Salticidae  Blackwall, 1841 / Habrocestum  Simon, 1876   14 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 2021): Eastern Mediterranean to Middle East
Distribution List
Greece   (no references) ||| Italy   (Pantini & Isaia, 2019) ||| Libya   (Bosmans, unpubl.) ||| Turkey (Asia)   (Danışman et al., 2021a) |||

Bosmans R. (unpubl.) Provisional list of spiders of North Africa. Database excerpt Aug. 2019

Danışman T, Kunt K B, Özkütük R S (2021a) The checklist of the spiders of Turkey. Version 2021 [last updated 1 January 2021], online at pdf

Lecigne S (2021) A new species of Sintula (Linyphiidae), redescription of Brigittea innocens (Dictynidae) and eight spider species newly recorded for Turkey (Araneae). Arachnologische Mitteilungen 62: 11-34 pdf

Metzner H (1999) Die Springspinnen (Araneae, Salticidae) Griechenlands. Andrias 14: 1-279 pdf

Pantini P, Isaia M (2019) the online catalog of Italian spiders, with addenda on other arachnid orders occurring in Italy (Arachnida: Araneae, Opiliones, Palpigradi, Pseudoscorpionida, Scorpiones, Solifugae). Fragmenta Entomologica 51: 127-152 pdf

WSC (2021) World Spider Catalog. Version 22.5. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (22.09.2021) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

08-07-2021 Image insert
19-07-2016 Datasheet update Detail
15-10-2013 Distribution update Detail