Philodromidae  Thorell, 1870 / Pulchellodromus  Wunderlich, 2012   11 species

Pulchellodromus pardalis  (Muster & Bosmans, 2007)


Prosoma and legs yellowish brown, sides blackish. Sternum pale yellow, margins darker. Opisthosoma sparsely covered with small spots, dorsum with light brown cardiac mark, square of 4 depressed spots and inconspicuous flank patches, sides dark grey, venter whitish.

Body length male: 2.3-3.2 mm
Body length female: 3.25-4.5 mm
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Global distribution (WSC 2023): Portugal, Spain, Algeria to Egypt
Distribution List
Algeria   (Bosmans, unpubl.) ||| Egypt   (El-Hennawy, 2017a) ||| Portugal   (Branco et al., 2019) ||| 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). Zootaxa 4614: 201-254 pdf

El-Hennawy H K (2017a) A list of Egyptian spiders (revised in 2017). Serket 15: 167-183 pdf

Muster C, Bosmans R, Thaler K (2007) The Philodromus pulchellus-group in the Mediterranean: taxonomic revision, phylogenetic analysis and biogeography (Araneae: Philodromidae). Invertebrate Systematics 21: 39-72 pdf

WSC (2022) World Spider Catalog. Version 23.5. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (21.07.2022) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

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