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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Arachnida
Order: Araneae
Family: Salticidae
Subfamily: Aelurillinae
Tribe: Aelurillini
Genus: Langelurillus
Próchniewicz, 1994
Type species
Langelurillus primus
Próchniewicz, 1994

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11 species

Langelurillus is a spider genus of the Salticidae family (jumping spiders). All eleven described species occur only in Africa.


  • Langelurillus alboguttatus Wesolowska & Russell-Smith, 2000 — Tanzania
  • Langelurillus difficilis Wesolowska & Russell-Smith, 2000 — Tanzania
  • Langelurillus furcatus Wesolowska & Russell-Smith, 2000 — Tanzania
  • Langelurillus holmi Próchniewicz, 1994 — Kenya
  • Langelurillus horrifer Rollard & Wesolowska, 2002 — Guinea
  • Langelurillus ignorabilis Wesolowska & Cumming, 2008 — Zimbabwe
  • Langelurillus manifestus Wesolowska & Russell-Smith, 2000 — Tanzania
  • Langelurillus nigritus (Berland & Millot, 1941) — Guinea, Ivory Coast
  • Langelurillus orbicularis Wesolowska & Cumming, 2008 — Zimbabwe
  • Langelurillus primus Próchniewicz, 1994 — Kenya
  • Langelurillus spinosus Próchniewicz, 1994 — Kenya



Up to date as of January 23, 2010

From Wikispecies


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Cladus: Eukaryota
Supergroup: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Chelicerata
Classis: Arachnida
Ordo: Araneae
Subordo: Opisthothelae
Infraordo: Araneomorphae
Taxon: Neocribellatae
Series: Entelegynae
Sectio: Dionycha
Superfamilia: Salticoidea
Familia: Salticidae
Subfamilia: Aelurillinae
Tribus: Aelurillini
Genus: Langelurillus
Species: L. alboguttatus - L. difficilis - L. furcatus - L. holmi - L. horrifer - L. ignorabilis - L. manifestus - L. nigritus - L. orbicularis - L. primus - L. spinosus


Langelurillus Próchniewicz, 1994

Type species: Langelurillus primus Próchniewicz, 1994


  • Próchniewicz, M. 1994. The jumping spiders of the Ethiopian Region. Part I. New genus Langelurillus gen. n. (Araneae, Salticidae) from Kenya. Annales zoologici Warsz. 45: 27-31.
  • Platnick, N. I. 2008. The World Spider Catalog, version 9.0. American Museum of Natural History. [1]

Vernacular names

English: Langelurillus


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