Salticidae  Blackwall, 1841 / Mogrus  Simon, 1882   13 species

Mogrus canescens  (C. L. Koch, 1846)


Prosoma dorsally orange, thoracic area medially and laterally orange-brown, head plate orange-brown, eye field black and with yellow-white hairs. Face with light yellow hairs. Opisthosoma dorsally dark brown with light orange chain-like stain pattern, hairs as on prosoma.

Body length male: 6.4 mm

Prosoma dorsally light orange, thoracal area medially and laterally orange-brown, head plate orange-brown with black eye field. Opisthosoma dorsally dark, two parallel, light, discontinuous longitudinal bands, laterally with beige discontinuous longitudinal band. Epigyne with two curved narrow grooves.

Body length female: 6.55 mm
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Global distribution (WSC 2020): Eastern Mediterranean
Distribution List
Egypt   ( Bosmans, unpubl.; ) ||| Greece   ( no references ) ||| Italy   ( Pantini & Isaia, 2019; ) ||| Tunisia   ( Bosmans, unpubl.; ) |||

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

Helsdingen P J van (2010a) Araneae. In: Fauna Europaea Database (Version 2010.1), online at

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

Pantini P, Isaia M (2019) the online Catalog of Italian spiders, with addenda on other Arachnid Orders occurring in Italy (Arachnida: Araneae, Opiliones, Palpigradi, Pseudoscorpionida, Scorpiones, Solifugae). Fragmenta Entomologica 51: 127-152 pdf

World Spider Catalog (2020) World Spider Catalog. Version 21.0. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (20.03.2020) doi: 10.24436/2

19-07-2016 Datasheet update Detail