Salticidae  Blackwall, 1841 / Talavera  G. W. Peckham & E. G. Peckham   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

  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2024): France, Luxembourg, Switzerland, Germany, Austria, Italy
 male  female
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.

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

WSC (2024) World Spider Catalog. Version 25.0. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (22.01.2024) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

01-05-2020 Distribution insert Detail