Salticidae  Blackwall, 1841 / Macaroeris  Wunderlich, 1992   4 species

Macaroeris cata  (Blackwall, 1867)

Description
Male

Prosoma brown, with yellow spots in the middle and laterally, eye region black-brown. Prosoma length: 1.75-2.2 mm. Sternum yellow-brown, with several darker longitudinal stripes. Legs brownish yellow. Opisthosoma dark brown, dorsally with marking in the middle, laterally brighter, ventrally yellow-brown.

Body length male: 3.5-4.5 mm
Female

Prosoma length: 1.95-2.25 mm.

Body length female: 4.5-6 mm
Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Distribution comment: Presence in Romania is highly doubtful (Fuhn & Gherasim, 1995), therefore removed; Portugal: listed by Cardoso & Morano (2010), but missing in Branco et al. (2019), therefore removed.
Global distribution (WSC 2021): Azores, Madeira, Canary Is.
Figures
Distribution List
Bulgaria  Removed (Naumova et al., 2021) |||
References

Fuhn I E, Gherasim V F (1995) Familia Salticidae. Fauna Romaniei (Arachnida) 5 (5): 1-301 pdf

Kulczyński W (1899) Arachnoidea opera Rev E Schmitz collecta in insulis Maderianis et in insulis Selvages dictis. Rozprawy i Sprawozdania z Posiedzen Wydzialu Matematyczno Przyrodniczego Akademji Umiejetnosci, Krakow 36: 320-461 pdf

Naumova M, Blagoev G, Deltshev D (2021) Fifty spider species new to the Bulgarian fauna, with a review of some dubious species (Arachnida: Araneae). Zootaxa 4984: 228-257 pdf

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

Wunderlich J (1992a) Die Spinnen-Fauna der Makaronesischen Inseln: Taxonomie, Ökologie, Biogeographie und Evolution. Beiträge zur Araneoleologie 1: 1-619 pdf

Updates
10-06-2021 Distribution insert Detail
17-06-2020 Distribution update Detail
16-07-2017 Distribution update Detail
30-04-2015 Image insert
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