Salticidae  Blackwall, 1841 / Euophrys  C. L. Koch, 1834   28 species

Euophrys sulphurea  (L. Koch, 1867)


Tibial apophysis bristle-like and bent. Prosoma brown to orange brown, head region darker. Clypeus female: covered with white hairs. Male: covered with sulphureous hairs. Chelicerae female: light orange brown. Male: densely covered with sulphureous hairs. Sternum brown to orange-brown with darker margin. Legs female: light orange, with spots. Male: brown. Opisthosoma female: brown, dorsal pattern with 2 white transverse bands, rows of yellow points and white spots, ventrally light brown. Male: dorsally dark brown, lighter ventrally. Spinnerets brown.

Body length male: 3.6-4.9 mm
Body length female: 4.5-5.5 mm
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Global distribution (WSC 2019): Southern Europe, Turkey, Syria

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