Salticidae  Blackwall, 1841 / Aelurillus  Simon, 1884   24 species

Aelurillus leipoldae  (Metzner, 1999)

Description

Palp yellow-brown to brown, covered with white hairs. Male palpal femur with ventral swelling. Prosoma female: dark brown with yellow-brown hairs. Male: yellow-brown with dark eye field and one pair of white longitudinal stripes, eyes margined with orange hairs. Sternum brown to brownish yellow. Chelicerae yellow-brown. Legs yellow-brown. Opisthosoma female: orange-yellow-brown. Male: grey-brown with one pair of brown longitudinal stripes. Book-lungs yellowish grey in both sexes. Spinnerets brown.

Body length male: 4.35-5 mm
Body length female: 6.4 mm
Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2018): Greece (Crete)
Phenology
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References

Azarkina G N (2002) New and poorly known species of the genus Aelurillus Simon, 1884 from central Asia, Asia Minor and the eastern Mediterranean (Araneae: Salticidae). Bull Br arachnol Soc 12 (6): 249-263

Azarkina G N, Komnenov M (2015) Descriptions of two new species of Aelurillus Simon, 1884 (Araneae, Salticidae) from the Mediterranean, with the synonymization of A. steliosi Dobroruka, 2002. ZooKeys 516: 109-122

Helsdingen P J van (2010a) Araneae. In: Fauna Europaea Database (Version 2010.1), online at www.european-arachnology.org

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

Updates
04-09-2015 Image insert