Dysderidae  C. L. Koch, 1837 / Dysdera  Latreille, 1804   180 species

Dysdera cribrata  Simon, 1882


Characters as in female.


Prosoma dark red-brown, almost black, covered with punctures. Prosoma 2.7-3.7 mm long. Sternum almost smooth. Eyes: anteriors slightly larger than posteriors, anteriors one diameter apart. Legs: femur III and IV spineless, tibia III with 6 or 7 spines, tibia IV with one ventral spine, 2 or 3 apical spines, one prolateral and one retrolateral very small spine, metatarsus III and IV with numerous spines.

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Distribution comment: Records from Georgia doubtful, therefore removed (Isaia & Chiarle 2015)
Global distribution (WSC 2021): France, Italy, Andorra
Distribution List
Andorra   (Branco et al., 2019) ||| France   (Le Peru, 2007) ||| Italy   (Pantini & Isaia, 2019) ||| Portugal   (Branco et al., 2019) |||

Branco V V, Morano E, Cardoso P (2019) An update to the Iberian spider checklist (Araneae). Zootaxa 4614: 201-254 pdf

Isaia M, Chiarle A (2015) Taxonomic notes on Cybaeus vignai Brignoli, 1977 (Araneae, Cybaeidae) and Dysdera cribrata Simon, 1882 (Araneae, Dysderidae) from the Italian Maritime Alps. Zoosystema 37: 45-56 pdf

Le Peru B (2007) Catalogue et répartition des araignées de France. Revue Arachnologique 16: 1-468

Otto S (2020) Caucasian spiders. A faunistic database on the spiders of the Caucasus Ecoregion. Database version 03.2020. Internet: caucasus-spiders.info.

Pantini P, Isaia M (2019) Araneae.it: 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

Simon E (1914) Les arachnides de France 6 (1). Paris (Roret): 1-308 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

16-07-2020 Distribution update Detail
06-05-2015 Distribution update Detail
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