Salticidae  Blackwall, 1841 / Mendoza  Peckham & Peckham, 1894   1 species

Mendoza canestrinii  (Ninni, 1868)


Tibial apophysis short, distally with transverse end. Bulbus appearing flat in lateral view. Whole body dark brown, some white spots on prosoma and opisthosoma. Sternum black. Legs brown, trochanter and tarsi yellow. Anterior margin of opisthosoma with a narrow white band.

Body length male: 8 mm

Epigyne flat, posterior margin triangularly protruding. Prosoma light brown, eye field darker. Sternum centrally yellow, marginally brown. Chelicerae orange. Legs yellowish brown, leg I somewhat darker. Opisthosoma: dorsum with 2 broad brown longitudinal stripes with golden shine and 4 pairs of square black spots, venter with 3 brown longitudinal streaks.

Body length female: 8.3-10.3 mm
Additional information

Among the reeds near water, retreat in spun reed tips

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Global distribution (WSC 2019): Southern Europe, North Africa to Central Asia, China, Korea, Japan, Vietnam

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