Muzeum i Instytut Zoologii PAN, Warszawa Salticidae: Diagnostic Drawings Library
adapted from: "Salticidae (Araneae) of the World"
Jerzy Prószyński 2008
In memoriam the late Dr. Izabel Mikulska * who 50 years ago described curious behavior of a Pellenes making retreats and cocoons in empty snail shells, hosited on threads and suspended on grasses. Spider also jumped on insects flying by.
Copyright © and phot by Dr. Heiko Bellmann - kindly given for the purpose of displaying here
Below: specimens from St. Maria Navarese, Sardinia by Dr. Heiko Metzner, identified as Pellenes arcigerus.
male <===================> female
Original photographs from St. Maria Navarese, Sardinia by Dr. Heiko Metzner. Copyright © and phot by Dr. Heiko Metzner. Copyright © for the page by J. Proszynski, 1999.