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

Rhode subterranea  (Kratochvil, 1935)


Prosoma, sternum and chelicerae dark brown. Prosoma 1.9 mm long. Eyes absent. Legs yellowish brown. Opisthosoma with a dorsal and a ventral scutum, scutum dark brown, strongly sclerotized.

Additional information

Only one female specimen known. In cave.

Troglobiont species (Mammola et al. 2018)

  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2019): Bosnia and Herzegovina

Helsdingen P J van (2010a) Araneae. In: Fauna Europaea Database (Version 2010.1), online at

Kratochvíl J (1935a) Ein neuer Vertreter der Gruppe Rhodeae (Typhlorhode subterranea n. gen. n. sp.) aus den balkanischen Höhlen. Stud Geb allgem Karstforsch 1: 1-10 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

Mammola S, Cardoso P, Ribera C, Pavlek M, Isaia M (2018b) A synthesis on cave-dwelling spiders in Europe. Zoological Systematics and Evolutionary Research 56: 301-316 pdf

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