Salticidae  Blackwall, 1841 / Evarcha  Simon, 1902   10 species

Evarcha laetabunda  (C. L. Koch, 1846)

Description
Male

Male palp with strongly sclerotised part of embolus. Tibial apophysis bent laterally, short. Epigyne whose sclerotised part is reduced to a transverse bulge.

Similar to E. michailovi but smaller, with a narrower and near the tip not rounded embolus as well as structure of the tibial apophysis.

Body length male: 4.2-5.2 mm
Female

Similar to E. michailovi but with less heavily sclerotized epigynal plate and different structure of the spermathecae.

Body length female: 4.2-5.2 mm
Additional information

In warmer shrubbery and grass of forests

Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Distribution comment: Caucasus; Belgium deleted (Alderweireldt & Janssen 2017)
Global distribution (WSC 2019): Europe, Turkey, Caucasus, Russia to Central Asia, China
Phenology
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Figures
References

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

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