Salticidae  Blackwall, 1841 / Leptorchestes  Thorell, 1870   5 species

Leptorchestes mutilloides  (Lucas, 1846)

Description
Male

Prosoma dunkelbraun, ocular area black. Prosoma length: 1.9-2.4 mm. Chelicerae long, brown-orange, promargin with 2 teeth, retromargin only with a row og long setae. Sternum brown. Leg I: brown, patella and tibia prolaterally with narrow dark streak. Leg II: yellowish-orange, prolaterally with narrow dark streak. Leg III: yellowish whitish, femora brown, remaining segments prolaterally with narrow dark streak. Leg IV brown. Opisthosoma dark brown or black, white line along constriction, venter brown.

Body length male: 3.7 mm
Female

Prosoma brownish, shiny. Prosomalänge: 2.05 mm. Chelicerae brown. Sternum grey-brown. Leg I: coxa yellow, femur brown and yellow, patella and tibia yellow, with prolateral brown line, metatarsus and tarsus yellow. Leg II: yellow, with prolateral brown line on all segements. Leg III: coxa and femur brown, patella and tibia yellow, with prolateral brown line, metatarsus and tarsus yellow. Leg IV: Coxa, patella and metatarsus yellow, femur and tibia brown, tarsus yellow. Opisthosoma grey-brown, white line along constriction.

Body length female: 5.6-6.4 mm
Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2020): Southern Europe, Algeria
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Distribution List
Algeria   (Bosmans, unpubl.) ||| Austria   (no references) ||| Bulgaria   (Blagoev et al., 2018) ||| Croatia   (no references) ||| France   (no references) ||| France / Corsica   (no references) ||| Greece   (no references) ||| Italy   (Pantini & Isaia, 2019) ||| Italy / Sardinia   (Pantini & Isaia, 2019) ||| Italy / Sicily   (Pantini & Isaia, 2019) ||| Morocco   (Bosmans, unpubl.) ||| Portugal   (Branco et al., 2019) ||| Spain   (Branco et al., 2019) ||| Switzerland   (no references) ||| Turkey (Asia)   (Danışman et al., 2019) ||| Turkey (Europe)   (Danışman et al., 2019) |||
References

Blagoev G, Deltshev C, Lazarov S, Naumova M (2018) The spiders (Araneae) of Bulgaria. Version: August 2018. National Museum of Natural History, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences. Online at http://www.nmnhs.com/spiders-bulgaria/ (accessed on 10.9.2018) pdf

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). [N.B.: few records from this paper are not taken over and not commented] Zootaxa 4614: 201-254 pdf

Danışman T, Kunt K B, Özkütük R S (2019) The checklist of the spiders of Turkey. Version 2019 [last updated 1 June 2019], online at http://www.spidersofturkey.info pdf

Logunov D V (2004b) Notes on the collection of Salticidae (Araneae) from the Museum of Natural History 'Enrico Gaffi' in Bergamo, Italy. Revista Ibérica de Aracnología 9: 271-275 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

Wesołowska W, Szeremeta M (2001) A revision of the ant-like salticid genera Enoplomischus Giltay, 1931, Kima Peckham & Peckham, 1902 and Leptorchestes Thorell, 1870 (Araneae: Salticidae). Insect Systematics & Evolution 32: 217-240 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

Updates
30-10-2014 Datasheet update Detail
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