Salticidae  Blackwall, 1841 / Phintella  Strand, 1906   1 species

Phintella castriesiana  (Grube, 1861)

Description
Male

Prosoma yellowish brown, with black veins, eyes surrounded by black. Prosoma length: 1.95-2.30 mm. Sternum yellow. Chelicerae brownish. Legs yellow, with brown longitudinal stripes on femora I-III and brown dots on proximal and distal part of tibiae I-II. Opisthosoma: dorsum with dark grey pattern, venter light, with a dark longitudinal streak.

Body length male: 4.6 mm
Female

Colouration as in males but slightly paler. Prosoma length: 2.08-2.33 mm.

Body length female: 4.9 mm
Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2020): Canary Is., Southern Europe, North Africa, Middle East, Turkey, Caucasus, Iran, Russia (Far East), Korea, Japan
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Distribution List
Azerbaijan   (Otto, 2020) ||| Bulgaria   (Blagoev et al., 2018) ||| Croatia   (no references) ||| France   (no references) ||| Georgia   (Otto, 2020) ||| Greece   (no references) ||| Hungary   (no references) ||| Italy   (Pantini & Isaia, 2019) ||| Italy / Sicily   (Pantini & Isaia, 2019) ||| Libya   (Bosmans, unpubl.) ||| Montenegro   (no references) ||| Romania   (no references) ||| Russia, Southern   (Otto, 2020) ||| Serbia   (Stanković, 2012) ||| Slovakia   (no references) ||| Spain   (Branco et al., 2019) ||| Switzerland   (no references) ||| Turkey (Asia)   (Danışman et al., 2019) |||
References

Blagoev G, Deltshev C, Lazarov S, Naumova M (2018) The spiders (Araneae) of Bulgaria. Version: August 2018. National Museum of Natural History, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences. Online at http://www.nmnhs.com/spiders-bulgaria/ (accessed on 10.9.2018) pdf

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

Branco V V, Morano E, Cardoso P (2019) An update to the Iberian spider checklist (Araneae).
[N.B.: few records from this paper are not taken over and not commented] Zootaxa 4614: 201-254 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 http://www.spidersofturkey.info

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

Logunov D V, Wesołowska W (1992) The jumping spiders (Araneae, Salticidae) of Khabarovsk Province (Russian Far East). Annales Zoologici Fennici 29: 113-146 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: caucasus-spiders.info.

Pantini P, Isaia M (2019) Araneae.it: the online catalog of Italian spiders, with addenda on other arachnid orders occurring in Italy (Arachnida: Araneae, Opiliones, Palpigradi, Pseudoscorpionida, Scorpiones, Solifugae). http://araneae.it. Fragmenta Entomologica 51: 127-152 pdf

Stanković B (2012) Contribution to the knowledge of jumping spiders (Araneae: Salticidae) from vicinity of Jagodina, Central Serbia. Biologica Nyssana 3: 37-42 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
08-06-2020 Distribution update Detail
15-01-2015 Image insert