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 2018): Portugal, Spain

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

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

World Spider Catalog (2018) World Spider Catalog. Natural History Museum Bern, online at, version 19.0, accessed on 14.01.2018. doi: 10.24436/2

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