Salticidae  Blackwall, 1841 / Chalcoscirtus  Bertkau, 1880   11 species

Chalcoscirtus tanasevichi  Marusik, 1991


Prosoma reddish brown, eye field black. Prosoma length: 1.57-1.89 mm. Sternum light brown. Legs reddish brown.

Body length male: 3.6-3.9 mm

Prosoma dark brown, shiny, eye field black. Prosoma length: 1.65 mm. Sternumand chelicerae brown. Legs yellow-brown. Opisthosoma: dorsum brown, with 5 pairs of white transverse markings, venter yellow-brown.

  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2023): Turkey, Caucasus, Russia (Europe to West Siberia), Iran, Kazakhstan, Central Asia
 male  female
Distribution List

"No references" does not mean that the species does not occur in this country, but that we have not yet inserted the reference for it. We are working on it.

Armenia   (Otto, 2022) ||| Azerbaijan   (Otto, 2022) ||| Russia, Southern   (Otto, 2022) ||| Turkey (Asia)   (no references) |||

Logunov D V, Marusik Y M (1999) A brief review of the genus Chalcoscirtus Bertkau, 1880 in the faunas of Central Asia and the Caucasus (Aranei: Salticidae). Arthropoda Selecta 7: 205-226 pdf

Marusik Y M (1991a) Spider genus Chalcoscirtus (Aranei, Salticidae) from the USSR. Communication 2. Zoologicheskiĭ Zhurnal 70(1): 19-31 pdf

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

WSC (2023) World Spider Catalog. Version 24. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (14.02.2023) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

Zamani A, Nadolny A A, Dolejš P (2022b) New data on the spider fauna of Iran (Arachnida: Araneae), part X. Arachnology 19: 551-573 pdf

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