Salticidae  Blackwall, 1841 / Neaetha  Simon, 1885   6 species

Neaetha absheronica  Logunov & Guseinov, 2002


Prosoma yellow-brown, densely covered with white scales, eyes surrounded with black. Clypeus yellow, densely covered with white hairs. Sternum yellow, with wide brown margin. Chelicerae brown. Leg I dark brown, with yellow tarsus, femur I prolaterally with a fringe of long light hairs. Legs II-IV yellow, with numerous brown spots and rings. Opisthosoma yellow, with grey-brown pattern.


Colouration as in males. Prosoma length: 1.73 mm.

Body length female: 4.26 mm
Additional information

Illustrations of the female sub N. membrosa in Metzner (1999) are misidentified (Lecigne, 2016).

  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2023): Albania, North Macedonia, Greece, Turkey, Azerbaijan
 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.

Albania   (Komnenov, 2018) ||| Azerbaijan   (Otto, 2022) ||| Cyprus   (Bosmans et al., 2019c) ||| Georgia   (Otto, 2022) ||| Greece   (Van Keer et al., 2010) ||| Greece / Crete   (Bosmans et al., 2013) ||| North Macedonia   (no references) ||| Turkey (Asia)   (no references) |||

Bosmans R, Van Keer J, Russell-Smith A, Hadjiconstantis M, Komnenov M, Bosselaers J, Huber S, McCowan D, Snazell R, Decae A, Zoumides C, Kielhorn K-H, Oger P (2019c) Spiders of Cyprus (Araneae). A catalogue of all currently known species from Cyprus. Newsletter of the Belgian Arachnological Society 34, Suppl. 1: 1-173 pdf

Bosmans R, Van Keer J, Russell-Smith A, Kronestedt T, Alderweireldt M, Bosselaers J, De Koninck H (2013) Spiders of Crete (Araneae). A catalogue of all currently known species from the Greek island of Crete. Nieuwsbrief van de Belgische Arachnologische Vereniging 28 (Suppl. 1): 1-147 pdf

Coşar İ, Danışman T, Yildiran F A B (2014) The jumping spiders' fauna of Kırıkkale Province (Araneae, Salticidae). Serket 14: 83-94 pdf

Komnenov M (2018) Spiders (Arachnida: Araneae) of the floodplains of the Vjosa river, south Albania. Acta ZooBot Austria 155: 197-212 pdf

Lecigne S (2016c) Contribution à la connaissance de l'aranéofaune (Araneae) de Crète (Grèce) et description de la femelle inconnue de Neaetha absheronica Logunov & Guseinov, 2002 (Salticidae). Nieuwsbrief van de Belgische Arachnologische Vereniging 30: 95-118 pdf

Logunov D V, Guseinov E F (2002) Faunistic review of the jumping spiders of Azerbaijan (Aranei: Salticidae), with additional faunistic records from neighbouring Caucasian countries. Arthropoda Selecta 10: 243-260 pdf

Metzner H (1999) Die Springspinnen (Araneae, Salticidae) Griechenlands. Andrias 14: 1-279 pdf

Otto S (2022) Caucasian spiders. A faunistic database on the spiders of the Caucasus Ecoregion. Database version 02.2022. Internet:

Schäfer M, Klimsa E (2017) Ein Beitrag zur Springspinnenfauna Spaniens mit drei Erstnachweisen für die Balearen (Araneae, Salticidae). Arachnologische Mitteilungen 53: 62-66 pdf

Van Keer J, Van Keer K, De Koninck H, Ramel G (2010) The arachnofauna (Araneae) of wetland Kerkini (Macedonia-Northern Central Greece). Acta Zoologica Bulgarica 62: 141-160 pdf

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

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