Salticidae  Blackwall, 1841 / Menemerus  Simon, 1868   9 species

Menemerus marginatus  (Kroneberg, 1875)


Prosoma dark brown, black near eyes, white hairs covering lateral margins of prosoma. Prosoma length: 2.8-3.1 mm. Chelicerae brown, promargin with 2 teeth, retromargin with one single tooth. Sternum light brown. Legs brownish yellow with darker annulation. Opisthosoma: dorsum with yellowish pattern on blackish background, covered with long white and brown hairs, venter brownish.


Colouration as in male. Prosoma length: 2.7-3.2 mm.

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Global distribution (WSC 2019): United Arab Emirates, Iran, Pakistan, Central Asia
 male  female

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

Wesolowska W (1996) New data on the jumping spiders of Turkmenistan (Aranei Salticidae). Arthropoda Selecta 5(1/2): 17-53 pdf

Wesolowska W, van Harten A (2011) Order Araneae, family Salticidae: Additions and the descriptions of a new species. In van Harten, A. (ed.), Arthropod Fauna of the UAE. Dar Al Ummah, Abu Dhabi, 4: 23-28

World Spider Catalog (2019) World Spider Catalog, version 20.0. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (20.01.2019) doi: 10.24436/2

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