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 2024): North Africa, Israel, Saudi Arabia, Yemen
Distribution List

"No references" does not mean that the species does not occur in this country, but that we have not yet inserted the reference for it. We are working on it.

Algeria   (Benhacene et al., 2023) ||| Egypt   (El-Hennawy, 2017a) ||| Libya   (Bosmans, unpubl.) ||| Morocco   (Bosmans, unpubl.) ||| Tunisia   (Bosmans, unpubl.) |||

Benhacene R, Adjami A, Hadjeb A, Kermiche K, Ouakid M L (2023) Bibliographic checklist of the Algerian spider fauna (Araneae). Zootaxa 5352: 301-357 pdf

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

El-Hennawy H K (2017a) A list of Egyptian spiders (revised in 2017). Serket 15: 167-183 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 (2024) World Spider Catalog. Version 25.0. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (22.01.2024) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

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