Sittiflor caricis

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Sittiflor caricis
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Chelicerata
Class: Arachnida
Order: Araneae
Infraorder: Araneomorphae
Family: Salticidae
Genus: Sittiflor
Species: S. caricis
Binomial name
Sittiflor caricis
(Westring, 1861)[1]

Sittiflor caricis is a species of spider in the family Salticidae (jumping spiders). It has a Palearctic distribution,[1] including Britain.[2] Until 2017, it was placed in the genus Sitticus.[1]

Description[edit]

Both males and females have a body length of around 3–4 mm (18316 in), males having smaller abdomens. Like other species in the genus, the basic body colour is dull brown or dark grey. Markings vary, with some specimens having orange and white hairs.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Taxon details Sittiflor caricis (Westring, 1861)". World Spider Catalog. Natural History Museum Bern. Retrieved 1 September 2017. 
  2. ^ "Summary for Sitticus caricis". Spider and Harvestman Recording Scheme. British Arachnological Society. Retrieved 25 February 2012. 
  3. ^ Roberts, M.J. (1995). Collins Field Guide: Spiders of Britain & Northern Europe. London: HarperCollins. pp. 200–201. ISBN 978-0-00-219981-0.