Salticidae  Blackwall, 1841 / Neaetha  Simon, 1884   3 species

Neaetha absheronica  Logunov & Guseinov, 2002

Description
Male

Prosoma yellow-brown, densely covered with white scales, eyes surrounded with black. Clypeus yellow, densely covered with white hairs. Sternum yellow, with wide brown margin. Chelicerae brown. Leg I dark brown, with yellow tarsus, femur I prolaterally with a fringe of long light hairs. Legs II-IV yellow, with numerous brown spots and rings. Opisthosoma yellow, with grey-brown pattern.

Female

Colouration as in males. Prosoma length: 1.73 mm.

Body length female: 4.26 mm
Additional information

Illustrations of the female sub N. membrosa in Metzner (1999) are misidentified (Lecigne, 2016).

Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2017): Macedonia, Greece, Turkey, Azerbaijan
Phenology
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References

Bosmans R, Van Keer J, Russell-Smith A, Kronestedt T, Alderweireldt M, Bosselaers J, De Koninck H (2013) Spiders of Crete (Araneae). Nieuwsbr Belg Arachnol Ver 28: 1-147

Coşar I, Danişman T, Yildiran F A B (2014) The jumping spiders' fauna of Kirikkale Province (Araneae, Salticidae). Serket 14: 83-94

Lecigne S (2016c) Contribution à la connaissance de l'aranéofaune (Araneae) de Crète (Grèce) et description de la femelle inconnue de Neaetha absheronica Logunov & Guseinov, 2002 (Salticidae). Nieuwsbr Belg Arachnol Ver 30(3): 95-118

Logunov D V, Guseinov E F (2002) Faunistic review of the jumping spiders of Azerbaijan (Aranei: Salticidae), with additional faunistic records from neighbouring Caucasian countries. Arthropoda Selecta 10: 243-260

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

Otto S (2015) Caucasian Spiders. A faunistic database on the spiders of the Caucasus. Version 1.4.3. Internet: caucasus-spiders.info.

Schäfer M, Klimsa E (2017) Ein Beitrag zur Springspinnenfauna Spaniens mit drei Erstnachweisen für die Balearen (Araneae, Salticidae). Arachnologische Mitteilungen/Arachnology Letters 53: 62-66

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

Van Keer J, Van Keer K, De Koninck H, Ramel G (2010) The arachnofauna (Araneae) of wetland Kerkini (Macedonia-Northern Central Greece). Act zool Bulg 62: 141-160

World Spider Catalog (2017) World Spider Catalog, version 18.0. Natural History Museum Bern, online at http://wsc.nmbe.ch, accessed on 23.01.2017

Updates
04-04-2017 Image insert
21-10-2015 Distribution update Old value
07-10-2015 Image insert
24-09-2015 Distribution update Old value
27-11-2014 Distribution update Old value
15-10-2013 Distribution update Old value