Salticidae  Blackwall, 1841 / Synageles  Simon, 1876   9 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 2020): Greece, Ukraine, Azerbaijan
 male  female
Distribution List
Azerbaijan   (Otto, 2020) ||| 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 (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

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

World Spider Catalog (2020) World Spider Catalog. Version 21.0. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (20.03.2020) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

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