Salticidae  Blackwall, 1841 / Pseudomogrus  Simon, 1937   15 species

Pseudomogrus squamifer  (Simon, 1881)


Prosoma light brown, covered with brown and white scales, 2 white longitudinal bands, thoracic part yellowish. Prosoma length: 1.75 mm. Sternum yellow. Chelicerae brown. Legs yellow with pale brown annulations and patches at distal parts of the segments. Opisthosoma: dorsum with brown median band and 2 brown lateral longitudinal stripes, sides grey-yellow, venter yellow.

Body length male: 3.8 mm

Prosoma length: 2.08 mm. Colouration as in males except white bands on prosoma indistinct or missing. Sternum yellow with brown margin. Legs yellow, end of segments poorly marked. Opisthosoma: dorsum reddish with a single brown longitudinal band.

Body length female: 4 mm
Additional information

Habitat: coastal sand dunes.

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Global distribution (WSC 2022): Portugal, Spain
Distribution List
Portugal   (Branco et al., 2019) ||| Spain   (Branco et al., 2019) ||| Spain / Balearic Islands   (Branco et al., 2019) |||

Branco V V, Morano E, Cardoso P (2019) An update to the Iberian spider checklist (Araneae). Zootaxa 4614: 201-254 pdf

Logunov D V, Marusik YM (2003) A revision of the genus Yllenus Simon, 1868 (Arachnida, Araneae, Salticidae). KMK Scientific Press Moscow, 168 pp pdf

WSC (2022) World Spider Catalog. Version 23.5. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (21.07.2022) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

27-05-2014 Datasheet update Detail
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