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. 2018)

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Global distribution (WSC 2022): Greece (Crete)
Distribution List
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, Cardoso P, Ribera C, Pavlek M, Isaia M (2018b) A synthesis on cave-dwelling spiders in Europe. Zoological Systematics and Evolutionary Research 56: 301-316 pdf

WSC (2022) World Spider Catalog. Version 23.0. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (21.01.2022) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

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