Euophrys albopalpalis


Euophrys albopalpalis is a species of jumping spiders found only in central Taiwan. It is a tiny spider with a total length (excluding legs) of less than 3 mm. The sparsely hairy carapace is dark brown with black margins and a black w-shaped mark about halfway along the back. The legs are dark brown and marked with yellowish-brown rings. The oval abdomen is marked dorsally with two light triangular markings followed by four light curved lines.

Euophrys albopalpalis
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E. albopalpalis
Binomial name
Euophrys albopalpalis
Bao & Peng, 2002

The main distinguishing feature between this species and the similar Euophrys nepalica is the presence of dense white hairs on the palps.

References


    • You-Hui Bao & Xian-Jin Peng (2002). "Six New Species of Jumping Spiders (Araneae: Salticidae) from Hui-Sun Experimental Forest Station, Taiwan" (PDF). Zoological Studies. 41. (4): 403–411.