Philodromidae  Thorell, 1870 / Halodromus  Muster, 2009   3 species

Halodromus barbarae  Muster, 2009


Prosoma light brown with yellowish median band, whitish W-shaped sign and radial stripes. Sternum whitish. Legs yellowish-brown, mottled. Opisthosoma: dorsum whitish grey with lanceolate cardiac mark, some dark patches and 4-6 chevrons in posterior half, venter whitish grey.

Body length male: 2.05-3.0 mm

Colouration as in males.

Body length female: 2.6-5.1 mm
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Global distribution (WSC 2020): Canary Is., Spain, Egypt, Israel, Saudi Arabia
Distribution List
Egypt   (Bosmans, unpubl.) ||| Spain   (Branco et al., 2019) |||

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

Branco V V, Morano E, Cardoso P (2019) An update to the Iberian spider checklist (Araneae). [N.B.: few records from this paper are not taken over and not commented] Zootaxa 4614: 201-254 pdf

Muster C (2009b) The Ebo-like running crab spiders in the Old World (Araneae, Philodromidae). ZooKeys 16: 47-73 pdf

World Spider Catalog (2020) World Spider Catalog. Version 21.0. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (20.03.2020) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

06-08-2013 Datasheet update Detail
06-08-2013 Image insert