Dysderidae  C. L. Koch, 1837 / Dasumia  Thorell, 1875   12 species

Dasumia kusceri  (Kratochvil, 1935)


Prosoma dark reddish brown. Sternum reddish. Chelicerae dark reddish brown, each margin with 2 teeth. Legs: anteriors reddish, posteriors light reddish, femur I and II with 2 to 4 spines, femur III and IV with numerous spines, patella I, II and IV spineless, patella III with one apical spine, tibia I and II spineless, tibia III and IV with numerous spines, tarsus with 3 claws, without claw tuft.

Body length male: 6.8-7 mm
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Distribution comment: Not in Greece (Bosmans & Chatzaki, 2005)
Global distribution (WSC 2021): North Macedonia, Bulgaria
Distribution List
Bulgaria   (Blagoev et al., 2018) ||| North Macedonia   (Geci & Naumova, 2021b) |||

Alicata P (1966b) Il genere Dasumia Thorell (Araneae, Dysderidae), sua nuova definizione e revisione delle specie italiane. Memorie del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale di Verona 14: 465-484 pdf

Blagoev G, Deltshev C, Lazarov S, Naumova M (2018) The spiders (Araneae) of Bulgaria. Version: August 2018. National Museum of Natural History, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences. Online at (accessed on 10.9.2018) pdf

Geci D, Naumova M (2021b) A preliminary checklist of the spiders of Kosovo (Arachnida: Araneae). Ecologia Balkanica, Special Edition 4: 11-28 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

Naumova M, Indzhov S, Dimitrov D, Deltshev C (2019b) Redescription of Dasumia kusceri (Kratochvíl, 1935), with the first description of the female and notes on the genus Dasumia Thorell, 1875 (Araneae: Dysderidae) in Bulgaria. Acta Zoologica Bulgarica 71: 467-472 pdf

WSC (2021) World Spider Catalog. Version 22.0. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (29.05.2021) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

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