Salticidae  Blackwall, 1841 / Plexippoides  Proszynski, 1985   2 species

Plexippoides flavescens  (O. P.-Cambridge, 1872)


Prosoma dark brown, eye field shining, almost black. Prosoma length: 2.4-2.8 mm. Chelicerae brown. Sternum medially yellow, laterally brownish. Legs yellowish or brownish, distal segments darker. Opisthosoma dark, brownish grey, dorsum with brown median stripe in anterior half, posterior edge with 2 small light spots.


Prosoma length: 3.33-3.60 mm. Opisthosoma dorsally with yellow pattern consisting of a wide yellow median strak and light patches on sides.

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Global distribution (WSC 2019): Greece to Central Asia, Pakistan, Sudan
 male  female

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