Salticidae  Blackwall, 1841 / Pellenes  Simon, 1876   20 species

Pellenes arciger  (Walckenaer, 1837)


Prosoma dorsally brown, sides darker with black margin. Opisthosoma dorsally dark brown, in anterior third with white equatorial band, which is continued in the posterior third by 4 lateral diagonal bands. Palp: light with white hairs, base of femur and cymbium brown with dark bristles.

Body length male: 3.15 mm

Prosoma dorsally as in male, white longitudinal stripe between anterior median eyes. Opisthosoma as in male, laterally with separated white diagonal bands.

Body length female: 4.2-4.4 mm
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Global distribution (WSC 2019): Southern Europe, Armenia

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