Dysderidae  C. L. Koch, 1837 / Dysdera  Latreille, 1804   177 species

Dysdera brignoliana  Gasparo, 2000


Bulb 1.3 mm long. Prosoma 4.1 mm long.

Body length male: 8.9 mm

Prosoma dark red-brown, covered with punctures. Prosoma 4.6 mm long. Eyes: PME smallest, anteriors 0.5 to 0.7 diameter apart. Chelicerae with 4 teeth. Legs: tibia III with 2 or 3 spines, tibia IV with 1 or 2 spines, metatarsus III with 1 or 2 spines, metatarsus IV with 3 to 5 spines.

Body length female: 11 mm
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Global distribution (WSC 2020): Italy
Females in winter.
Distribution List
Italy   (Pantini & Isaia, 2019) |||

Gasparo F (2000) Descrizione di Dysdera brignoliana n. sp. delle Isole Ponziane (Italia centrale) (Araneae Dysderidae). Memorie della Società Entomologica Italiana 78: 395-401 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

Pantini P, Isaia M (2019) the online catalog of Italian spiders, with addenda on other arachnid orders occurring in Italy (Arachnida: Araneae, Opiliones, Palpigradi, Pseudoscorpionida, Scorpiones, Solifugae). Fragmenta Entomologica 51: 127-152 pdf

World Spider Catalog (2020) World Spider Catalog. Version 21.0. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (20.03.2020) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

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