Salticidae  Blackwall, 1841 / Salticus  Latreille, 1804   18 species

Salticus confusus  Lucas, 1846

Description
Male

Prosoma brown, margins with white scales, eye field dark brown, anterior part with white transverse band, 2 white patches behind posterior lateral eyes. Prosoma length: 1.78 mm. Sternum yellowish brown, covered with white hairs. Chelicerae yellowish brown. Legs yellowish, patellae, tibiae and metatarsi with brown sides, leg I slightly darker. Opisthosoma: dorsum and sides grey-brown, dorsum with 3 white transverse lines of white scales, venter brown-yellow. Spinnerets yellow brownish.

Female

Colouration as in males but lighter. Palps light yellow. Legs light yellow, only apical parts of femora, patellae and tibiae, and proximal parts of metatarsi are tinged with brown. Opisthosoma light grey. Prosoma length: 2.15 mm.

Body length female: 6.3 mm
Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2021): Portugal, Spain, France (Corsica), Bulgaria, Greece (Crete), Algeria
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Distribution List
Algeria   (Bosmans, unpubl.) ||| Bulgaria   (Blagoev et al., 2018) ||| France / Corsica   (no references) ||| Greece / Crete   (no references) ||| Portugal   (Branco et al., 2019) ||| Spain   (Branco et al., 2019) |||
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 http://www.nmnhs.com/spiders-bulgaria/ (accessed on 10.9.2018) pdf

Bosmans R. (unpubl.) Provisional list of spiders of North Africa. Database excerpt Aug. 2019

Branco V V, Morano E, Cardoso P (2019) An update to the Iberian spider checklist (Araneae). Zootaxa 4614: 201-254 pdf

Breitling R (2020) South European spiders from the Duffey collection in the Manchester Museum (Arachnida: Araneae). Arachnology 18: 333-362 pdf

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

Simon E (1937) Les arachnides de France 6 (5). Paris (Roret): 979-1298 pdf

WSC (2021) World Spider Catalog. Version 22.5. Natural History Museum Bern, online at http://wsc.nmbe.ch (22.09.2021) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

Updates
26-07-2020 Image insert
16-07-2015 Distribution update Detail
16-07-2015 Datasheet update Detail
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