Dysderidae  C. L. Koch, 1837 / Kaemis  Deeleman-Reinhold, 1993   5 species

Kaemis circe  (Brignoli, 1975)


Prosoma 0.87-1.1 mm long.

Body length male: 2-2.3 mm

Prosoma yellowish brown, 1-1.1 mm long. Legs yellowish.

Body length female: 2.9-3 mm
Additional information

In cork oak forests and oak forests. Altitude up to 1300 m.

  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2023): Italy
 male  female
Probably all the year.
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.

Italy   (Pantini & Isaia, 2019) |||

Brignoli P M (1975c) Ragni d'Italia. XXIII. Nuovi dati su alcune Haplogynae (Araneae). Bollettino della Società Entomologica Italiana 107: 170-178 pdf

Gasparo F (1995) Note sul genere Kaemis Deeleman-Reinhold, con descrizione di una nuova specie italiana (Araneae, Dysderidae). Gortania, Atti del Museo Friulano di Storia Naturale 16: 175-184 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

Pantini P, Isaia M (2019) the online catalog of Italian spiders, with addenda on other arachnid orders occurring in Italy (Arachnida: Araneae, Opiliones, Palpigradi, Pseudoscorpionida, Scorpiones, Solifugae). Fragmenta Entomologica 51: 127-152 pdf

WSC (2023) World Spider Catalog. Version 24.5. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (25.10.2023) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

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