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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 2019): Mediterranean
Phenology
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References

Brignoli P M (1979b) Ragni d'Italia XXIX. Dysderidae nuovi o interessanti (Araneae). Boll Soc Entomol Ital 111: 17-26

Deeleman-Reinhold C L (1978a) Les araignées du genre Rhode de Yougoslavie (Araneae, Dysderidae). Int J Speleol 9: 251-266

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. [Old pdf-version: Checklist of the Italian spiders (version June 2018). online at Pantini_&_Isaia_- _Checklist_of_the_Italian_spiders._June_2018.] Fragmenta Entomologica 51: 127-152 pdf

Pesarini C (1984) Rhode testudinea n. sp. delle Alpi Cozie, e considerazioni sulla sistematica della tribu' Rhodini. Atti Soc ital Sci nat 125: 81-86

Thaler K (1990c) Das Männchen von Rhode aspinifera (Nikolic) (Arachnida: Araneae, Dysderidae). Mitt schweiz ent Ges 63: 147-152

World Spider Catalog (2019) World Spider Catalog, version 20.5. Natural History Museum Bern, online at http://wsc.nmbe.ch (20.09.2019) doi: 10.24436/2

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