Mediterranean white-banded spider

Evarcha jucunda
Evarcha jucunda
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Evarcha jucunda is a species of jumping spider. It occurs naturally in the Mediterranean region, but was introduced to Belgium. It is also sometimes found in German greenhouses. Typically, it shows a large white or yellowish band surrounding the head region and a smaller one at the anterior end of abdomen. Males are black with a white line around their head and the top of their abdomen, which is brown.

Mediterranean white-banded spider

Evarcha jucunda

Is Mediterranean white-banded spider harmful?

There is no data about harmful of this species. Don't forget to be careful.

Sientific classification

kingdom: Animalia
phylum: Arthropoda
class: Arachnida
order: Araneae
family: Salticidae
genus: Evarcha


The species name is derived from Latin jucundus "pleasant".