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

Talavera thorelli  (Kulczyński, 1891)

Cymbium proximally yellow, with white hairs. Embolic tip slightly bent toward dorsal. Prosoma chestnut-brown, with yellow lateral stripes, eye region darker, dorsally covered with white scales. Sternum yellow-brown. Chelicerae yellow. Legs yellow, annulated with dark brown. Male: leg I anteriorly black. Femur brown. Opisthosoma dorsally grey-brown with light chevrons, ventrally yellow-brown. Spinnerets brown. Body length male: 1.85-1.92 mm
Body length female: 2.15-2.75 mm
Additional information
found in different dry woodland and meadow habitats

Frequency: Very rarely found

  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2018): Europe, Russia to Central Asia, Mongolia

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