Salticidae  Blackwall, 1841 / Aelurillus  Simon, 1884   34 species

Aelurillus cypriotus  Azarkina, 2006


Body colouration similar to A. v-insignitus, but differs in the absence of two longitudinal white stripes on prosoma. Structure of embolic division resembles A. m-nigrum, but differs in having a simpler apical part of the terminal apophysis, without the upper membrane.

Prosoma length: 1.9 mm, prosoma width: 1.5 mm.

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Global distribution (WSC 2021): Cyprus
Distribution List
Cyprus   (Bosmans et al., 2019c) |||

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 Zoologica Bulgarica Supplement 1: 63-72 pdf

Azarkina G N, Zoumides C, Hadjiconstantis M (2018b) First description of the female of Aelurillus cypriotus Azarkina 2006 (Araneae: Salticidae). Acta Arachnologica 67: 49-54 pdf

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

WSC (2021) World Spider Catalog. Version 21.5. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (03.01.2021) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

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