Salticidae  Blackwall, 1841 / Pseudomogrus  Simon, 1937   15 species

Pseudomogrus caspicus  (Ponomarev, 1978)


Prosoma dark brown to almost black, densely covered with white and red scales. Clypeus yellow-orange, covered with white hairs. Sternum dark brown, densely covered with white hairs. Chelicerae dark brown, basal 2/3 covered with white hairs. Legs: Coxae and trochanter light yellow, remaining segments mottled with brown, all segments densely covered with white hairs. Opisthosoma: dorsum dark grey, without visible pattern, covered with white hairs, sides and venter grey-yellow. Spinnerets yellow-brown.



Colouration somewhat lighter than in males, prosoma and opisthosoma with well marked colour patterns, venter yellow. Pedipalps yellow.

  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2024): Russia (Europe), Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan
 male  female
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   (Otto, 2022) ||| Russia, Southern   (Otto, 2022; Ponomarev, 2022) |||

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:

Ponomarev A V (2022) Spiders (Arachnida: Araneae) of the southeast of the Russian Plain: catalogue, the fauna specific features. SSC RAS Publishers, Rostov-on-Don, 640 pp. pdf

WSC (2024) World Spider Catalog. Version 25.0. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (22.01.2024) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

01-12-2013 Distribution update Detail