Salticidae  Blackwall, 1841 / Asianellus  Logunov & Heciak, 1996   2 species

Asianellus festivus  (C. L. Koch, 1834)

Description

Tibial apophysis with 2 unequally long processes. Embolus thin. Epigyne with straight posterior margin, entrance ducts near posterior epigynal margin. Prosoma dark brown, female: dark brown. Male: red-brown. Sternum dark on the side, otherwise bright. Legs yellow. Femur black. Metatarsus dark. Tarsus dark. Opisthosoma female: dorsally yellowish with dark stripes in the middle. Male: dorsally dark grey with 4-5 bright stripes, ventrally light yellow.

Body length male: 5.95-8 mm
Body length female: 8.0 mm
Additional information

On warm, sunny rock fields/slopes and in grass

Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2018): Europe, Caucasus, Russia to Kazakhstan, China, Korea, Japan
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References

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Updates
30-09-2015 Distribution update Old value
16-07-2015 Distribution update Old value
10-12-2013 Distribution update Old value