Salticidae  Blackwall, 1841 / Talavera  Peckham & Peckham, 1909   12 species

Talavera krocha  Logunov & Kronestedt, 2003


Male unknown, see Kovblyuk & Kastrygina (2015).

Body length male: 2.38 mm

Vulva with longish receptacula. Prosoma yellow-brown, with brown eye field. Clypeus densely red haired. Chelicerae yellow, tinged with brown. Legs yellow, annulated with brown. Femur light brown. Opisthosoma dorsally brown, coloured reticularly, ventrally yellow, tinged with brown. Spinnerets yellow-brown.

Body length female: 3.02 mm
Additional information

Found in a quarry and in an elm forest as yet.

Frequency: Very rarely found

  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2021): France to Central Asia
Distribution List
Azerbaijan   (Otto, 2020) ||| France   (no references) ||| Russia, Southern   (Otto, 2020) ||| Ukraine   (Polchaninova & Prokopenko, 2019) |||

Kovblyuk M M, Kastrygina Z A (2015) A new species of Talavera Peckham et Peckham, 1909 (Aranei: Salticidae) from the Crimea. Arthropoda Selecta 24: 201-205 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

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

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

Ponomarev A V, Khnykin A S (2013) Spiders (Aranei) of Volgograd sity and its environs. The South of Russia: ecology, development 4: 109-136 pdf

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

24-09-2015 Distribution update Detail