Salticidae  Blackwall, 1841 / Attulus  Simon, 1889   23 species

Attulus atricapillus  (Simon, 1882)


Prosoma brown, shining, with dark pubescens, on each side with a longitudinal streak of white hairs, running from ALE to posterior and a white median streak. Clypeus brown. Sternum greyish brown. Legs brown to yellowish brown, with slightly darker markings. Opisthosoma: dorsum blackish brown, anterior part with white lanceolate spot, a pair of large white spots and posterior part with small white chevron-like markings, sides and venter light greyish brown.

Body length male: 4.1-4.3 mm

Prosoma dark brown, covered with lighter hairs. Clypeus light brown, densely covered with long white hairs. Legs light brown with slightly darker annulations. Opisthosoma: dorsum greyish, with 2 pairs of dark spots, posterior part with small white chevron-like markings.

Body length female: 4.9-5.15 mm
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Distribution comment: Belarus: record counted as C. zimmermanni, as there are no mountains, which could be a habitat of atricapillus
Global distribution (WSC 2023): Europe, Turkey
 male  female
Distribution List
Albania   (Deltshev et al., 2011b) ||| Austria   (no references) ||| Bulgaria   (Blagoev et al., 2018) ||| Croatia   (no references) ||| Czechia   (no references) ||| France   (no references) ||| Germany   (no references) ||| Greece   (no references) ||| Italy   (Pantini & Isaia, 2019) ||| Italy / Sicily   (Pantini & Isaia, 2019) ||| North Macedonia   (no references) ||| Slovenia   (Kostanjšek & Kuntner, 2015) ||| Switzerland   (no references) ||| Turkey (Asia)   (no references) |||

Blagoev G, Deltshev C, Lazarov S, Naumova M (2018) The spiders (Araneae) of Bulgaria. Version: August 2018. National Museum of Natural History, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences. Online at (accessed on 10.9.2018) pdf

Deltshev C, Vrenozi B, Blagoev G, Lazarov S (2011b) Spiders of Albania – faunistic and zoogeographical review (Arachnida: Araneae). Acta Zoologica Bulgarica 63: 125-144 pdf

Ivanov V V (2013) The checklist of Belarusian spiders (Arachnida, Araneae). Zoology and Ecology 4: 293-311 pdf

Kostanjšek R, Kuntner M (2015) Araneae Sloveniae: a national spider species checklist. ZooKeys 474: 1-91 pdf

Kronestedt T, Logunov D V (2003) Separation of two species standing as Sitticus zimmermanni (Simon, 1877) (Araneae, Salticidae), a pair of altitudinally segregated species. Revue Suisse de Zoologie 110: 855-873 pdf

Logunov D V (2015) Taxonomic-faunistic notes on the jumping spiders of the Mediterranean (Aranei: Salticidae). Arthropoda Selecta 24: 33-85 pdf

Pantini P, Isaia M (2019) the online catalog of Italian spiders, with addenda on other arachnid orders occurring in Italy (Arachnida: Araneae, Opiliones, Palpigradi, Pseudoscorpionida, Scorpiones, Solifugae). Fragmenta Entomologica 51: 127-152 pdf

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

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