Salticidae  Blackwall, 1841 / Plexippus  C. L. Koch, 1846   4 species

Plexippus clemens  (O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1872)


Prosoma yellow, eye field fawn with 2 white patches, vincity of eyes dark brown. thoracic part with 2 large brown patches. Prosoma length: 2.5-2.7 mm. Chelicerae brown. Sternum yellow. Leg I brown, dorsally lighter. Leg II yellow, retrolateral part with brown streaks on patella and tibia, femur ventrally brownish. Legs III and IV yellow, pro- and retrolateral sides with brownish streaks, reaching from distal part of femur to metatarsus. Opisthosoma: dorsum with a thin yellow median line and two wide brown lateral lines, sides yellow, venter light with 2 brown lateral longitudinal stripes.


Prosoma with brown eye field, eyes surrounded with black. Prosoma length: 3.0 mm. Chelicerae light brown. Sternum yellowish. Legs yellow with brown hairs. Opisthosoma brownish, dorsum with a broad yellow median stripe and 2 pairs of light longitudinal marks in posterior half, venter light.

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Global distribution (WSC 2019): Algeria, Egypt, Turkey, Israel, Yemen, India, Iran?

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Logunov D V (2010b) Taxonomic notes on a collection of jumping spiders from Iran (Araneae, Salticidae). Bulletin of the British Arachnological Society 15: 85-90

World Spider Catalog (2019) World Spider Catalog, version 20.0. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (20.01.2019) doi: 10.24436/2

27-11-2014 Image insert
27-11-2014 Distribution update Old value