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

Euophrys rufibarbis  (Simon, 1868)


Prosoma dorsally light orange, cephalic part black, sloping sides darker at the margin. Reversed Y-shaped light band going from fovea posteriad. Opisthosoma with white hairs, dorsally light with dark chevron pattern, ventrally darker.

Body length male: 3.44-4.42 mm

Prosoma dorsally orange-brown with dark brown head plate and black eye region. Opisthosoma dorsally dark brown with lines of yellow dots, two white transversal bands in anterior third, posteriorly with 4 ventrad oriented spots of white spatulate hairs and median double longitudinal bands.

Body length female: 3.7-4.88 mm
Additional information

Fig. of Hansen sub E. terrestris (after Lissner 2016b)

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Global distribution (WSC 2019): Southern Europe, North Africa, Turkey, China

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