Portia africana (Simon, 1886)

Azarkina, Galina N. & Logunov, Dmitri V., 2010, New data on the jumping spiders of the subfamily Spartaeinae (Araneae: Salticidae) from Africa, African Invertebrates 51 (1), pp. 163-182: 181

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5733/afin.051.0103

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scientific name

Portia africana (Simon, 1886)
status

 

Portia africana (Simon, 1886) 

Linus africanus Simon, 1886: 393  .

Portia africana (Simon)  : Wanless 1978: 93–96, figs 4 A–E, 5 A, B, F, J.

Material examined: IVORY COAST: 1 ♂ ( MRAC, 177618), Appouesso , forêt classée de la Bossematié, ca 6 ° 35 'N: 3 ° 28 'W, forest edge, between buttresses, 160 m, 14.xi. 1993, R. JocquéGoogleMaps  ; 3 ♀ ( MRAC, 201103), Adiopo Doumé, Orstom , ca 5 ° 20 'N: 4 ° 20 'W, around buildings, 12.xi. 1994, R. JocquéGoogleMaps  . GHANA: 1 ♀ ( MRAC, 217937), Kakum forest , 5 ° 20 'N: 1 ° 23 'W, primary forest, fogging, 25.xi. 2005, Jocqué R., De Bakker D. & Baert LGoogleMaps  .

Distribution: This is a widespread central African species, known from Ivory Coast and Ghana (present data) in the west to Ethiopia in the east (Wesołowska & Tomasiewicz 2008), and southward to Angola and Zambia (Wanless 1978).

MRAC

Belgium, Tervuren, Musee Royal de l'Afrique Centrale

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Arachnida

Order

Araneae

Family

Salticidae

Genus

Portia

Loc

Portia africana (Simon, 1886)

Azarkina, Galina N. & Logunov, Dmitri V. 2010

2010
Loc

Linus africanus

Simon 1886: 393

1886