Salticidae  Blackwall, 1841 / Icius  Simon, 1876   6 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 2019): Spain, Algeria, Tunisia

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

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

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

World Spider Catalog (2019) World Spider Catalog, version 20.0. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (20.01.2019) doi: 10.24436/2

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