Salticidae  Blackwall, 1841 / Pseudeuophrys  Dahl, 1912   7 species

Pseudeuophrys vafra  (Blackwall, 1867)


Prosoma dorsally brown with black margin, cephalic part dark brown, eye field surrounded by black. Opisthosoma dorsally dark brown to black with light chevron pattern and white hairs. Palp: yellow, with light hairs.

Body length male: 3-3.1 mm

Prosoma and Opisthosoma as in male. Light pattern bigger and not as distinct. Epigyne with two depressions, which are separated by a narrow ridge.

Body length female: 4.5-4.75 mm
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Global distribution (WSC 2019): Azores, Madeira, Europe (Portugal to Russia)

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