Segestriidae  Simon, 1893 / Segestria  Latreille, 1804   9 species

Segestria sbordonii  Brignoli, 1984


Palp with sinuous embolus. Prosoma light yellow-brown, 4 mm long. Sternum ovoid, yellow, truncated in front. Eyes ringed with black, lateral anteriors scarcely smaller than others, interdistance medians to laterals less than 0.5 diameter of lateral anteriors. Chelicerae red-brown, with 2 strong teeth on retromargin. Legs yellow-brown, femur lighter, femur I, II and III with 2-4 dorsal, 3 prolateral and 2 retrolateral spines, tibia I and II with 21-26 spines, metatarsus I, II and III with 2 pairs of lateral spines, metatarsus II and III with one ventral spine, metatarsus IV with one retrolateral and 2 ventral spines.

Body length male: 9.1 mm


Additional information

In caves.

Troglophile species (Mammola et al., 2022)

  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2024): Greece (Crete)
 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 / Crete   (no references) |||

Brignoli P M (1984b) Ragni di Grecia XII. Nuovi dati su varie famiglie (Araneae). Revue Suisse de Zoologie 91: 281-321 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

Mammola S, Pavlek M, Huber B A, Ballarin F, Tolve M, Čupić I, Hesselberg T, Lunghi E, Mouron S, Graco-Roza C, Cardoso P (2022) A trait database and updated checklist for European subterranean spiders. Scientific Data 9(236): 1-13 pdf

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

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