Yllenus arenarius Simon, 1868
State of knowledge: Accepted
Type Species

groups of supergroups of genera: pending; supergroups of genera : pending; groups of genera: YLLENINES;

Comments: description credited to Menge

Distribution: Europe; Bulgaria; France; Germany; Lithuania; Poland; Russia; Ukraine: Left Bank.
Comment: on sandy environments with sparse vegetation (inland and coasts of Baltic and Northern Seas)

Important publication(s)
Prószyński J. 2003b Salticidae (Aranae) of the World. Ver. 1995-2006 [yearly instalment for 2003, see current version 2012]. http://www.miiz.waw.pl/salticid/main.htm (CLICK HERE), illustrations (CLICK HERE)
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Diagnostic illustration used by permision Prószyński, J.

Latest Taxonomic scrutiny

Prószyński J. 1968e Systematic revision of the genus Yllenus Simon, 1868 (Araneida, Salticidae). Annales zoologici, Warszawa 488-492, illustrations f 9, 29, 44, 56, 71, 178-185
Diagnostic illustrations used by permission of the © Editor of the Annales zoologici and the Author(s).
Diagnostic illustration used by permision Prószyński, J.


Publications using actual name combination:
Simon 1868: 633, illustrations t 7, f 11 (description credited to Menge); Chyzer, Kulczyński 1891: 27, illustrations t 1, f 32; Simon 1901a: 582, illustrations 701-703; Dahl 1926: 26, illustrations 75-77; Miller 1971: 134; Prószyński 1976: 41, illustrations map 23; Prószyński 1991: 522, illustrations 1397.1-4; Prószyński 1992a: 115 (occurrence in France); Fuhn, Gherasim 1995: 64, illustrations 24A-F; Żabka 1997: 107-109, illustrations 422-428; Bellmann 1997: 230; Bartos 2000: 1-91, illustrations f 1-19, phots 1-13, tabs 1-5 (PhD thesis); Blagoev, Deltshev, Lazarov 2002: on line; Bartos 2002a: 33-38; Bartos 2002b: 275-280; Prószyński 2003b: (CLICK HERE), illustrations (CLICK HERE); Logunov, Marusik 2003b: 85-89, illustrations 1-8, 25, 36-41, 46-47, 56, 66, 68, 72, 78, 300-305, map 22; Bartos 2005: 214-221, illustrations 1-4; Staudt [Koordinator] 2007:, illustrations on line;

Synonyms and combinations (:)
Marpesia arenicola Menge 1877: 472, illustrations t 77, f 265.
Illenus arenicola: in Bösenberg 1903: 437, illustrations t 42, f 642.
Marpissa arenarius: in Saito 1936: 88, illustrations t 31 (irrecognizable, apparently misidentified).

Collections:(Source: Prószyński J. 1971 b /2003b Internet): BRUXELLES . BUENOS AIRES ; FRANKFURT a/M ; HAMBURG ; HARVARD (correctly identified, labelled coasts of France) ; LONDON ; PARIS ; SKT PETERSBURG ; STOCKHOLM ; WARSZAWA (type was never kept in Warsaw) ; (Source: 2007 personal comm.): BERLIN .

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A male. Copyright for all photos by M. Bartos, 2000. By courtesy


Copyright for all photos by M. Bartos, 2000. By courtesy


Copyright for all photos by M. Bartos, 2000. By courtesy


David & Goliath. Copyright for all photos by M. Bartos, 2000. By courtesy


Typical environment. Copyright for photo by M. Bartos, 2000. By courtesy


Cocoon hidden in sand. Copyright by M. Bartos, 2000. By courtesy


Life cycle 720 days - by M. Bartos 2005 (earlier observed by Mr. M. Oleczek, a student in WSRP-Siedlce).


Diagram of life cycle - by M. Bartos 2005 (earlier observed by Mr. M. Oleczek). By courtesy


Yllenus arenarius: Proszynski J. 1968e. Annales zoologici, 26: 488-492, f 9, 29, 44, 56, 71, 178-184. By courtesy


Logunov D.V., Marusik Y.M. 2003b. KMK Scientific Press Ltd. : 85-89, f 1-8, 25, 36-41, 46-47, 56, 66, 68, 72, 78, 300-305, map 22. By courtesy


Logunov D.V., Marusik Y.M. 2003b. KMK Scientific Press Ltd. : 85-89, f 56. By courtesy


Logunov D.V., Marusik Y.M. 2003b. KMK Scientific Press Ltd. : 85-89, f 1-8, 25, 36-41, 46-47, 56, 66, 68, 72, 78, 300-305, map 22. By courtesy


Yllenus arenarius: Proszynski J. 1968e. Annales zoologici, 26: 488-492, f 182-184. By courtesy


Logunov D.V., Marusik Y.M. 2003b. KMK Scientific Press Ltd. : 85-89, f 72. By courtesy


Some collecting spots in Poland. Bartos 2000. By courtesy


Proszynski J. 1976: map 23, 36.


Logunov D.V., Marusik Y.M. 2003b. KMK Scientific Press Ltd. : 85-89, map 22. By courtesy


Distribution in Germany - Nachweiskarten der Spinnentiere Deutschlands. © Arachnologische Gesellschaft e.V. By courtesy