Maratus volans ( O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1874 )

Baehr, Barbara C. & Whyte, Robert, 2016, The Peacock Spiders (Araneae: Salticidae: Maratus) of the Queensland Museum, including six new species, Zootaxa 4154 (5), pp. 501-525: 524

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scientific name

Maratus volans ( O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1874 )
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Maratus volans ( O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1874)  

( FIGURES 15 View FIGURE 15 A, D, G)

Salticus volans O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1874c: 178   , pl. 17, fig. 4

Maratus amoenus Karsch, 1878d: 28   .

Saitis volans: Simon 1901: 559   , 563, figs 677‒679; Butler 1933: 291, pl. 17, fig. 6; Prószyński 1984: 126 (m).

Maratus amoenus Żabka, 1987: 479   , fig. 67‒69 (Dm; N.B.: a primary junior homonym and an objective junior synonym of M. amoenus Karsch   , as per Waldock, 1995: 169).

Maratus volans: Żabka 1991: 39   (Tm from Saitis   , S); Otto & Hill 2014a: 16, figs 8, 9.3‒4, 16‒21, 25, 29, 32, 36, 41; Zhang & Maddison, 2015: 77, figs 485‒490.

Material examined. AUSTRALIA: 8 males (QM-S44771), south-east Queensland, Binjour Plateau, Swains Road , vine scrub, 25°32’S, 151°30’E, 340 m, 23 Sep.‒21 Dec. 1997, Monteith, Cook, intercept trap GoogleMaps   ; 7 males (QM- S44428), same as previous; 1 male (QM-S60108), same as previous, 20‒26 Apr. 1998; 1 male (QM-S31979), south-east Queensland, Jack Smith E.P. on Boat Mountain , vine scrub, 26°08’S, 151°58’E, 340 m, 15 Dec. 1994 GoogleMaps   ‒ 26 Jan. 1995, G. Monteith, intercept trap; 12 males (QM-S59966), south-east Queensland, Hurdle Gully 10.8 km WSW Monto, vine scrub, 24°54’S, 151°01’E, 320 m, 23 Sep.‒20 Dec. 1997, Monteith, Cook, intercept trap GoogleMaps   ; 1 male (QM-S31690), south-east Queensland, Hurdle Gully , 13 km WSW Monto, vine scrub, 24°54’S, 151°01’E, 350m, 23 Sep.‒20 Dec. 1997, Monteith, Cook, intercept trap GoogleMaps   ; 2 males (QM-S33357), south-east Queensland, Nangur State Forest 26°08’S, 151°58’E, 320 m, 24 Oct. ‒ 24 Nov. 1 995, G. Monteith, intercept trap GoogleMaps   ; 1 male (QM- S49213), same as previous, 29 Jul.‒23 Oct. 1995; 1 male (QM-S73640), south-east Queensland, Perrys Knob , vine scrub, 27°36’S, 152°36’E, 200 m, 11 Nov. 1998 GoogleMaps   ‒ 13 Jan. 1999, Monteith, Cook, Thompson, intercept trap; 1 male (QM-S54112), NEQ, High Falls , 16°24’S, 145°18’E, 500 m, 25 Jan.‒12 Feb. 1996, R. Werz, pitfall traps. GoogleMaps  

Distribution. Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria.

Dance: You tube Peacock Spider 1( Maratus volans   ) (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9GgAbyYDFeg).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Arachnida

Order

Araneae

Family

Salticidae

Genus

Maratus

Loc

Maratus volans ( O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1874 )

Baehr, Barbara C. & Whyte, Robert 2016
2016
Loc

Maratus volans: Żabka 1991 : 39

Zhang 2015: 77
Otto 2014: 16
Zabka 1991: 39
1991
Loc

Maratus amoenus Żabka, 1987 : 479

Zabka 1987: 479
1987
Loc

Saitis volans:

Proszynski 1984: 126
Butler 1933: 291
Simon 1901: 559
1901
Loc

Maratus amoenus

Karsch 1878: 28
1878
Loc

Salticus volans

Pickard-Cambridge 1874: 178
1874