Salticidae  Blackwall, 1841 / Pseudicius  Simon, 1885   11 species

Pseudicius picaceus  (Simon, 1868)


Prosoma dorsally brown with black margin with lateral white hairs. Opisthosoma dorsally dark brown with symmetrical light spots and two lateral longitudinal bands of white hairs. Palp: sandy-brown striped, with white hairs dorsally. Cymbium rusty red, distally beige. Embolus erect, distal tip of tibial apophysis elongated.

Body length male: 3.65-4.75 mm

Prosoma as in male. Opisthosoma dorsally light brown, black in posterior third, with beige lateral and median longitudinal pattern. Epigyne with two elliptical depressions and basal receptacula.

Body length female: 5.45-6.8 mm
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Global distribution (WSC 2019): Mediterranean to Azerbaijan

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19-07-2016 Datasheet update Old value