Oecobiidae  Blackwall, 1862 / Oecobius  Lucas, 1846   15 species

Oecobius rhodiensis  Kritscher, 1966


Prosoma dark brown, mottled, with a darker borderline. Prosoma 1 mm long. Sternum and labium reddish-grey, mottled. Eyes: anterior row recurved, posterior row procurved, PME triangular, AME 2 diameters apart, PME one diameter apart. Legs yellowish, with black annulations. Opisthosoma mottled black and white, with dark markings in the middle.

Body length male: 2.4 mm

Prosoma dark brown, with darkish borderline. Prosoma 0.92 mm long. Sternum dark brown, almost black.

Body length female: 3.2 mm
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2024): Greece, Ukraine, Turkey
 male  female
Distribution List

"No references" does not mean that the species does not occur in this country, but that we have not yet inserted the reference for it. We are working on it.

Greece   (Bosmans & Chatzaki, 2005) ||| Greece / Crete   (Bosmans et al., 2013) ||| Turkey (Asia)   (Danışman et al., 2024) ||| Ukraine   (Prokopenko, 2021; Deli et al., 2023) |||

Bosmans R, Chatzaki M (2005) A catalogue of the spiders of Greece – a critical review of all spider species cited from Greece with their localities. Nieuwsbrief van de Belgische arachnologische Vereniging 20 (2, suppl.): 1-124 pdf

Bosmans R, Van Keer J, Russell-Smith A, Kronestedt T, Alderweireldt M, Bosselaers J, De Koninck H (2013) Spiders of Crete (Araneae). A catalogue of all currently known species from the Greek island of Crete. Nieuwsbrief van de Belgische Arachnologische Vereniging 28 (Suppl. 1): 1-147 pdf

Danışman T, Kunt K B, Özkütük R S, Coşar İ (2024) The checklist of the spiders of Turkey. Version 2024 [last updated 01 January 2024], online at http://www.spidersofturkey.info pdf

Deli O F, Trach V A, Pidhorna S Y, Chernychko K Y (2023) The finding of the Oecobius rhodiensis Kritscher, 1966 (Aranei: Oecobiidae) of Odesa region. Odesa National University Herald Biology 28: 89-96 pdf

Kritscher E (1966a) Die paläarktischen Arten der Gattung Oecobius (Aran., Oecobiidae). Annalen des Naturhistorischen Museums in Wien 69: 285-295 pdf

Prokopenko E V (2021) The northernmost record of Oecobius rhodiensis Kritscher, 1966 (Aranei: Oecobiidae). Caucasian Entomological Bulletin 17: 333-335 pdf

WSC (2024) World Spider Catalog. Version 25.0. Natural History Museum Bern, online at http://wsc.nmbe.ch (22.01.2024) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

04-02-2024 Distribution update Detail
12-11-2021 Image insert
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15-10-2013 Distribution update Detail