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

Eresus ruficapillus  C. L. Koch, 1846

Description
Male

Unknown.

Female

Prosoma light brownish with orange hairs, cephalic part of prosoma remarkably tapened backwards. Quadrangle formed by the 4 lateral eyes as wide behind as in front. Legs dark reddish brown. Opisthosoma black.

Body length female: 21 mm
Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Distribution comment: Probably endemic to Sicily (Rezác et al. 2008a: 275), therefore all other countries/regions deleted.
Global distribution (WSC 2020): Italy (Sicily)
Figures
Distribution List
Italy / Sicily   (Pantini & Isaia, 2019) |||
References

Koch C L (1846) Die Arachniden. Nürnberg, Dreizehnter Band, pp. 1-234, Vierzehnter Band, pp. 1-88 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

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

Řezáč M, Pekár S, Johannesen J (2008a) Taxonomic review and phylogenetic analysis of Central European Eresus species (Araneae: Eresidae). Zoologica Scripta 37: 263-287 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

Updates
19-09-2018 Distribution update Detail
08-01-2015 Image insert