Dysderidae  C. L. Koch, 1837 / Harpactea  Bristowe, 1939   144 species

Harpactea deltshevi  Dimitrov & Lazarov, 1999


Prosoma 1.9 mm long.

Body length male: 4.6 mm

Prosoma red-brown, 2.1 mm long. Sternum red-orange. Legs: coxa and patella without spines.

Body length female: 6.2 mm
Additional information

Only one female and one male specimen known.

  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2020): Bulgaria
 male  female
Distribution List
Bulgaria   ( Blagoev et al., 2018; ) |||

Blagoev G, Deltshev C, Lazarov S, Naumova M (2018) The spiders (Araneae) of Bulgaria. Version: August 2018. National Museum of Natural History, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences. Online at (accessed on 10.9.2018)

Dimitrov D, Lazarov S (1999) Two new species of Harpactea from Bulgaria (Araneae: Dysderidae). Berichte des Naturwissenschaftlich-Medizinischen Vereins in Innsbruck 86: 127-129 pdf

Helsdingen P J van (2010a) Araneae. In: Fauna Europaea Database (Version 2010.1), online at

Lazarov S, Dimitrov D (2018) Description of Harpactea petrovi sp. n. (Araneae: Dysderidae) from Bulgaria. Acta Zoologica Bulgarica 70: 293-296 pdf

Le Peru B (2011) The spiders of Europe, a synthesis of data: Volume 1 Atypidae to Theridiidae. Mémoires de la Société Linnéenne de Lyon 2: 1-522 pdf

World Spider Catalog (2020) World Spider Catalog. Version 21.0. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (20.03.2020) doi: 10.24436/2

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