Salticidae  Blackwall, 1841 / Aelurillus  Simon, 1884   34 species

Aelurillus blandus  (Simon, 1871)

Description
Male

Male palp yellow, covered with white hairs. Embolus toothed at the end. Prosoma dark brown, with a typical white central patch dorsally. Sternum brown. Chelicerae orange-brown. Legs brownish yellow. Femur covered with long, white hairs. Opisthosoma uniformly grey-brown, book lungs yellow. Spinnerets yellow-grey.

Prosoma length: 3.2 mm.

Body length male: 4.1-5 mm
Female

Prosoma length: 2.1 mm.

Body length female: 4.1 mm
Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2020): Portugal, Spain, Greece (incl. Crete)
Figures
Distribution List
Cyprus   (Bosmans et al., 2019c) ||| Greece   (no references) ||| Greece / Crete   (Bosmans et al., 2013) ||| Portugal   (Branco et al., 2019) ||| Spain   (Branco et al., 2019) |||
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

Bosmans R, Van Keer J, Russell-Smith A, Hadjiconstantis M, Komnenov M, Bosselaers J, Huber S, McCowan D, Snazell R, Decae A, Zoumides C, Kielhorn K-H, Oger P (2019c) Spiders of Cyprus (Araneae). A catalogue of all currently known species from Cyprus. Newsletter of the Belgian Arachnological Society 34, Suppl. 1: 1-173 pdf

Bosmans R, Van Keer J, Russell-Smith A, Kronestedt T, Alderweireldt M, Bosselaers J, De Koninck H (2013) Spiders of Crete (Araneae). A catalogue of all currently known species from the Greek island of Crete. Nieuwsbrief van de Belgische Arachnologische Vereniging 28 (Suppl. 1): 1-147 pdf

Branco V V, Morano E, Cardoso P (2019) An update to the Iberian spider checklist (Araneae). [N.B.: few records from this paper are not taken over and not commented] Zootaxa 4614: 201-254 pdf

Cardoso P, Morano E (2010) The Iberian spider checklist (Araneae). Zootaxa 2495: 1-52 pdf

Metzner H (1999) Die Springspinnen (Araneae, Salticidae) Griechenlands. Andrias 14: 1-279 pdf

World Spider Catalog (2020) World Spider Catalog. Version 21.0. Natural History Museum Bern, online at http://wsc.nmbe.ch (20.03.2020) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

Updates
06-01-2016 Image insert
15-10-2013 Distribution update Detail