Salticidae  Blackwall, 1841 / Pseudicius  Simon, 1885   11 species

Pseudicius badius  (Simon, 1868)


Prosoma and opisthosoma as in P. encarpatus. Inner side of femur I apically with 1+5 spines. Tibial apophysis broad and blunt, not reaching the lateral tegular process.

Body length male: 4.5-4.8 mm

Prosoma dorsally as in male but with dense light grey hairs. Opisthosoma as in male, dorsally lighter.

Body length female: 5-6.9 mm
  No data
Distribution comment: Spain: misidentified (Miñano & Tamajón 2017: 80)
Global distribution (WSC 2023): France (Corsica), Italy to Iran
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.

Bulgaria   (Blagoev et al., 2018) ||| France / Corsica   (no references) ||| Greece   (no references) ||| Italy   (Pantini & Isaia, 2019) ||| Italy / Sicily   (Pantini & Isaia, 2019) |||

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

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

Miñano J, Tamajón Gómez R (2017) Descripción de una nueva especie de Afraflacilla Berland & Millot, 1941 (Araneae: Salticidae) del área del Mediterráneo occidental. Revista Ibérica de Aracnología 31: 71-81 pdf

Pantini P, Isaia M (2019) the online catalog of Italian spiders, with addenda on other arachnid orders occurring in Italy (Arachnida: Araneae, Opiliones, Palpigradi, Pseudoscorpionida, Scorpiones, Solifugae). Fragmenta Entomologica 51: 127-152 pdf

Prószyński J (2003) Salticidae (Araneae) of the Levant. Annales Zoologici, Warszawa 53: 1-180 pdf

WSC (2023) World Spider Catalog. Version 24. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (14.02.2023) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

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