
tribus = Bianorini
genus = "Bianor"
genus_authority = Peckham & Peckham, 1886
diversity_link = List of Salticidae species#Bianor
diversity = 23 species
type_species = "Scythropa maculata"
type_species_authority = Keyserling, 1883
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subdivision_ranks = Species
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"Bianor" is a genus of the spider family Salticidae (jumping spiders) with a size between 3 and 4 mm.

Name

The genus name is derived from Bianor, the mythical son of Hercules.

Appearance

A boreal species, dark and shiny and robust. The robust shiny body and northerly distribution are distinctive. The male spider can be easily recognized by his swollen fore legs; females have orange legs.

pecies

* "Bianor albobimaculatus" (Lucas, 1846)South Africa, Mediterranean to Central Asia
* "Bianor angulosus" (Karsch, 1879)Sri Lanka, India to China, Vietnam, Indonesia
* "Bianor biguttatus" Wesolowska & van Harten, 2002Socotra
* "Bianor biocellosus" Simon, 1902Brazil
* "Bianor compactus" (Urquhart, 1885)New Zealand
* "Bianor concolor" (Keyserling, 1882)New South Wales
* "Bianor diversipes" Simon, 1901Malaysia
* "Bianor fasciatus" Mello-Leitão, 1922 — Brazil
* "Bianor ghigii" (Caporiacco, 1949)Kenya
* "Bianor hongkong" Song et al., 1997Hong Kong
* "Bianor incitatus" Thorell, 1890 — India to China, Java, Sumatra, Caroline Islands
* "Bianor kovaczi" Logunov, 2001Ethiopia
* "Bianor maculatus" (Keyserling, 1883)Australia, New Zealand
* "Bianor monster" Zabka, 1985 — Vietnam
* "Bianor murphyi" Logunov, 2001 — Kenya
* "Bianor orientalis" (Dönitz & Strand, 1906)Japan
* "Bianor pseudomaculatus" Logunov, 2001 — India, Vietnam
* "Bianor punjabicus" Logunov, 2001 — India, Afghanistan
* "Bianor quadrimaculatus" (Lawrence, 1927)Namibia
* "Bianor senegalensis" Logunov, 2001Senegal
* "Bianor simplex" (Blackwall, 1865) — Cape Verde Islands
* "Bianor vitiensis" Berry, Beatty & Prószyński, 1996Fiji
* "Bianor wunderlichi" Logunov, 2001Canary Islands, Azores

References

* (2007): [http://research.amnh.org/entomology/spiders/catalog/index.html The world spider catalog] , version 8.0. "American Museum of Natural History".

Further reading

* (2001): A redefinition of the genera "Bianor" Peckham & Peckham, 1885 and "Harmochirus" Simon, 1885, with the establishment of a new genus "Sibianor" gen. n. (Araneae: Salticidae). "Arthropoda Selecta" 9(4): 221-286.

External links

* [http://salticus.zoology.ubc.ca/salticid/diagnost/bianor/albo-kph.htm Photograph of "B. albobimaculatus"]


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