Philodromidae  Thorell, 1870 / Philodromus  Walckenaer, 1826   56 species

Philodromus monitae  Muster & Van Keer, 2010


Prosoma uniformly dark brown. Legs dark brown. Opisthosoma: dorsum grey with dark border and a dark cardiac mark, venter grey with rows of small whitish dots.

Body length male: 5.9 mm

Prosoma yellowish brown, posterior edge dark brown, with an indistinct yellow V-sign and irregularly distributed brown spots. Legs yellowish brown, mottled, with blackish, longitudinal, bifurcated stripes and double-annulation at tibiae and metatarsi. Opisthosoma: dorsum grey with dark border, with contrasting pattern with whitish spots and chevrons

Body length female: 8.1-9.5 mm
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2023): Bulgaria, Greece
 male  female
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.

Bulgaria   (Blagoev et al., 2018) ||| Greece   (no references) |||

Blagoev G, Deltshev C, Lazarov S, Naumova M (2018) The spiders (Araneae) of Bulgaria. Version: August 2018. National Museum of Natural History, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences. Online at (accessed on 10.9.2018) pdf

Muster C, Van Keer J (2010) A new species of Philodromus (Artanes) from Macedonia, Greece. Zootaxa 2495: 65-68 pdf

WSC (2023) World Spider Catalog. Version 24. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (14.02.2023) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

26-11-2013 Datasheet update Detail
26-11-2013 Image insert