Salticidae  Blackwall, 1841 / Phlegra  Simon, 1876   12 species

Phlegra lineata  (C. L. Koch, 1846)


Prosoma dark brown with two dorsal and two lateral longitudinal bands. Opisthosoma dorsally dark brown with a median and two lateral longitudinal stripes with orange-brown margins. Palp dark brown, joint between patella and femur white-black dorsally, cymbium black with distal hair tuft. Embolus thin, reverse S-shaped and medially transparent.

Body length male: 3.6-5.1 mm

Prosoma dorsally light sandy, with white hairs, laterally with dark brown longitudinal lines and a brown median band. Opisthosoma with dense white hairs dorsally, two narrow lateral and two wide black median longitudinal bands with orange borders. Epigyne with two distinctly separated grooves and anterior receptaculae.

Body length female: 4.6-6.1 mm
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Global distribution (WSC 2019): Southern Europe, Turkey, Syria

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