Dysderidae  C. L. Koch, 1837 / Holissus  Simon, 1882   1 species

Holissus unciger  Simon, 1882


Characters as in female. Palp long, bulb small, white, with a very large, curved apophysis, this apophysis is red at its base, black on the tip, and bears 2 small black teeth and 2 lobes, one is pointed and the other truncated.

Body length male: 5.7-6.5 mm

Prosoma oval, light reddish brown, 2.2-2.5 mm long. Eyes: posteriors almost equal in size, almost contiguous, anteriors much larger than posteriors, rather less than 0.5 diameter apart. Legs light reddish brown, femur I with 6 spines, femur II with 2 spines, femur III with 2 series of spines, femur IV with 3 dorsal spines and one lateral spine. Opisthosoma white-grey.

Body length female: 5.7-6.5 mm
Additional information

In mountains and beech forests.

No illustrations for females available.

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Global distribution (WSC 2020): France (Corsica)
Distribution List
France / Corsica   (no references) |||

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

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

Simon E (1914) Les arachnides de France 6 (1). Paris (Roret): 1-308 pdf

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