Salticidae  Blackwall, 1841 / Icius  Simon, 1876   9 species

Icius crassipes  (Simon, 1868)


Prosoma red-brown, with white scales, eyes surrounded by black. Prosoma length: 2.10 mm. Sternum yellow, tinged with brown, covered with white hairs. Chelicerae pink-yellow. Leg I yellowish brown. Legs II-IV yellow, sides of femora and patellae tinged with brown. Opisthosoma: dorsum and sides yellowish brown, with whites spots, with a white line around the dorsal field, venter yellow. Spinnerets brownish.

Body length male: 3.9-4.6 mm

Colouration as in males, but lighter. Palps yellow. Opisthosoma without the white line around the edges of dorsum.

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Global distribution (WSC 2022): Spain, Algeria, Tunisia
Distribution List
Algeria   (Bosmans, unpubl.) ||| Spain   (Branco et al., 2019) ||| Tunisia   (Bosmans, unpubl.) |||

Alicata P, Cantarella T (1994) The Euro-mediterranean species of Icius (Araneae, Salticidae): a critical revision and description of two new species. Animalia 20: 111-131 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). Zootaxa 4614: 201-254 pdf

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

WSC (2022) World Spider Catalog. Version 23.5. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (21.07.2022) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

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