Salticidae  Blackwall, 1841 / Neaetha  Simon, 1884   3 species

Neaetha membrosa  (Simon, 1868)

Description

Prosoma dorsally orange to dark brown with light orange scale hairs, laterally with white hairs and black margin. Eyes black margined, haired light orange. Sternum dark brown, brighter medially, with long white hairs. Opisthosoma dorsally black with beige spots and chevrons.

Body length male: 3-3.7 mm
Body length female: 4.3-4.65 mm
Additional information

On gravel banks, on beaches, in dry meadows.

Note: After Logunov (2015) and Lecigne (2016) the female of N. membrosa shown by Metzner (1999) is a misidentified N. absheronica. The male shown by Metzner (1999) sub N. membrosa could also belong to N. absheronica (needs to be verified).

Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2017): Mediterranean, Germany
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

Hänggi A, Stäubli A, Heer X, Trivellone V, Pollini Paltrinieri L, Moretti M (2014) Eleven new spider species (Arachnida: Araneae) for Switzerland discovered in vineyards in Ticino - What are possible reasons? Mitt schweiz Ent Ges 87: 215-228

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 (1996c) Taxonomic remarks on the genera Neaetha Simon, 1884 and Cembalea Wesolowska, 1993 (Araneae: Salticidae). Genus 7: 515-532

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

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

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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

Vrenozi B, Jäger P (2012) A faunistic study on ground-dwelling spiders (Araneae) in the Tirana district, Albania. Arachnol Mitt 44: 81-87

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
05-01-2015 Distribution update Old value
10-03-2014 Image insert
16-10-2013 Distribution update Old value