Saturday, 10 February 2018

Micrommata formosa Pavesi, 1878 - Cyprus


Micrommata is a genus of huntsman spiders with palaearctic distribution (other than M. darlingi, occurring in South Africa). The genus was first described by Pierre André Latreille in 1804

Description
Male
Prosoma with deep brown, broad longitudinal band in median part, bordererd by light lines, sides light brown. Prosoma length: 3.2-3.7 mm. Legs light brown.Opisthosoma green, dorsum with a reddish brown median band.

Body length male: 6.7-8.1 mm
Female
Colouration as in males. Prosoma length: 3.7-4.4 mm.

Body length female: 9.0-12.5 mm
From https://araneae.unibe.ch/data/2927/Micrommata_formosa

Photos Athienou 9/2/2018 by George Konstantinou




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