Salticidae  Blackwall, 1841 / Pellenes  Simon, 1876   25 species

Pellenes flavipalpis  (Lucas, 1853)

Description
Male

Prosoma dorsally dark brown with black margin, eye field black, head plate with black bristles. Opisthosoma dorsally dark brown with red-brown hairs and white equatorial band, median, anteriorly widened band of white scaly hairs. Palp dark brown, patella with white hairs dorsally in distal region, tip of cymbium lighter.

Body length male: 3-3.5 mm
Female

Prosoma and opisthosoma almost as in male. Epigyne: reversed U-shaped epigyneal hood medially narrowed.

Body length female: 4.1 mm
Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2020): Greece (incl. Crete), Turkey, Cyprus
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Distribution List
Cyprus   ( Bosmans et al., 2019c; ) ||| Greece   ( no references ) ||| Greece / Crete   ( no references ) ||| Turkey (Asia)   ( Danışman et al., 2019; ) ||| Turkey (Europe)   ( Danışman et al., 2019; ) |||
References

Bosmans R, Van Keer J, Russell-Smith A, Hadjiconstantis M, Komnenov M, Bosselaers J, Huber S, McCowan D, Snazell R, Decae A, Zoumides C, Kielhorn K-H, Oger P (2019c) Spiders of Cyprus (Araneae). A catalogue of all currently known species from Cyprus. Newsletter of the Belgian Arachnological Society 34, Suppl. 1: 1-173 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

Lecigne S (2011) Inventaire aranéologique dans la Province d’Izmir (Turquie) (Arachnida, Araneae). Le bulletin d'Arthropoda 46: 5-83 pdf

Metzner H (1999) Die Springspinnen (Araneae, Salticidae) Griechenlands. Andrias 14: 1-279 pdf

Schäfer M (2020) Ein Beitrag zur Springspinnenfauna (Araneae: Salticidae) der griechischen Insel Kreta mit der Erstbeschreibung von Pellenes florii sp. nov. Arachnologische Mitteilungen 59: 72-87 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

Updates
24-04-2020 Image insert
19-07-2016 Datasheet update Detail