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 2019): Canary Is., Southern Europe, North Africa, Middle East, Turkey, Caucasus, Iran, Russia (Far East), Korea, Japan
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References

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World Spider Catalog (2019) World Spider Catalog, version 20.5. Natural History Museum Bern, online at http://wsc.nmbe.ch (20.09.2019) doi: 10.24436/2

Updates
15-01-2015 Image insert