Salticidae  Blackwall, 1841 / Icius  Simon, 1876   6 species

Icius hamatus  (C. L. Koch, 1846)

Description
Male

Prosoma dorsally rusty brown, black margin with white hairs, white hairs in front and laterally. Triangular white areas anteriorly and posteriorly of fovea. Sides anteriorly light orange, retrolateral edges brown with black hairs. Opisthosoma dorsally with dark stain pattern with dense orange hairs and three white longitudinal bands, laterally with dark longitudinal band. Palp red-brown, tip of cymbium lighter, tegulum dark brown.

Body length male: 5.4 mm
Female

Prosoma as in male, but with light grey hairs. Opisthosoma dorsally beige with beige-orange-black hairs and lateral reticulate pattern which is getting darker posteriomedially.

Body length female: 5.1-6.5 mm
Additional information

Common in citrus groves

Distribution
  Presence
  Not established
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2017): Palearctic
Figures
References

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Updates
16-08-2017 Image insert
16-08-2017 Distribution update Old value
04-04-2017 Distribution update Old value
19-07-2016 Datasheet update Old value
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