Salticidae  Blackwall, 1841 / Pellenes  Simon, 1876   30 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 2024): France, Kosovo, North Macedonia, Bulgaria, Greece, Romania, Ukraine, Turkey, Caucasus, Russia (Europe to Middle Siberia), Kazakhstan, Iran, Central Asia
Distribution List

"No references" does not mean that the species does not occur in this country, but that we have not yet inserted the reference for it. We are working on it.

Armenia   (Zarikian, 2020) ||| Azerbaijan   (Otto, 2022) ||| Bulgaria   (Blagoev et al., 2018) ||| France   (Mazzia et al., 2019) ||| Georgia   (Otto, 2022) ||| Greece   (no references) ||| Italy   (Pantini & Isaia, 2019) ||| Italy / Sicily   (Pantini & Isaia, 2019) ||| Kosovo   (Geci & Naumova, 2021b) ||| North Macedonia   (Komnenov, 2014) ||| Romania   (no references) ||| Russia, Southern   (Otto, 2022; Ponomarev, 2022) ||| Serbia   (Stanković, 2023) ||| Slovenia   (Kostanjšek & Kuntner, 2015) ||| Turkey (Asia)   (Coşar & Varol, 2016) ||| Ukraine   (Polchaninova & Prokopenko, 2019) |||

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 (accessed on 10.9.2018) pdf

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

Geci D, Naumova M (2021b) A preliminary checklist of the spiders of Kosovo (Arachnida: Araneae). Ecologia Balkanica, Special Edition 4: 11-28 pdf

Komnenov M (2014) Spider fauna of the Osogovo Mt. Range, Northeastern Macedonia. Fauna Balkana 2: 1-267 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 (2022) Caucasian spiders. A faunistic database on the spiders of the Caucasus Ecoregion. Database version 02.2022. 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

Ponomarev A V (2022) Spiders (Arachnida: Araneae) of the southeast of the Russian Plain: catalogue, the fauna specific features. SSC RAS Publishers, Rostov-on-Don, 640 pp. pdf

Stanković B (2023) Diversity of spider fauna in the area of Jagodina (Serbia). In: Seydoşoğlu, S. & Durna Aydin, Ö (eds.) International Cukurova Agriculture and Veterinary Congress 4. Adana, pp. 590-615 pdf

WSC (2024) World Spider Catalog. Version 25.0. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (22.01.2024) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

Zarikian N (2020) A contribution to the checklist of the jumping spiders (Araneae: Salticidae) of Armenia. Bulletin of the Iraq Natural History Museum 16: 193-202 pdf

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