Salticidae  Blackwall, 1841 / Mogrus  Simon, 1882   5 species

Mogrus neglectus  (Simon, 1868)


Prosoma dorsally rusty brown with black margin, head plate dark brown, eye field black, sloping sides with light orange-brown hairs. Opisthosoma dorsally black-brown with long, light red-brown hairs. Legs orange-brown annulated. Palp rusty brown with light tip of cymbium.

Body length male: 5.6-6.5 mm

Prosoma dorsally orange-brown with rusty brown reticulate design and black margin with white hairs, white-grey hairs and median band of black hairs. Sometimes with two parallel white longitudinal bands. Epigyne with two laterally strongly sclerotized, tube-like curved grooves.

Body length female: 7-8.8 mm
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Global distribution (WSC 2017): Greece, Macedonia, Turkey, Cyprus, Israel, Iran, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan

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03-04-2017 Image insert
19-07-2016 Datasheet update Old value
16-07-2015 Distribution update Old value