Salticidae  Blackwall, 1841 / Plexippoides  Prószyński, 1984   2 species

Plexippoides gestroi  (Dalmas, 1920)

Description
Male

Prosoma dorsally orange-brown with black border with white hairs, sides brown. Opisthosoma dorsally beige-brown spotted, with short brown longitudinal bands medially and laterally in anterior half. Palp: femur laterally with brown hair flag, tibia and cymbium with long, dense white hairs.

Body length male: 7.15 mm
Female

Prosoma brown, dorsally with dark brown margin. Opisthosoma dorsally black-brown with characteristic pattern of light beige spots.

Body length female: 7.6-9.3 mm
Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2023): Greece, Cyprus, Turkey, Azerbaijan, Syria, Iraq, Iran
Phenology
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Figures
Distribution List
Azerbaijan   (Otto, 2022; Logunov, 2015) ||| Cyprus   (Bosmans et al., 2019c; Logunov, 2015) ||| Greece   (Logunov, 2015) ||| Turkey (Asia)   (Danışman et al., 2022) |||
References

Bosmans R, Van Keer J, Russell-Smith A, Hadjiconstantis M, Komnenov M, Bosselaers J, Huber S, McCowan D, Snazell R, Decae A, Zoumides C, Kielhorn K-H, Oger P (2019c) Spiders of Cyprus (Araneae). A catalogue of all currently known species from Cyprus. Newsletter of the Belgian Arachnological Society 34, Suppl. 1: 1-173 pdf

Coşar İ, Varol M İ (2016) Six new records for the spider fauna of Turkey (Araneae: Salticidae) Turkish Journal of Entomology 40: 157-163 pdf

Danışman T, Kunt K B, Özkütük R S (2022) The checklist of the spiders of Turkey. Version 2022 [last updated 24 August 2022], online at http://www.spidersofturkey.info pdf

Deltshev C D, Paraschi L (1990) A contribution to the study of spiders (Araneae: Dysderidae, Salticidae, Agelenidae) in Greece, with a description of a new species (Malthonica spinipalpis Deltshev, sp. n. Agelenidae). Biologia Gallo-Hellenica 17: 3-12 pdf

Logunov D V (2015) Taxonomic-faunistic notes on the jumping spiders of the Mediterranean (Aranei: Salticidae). Arthropoda Selecta 24: 33-85 pdf

Logunov D V (2021a) On three species of Plexippoides Prószyński, 1984 (Araneae: Salticidae) from the Mediterranean, the Middle East, and Central Asia, with notes on a taxonomic validity of the genus. Arachnology 18: 766-777 pdf

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

Otto S (2022) Caucasian spiders. A faunistic database on the spiders of the Caucasus Ecoregion. Database version 02.2022. Internet: caucasus-spiders.info.

WSC (2022) World Spider Catalog. Version 23.5. Natural History Museum Bern, online at http://wsc.nmbe.ch (21.07.2022) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

Updates
01-05-2021 Datasheet update Detail
10-03-2021 Image insert
10-03-2021 Distribution update Detail
19-07-2016 Datasheet update Detail
16-07-2015 Distribution update Detail
30-10-2014 Image insert