Salticidae  Blackwall, 1841 / Pellenes  Simon, 1876   20 species

Pellenes diagonalis  (Simon, 1868)

Description
Male

Prosoma dorsally rusty brown, eye field black, three white spots in the face, two curved white bands from eyes to retrolateral edges. Opisthosoma dorsally brown with short, white, discontinuous median stripe and small white triangles. Palp: tegular apophysis flag-like and covering the embolus, cymbium with horizontal depression.

Body length male: 5.5 mm
Female

Prosoma dorsally dark rusty brown with black margin with white hairs. Head plate and eye field shiny black, with white pattern. Opisthosoma dorsally rusty brown with fine, light orange dot pattern, medial and lateral wide bands of white hairs. Legs orange-brown and dark brown spotted.

Body length female: 6.5-7 mm
Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2018): Macedonia, Greece, Turkey, Israel, Iran
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References

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 http://www.nmnhs.com/spiders-bulgaria/ (accessed on 10.9.2018)

Danışman T, Kunt K B, Özkütük R S (2018a) The checklist of the spiders of Turkey. Version 2017 [last updated 2 September 2018], 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

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

Otto S (2017) Caucasian spiders. A faunistic database on the spiders of the Caucasus Ecoregion. Database version 08.2017. Internet: caucasus-spiders.info.

Russell-Smith A, Allison R, Askins M, Blumsom W, Snazell R, Spilling C (2011) A provisional checklist and gazetteer of the spiders of Chios, Greece (Arachnida: Araneae). Bull Br Arachnol Soc 15: 133-167

World Spider Catalog (2018) World Spider Catalog, version 19.5. Natural History Museum Bern, online at http://wsc.nmbe.ch (15.07.2018) doi: 10.24436/2

Updates
19-07-2016 Datasheet update Old value
21-10-2015 Distribution update Old value