Salticidae  Blackwall, 1841 / Sittisax  Prószyński, 2017   3 species

Sittisax ranieri  (Peckham & Peckham, 1909)


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

Colouration lighter than in males, mostly reddish brown.

Body length female: 6.1-6.5 mm
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2020): North America, Northern Europe, Russia (Europe to Far North-East), Mongolia, Japan
 male  female
Distribution List
Finland   ( no references ) ||| Norway   ( no references ) ||| Russia, Northern   ( no references ) ||| Sweden   ( no 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

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

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 20.5. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (20.09.2019) doi: 10.24436/2

26-02-2014 Distribution update Detail