Salticidae  Blackwall, 1841 / Saitis  Simon, 1876   6 species

Saitis barbipes  (Simon, 1868)

Description
Male

Prosoma dorsally brown, light median band begins at fovea, sides darker. Opisthosoma dorsally dark brown with ivory median band, dark chevron pattern at posterior end. Sides dark brown with disconnected white longitudinal stripes, ventrally light orange-brown.

Body length male: 3.8-4 mm
Female

Prosoma dorsally light yellow-brown with dark brown head plate and black eye field. Light median band indistinct. Opisthosoma light beige, dorsally with black spots, ventrally with few small black spots.

Body length female: 4.6-5.7 mm
Additional information

No established populations in Central Europe (Blick et al., 2016).

Since a few decades, this species shows some spreading tendencies within Europe. Nevertheless, it shall not be listed as alien or invasive because it is native for Europe.

Distribution
  Presence
  Not established
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2019): Northern Africa, southern Europe to Turkey
Phenology
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Figures
References

Blagoev G, Deltshev C, Lazarov S, Naumova M (2018) The spiders (Araneae) of Bulgaria. Version: August 2018. National Museum of Natural History, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences. Online at http://www.nmnhs.com/spiders-bulgaria/ (accessed on 10.9.2018)

Blick T, Finch O-D, Harms K H, Kiechle J, Kielhorn K-H , Kreuels M, Malten A, Martin D, Muster C, Nährig D, Platen R, Rödel I, Scheidler M, Staudt A, Stumpf H, Tolke D (2016) Rote Liste und Gesamtartenliste der Spinnen (Arachnida: Araneae) Deutschlands. 3. Fassung, Stand April 2008, einzelne Änderungen und Nachträge bis August 2015. Naturschutz und Biologische Vielfalt 70/4: 383-510 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

Coşar İ. & Varol M İ (2016) Six new records for the spider fauna of Turkey (Araneae: Salticidae) Turkish Journal of Entomology 40: 157-163

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

Kostanjšek R, Kuntner M (2015) Araneae Sloveniae: a national spider species checklist. ZooKeys 474: 1-91 pdf

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

Pantini P, Isaia M (2018) Checklist of the Italian spiders (version June 2018). online at http://www.museoscienzebergamo.it/web/index.php?option=com_content&view=category&layout=blog&id=96&Itemid=94 pdf

World Spider Catalog (2019) World Spider Catalog, version 20.0. Natural History Museum Bern, online at http://wsc.nmbe.ch (20.01.2019) doi: 10.24436/2

Updates
02-02-2017 Image insert
18-01-2017 Distribution update Old value
06-12-2016 Datasheet update Old value
06-12-2016 Distribution update Old value
19-07-2016 Datasheet update Old value
15-10-2013 Distribution update Old value