Salticus cingulatus Panzer, 1797 ♀
Tubize, BRABANT ● Belgium
Description: Body length male: 3.4-6.0 mm, Body length female: 5.2-5.5 mm
Embolus distally forked, with long visible part. Epigyne strongly sclerotised, anterior part not transparent. Prosoma black, with white spots. Opisthosoma black, but provided with white hairs except for some angular areas.
Biology: Males are found in May and June, females mainly between May and July, but occasionally persisting into the autumn.
Habitat: S. cingulatus occurs on old tree trunks and fence palings in sunny situations in or near woodland, fens and heathland where it may be frequent on pines. It is rarely seen on walls of buildings.
Distribution: Europe, Western Asia.
Nentwig W, Blick T, Gloor D, Hänggi A, Kropf C, Spiders of Europe, www.araneae.unibe.ch.
Spider and Harvestman Recording Scheme website