Salticidae  Blackwall, 1841 / Talavera  G. W. Peckham & E. G. Peckham   12 species

Talavera parvistyla  Logunov & Kronestedt, 2003


Palp light brown. Femur with black spots and tibia with dorsal, long, white hairs. Cymbium basally yellowish with white hairs. Embolus very small. Epigyne with oval, white window and with elongated copulation openings. Prosoma orange, with thin, black lateral line, additional bright stripe on prosomal margin in females, whole prosoma dorsally covered with white scales, eye field dark brown. Sternum yellow, tinged with brown. Chelicerae yellow-orange. Legs yellow, annulated. Femur, patella and tibia I anteriorly bluish black. Opisthosoma brown with yellow, reticulate pattern (females brighter), dorsal and ventral scutum. Spinnerets brown.

Prosoma length male: 1.23 mm. Prosoma length female: 1.20 mm.

Body length male: 2.2-2.6 mm
Body length female: 2.5-2.7 mm
Additional information

in moss of mountain forests and in bogs with sphagnum

  No data
Distribution comment: Portugal: doubtful record, should be confirmed
Global distribution (WSC 2024): Northern, Central Europe
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.

Austria   (no references) ||| Czechia   (Logunov & Kronestedt, 2003; Růžička & Řezáč, 2022a) ||| Finland   (Koponen et al., 2016) ||| Germany   (no references) ||| Hungary   (Korányi et al., 2017) ||| Latvia   (Cera, 2018; Cera & Spuņģis, 2008) ||| Liechtenstein   (Arnold, 2001) ||| Lithuania   (no references) ||| Poland   (Logunov & Kronestedt, 2003; Rozwałka & Stanska, 2008) ||| Portugal   (Branco et al., 2019) ||| Slovakia   (Logunov & Kronestedt, 2003) ||| Sweden   (Kronestedt, 2001; Almquist, 2006) ||| Switzerland   (no references) |||

Almquist S (2006) Swedish Araneae, part 2 – families Dictynidae to Salticidae. Insect Systematics & Evolution, Supplement 63: 285-601 pdf

Arnold K (2001) Beitrag zur Spinnenfauna (Arachnida, Araneae) des Fürstentums Liechtenstein. Berichte der Botanisch-Zoologischen Gesellschaft Liechtenstein-Sargans-Werdenberg 28: 211-244 pdf

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

Cera I (2018) The checklist of Latvian spiders (Arachnida: Araneae). Environmental and Experimental Biology 16: 139-152 pdf

Cera I, Spuņģis V (2008) Spider (Araneae) species new to the fauna of Latvia. Latvijas Entomologs 45: 49 pdf

Gack C (unpubl.)

Koponen S, Fritzén N R, Pajunen T (2016) Checklist of spiders in Finland (Araneae). 6th version, December 2016, online at pdf

Korányi D, Mezőfi L, Markó V (2017) First record of the jumping spider Icius subinermis (Araneae, Salticidae) in Hungary. Arachnologische Mitteilungen 54: 38-40 pdf

Kronestedt T (2001) Checklist of Spiders (Araneae) in Sweden [Preliminary version February 2001] pdf

Logunov D V, Kronestedt T (2003) A review of the genus Talavera Peckham and Peckham, 1909 (Araneae, Salticidae). Journal of Natural History 37: 1091-1154 pdf

Rozwałka R, Stanska M (2008) Check-list of spiders (Araneae) of Poland. 1. December 2008. online at pdf

Růžička V, Řezáč M (2022a) Seznam pavouků České republiky. List of spiders of the Czech Republic. Online at and pdf

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

Żabka M (1997) Salticidae: Pajaki skaczace (Arachnida: Araneae) (Salticidae of Poland). Fauna Polski (Fauna Poloniae) 19: 1-188 pdf

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