Salticidae  Blackwall, 1841 / Pellenes  Simon, 1876   25 species

Pellenes seriatus  (Thorell, 1875)


Prosoma dark brown, sparsely covered with white hairs, eye field black, clypeus dark bown, with orange hairs. Prosoma length: 3.00-3.88 mm. Sternum and chelicerae dark brown. Legs dark brown, densely covered with dark hairs. Opisthosoma: dorsum brown-grey, with a white longitudinal line, venter yellowish brown. Spinnerets brown.

Body length male: 5.6-6.5 mm

Prosoma dark brown, sparsely covered with white hairs, clypeus reddish, densely covered with white hairs. Anterior median eyes surrounded by dense orange hairs. Prosoma length: 3.28-4.00 mm. Sternum dark brown, covered with dark hairs. Chelicerae dark brown. Legs: coxae, patellae and proximal parts of femora yellow, remaining segments brown. Opisthosoma: dorsum dark brown, with a white longitudinal line, venter grey-yellowish. Spinnerets brown.

Body length female: 7.25-8.3 mm
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Global distribution (WSC 2020): France, Greece, North Macedonia, Bulgaria, Romania, Ukraine, Turkey, Caucasus, Russia (Europe to Middle Siberia), Kazakhstan, Iran, Central Asia
Distribution List
Azerbaijan   (Otto, 2020) ||| Bulgaria   (Blagoev et al., 2018) ||| France   (no references) ||| Georgia   (Otto, 2020) ||| Greece   (no references) ||| Italy   (Pantini & Isaia, 2019) ||| Italy / Sicily   (Pantini & Isaia, 2019) ||| North Macedonia   (no references) ||| Romania   (no references) ||| Russia, Southern   (Otto, 2020) ||| Slovenia   (Kostanjšek & Kuntner, 2015) ||| Turkey (Asia)   (no references) ||| Ukraine   (Polchaninova & Prokopenko, 2019) |||

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Coşar İ, Varol M İ (2016) Six new records for the spider fauna of Turkey (Araneae: Salticidae) Turkish Journal of Entomology 40: 157-163 pdf

Kostanjšek R, Kuntner M (2015) Araneae Sloveniae: a national spider species checklist. ZooKeys 474: 1-91 pdf

Lazarov S, Deltshev C, Blagoev G (2001) The spiders (Araneae) of Sashtinska Sredna Gora Mountain (Bulgaria). Faunistic and zoogeographical analysis. Acta Zoologica Bulgarica 53: 3-28 pdf

Logunov D V, Marusik Y M (1994a) New data on the jumping spiders of the Palearctic fauna (Aranei Salticidae). Arthropoda Selecta 3(1-2): 101-115 pdf

Mazzia C, Bounias-Delacour A, Cornic J-F (2019) Pellenes seriatus (Thorell, 1875), découverte pour la France et redescription de l’espèce. Revue Arachnologique (2) 6: 24-28 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:

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

Polchaninova N, Prokopenko E (2019) An updated checklist of spiders (Arachnida: Araneae) of Left-Bank Ukraine. Arachnologische Mitteilungen 57: 60-64 & App pdf

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

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