Salticidae  Blackwall, 1841 / Habrocestum  Simon, 1876   14 species

Habrocestum graecum  Dalmas, 1920


Prosoma dark brown with white median hair stripe. Opisthosoma dorsally black with fine light punctations and white equatorial band, posterior third with white T-shaped spot and median black chevron pattern. Palp yellow-orange, cymbium darker and with white tip and dense white hairs. Embolus bent distally to cymbium. Tibial apophysis hook-shaped.

Body length male: 4.6-5.5 mm

Prosoma brown dorsally. Opisthosoma dorsally yellow-beige with black pattern, indistinct median band anteriorly and 4 black spots posteriorly.

Body length female: 6.2-7.4 mm
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2023): Italy, Greece
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.

Greece   (Bosmans & Chatzaki, 2005; Metzner, 1999) ||| Italy   (Castellucci et al., 2022) |||

Bosmans R, Chatzaki M (2005) A catalogue of the spiders of Greece – a critical review of all spider species cited from Greece with their localities. Nieuwsbrief van de Belgische arachnologische Vereniging 20 (2, suppl.): 1-124 pdf

Castellucci F, Caroli M, Simeon E, Kulczycki A, Piccinini A, Luchetti A, Legittimo C M (2022) A new trans-Ionian spider species for the Italian fauna: Habrocestum graecum Dalmas, 1920 (Araneae, Salticidae). Biogeographia 37(a023): 1-7 pdf

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

WSC (2023) World Spider Catalog. Version 24. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (14.02.2023) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

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