Dysderidae  C. L. Koch, 1837 / Harpactea  Bristowe, 1939   141 species

Harpactea srednagora  Dimitrov & Lazarov, 1999


Close to H. cressa. Prosoma 2.2-2.9 mm long. Legs: femur I with 3 to 5 spines, femur II with 5 or 6 spines, femur III with 5 spines, femur IV with numerous spines.

Body length male: 5.9 mm

Close to H. cressa. Prosoma reddish, 3.1 mm long. Legs red-orange.

Body length female: 6.5 mm
Additional information

In scree and dry stony areas with bushes. Altitude 580-990 m.

  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2019): North Macedonia, Bulgaria
 male  female
Adults of both sexes in summer.

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Komnenov M (2014) Spider fauna of the Osogovo Mt. Range, Northeastern Macedonia. Fauna Balkana 2: 1-267

Lazarov S (2006) A new spider species, Harpactea samuili sp. n., from Bulgaria (Araneae: Dysderidae). In C. Deltshev & P. Stoev (eds.), European Arachnology 2005. Acta zool bulg Suppl 1: 81-85

Lazarov S P (2007b) New records of Harpactea srednogora [sic] Dimitrov et Lazarov, 1999 from Bulgaria with a description of the hitherto unknown female (Aranea: Dysderidae). Historia Naturalis Bulgarica 18: 29-33

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World Spider Catalog (2019) World Spider Catalog, version 20.5. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (20.09.2019) doi: 10.24436/2

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