Salticidae  Blackwall, 1841 / Pellenes  Simon, 1876   25 species

Pellenes brevis  (Simon, 1868)

Description
Male

Prosoma dorsally dark brown with black margin with white hairs. Eye field black. Opisthosoma dorsally dark brown with orange fine pattern of dots and lines, two circular spots anteriorly  and posterior chevron pattern. Palp with brown femur and patella with white hairs, tibia and cymbium orange-brown, distally lighter. Apophysis straight and pointed, distally black.

Body length male: 3.65-3.8 mm
Female

Prosoma and opisthosoma as in male, prosoma sides with additional white hairs.

Body length female: 4.6-5.3 mm
Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Distribution comment: Bulgaria: Locality in 'Poland' in Logunov et al. (1999) is situated in Bulgaria
Global distribution (WSC 2020): Portugal, Spain, France, Italy, Germany, Bulgaria, North Macedonia, Greece, Ukraine, Turkey, Cyprus, Iran
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Distribution List
Bulgaria   (no references) ||| Cyprus   (Bosmans et al., 2019c) ||| France   (no references) ||| Germany   (no references) ||| Greece   (no references) ||| Italy   (Pantini & Isaia, 2019) ||| Italy / Sicily   (Pantini & Isaia, 2019) ||| North Macedonia   (no references) ||| Portugal   (Branco et al., 2019) ||| Russia, Southern   (Ponomarev, 2017) ||| Spain   (Branco et al., 2019) ||| Turkey (Asia)   (no references) ||| Ukraine   (Polchaninova & Prokopenko, 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

Branco V V, Morano E, Cardoso P (2019) An update to the Iberian spider checklist (Araneae). [N.B.: few records from this paper are not taken over and not commented] Zootaxa 4614: 201-254 pdf

Coşar İ (2015) Four new records for the spider fauna of Turkey (Araneae: Salticidae). Turkish Journal of Zoology 39: 368-371 pdf

Lecigne S (2017) Contribution a la connaissance de l’araneofaune (Araneae) de l’Algarve (Portugal). Description de Theridion bernardi n.sp. (Araneae: Theridiidae) et redécouverte d’Ozyptila perplexa Simon, 1875 (Araneae: Thomisidae). Revista Ibérica de Aracnología 31: 25-48 pdf

Logunov D V (2015) Taxonomic-faunistic notes on the jumping spiders of the Mediterranean (Aranei: Salticidae). Arthropoda Selecta 24: 33-85 pdf

Logunov D V, Marusik Y M, Rakov S Y (1999) A review of the genus Pellenes in the fauna of Central Asia and the Caucasus (Araneae, Salticidae). Journal of Natural History 33: 89-148 pdf

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

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

Polchaninova N Y, Prokopenko E V (2013) Catalogue of the spiders (Arachnida, Aranei) of Left-Bank Ukraine. Arthropoda Selecta (Suppl.) 2: 1-268 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 (2017) Spiders (Arachnida: Aranei) of steppe and meadow-steppe habitats of gully and ravine ecosystems of the valley of the Don River lower reaches. Proceedings of the Russian Entomological Society in St. Petersburg 88: 118-131 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 pdf

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