Dysderidae  C. L. Koch, 1837 / Harpactocrates  Simon, 1914   13 species

Harpactocrates escuderoi  Ferrandez, 1986


Similar to H. cazorlensis. Prosoma 4.8 mm long.

Body length male: 11 mm

Similar to H. cazorlensis. Prosoma 5.1 mm long. Legs: femur I with 6 spines, femur II with 3 spines, femur III with one spine, femur IV with numerous spines.

Body length female: 12 mm
Additional information

Only one male and one female specimen known.

  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2019): Spain
Male and female in spring.

Ferrández M A (1986) Las especies ibericas del genero Harpactocrates Simon 1914 (Araneida: Dysderidae). Actas X Congr Int Aracnol 1: 337-348

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

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

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