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Jerzy Prószyński    2008
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Salticidae (Araneae) of the World

Phlegra nitidiventris (Lucas, 1846)

No. 0272 Algeria, Tunesia


Characters of the species: In male striking scutum, covering almost entire abdomen (as in Aelurillus politiventris, from which it differs by having a prominent horizontal protuberance at the threshold of the thoracic slope); embolus split.

Source: 1. S. Heciak "Revision of the genus Phlegra (Araneae: Salticidae)" - (PhD thesis in preparation for press). With Author's permission. 2. Original drawings by J. Proszynski.Salticidae of Levant. Annales zoologici. 2003: 137-138, figs 555-561. With Author's and Editor's permission.

Material: 1) 15 MM, 5 FF"905 P. nitidiventris Algeria"; 2) 2 FF"Ael. mayeti ES Tunisia" ; 3) 1 FF "Phlegra fulviventris bis. Thorell det. Menemerus fulviventris Lucas, Bona Meiner (l?) No=185 bis" (ZMK); 4) 1 FF "P. fulviventris Tunis F-1352" det. Kulczynski (IZPAN).
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