Salticidae  Blackwall, 1841 / Neon  Simon, 1876   9 species

Neon convolutus  Denis, 1937


Embolus long and coiled. Tip of tibial apophysis slightly bent towards ventral side. Prosoma dirty yellow, blackish at the margin and posterior part, anterior part with large black spot. Sternum yellow, sprinkled with black. Legs yelowish white, femur I black (with pale stripe on dorsal and ventral side), metatarsi black except dorsal part. Opisthosoma brownish, dorsum with a double longitudinal row of pale spots and a white line on each side.

Body length male: 1.9 mm

Female unknown.

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Global distribution (WSC 2021): Spain, France, Algeria
Distribution List
Algeria   (Bosmans, unpubl.) ||| France   (no references) ||| Portugal   (Branco et al., 2019) ||| Spain   (Branco et al., 2019) |||

Bosmans R. (unpubl.) Provisional list of spiders of North Africa. Database excerpt Aug. 2019

Branco V V, Morano E, Cardoso P (2019) An update to the Iberian spider checklist (Araneae). Zootaxa 4614: 201-254 pdf

Denis J (1937b) On a collection of spiders from Algeria. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 106: 1027-1060 pdf

Logunov D V (2004a) Notes on new and poorly known Palaearctic species of the genera Neon, Sitticus and Synageles (Araneae: Salticidae). Bulletin of the British Arachnological Society 13: 33-40 pdf

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

WSC (2021) World Spider Catalog. Version 22.5. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (22.09.2021) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

11-04-2016 Image insert
16-07-2015 Distribution update Detail