Salticidae  Blackwall, 1841 / Sittisax  Prószyński, 2017   3 species

Sittisax ranieri  (Peckham & Peckham, 1909)

Description
Male

Prosoma dark to blackish brown. Ocular area black. Clypeus medium to blackish brown. Chelicerae and sternum dark brown. Legs yellowish brown to dark brown, except lighter metatarsi and tarsi. Opisthosoma: dorsum dark grey-brown, with a pair of light spots, sides brown yellowish, venter light to yellowish grey.

Body length male: 4.3-5.4 mm
Female

Colouration lighter than in males, mostly reddish brown.

Body length female: 6.1-6.5 mm
Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2019): North America, Northern Europe, Russia (European to Far East), Mongolia, Japan
Phenology
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Figures
References

Almquist S (2006) Swedish Araneae, part 2--families Dictynidae to Salticidae. Insect Syst Evol, Suppl 63: 285-601

Farlund M (2012) Norwegian Spiders - Norske edderkopper. Online at http://crocea.wordpress.com/norsk-artsliste/

Helsdingen P J van (2010a) Araneae. In: Fauna Europaea Database (Version 2010.1), online at www.european-arachnology.org

Kronestedt T, Logunov D V (2001) On the separation of Sitticus ranieri Peckham & Peckham and S. saxicola (C. L. Koch) (Araneae: Salticidae). Revue Suisse de Zoologie 108: 463-481 pdf

World Spider Catalog (2019) World Spider Catalog, version 20.0. Natural History Museum Bern, online at http://wsc.nmbe.ch (20.01.2019) doi: 10.24436/2

Updates
26-02-2014 Distribution update Old value