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Dysderidae  C. L. Koch, 1837 / Rhode  Simon, 1882   8 species

Rhode biscutata  Simon, 1893

Description
Male

Prosoma with protruding eye group. Prosoma 1.9-2.4 mm long. Opisthosoma with a dorsal and a ventral scutum.

Body length male: 4.1-4.6 mm
Female

Prosoma red-brown, 2.1-2.6 mm long. Sternum yellowish brown. Eyes well developed. Chelicerae: promargin with 3 teeth, retromargin with one tooth. Legs greenish yellow. Opisthosoma with a reduced ventral scutum, dorsal scutum absent.

Body length female: 4.3-5.1 mm
Additional information

Under rocks in grassland and under shrubs.

Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2020): Mediterranean
Phenology
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Distribution List
Italy   (Pantini & Isaia, 2019) |||
References

Brignoli P M (1979d) Ragni d'Italia XXIX. Dysderidae nuovi o interessanti (Araneae). Bollettino della Società Entomologica Italiana 111: 17-26 pdf

Deeleman-Reinhold C L (1978a) Les araignées du genre Rhode de Yougoslavie (Araneae, Dysderidae). International Journal of Speleology 9: 251-266 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

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

Pesarini C (1984) Rhode testudinea n. sp. delle Alpi Cozie, e considerazioni sulla sistematica della tribu' Rhodini. Atti della Società Italiana di Scienze Naturali e del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale di Milano 125: 81-86 pdf

Thaler K (1990c) Das Männchen von Rhode aspinifera (Nikolic) (Arachnida: Araneae, Dysderidae). Mitteilungen der Schweizerischen Entomologischen Gesellschaft 63: 147-152 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

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