Salticidae  Blackwall, 1841 / Yllenus  Simon, 1868   5 species

Yllenus horvathi  Chyzer, 1891


Prosoma brown to yellow-brown, with dark band in the middle and bright bands on the sides, eye region black, white scales posteriorly. Sternum brown, black on the side. Chelicerae dark, without teeth. Legs yellow, with dark spots and spines. Opisthosoma: dorsally grey-yellowish, silver chain-shaped spot in the middle, laterally dark brown, ventrally brighter, yellow-grey with 2 thin, dark longitudinal stripes.

Body length male: 5.6 mm

Opisthosoma: grey-yellow with small white scales. 

Body length female: 5.5 mm
Additional information

on dunes and beach

  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2023): Hungary, Bulgaria, Romania, Ukraine
Distribution List

"No references" does not mean that the species does not occur in this country, but that we have not yet inserted the reference for it. We are working on it.

Azerbaijan  Removed (Otto, 2022; Logunov & Marusik, 2003) ||| Bulgaria   (Blagoev et al., 2018) ||| Hungary   (Samu & Szinetár, 1999) ||| Romania   (Weiss & Petrișor, 1999) ||| Ukraine   (Polchaninova & Prokopenko, 2019) |||

Blagoev G, Deltshev C, Lazarov S, Naumova M (2018) The spiders (Araneae) of Bulgaria. Version: August 2018. National Museum of Natural History, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences. Online at (accessed on 10.9.2018) 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

Otto S (2022) Caucasian spiders. A faunistic database on the spiders of the Caucasus Ecoregion. Database version 02.2022. Internet:

Polchaninova N, Prokopenko E (2019) An updated checklist of spiders (Arachnida: Araneae) of Left-Bank Ukraine. Arachnologische Mitteilungen 57: 60-64 & App pdf

Samu F, Szinetár C (1999) Bibliographic check list of the Hungarian spider fauna. Bulletin of the British Arachnological Society 11: 161-184 pdf

Szűts T, Szinetár C, Samu F, Szita É (2003) Check list of the Hungarian Salticidae with biogeographical notes. Arachnologische Mitteilungen 25: 45-61 pdf

Weiss I, Petrișor A (1999) List of the spiders (Arachnida: Araneae) from Romania. Travaux du Muséum National d’Histoire Naturelle “Grigore Antipa” 41: 79-107 pdf

WSC (2023) World Spider Catalog. Version 24. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (14.02.2023) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

31-03-2023 Distribution update Detail