Salticidae  Blackwall, 1841 / Pellenes  Simon, 1876   20 species

Pellenes limbatus  Kulczyński, 1895

Description
Male

Prosoma dark brown, eye field black, covered with white scales and white hairs. Clypeus red-brown. Prosoma length: 1.90-2.28 mm. Chelicerae brown. Sternum brown, covered with white hairs. Legs: coxae and tarsi yellowish (in dark specimens only tarsi yellowish), remaining segments brown. Opisthosoma: dorsum grey, almost black, sometimes with a white median longitudinal line, venter dark grey to light brown (if light brown then with 4 yellow longitudinal stripes).

Female

Prosoma dark brown, covered with white hairs, eye field black. Clypeus red-brown, covered with white hairs. Prosoma length: 2.18-2.65 mm. Legs yellow, except distal parts of femora, patellae and tibiae tinged with brown. Opisthosoma: dorsum brown-grey, with 3 wide, white longitudinal stripes, posterior oart with 2 pairs of yellowish lines, venter greyish, with 4 yellowish longitudinal stripes.

Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Distribution comment: Occurrence in the Caucasus needs to be verified (Otto, 2015)
Global distribution (WSC 2018): Russia, Central Asia, Mongolia, China
Phenology
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Figures
References

Logunov D V (1992b) The spider family Salticidae (Araneae) from Tuva. II. An annotated check list of species Arthropoda Selecta 1(2): 47-71 pdf

Logunov D V, Marusik Y M, Rakov S Y (1999) A review of the genus Pellenes in the fauna of Central Asia and the Caucasus (Araneae, Salticidae). J nat Hist 33: 89-148

Otto S (2017) Caucasian spiders. A faunistic database on the spiders of the Caucasus Ecoregion. Database version 08.2017. Internet: caucasus-spiders.info.

World Spider Catalog (2018) World Spider Catalog, version 19.5. Natural History Museum Bern, online at http://wsc.nmbe.ch (15.07.2018) doi: 10.24436/2

Updates
18-12-2014 Image insert