Salticidae  Blackwall, 1841 / Pseudicius  Simon, 1885   11 species

Pseudicius courtauldi  Bristowe, 1935


Prosoma brown, densely covered with white hairs, black around the eyes. Prosoma length: 2.08-2.75 mm. Chelicerae brown. Sternum orange-brown. Leg I brown, legs II-IV yellow or orange. Opisthosoma: dorsum with brown markings composed of 2 pairs of wide longitudinal bands and a lancet-like spot on anterior part, with Scutum, venter yellow to yellow-orange.


Colouration as in males, except leg I less contrastingly coloured compared to the other legs, legs II-IV with brownish rings, femora II-IV brownish. Prosoma length: 2.35 mm.

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Global distribution (WSC 2019): Greece to China

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Logunov D V (1993) Notes on two salticid collections from China (Araneae Salticidae). Arthropoda Selecta 2: 49-59

Metzner H (1999) Die Springspinnen (Araneae, Salticidae) Griechenlands. Andrias 14: 1-279 pdf

World Spider Catalog (2019) World Spider Catalog, version 20.0. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (20.01.2019) doi: 10.24436/2

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