Dysderidae  C. L. Koch, 1837 / Harpactocrates  Simon, 1914   12 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 2020): Spain
Male and female in spring.
Distribution List
Spain   (Branco et al., 2019) |||

Branco V V, Morano E, Cardoso P (2019) An update to the Iberian spider checklist (Araneae). [N.B.: few records from this paper are not taken over and not commented] Zootaxa 4614: 201-254 pdf

Ferrández M A (1986) Las especies ibericas del genero Harpactocrates Simon 1914 (Araneida: Dysderidae). Actas X Congreso Internacional de Aracnologia, Barcelona 1: 337-348 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 pdf

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