Salticidae  Blackwall, 1841 / Plexippoides  Proszynski, 1985   2 species

Plexippoides gestroi  (Dalmas, 1920)


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

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
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Global distribution (WSC 2020): Eastern Mediterranean, Iraq, Iran
Distribution List
Azerbaijan   ( Otto, 2020; ) ||| Cyprus   ( Bosmans et al., 2019c; ) ||| Greece   ( no references ) ||| Turkey (Asia)   ( Danışman et al., 2019; ) |||

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

Danışman T, Kunt K B, Özkütük R S (2019) The checklist of the spiders of Turkey. Version 2019 [last updated 1 June 2019], online at

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). Biol Gallo-hellenica 17: 3-12

Helsdingen P J van (2010a) Araneae. In: Fauna Europaea Database (Version 2010.1), online at

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

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

Otto S (2020) Caucasian spiders. A faunistic database on the spiders of the Caucasus Ecoregion. Database version 03.2020. Internet:

World Spider Catalog (2020) World Spider Catalog. Version 21.0. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (20.03.2020) doi: 10.24436/2

19-07-2016 Datasheet update Detail
16-07-2015 Distribution update Detail
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