Salticidae  Blackwall, 1841 / Calositticus  Lohmander, 1944   8 species

Calositticus inexpectus  (Logunov & Kronestedt, 1997)


Male palp with comparatively small bulbus. Prosoma female: with vague pattern consisting of bright spots, clypeus densely white haired. Male: with median bright longitudinal stripe, the 2 lateral stripes less distinct, broadened above coxa III, often with vague transverse lines extending to median line from there. Legs yellow-brown, darkly annulated. Opisthosoma with 2 spots and bright chevrons, often blurred.

Body length male: 3.6-4.5 mm
Body length female: 5.1-6.1 mm
Additional information

In lowland of coastal locations, on shores, also in salty locations

Frequency: Widely distributed

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Global distribution (WSC 2020): Europe, Turkey, Azerbaijan, Russia (Europe to West Siberia), Kazakhstan, Central Asia
 male  female
Distribution List
Austria   ( no references ) ||| Azerbaijan   ( no references ) ||| Bulgaria   ( no references ) ||| Croatia   ( no references ) ||| Estonia   ( no references ) ||| France   ( no references ) ||| Germany   ( no references ) ||| Greece   ( no references ) ||| Hungary   ( no references ) ||| Italy   ( no references ) ||| Norway   ( no references ) ||| Poland   ( no references ) ||| Slovenia   ( no references ) ||| Sweden   ( no references ) ||| Turkey (Asia)   ( no references ) ||| Ukraine   ( no references ) ||| United Kingdom   ( no references ) |||

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