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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Arachnida
Order: Araneae
Family: Salticidae
Subfamily: Dendryphantinae
Genus: Macaroeris
Wunderlich, 1992
Type species
Aranea nidicolens
Walckenaer, 1802

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9 species

Macaroeris is a spider genus of the Salticidae family (jumping spiders).


The genus name is combined from Macaronesia, where most species of the genus occur, and the salticid spider genus Eris.


  • Macaroeris albosignata Schmidt & Krause, 1996 (Canary Islands)
  • Macaroeris asiatica Logunov & Rakov, 1998 (Central Asia)
  • Macaroeris cata (Blackwall, 1867) (Madeira, Romania)
  • Macaroeris desertensis Wunderlich, 1992 (Madeira)
  • Macaroeris diligens (Blackwall, 1867) (Madeira, Canary Islands)
  • Macaroeris flavicomis (Simon, 1884) (Greece)
  • Macaroeris litoralis Wunderlich, 1992 (Canary Islands)
  • Macaroeris moebi (Bösenberg, 1895) (Canary Islands, Salvages, Madeira, China)
  • Macaroeris nidicolens (Walckenaer, 1802) (Europe to Central Asia)

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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: Dendryphantinae
Tribus: Dendryphantini
Genus: Macaroeris
Species: M. albosignata - M. asiatica - M. cata - M. desertensis - M. diligens - M. flavicomis - M. litoralis - M. moebi - M. nidicolens


Macaroeris Wunderlich, 1992

Type species: Aranea nidicolens Walckenaer, 1802


  • Wunderlich, J. 1992. Die Spinnen-Fauna der Makaronesischen Inseln: Taxonomie, Ökologie, Biogeographie und Evolution. Beiträge zur Araneologie 1: 1-619. [512]
  • Platnick, N. I. 2009. The World Spider Catalog, version 9.5. American Museum of Natural History. [1]


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