Salticidae  Blackwall, 1841 / Synageles  Simon, 1876   10 species

Synageles scutiger  Proszynski, 1979


Tibial apophysis broad, flat, broadly rounded at the tip.


Prosoma dark brown, finely shagreen, foveal area with spot of white scales. Prosoma length: 1.57 mm. Chelicerae brown. Leg I yellow-brown, tibia darker. Leg II: Femur yellow-brown, patella and tibia yellow, with brown lines on pro- and retrolateral side, metatarsus dark brown, tarsus light yellow. Legs III: light yellow, femur, patella and tibia with brown lines on prolateral side. Legs IV: femur yellow, tinged with brown, patella yellow, tibia yellow with brown lines on pro- and retrolateral side, metatarsus and tarsus yellow. Opisthosoma: dorsum brown, tinged with grey, with small anterior scutum followed by 4 transversly arranged white spots. Spinnerets yellow.

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Global distribution (WSC 2022): Greece, Ukraine, Azerbaijan
 male  female
Distribution List
Azerbaijan   (Otto, 2022) ||| Greece   (no references) ||| Ukraine   (Polchaninova & Prokopenko, 2019) |||

Buchholz S (2013) Spider records from East Macedonia and Thrace (NE Greece). Arachnologische Mitteilungen 45: 45-53 pdf

Logunov D V, Marusik Y M (2000) Miscellaneous notes on Palaearctic Salticidae (Arachnida: Aranei). Arthropoda Selecta 8: 263-292 pdf

Otto S (2022) Caucasian spiders. A faunistic database on the spiders of the Caucasus Ecoregion. Database version 02.2022. Internet:

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

Prószyński J (1979) Systematic studies on East Palearctic Salticidae III. Remarks on Salticidae of the USSR. Annales Zoologici, Warszawa 34: 299-369 pdf

WSC (2022) World Spider Catalog. Version 23.5. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (21.07.2022) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

06-01-2016 Image insert
09-07-2013 Distribution update Detail