Salticidae  Blackwall, 1841 / Icius  Simon, 1876   8 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 2023): Spain, Algeria, Tunisia
Distribution List

"No references" does not mean that the species does not occur in this country, but that we have not yet inserted the reference for it. We are working on it.

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 (2023) World Spider Catalog. Version 24.5. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (25.10.2023) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

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