Salticidae, Blackwall, 1841

Naumova, Maria, Blagoev, Gergin & Deltshev, Christo, 2021, Fifty spider species new to the Bulgarian fauna, with a review of some dubious species (Arachnida: Araneae), Zootaxa 4984 (1), pp. 228-257: 245-248

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https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4984.1.18

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Salticidae
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Salticidae 

Afraflacilla epiblemoides ( Chyzer, 1891) 

Figs 17A– DView FIGURES 17

Material. 1 ♂, 1 ♀ (IBER), Thracian lowland, Yagodovo village, N 42.1234 ˚, E 24.8527 ˚, 159 m, 05.08.2020, 1 ♂ (IBER), 17.08.2020, 1 ♂, 2 imm (IBER), 09.09.2020, V. Genchev leg., on the trunk of an old hybrid black poplar ( Populus  x nigra  ).

Remarks. Rare species reported from Central and Eastern Europe and Turkey (Nentwig et al. 2021; World Spider Catalog 2021). New photographs of copulatory organs ( Figs 17A–DView FIGURES 17) are presented.

Ballus rufipes (Simon, 1868) 

Material. 1 ♂ (IBER), North Black Sea coast, Krapets village, N 43.6335 ˚, E 28.5756 ˚, 4 m, 18.05.2016, M. Nau- mova leg., gravel beachGoogleMaps  .

Remarks. Reported from several European countries, Algeria, Cyprus and Turkey (Nentwig et al. 2021; World Spider Catalog 2021).

Heliophanus dampfi Schenkel, 1923 

Material. 1 ♂ (NMNHS), Vitosha Mts , Aleko hut, N 42.5792 ˚, E 23.2870 ˚, 2000 m, 29.09.1985, C. Deltshev leg.GoogleMaps 

Remarks. Distributed in Europe (Nentwig et al. 2021), but may be a junior synonym of H. camtschadalicus Kulczyński, 1885  ( Kuzmin & Azarkina 2016, Logunov & Marusik 2000) with known distribution range from Swe- den to Russian Far East.

Icius hamatus (C. L. Koch, 1846) 

Material. 1 ♂ (IBER), South Black Sea coast, Primorsko resort, N 42.2652 ˚, E 27.7555 ˚, 5 m, 04.05.2019, S. Ind- zhov leg., in a buildingGoogleMaps  ; 1 ♀, South Black Sea coast, Burgas, N 42.515 ˚, E 27.466 ˚, 15 m, 22.08.2020, observed & photo M. Mihaylov, on a building wallGoogleMaps  ; 1 ♀ (IBER), Thracian lowland, Plovdiv, N 42.1395 ˚, E 24.7559 ˚, 160 m, 28.05.2020, V. Genchev leg., on a building wallGoogleMaps  .

Remarks. Distributed in Atlantic Islands, North Africa, South Europe, Turkey and China and introduced to Central Europe ( World Spider Catalog 2021).

Leptorchestes sikorskii Prószyński, 2000 

Figs 18A– BView FIGURES 18

Material. 1 ♂, 1 imm ♂ (IBER), Thracian lowland, Yagodovo village, N 42.1160 ˚, E 24.8496 ˚, 158 m, 18.05.2019, 1 immGoogleMaps  ♂ (IBER), 01.08.2020, V. Genchev leg., on a wall and fences.

Remarks. Known from Israel, Lebanon, Greece and Turkey, ( Coşar et al. 2014, Metzner 1999, Prószyński 2003, Wesołowska & Szeremeta 2001). Second record for the Balkans, after Greece ( Metzner 1999 sub L. berolinensis (C. L. Koch, 1846))  . Photographs of the male palp ( Figs18A–BView FIGURES 18) are provided for the first time.

Pellenes allegrii Caporiacco, 1935 

Figs 19A– BView FIGURES 19

Material. 1 ♂ (IBER), Thracian lowland, Yagodovo village, N 42.1107 ˚, E 24.8510 ˚, 160 m, 05.03.2019, V. Genchev leg., in a backyardGoogleMaps  .

Remarks. Known from Albania, Ukraine, European Russia, Kazakhstan, Central Asia and India ( Deltshev et al. 2011; Nentwig et al. 2021; World Spider Catalog 2021). Our specimen fits well available descriptions and drawings ( Caporiacco 1935; Logunov et al. 1999), both in the somatic traits and in the copulatory structures. Photographs of the male palp ( Figs 19A–BView FIGURES 19) are provided for the first time.

Phlegra cinereofasciata (Simon, 1868) 

Figs 20A– CView FIGURES 20

Material. 1 ♂ (IBER), Central Predbalkan , Lovech, N 43.1346 ˚, E 24.7318 ˚, 314 m, 21.04– 21.05.2016, soil trap, M. Naumova, S. Zidarova & E. Chechlarov leg., open rocky habitat with scarce vegetationGoogleMaps  .

Remarks. Distributed from Portugal to Central Asia and China ( World Spider Catalog 2021). New photographs of the male habitus and palp ( Figs 20A–CView FIGURES 20) with characteristic embolus and robust tibial apophysis with two unequal processes are presented.

Pseudeuophrys vafra (Blackwall, 1867) 

Material. 1 ♀ (NMNHS), Sofia, N 42.6950 ˚, E 23.3123 ˚, 559 m, 18.05.2019, S. Indzhov leg., between stones in a gardenGoogleMaps  .

Remarks. Distributed in the Azores, Madeira and the European mainland, from Portugal to Russia ( World Spider Catalog 2021).