Salticidae  Blackwall, 1841 / Phlegra  Simon, 1876   12 species

Phlegra sierrana  (Simon, 1868)


Prosoma brown, with a pair of white longitudinal stripes, clypeus yellow-brown, covered with white hairs. Prosoma length: 3.2 mm.  Chelicerae red-brown. Sternum brown. Legs dark brown, metatarsi and tarsi brown. Opisthosoma grey, dorsum with a pair of brown longitudinal stripes. Spinnerets brown.

Body length female: 7 mm
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Global distribution (WSC 2019): Portugal, Spain

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Denis J (1957a) Zoologisch-systematische Ergebnisse der Studienreise von H. Janetschek und W. Steiner in die spanische Sierra Nevada 1954. VII. Araneae. Sber öst Akad Wiss (I) 166: 265-302

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

World Spider Catalog (2019) World Spider Catalog, version 20.0. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (20.01.2019) doi: 10.24436/2

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16-07-2015 Distribution update Old value