Salticidae  Blackwall, 1841 / Saitis  Simon, 1876   7 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: 3.8-4.0 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

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.

Fig. of Coşar & Varol (2016) see S. tauricus.

Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Distribution comment: Meanwhile established in Belgium (Henrard & Drumont, 2022), and this is therefore also evaluated for the Netherlands and Germany
Global distribution (WSC 2022): Northern Africa, southern Europe to Turkey. Introduced to Belgium, Netherlands, Germany
Phenology
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Distribution List
Belgium   (Henrard & Drumont, 2022) ||| Bulgaria   (Blagoev et al., 2018) ||| Croatia   (no references) ||| France   (no references) ||| France / Corsica   (no references) ||| Germany   (Blick et al., 2016) ||| Greece   (no references) ||| Greece / Crete   (Bosmans et al., 2013) ||| Italy   (Pantini & Isaia, 2019) ||| Italy / Sardinia   (Pantini & Isaia, 2019) ||| Liechtenstein   (no references) ||| Montenegro   (no references) ||| Netherlands   (no references) ||| North Macedonia   (no references) ||| Portugal   (Branco et al., 2019) ||| Serbia   (no references) ||| Slovenia   (Kostanjšek & Kuntner, 2015) ||| Spain   (Branco et al., 2019) ||| Switzerland   (no references) |||
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) pdf

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

Branco V V, Morano E, Cardoso P (2019) An update to the Iberian spider checklist (Araneae). Zootaxa 4614: 201-254 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 pdf

Henrard A, Drumont A (2022) Updated status of Saitis barbipes (Simon, 1868) (Araneae, Salticidae) in Belgium. Journal of the Belgian Arachnological Society 37: 1-11 pdf

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 (2019) Araneae.it: the online catalog of Italian spiders, with addenda on other arachnid orders occurring in Italy (Arachnida: Araneae, Opiliones, Palpigradi, Pseudoscorpionida, Scorpiones, Solifugae). Fragmenta Entomologica 51: 127-152 pdf

WSC (2022) World Spider Catalog. Version 23.0. Natural History Museum Bern, online at http://wsc.nmbe.ch (21.01.2022) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

Updates
19-06-2022 Image insert
19-06-2022 Distribution update Detail
19-01-2021 Distribution update Detail
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06-12-2016 Datasheet update Detail
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15-10-2013 Distribution update Detail