Oonopidae  Simon, 1890 / Orchestina  Simon, 1882   11 species

Orchestina dubia  O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1911


Male unknown.


Prosoma oval, longer than wide, brownish-yellow, with linear black-brown markings and irregular triangular patch. Sternum round-oval, wider than long, yellow brown with black-brown markings. Legs brownish-yellow. Opisthosoma oval, dull brown, ventrally darker.

Additional information

No illustrations provided by the author.

This species has only been collected once, more than 100 years ago. It could be a misidentification and needs careful re-examination. In the meanwhile, it seems not to be justified to list this species as alien for Europe.

  Not established
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2022): Britain
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Distribution List
United Kingdom   (O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1911) |||

Pickard-Cambridge O (1911) On British Arachnida noted and observed in 1909. Proceedings of the Dorset Natural History and Antiquarian Field Club 31: 47-70 pdf

WSC (2022) World Spider Catalog. Version 23.5. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (21.07.2022) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

16-01-2021 Distribution update Detail
13-06-2016 Datasheet update Detail