Ctenizidae  Thorell, 1887 / Cteniza  Latreille, 1829   3 species

Cteniza sauvagesi  (Rossi, 1788)


Prosoma oval, blackish. Labium and coxa of palpal without denticles. Opisthosoma male: ventrally not very distinctly marked off from dorsal black.

Body length male: 25-27 mm

Prosoma length: 10 mm (excl. chelicerae).

Body length female: 25-30 mm
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Global distribution (WSC 2019): France (Corsica), Italy (mainland, Sardinia, Sicily?)

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World Spider Catalog (2019) World Spider Catalog, version 20.0. Natural History Museum Bern, online at http://wsc.nmbe.ch (20.01.2019) doi: 10.24436/2

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