Salticidae  Blackwall, 1841 / Myrmarachne  Mac Leay, 1839   3 species

Myrmarachne formicaria  (De Geer, 1778)

Description

Embolus very fine, forming a double loop around bulbus. Epigyne with large, white, triangular area. Prosoma constricted, with elevated eye region.

Body length male: 5.0-6.5 mm
Body length female: 4.75-6.1 mm
Additional information

Ant-like species, in very different habitats, co-occurrence with ants not sure

Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2018): Macaronesia, Europe, Turkey, Caucasus, Russia, China, Korea, Japan. Introduced to USA
Phenology
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References

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Updates
15-01-2015 Image insert
28-04-2014 Distribution update Old value