Salticidae  Blackwall, 1841 / Talavera  Peckham & Peckham, 1909   12 species

Talavera logunovi  Kovblyuk & Kastrygina, 2015


Prosoma brown with white scales, eye field black, some light spots on the sides and at the posterior part of the eye field, black field around eyes, thoracic part with black margins and a light marginal line. Prosoma length: 1.15 mm. Chelicerae and sternum light brown. Leg I: from femur to middle metatarsus black, distal metatarsus and tarsus light. Leg II: femur dark, remaining segments light with dark rings. Leg III: femur dark, remaining segments ligh. Leg IV: all segments light with black rings. Opisthosoma: dorsum brown, with yellow reticulate pattern, venter brown, with scutum anterior to spinnerets and 2 light longitudinal lines. Spinnerets brown.

Body length male: 2.2 mm

Prosoma length: 1.02-1.30 mm. Colouration as in males, except opisthosoma without scutum. Leg I femur dark on its sides, patella darkened distally, tibia with 2 lateral spots distally, metatarsus darkened proximally, tarsus light. Leg II femur with darker patches on its prolateral side, patella darkened distally, tibia with 2 lateral spots distally, metatarsus darker than metatarsus of leg I, tarsus darkened proximally. Legs III-IV: all segments light, with black rings.

Body length female: 1.98-3.08 mm
Additional information

In sub-Mediterranean forests, meadows, steppes.

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Global distribution (WSC 2020): Ukraine
 male  female
Distribution List
Ukraine   (Polchaninova & Prokopenko, 2019) |||

Kovblyuk M M, Kastrygina Z A (2015) A new species of Talavera Peckham et Peckham, 1909 (Aranei: Salticidae) from the Crimea. Arthropoda Selecta 24: 201-205 pdf

Logunov D V, Kronestedt T (2003) A review of the genus Talavera Peckham and Peckham, 1909 (Araneae, Salticidae). Journal of Natural History 37: 1091-1154 pdf

Polchaninova N, Prokopenko E (2019) An updated checklist of spiders (Arachnida: Araneae) of Left-Bank Ukraine. Arachnologische Mitteilungen 57: 60-64 & App pdf

World Spider Catalog (2020) World Spider Catalog. Version 21.0. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (20.03.2020) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

02-07-2015 Image insert
02-07-2015 Distribution update Detail