Salticidae  Blackwall, 1841 / Macaroeris  Wunderlich, 1992   3 species

Macaroeris nidicolens  (Walckenaer, 1802)

Description

Tibial apophysis narrow and long. Embolus simple, long and slightly bent.

Body length male: 4.2-6.7 mm
Body length female: 5.65-7.7 mm
Additional information

In the crown of big conifers

Since a few decades, this species shows some spreading tendencies within Europe. Nevertheless, it shall not be listed as alien or invasive because it is native for Europe.

Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2018): Macaronesia, Europe, North Africa to Turkey, Caucasus, Turkmenistan, Iran. Introduced to Sri Lanka
Phenology
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References

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Stankovic B (unpubl.)

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Updates
03-05-2018 Image insert
02-02-2017 Image insert
16-07-2015 Distribution update Old value
24-12-2013 Distribution update Old value
15-10-2013 Distribution update Old value