Gnaphosidae  Banks, 1892 / Parasyrisca  Schenkel, 1963   9 species

Parasyrisca vinosa  (Simon, 1878)


Tibial apophysis with diverging and pointed branches. Colour brown (living specimens eventually darker).

Body length male: 6-9 mm
Body length female: 6-9.1 mm
Additional information

in the western Alps in forest zone and in alpine to nivale region

Frequency: Very rarely found

  No data
Distribution comment: Records outside of the Alps and the Pyrenees are misidentifications (Marusik & Fomichev 2016)
Global distribution (WSC 2024): Europe (Alps, Pyrenees)
Distribution List

"No references" does not mean that the species does not occur in this country, but that we have not yet inserted the reference for it. We are working on it.

Andorra   (Branco et al., 2019) ||| France   (Marusik & Fomichev, 2016) ||| Italy   (Pantini & Isaia, 2019) ||| Switzerland   (no references) ||| Turkey (Asia)  Removed (Danışman et al., 2024a; Marusik & Fomichev, 2016) |||

Branco V V, Morano E, Cardoso P (2019) An update to the Iberian spider checklist (Araneae). Zootaxa 4614: 201-254 pdf

Danışman T, Kunt K B, Özkütük R S, Coşar İ (2024a) The checklist of the spiders of Turkey. Version 2024 [last updated 01 January 2024], online at pdf

Grimm U (1985) Die Gnaphosidae Mitteleuropas (Arachnida, Araneae). Abhandlungen des Naturwissenschaftlichen Vereins in Hamburg (NF) 26: 1-318 pdf

Marusik Y M, Fomichev A A (2016) A survey of East Palaearctic Gnaphosidae (Araneae). 7. Review of the Parasyrisca vinosa-group. Biological Bulletin of Bogdan Chmelnitskiy Melitopol State Pedagogical University 6: 110-118 pdf

Ovtsharenko V I, Platnick N I, Marusik Y M (1995) A review of the Holarctic ground spider genus Parasyrisca (Araneae, Gnaphosidae). American Museum Novitates 3147: 1-55 pdf

Pantini P, Isaia M (2019) the online catalog of Italian spiders, with addenda on other arachnid orders occurring in Italy (Arachnida: Araneae, Opiliones, Palpigradi, Pseudoscorpionida, Scorpiones, Solifugae). Fragmenta Entomologica 51: 127-152 pdf

WSC (2024) World Spider Catalog. Version 25.0. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (22.01.2024) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

21-11-2022 Distribution update Detail
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09-11-2020 Image insert
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27-06-2018 Distribution update Detail