Salticidae  Blackwall, 1841 / Leptorchestes  Thorell, 1870   5 species

Leptorchestes sikorskii  Prószyński, 2000


Prosoma and chelicerae fawn, eye field blackish brown, eyes surrounded with black. Prosoma length: 2.05-2.6 mm. Opisthosoma anteriorly grey, posteriorly shining black, dinstinctly constricted, constriction white.


Prosoma long and flat, uniformly brown. Prosoma length: 1.21 mm. Chelicerae brown. Opisthosoma blackish brown, with a whitish line and 2 lateral spots of white scales.

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Global distribution (WSC 2023): Bulgaria, Turkey, Lebanon, Israel
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.

Bulgaria   (Naumova et al., 2021) ||| Turkey (Asia)   (Coşar et al., 2014) |||

Coşar İ, Danışman T, Yildiran F A B (2014) The jumping spiders' fauna of Kırıkkale Province (Araneae, Salticidae). Serket 14: 83-94 pdf

Naumova M, Blagoev G, Deltshev D (2021) Fifty spider species new to the Bulgarian fauna, with a review of some dubious species (Arachnida: Araneae). Zootaxa 4984: 228-257 pdf

Prószyński J (2000) On mostly new species of Salticidae (Aranei) from Levant. Arthropoda Selecta 8: 231-262 pdf

Wesołowska W, Szeremeta M (2001) A revision of the ant-like salticid genera Enoplomischus Giltay, 1931, Kima Peckham & Peckham, 1902 and Leptorchestes Thorell, 1870 (Araneae: Salticidae). Insect Systematics & Evolution 32: 217-240 pdf

WSC (2023) World Spider Catalog. Version 24.5. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (25.10.2023) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

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