Salticidae  Blackwall, 1841 / Evarcha  Simon, 1902   11 species

Evarcha nepos  (O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1872)


Prosoma blackish, some areas brown. Eye field with white spot, white areas behind posterior median eyes. Prosoma length: 2.10 mm. Chelicerae brown. Legs: femora II-IV light, apical half black: leg I dark, apical half of femur and tibia vantrally black. Opisthosoma blackish brown, with white tip, median part with large, square, white spot, sides white.


Prosoma blackish brown with whitish adpressed setae. Prosoma length: 2.27 mm. Chelicerae brown. Legs: all femora whitish, apically black; remaining segments brown with blackish ringsand some white setae. Opisthosoma with complicated "leaf" pattern of black, brown and white spots.

  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2024): Turkey, Cyprus, Israel
 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.

Cyprus   (Bosmans et al., 2019c) ||| Turkey (Asia)   (Danışman et al., 2024a) |||

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

Danışman T, Kunt K B, Özkütük R S, Coşar İ (2024a) The checklist of the spiders of Turkey. Version 2024 [last updated 01 January 2024], online at pdf

Logunov D V (2015) Taxonomic-faunistic notes on the jumping spiders of the Mediterranean (Aranei: Salticidae). Arthropoda Selecta 24: 33-85 pdf

Prószyński J (2003) Salticidae (Araneae) of the Levant. Annales Zoologici, Warszawa 53: 1-180 pdf

WSC (2024) World Spider Catalog. Version 25.0. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (22.01.2024) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

16-07-2015 Distribution update Detail
20-08-2013 Image insert
20-08-2013 Distribution update Detail