Salticidae  Blackwall, 1841 / Logunyllus  Prószyński, 2016   9 species

Logunyllus squamifer  (Simon, 1881)


Prosoma light brown, covered with brown and white scales, 2 white longitudinal bands, thoracic part yellowish. Prosoma length: 1.75 mm. Sternum yellow. Chelicerae brown. Legs yellow with pale brown annulations and patches at distal parts of the segments. Opisthosoma: dorsum with brown median band and 2 brown lateral longitudinal stripes, sides grey-yellow, venter yellow.

Body length male: 3.8 mm

Prosoma length: 2.08 mm. Colouration as in males except white bands on prosoma indistinct or missing. Sternum yellow with brown margin. Legs yellow, end of segments poorly marked. Opisthosoma: dorsum reddish with a single brown longitudinal band.

Body length female: 4 mm
Additional information

Habitat: coastal sand dunes.

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Global distribution (WSC 2017): Portugal, Spain

Logunov D V, Marusik YM (2003) A revision of the genus Yllenus Simon, 1868 (Arachnida, Araneae, Salticidae). KMK Scientific Press Moscow, 168 pp

van Helsdingen P J (2010a) Araneae. In: Fauna Europaea Database (Version 2010.1), online at

World Spider Catalog (2017) World Spider Catalog, version 18.0. Natural History Museum Bern, online at, accessed on 23.01.2017

27-05-2014 Datasheet update Old value
27-05-2014 Image insert