Salticidae  Blackwall, 1841 / Sandalodes  Keyserling, 1883   1 species

Sandalodes superbus  (Karsch, 1878)


Prosoma dark brown-red. Chelicerae black, weakly shiny. Legs covered with grey hairs. Opisthosoma yellowish olive-green, dorsum in posterior half with a white quadrangular spot, corners with laterally prolongating lines.

Body length male: 12 mm
Additional information

This species has only been collected once, more than 100 years ago.

  Not established
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2020): New Guinea, Australia
Distribution List
Germany   ( no references ) |||

Förster A, Bertkau P (1883) Beiträge zur Kenntniss der Spinnenfauna der Rheinprovinz. Verh naturh Ver preuss Rheinl Westfal 40: 205-278

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

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

Żabka M (2000) Salticidae (Arachnida: Araneae) of the Oriental, Australian and Pacific regions, XIII: the genus Sandalodes Keyserling. Invertebrate Taxonomy 14: 695-704

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