Salticidae  Blackwall, 1841 / Aelurillus  Simon, 1884   34 species

Aelurillus leipoldae  (Metzner, 1999)


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
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Global distribution (WSC 2021): Greece (Crete)
 male  female
Distribution List
Greece / Crete   (no 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). Bulletin of the British Arachnological Society 12: 249-263 pdf

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 pdf

WSC (2021) World Spider Catalog. Version 21.5. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (03.01.2021) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

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