Salticidae  Blackwall, 1841 / Talavera  Peckham & Peckham, 1909   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

Frequency: Very rarely found

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Global distribution (WSC 2020): Northern, Central Europe

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11-10-2017 Image insert
13-05-2014 Datasheet update Old value