Eresidae  C. L. Koch, 1845 / Eresus  Walckenaer, 1805   17 species

Eresus rotundiceps  Simon, 1873


Palp as in E. kollari. Prosoma black, covered with black hairs, and with sparse white hairs, the sides of the thoracic part with a few red hairs. Cephalic part very raised, a little wider than long, regularly convex. Prosoma 5 mm long. Sternum black. AME about one diameter apart, PME at least twice as large as AME, and a little more than one diameter apart. Chelicerae black. Legs strong and black, leg I and II with white annulations, leg III and IV with red hairs on femur and patella, and a longitudinal line of red hairs on tibia, tibia I same length as patella I. Opisthosoma dorsally orange-red, black on the posterior side, and with 2 pairs of black blotches, the anterior pair is smaller, opisthosoma ventrally black, with a few red hairs on the sides.


Female unknown.

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Global distribution (WSC 2020): Ukraine, Turkmenistan
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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

World Spider Catalog (2020) World Spider Catalog. Version 21.0. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (20.03.2020) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf