Salticidae  Blackwall, 1841 / Aelurillus  Simon, 1884   34 species

Aelurillus balearus  Azarkina, 2006


Prosoma brown with pattern consisting of white scales, eye region dark brown. Clypeus brown, covered with brown-yellow hairs. Prosoma length: 2.5 mm. Chelicerae dark brown. Legs yellow-brownish, with brown spots and semi-rings. Opisthosoma yellow-grey, dorsum black with a pattern of brown, brownish and white hairs.


Prosoma brown, densely covered with white scales and dark spines. Clypeus dark brown, covered with white scales. Prosoma length: 3.0 mm. Sternum brown. Legs yellow, densely covered with white scales. Opisthosoma grey-yellow, dorsum with pattern of brown, brownish and white hairs.

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Global distribution (WSC 2020): Canary Is., Balearic Is.
 male  female
Distribution List
Spain / Balearic Islands   ( no references ) |||

Azarkina G N (2006) Four new species of the genus Aelurillus Simon, 1884 (Araneae: Salticidae). In C. Deltshev & P. Stoev (eds.), European Arachnology 2005. Acta zool bulg Suppl 1: 63-72

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

World Spider Catalog (2019) World Spider Catalog, version 20.5. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (20.09.2019) doi: 10.24436/2