Piranthus decorus Thorell, 1895



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Last record: 1895

Rediscovered in 2015



Gujarat & Maharashtra, India & Myanmar (=Burma)



Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Thorell, T. (1895). Descriptive catalogue of the spiders of Burma. London, pp. 1-406.


Other references:

Caleb, John T. D. and Sanap, Rajesh V. (2017). Rediscovery of Piranthus decorus Thorell, 1895 (Araneae: Salticidae) after 122 years since the original description. Acta Arachnologica 66(1): 25-29.

Singh, Rajendra et al. (2020). Diversity of Amycoida and Astioida (Arachnida: Araneae: Salticidae: Salticinae) in India. Journal of Entomology and Zoology Studies 8(5): 1478-1488.

Thumar, R. H. (2019). Biodiversity and taxonomic study of predacious spiders of some orchard plants in and around Navsari District, Gujarat. Ph. D thesis, Veer Narmad South Gujarat University, Surat, Gujarat. 261.