Salticidae  Blackwall, 1841 / Neaetha  Simon, 1884   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).

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Global distribution (WSC 2020): Albania, North Macedonia, Greece, Turkey, Azerbaijan
 male  female
Distribution List
Albania   ( no references ) ||| Azerbaijan   ( Otto, 2020; ) ||| Cyprus   ( Bosmans et al., 2019c; ) ||| Georgia   ( Otto, 2020; ) ||| Greece   ( no references ) ||| 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 I, Danişman T, Yildiran F A B (2014) The jumping spiders' fauna of Kirikkale Province (Araneae, Salticidae). Serket 14: 83-94

Helsdingen P J van (2010a) Araneae. In: Fauna Europaea Database (Version 2010.1), online at

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). Nieuwsbr Belg Arachnol Ver 30(3): 95-118

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

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

Otto S (2020) Caucasian spiders. A faunistic database on the spiders of the Caucasus Ecoregion. Database version 03.2020. 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). Act zool Bulg 62: 141-160

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

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