Salticidae  Blackwall, 1841 / Plexippoides  Proszynski, 1985   2 species

Plexippoides flavescens  (O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1872)

Description
Male

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.

Female

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

Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2020): Greece to Central Asia, Pakistan, Sudan
Phenology
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Distribution List
Azerbaijan   (Otto, 2020) ||| Cyprus   (Bosmans et al., 2019c) ||| Egypt   (Bosmans, unpubl.) ||| Greece   (no references) ||| Turkey (Asia)   (no references) ||| Ukraine   (Polchaninova & Prokopenko, 2019) |||
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

Bosmans R. (unpubl.) Provisional list of spiders of North Africa. Database excerpt Aug. 2019

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

Logunov D V, Zamanpoore M (2005) Salticidae (Araneae) of Afghanistan: an annotated check-list, with descriptions of four new species and three new synonymies. Bulletin of the British Arachnological Society 13: 217-232 pdf

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

Polchaninova N Y, Prokopenko E V (2013) Catalogue of the spiders (Arachnida, Aranei) of Left-Bank Ukraine. Arthropoda Selecta (Suppl.) 2: 1-268 pdf

Polchaninova N, Prokopenko E (2019) An updated checklist of spiders (Arachnida: Araneae) of Left-Bank Ukraine. Arachnologische Mitteilungen 57: 60-64 & App pdf

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

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

Updates
02-02-2017 Image insert
06-12-2016 Datasheet update Detail
06-12-2016 Distribution update Detail
25-04-2015 Distribution update Detail
27-05-2014 Datasheet update Detail
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