Salticidae  Blackwall, 1841 / Saitis  Simon, 1876   7 species

Saitis ariadneae  Logunov, 2001


Prosoma yellow-brown, covered with white scales, median stripe poorly marked, black around eyes. Prosoma length: 1.83 mm, Prosoma width: 1.18 mm. Sternum, maxillae and chelicerae yellow. Labium brownish. Legs I and II yellow, legs III and IV yellow, with brown colour pattern. Opisthosoma yellow, dorsum with grey reticulate pattern and yellow-brown scutum.


Prosoma length; 2.06 mm, prosoma width: 1.63 mm. Colouration as in males, except: all legs yellow and labium yellow.

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Global distribution (WSC 2021): Greece (Crete)
 male  female
Distribution List
Greece / Crete   (Bosmans et al., 2013) |||

Bosmans R, Van Keer J, Russell-Smith A, Kronestedt T, Alderweireldt M, Bosselaers J, De Koninck H (2013) Spiders of Crete (Araneae). A catalogue of all currently known species from the Greek island of Crete. Nieuwsbrief van de Belgische Arachnologische Vereniging 28 (Suppl. 1): 1-147 pdf

Logunov D V (2001b) New and poorly known species of the jumping spiders (Aranei: Salticidae) from Afghanistan, Iran and Crete. Arthropoda Selecta 10: 59-66 pdf

WSC (2021) World Spider Catalog. Version 22.0. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (29.05.2021) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

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