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

Euophrys gambosa  (Simon, 1868)


Prosoma dorsally shiny brown with black margin, dark brown head plate and black eye field. Retrolateral borders with dense white hairs, area below anterior lateral eyes reddish light grey. Opisthosoma dorsally black-brown with 4 light spots in anterior half and light median chevron pattern in posterior third, laterally with light wave-shaped design. Palp: light yellow with slight dark veil on femoral base.

Body length male: 2.4 mm

Colouration as in males, a bit lighter.

Body length female: 2.7 mm
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Global distribution (WSC 2019): Mediterranean

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12-07-2016 Datasheet update Old value
15-10-2013 Distribution update Old value