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

Talavera inopinata  Wunderlich, 1993


Embolus with tip directed retrolaterally. Epigyne with rounded epigyne fold. Prosoma yellow, brown-tinged and with black radial and lateral lines. Sternum yellow-brown. Chelicerae yellow. Legs yellow, darkly annulated. Femur black on anterior side. Opisthosoma dorsally grey to dark grey. Female: posteriorly with dorsal chevrons, ventrally grey-brown with 2 yellow longitudinal stripes. Male: dorsally with bright spots. Spinnerets brown-grey.

Body length male: 1.9-2.0 mm
Body length female: 2.1-2.2 mm
Additional information

extensively used poor grassland/fallows, strongly exposed, dry

Frequency: Rarely found

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Global distribution (WSC 2020): France, Luxembourg, Switzerland, Germany, Austria, Italy
 male  female
Distribution List
Austria   (no references) ||| France   (no references) ||| Germany   (no references) ||| Italy   (Isaia et al., 2015) ||| Luxembourg   (Kreuels et al., 2019) ||| Switzerland   (no references) |||

Isaia M, Paschetta M, Chiarle A (2015) Annotated checklist of the spiders (Arachnida, Araneae) of the site of community importance and special area of conservation "Alpi Marittime" (NW Italy). Zoosystema 37: 57-114 pdf

Kreuels M, Staudt A, Christian S (2019) Die Spinnenfauna von Luxemburg – eine Zusammenstellung der Nachweise aus den Jahren 1906-2018 (Arachnida: Araneae). Bulletin de la Société des naturalistes luxembourgeois 121: 203-230 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

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

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