Dysderidae  C. L. Koch, 1837 / Parachtes  Alicata, 1964   13 species

Parachtes ignavus  (Simon, 1882)


Palp: bulb spindle-shaped, with a short curved, semi-membranous tip. Prosoma 3.4-3.7 mm long. Legs: femur IV with 3 spines.

Body length male: 8.7 mm

Prosoma dark red-brown, 3.3-4 mm long. Sternum red-brown. Legs red-brownish, anteriors darker, femur I with 2 prolateral spines, femur II with one spine, femur III with one or 2 spines, femur IV with 5 spines. Opisthosoma greyish.

Additional information

In beech forests, under stones or among moss. Altitude 1000-2000 m.

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Global distribution (WSC 2020): Spain, France (mainland, Corsica)
 male  female
Distribution List
France   ( no references ) ||| France / Corsica   ( no references ) ||| Spain   ( no references ) |||

Alicata P (1964b) Le specie italiane di Harpactocrates e di Parachtes n. gen. (Araneae, Dysderidae). Annuario dell'Istituto e Museo di Zoologia dell'Universita di Napoli 16 (3): 1-40 pdf

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

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