Salticidae  Blackwall, 1841 / Salticus  Latreille, 1804   18 species

Salticus confusus  Lucas, 1846


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.


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
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Global distribution (WSC 2024): Portugal, Spain, France (Corsica), Bulgaria, Greece (Crete), Algeria
Distribution List

"No references" does not mean that the species does not occur in this country, but that we have not yet inserted the reference for it. We are working on it.

Algeria   (Benhacene et al., 2023) ||| Bulgaria   (Blagoev et al., 2018) ||| France / Corsica   (Le Peru, 2007) ||| Greece / Crete   (no references) ||| Portugal   (Branco et al., 2019) ||| Spain   (Branco et al., 2019) |||

Benhacene R, Adjami A, Hadjeb A, Kermiche K, Ouakid M L (2023) Bibliographic checklist of the Algerian spider fauna (Araneae). Zootaxa 5352: 301-357 pdf

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

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

Le Peru B (2007) Catalogue et répartition des araignées de France. Revue Arachnologique 16: 1-468 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 (2024) World Spider Catalog. Version 25.0. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (22.01.2024) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

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