Salticidae  Blackwall, 1841 / Habrocestum  Simon, 1876   10 species

Habrocestum egaeum  Metzner, 1999


Prosoma dorsally rusty brown, median white hairy spot. Opisthosoma dorsally black with beige equatorial band. Palp: With black, white and yellow hair tuft on patella, cymbium red-brown with black hairs.

Body length male: 5.4-5.9 mm

Prosoma red-brown, posteriorly lighter. Opisthsoma dorsal sandy, posterior half with T-shaped design. Epigyne with two distinctly separated long-oval grooves.

Body length female: 6.13-7.1 mm
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Global distribution (WSC 2019): Greece, Crete, Turkey

Bosmans R, Van Keer J, Russell-Smith A, Kronestedt T, Alderweireldt M, Bosselaers J, De Koninck H (2013) Spiders of Crete (Araneae). Nieuwsbr Belg Arachnol Ver 28: 1-147

Demircan N, Topçu A (2016) First records for spider fauna of the European part of Turkey (Araneae). Serket 15: 85-91

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(1): 33-85

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

World Spider Catalog (2018) World Spider Catalog, version 19.5. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (15.07.2018) doi: 10.24436/2

16-05-2018 Distribution update Old value
19-07-2016 Datasheet update Old value
16-07-2015 Distribution update Old value