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.

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Global distribution (WSC 2021): Russia (Europe), Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan
 male  female
Distribution List
Azerbaijan   (Otto, 2020) ||| Russia, Southern   (Otto, 2020) |||

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 (2020) Caucasian spiders. A faunistic database on the spiders of the Caucasus Ecoregion. Database version 03.2020. Internet:

WSC (2021) World Spider Catalog. Version 21.5. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (03.01.2021) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

01-12-2013 Distribution update Detail