Salticidae  Blackwall, 1841 / Habrocestum  Simon, 1876   10 species

Habrocestum latifasciatum  (Simon, 1868)


Prosoma dorsally rusty brown head plate dark brown with red-brown hairs, median white band. Opisthosoma dorsally black, white equatorial band, last third with broad T-shaped design with indistinct median black chevrons. Opisthosoma ventrally white. Palp: yellow-brown, femur and patella with dense white hair flag, cymbium with black hairs.

Body length male: 4.6-4.85 mm

Prosoma dorsally rusty brown, with dense red-brown and white hairs, head plate black. Opisthosoma dorsally yellow-brown with brown pattern and posterior T-shaped, light design, ventrally beige with black dots. Epigyne with two distinctly separated grooves and sclerotized borders.

Body length female: 6.45 mm
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Global distribution (WSC 2018): Eastern Mediterranean to Middle East

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19-07-2016 Datasheet update Old value
15-10-2013 Distribution update Old value