Caleb J.D.T. 2016. New data on the jumping spiders (Araneae: Salticidae) from India // Arthropoda Selecta. Vol.25. No.3: 271–277 [in English].

Department of Zoology, Madras Christian College, Tambaram, Chennai-59, Tamil Nadu, India; e-mail:

KEY WORDS: India, new combinations, synonyms, Salticidae, taxonomic remarks.

ABSTRACT. Taxonomic notes are given for five species of the jumping spiders from India. Two new combinations are proposed: Chrysilla volupe (Karsch, 1879) comb.n., ex Phintella; and Phintella diatreta (Simon, 1902) comb.n., ex Viciria. Four new synonyms are recognised: Chrysilla assamensis Ahmed, Anam, Saikia, Manthen et Saikia, 2014 with C. acerosa Wang et Zhang, 2012; Plexippus bhutani ?abka, 1990 and P. yinae Peng et Li, 2003 with Plexippus clemens O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1872; and Plexippus gajbei Karthikeyani et Kannan, 2013 with Carrhotus viduus C.L. Koch, 1846. P. clemens is recorded from India for the first time.

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