Salticidae  Blackwall, 1841 / Leptorchestes  Thorell, 1870   4 species

Leptorchestes peresi  (Simon, 1868)

Description
Male

Prosoma brown to dark brown, eyes surrounded by black or eye field completely black. Prosoma length: 1.8-2.4 mm. Chelicerae long, brown, with 2 teeth on promargin, retromargin toothless. Sternum brown. Legs brown, darker streaks on dorsal side of femora, patellae and tibiae I-II. Opisthosoma brown, posterior part darker, white line along constriction, venter brown, with a white triangular patch behind epigastric furrow.

Body length male: 5.4 mm
Female

Prosoma length: 2.0-2.5 mm. Colouration as in males, sometimes eye field black with metallic sheen.

Body length female: 6 mm
Additional information

Figures by Metzner (1999) published under L. mutilloides.

Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2017): Mediterranean
Phenology
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Figures
References

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

Logunov D V (2015) Taxonomic-faunistic notes on the jumping spiders of the Mediterranean (Aranei: Salticidae). Arthropoda Selecta 24(1): 33-85

Metzner H (1999) Die Springspinnen (Araneae, Salticidae) Griechenlands. Andrias 14: 1-279

Metzner H (2017) Jumping spiders (Arachnida: Araneae: Salticidae) of the world. Accessed 14 November 2017. Online at http://www.jumping-spiders.com

Pantini P, Isaia M (2017) Checklist of the Italian spiders (version May 2017). online at http://www.museoscienzebergamo.it/web/index.php?option=com_content&view=category&layout=blog&id=96&Itemid=94

Wesolowska W, Szeremeta M (2001) A revision of the ant-like salticid genera Enoplomischus Giltay, 1931, Kima Peckham & Peckham, 1902 and Leptorchestes Thorell, 1870 (Araneae: Salticidae). Insect Syst Evol 32: 217-240

World Spider Catalog (2017) World Spider Catalog, version 18.5. Natural History Museum Bern, online at http://wsc.nmbe.ch, accessed on 5.10.2017. doi: 10.24436/2

Updates
14-11-2017 Distribution update Old value
30-10-2014 Datasheet update Old value
30-10-2014 Image insert