Salticidae  Blackwall, 1841 / Menemerus  Simon, 1868   13 species

Menemerus fagei  Berland & Millot, 1941


Palpal tibia with 2 apophyses of more or less equal length. Base of embolus triangular.


Posterior epigynall edge sclerotized, no pockets visible. Epigynal grooves indistinct, broadly separated (1/3 of epigynal width or more).

  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2024): Canary Is., West Africa, Malta, Cyprus, Egypt, Sudan, Ethiopia, Djibouti, Yemen, 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) ||| Egypt   (Wesołowska, 1999) ||| Malta   (Pfliegler et al., 2017; Freudenschuss et al., 2013) |||

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

Freudenschuss M, Bauer T, Sciberras A (2013) Menemerus fagei new to Malta and Europe (Araneae: Salticidae). Arachnologische Mitteilungen 46: 6-8 pdf

Pfliegler W A, Schönhofer A, Niedbała W, Vella P, Sciberras A, Vella A (2017) New records of mites (Acari) and harvestmen (Opiliones) from Malta with a preliminary checklist of Maltese Arachnida. Soil Organisms 89: 85-110 pdf

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

Wesołowska W (1999) A revision of the spider genus Menemerus in Africa (Araneae: Salticidae). Genus 10: 251-353 pdf

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

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