Salticidae  Blackwall, 1841 / Afraflacilla  Berland & Millot, 1941   8 species

Afraflacilla epiblemoides  (Chyzer, 1891)


Prosoma brown, with white median band, sides darker, margin black, cephalic part dark brown, eyes surrounded by black. Chelicerae orange-brown. Sternum dark brown, with small white dots, margin black. Legs light sandy brown to dark brown, leg I brown, femur I darker. Opisthosoma: dorsum black, with 2 white longitudinal stripes, venter grey-brown, laterally covered with white hairs.

Body length male: 4.65 mm

Prosoma as in males but darker, thoracic part only sparsely covered with white hairs. Legs light sandy brown, with black spots, tarsus I light yellow. Opisthosoma: dorsum dark brown, interspersed with white hairs, median part with light transverse band, posterior third with 2 broken, light transverse stripes, posterior part black, venter fawn, sides covered with white hairs.

Body length female: 4.85 mm

Frequency: Very rarely found

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Global distribution (WSC 2021): Central, Eastern Europe
 male  female
Distribution List
Armenia   (Zarikian, 2020) ||| Bulgaria   (Naumova et al., 2021) ||| Croatia   (no references) ||| Czechia   (no references) ||| Greece   (no references) ||| Italy   (Pantini & Isaia, 2019) ||| North Macedonia   (no references) ||| Romania   (no references) ||| Slovakia   (no references) ||| Turkey (Asia)   (Danışman et al., 2021a; Uyar & Uğurtaş, 2012) |||

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

Naumova M, Blagoev G, Deltshev D (2021) Fifty spider species new to the Bulgarian fauna, with a review of some dubious species (Arachnida: Araneae). Zootaxa 4984: 228-257 pdf

Pantini P, Isaia M (2019) 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

Uyar Z, Uğurtaş İ H (2012) Jumping Spiders (Araneae: Salticidae) of Northwest Anatolia (Turkey). Acta Zoologica Bulgarica 64: 235-240 pdf

WSC (2021) World Spider Catalog. Version 22.5. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (22.09.2021) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

Zarikian N (2020) A contribution to the checklist of the jumping spiders (Araneae: Salticidae) of Armenia. Bulletin of the Iraq Natural History Museum 16: 193-202 pdf

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