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

Afraflacilla tamaricis  (Simon, 1885)


Prosoma brown, eye field blackish, prosoma length: 1.70 mm. Leg I robust, tibia I swollen, legs II-IV yellow. Opisthsoma with blackish median streak with 4 transverse branches.


Prosoma brown, covered with white hairs, eye field with central spot and black edges, sides yellow, prosoma length: 1.82 mm. Opisthosoma: dorsum with a pattern of yellow stripes and a black spot in posterior half.

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Distribution comment: Schenkel (1938) published Pseudicius badius from Spain, Machado corrected it to P. tamaricis. Cardoso & Morano (2010) listed the latter name for Spain and Portugal, but is evaluated as doubtful (Carrillo in litt.). See also
Global distribution (WSC 2021): North Africa, Israel, Saudi Arabia, Yemen
Distribution List
Algeria   (Bosmans, unpubl.) ||| Egypt   (Bosmans, unpubl.) ||| Libya   (Bosmans, unpubl.) ||| Morocco   (Bosmans, unpubl.) ||| Tunisia   (Bosmans, unpubl.) |||

Bosmans R. (unpubl.) Provisional list of spiders of North Africa. Database excerpt Aug. 2019

Cardoso P, Morano E (2010) The Iberian spider checklist (Araneae). Zootaxa 2495: 1-52 pdf

Machado A de B (1941) Araignées nouvelles pour la faune portugaise (II). Memorias e Estudos do Museu Zoologico da Universidade de Coimbra 117: 1-60 pdf

Prószyński J (2003) Salticidae (Araneae) of the Levant. Annales Zoologici, Warszawa 53: 1-180 pdf

Schenkel E (1938) Spinnentiere von der Iberischen Halbinsel, gesammelt von Prof. Dr. O. Lundblad, 1935. Arkiv för Zoologi 30(A24): 1-29 pdf

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

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