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.

  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2023): France (Corsica)
Distribution List

"No references" does not mean that the species does not occur in this country, but that we have not yet inserted the reference for it. We are working on it.

France / Corsica   (no references) |||

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

WSC (2023) World Spider Catalog. Version 24. Natural History Museum Bern, online at http://wsc.nmbe.ch (14.02.2023) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf