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Salticidae: Diagnostic Drawings Library

by Jerzy Proszynski 1997-1999

Saitis barbipes (Simon, 1868)

The male spider is remarkably beautiful with its red painted third leg pair [ornated with fringe of long black setae].The size of the spider is 5 - 6 mm and can be found around the Mediterranean on houses and rocks.

[See also phot by Reggianti]

1. Color photos from Greece by Mr. Heiko Metzner

2. phot from Mr. Ed Nieuwenhuys

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Source: 1. Original photographs by Mr. Heiko Metzner of Bad Windsheim, Germany. 2. Original photographs received from Mr. Ed Nieuwenhuys, Netherlands - http://www.xs4all.nl/ednieuw/Spiders/spidhome.htm

Copyright © for the page by J. Proszynski, 1999.