Salticidae  Blackwall, 1841 / Sittisax  Prószyński, 2017   3 species

Sittisax saxicola  (C. L. Koch, 1846)


Tibial apophysis broad, slantingly truncated distally, ending blunt. Epigyne with groove, longer than wide.

Body length male: 4.7-5.2 mm
Body length female: 4.7-5.2 mm
Additional information

on rocks and in glades of mountain forests

  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2019): Europe, Caucasus, Russia, Japan
 male  female

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