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).

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Global distribution (WSC 2022): West Africa, Malta, Egypt, Sudan, Ethiopia, Djibouti, Yemen, Israel
 male  female
Distribution List
Cyprus   (Bosmans et al., 2019c) ||| Egypt   (Wesołowska, 1999) ||| Malta   (Pfliegler et al., 2017) |||

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

Bosmans R. (unpubl.) Provisional list of spiders of North Africa. Database excerpt Aug. 2019

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 (2022) World Spider Catalog. Version 23.0. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (21.01.2022) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

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