Salticidae  Blackwall, 1841 / Afraflacilla  Berland & Millot, 1941   7 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

  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2019): Central, Eastern Europe
 male  female

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