Eresidae  C. L. Koch, 1845 / Eresus  Walckenaer, 1805   15 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 2018): Italy (Sicily)
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References

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

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

Le Peru B (2011) The spiders of Europe, a synthesis of data: Volume 1 Atypidae to Theridiidae. Mém Soc Linn Lyon 2: 1-522

Pantini P, Isaia M (2017) Checklist of the Italian spiders (version May 2017). online at http://www.museoscienzebergamo.it/web/index.php?option=com_content&view=category&layout=blog&id=96&Itemid=94 pdf

Rezác 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 (2018) World Spider Catalog, version 19.5. Natural History Museum Bern, online at http://wsc.nmbe.ch (15.07.2018) doi: 10.24436/2

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