Oecobiidae  Blackwall, 1862 / Oecobius  Lucas, 1846   13 species

Oecobius rhodiensis  Kritscher, 1966

Description
Male

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
Female

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

Body length female: 3.2 mm
Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2021): Greece (incl. Crete), Turkey
Phenology
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Figures
Distribution List
Greece   (no references) ||| Greece / Crete   (Bosmans et al., 2013) ||| Turkey (Asia)   (Danışman et al., 2021a) ||| Ukraine   (Prokopenko, 2021) |||
References

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 (2021a) The checklist of the spiders of Turkey. Version 2021 [last updated 1 January 2021], online at http://www.spidersofturkey.info pdf

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

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

WSC (2021) World Spider Catalog. Version 22.5. Natural History Museum Bern, online at http://wsc.nmbe.ch (22.09.2021) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

Updates
12-11-2021 Image insert
12-11-2021 Distribution insert Detail
15-10-2013 Distribution update Detail