Salticidae  Blackwall, 1841 / Chinattus  Logunov, 1999   1 species

Chinattus caucasicus  Logunov, 1999


Prosoma yellowish brown, eye field dark brown, eyes surrounded with black, a yellow longitudinal stripe behind fovea. Sternum gelb. Chelicerae dark brown. Leg I dark brown and yellow, all other legs yellow, but segment joints brown. Opisthosoma: dorsum and sides dark grey with yellow specks, as well as a pale anterior stripe and 2 longitudinal yellow interrupted stripes, venter yellow.


Colouration as in males.

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Global distribution (WSC 2022): Caucasus, Iran
Distribution List
Armenia   (Otto, 2022) ||| Azerbaijan   (Otto, 2022) ||| Georgia   (Otto, 2022) ||| Russia, Southern   (Otto, 2022) |||

Logunov D (1999a) Redefinition of the genus Habrocestoides Prószyn'ski, 1992, with establishment of a new genus, Chinattus gen n. (Araneae: Salticidae). Bulletin of the British Arachnological Society 11: 139-149 pdf

Otto S (2022) Caucasian spiders. A faunistic database on the spiders of the Caucasus Ecoregion. Database version 02.2022. Internet:

Ponomarev A V, Aliev M A, Khabiev G N, Shmatko V Y (2019a) New data on the spider fauna (Aranei) of Dagestan, Russia. Arthropoda Selecta 28: 309-334 pdf

WSC (2022) World Spider Catalog. Version 23.5. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (21.07.2022) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

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