Dysderidae  C. L. Koch, 1837 / Dysdera  Latreille, 1804   204 species

Dysdera festai  Caporiacco, 1929


Bulb 1.2 mm long. Prosoma 2.6-2.9 mm long.


Prosoma bright orange, 2.8-3.6 mm long. Prosoma and sternum smooth, covered with punctures. Eyes: anteriors less than 0.5 diameter apart. Chelicerae with 4 small teeth. Legs: femur spineless, tibia III with one prolateral spine, tibia IV with one ventral spine, metatarsus IV with 4 spines.

Additional information

In deciduous forests, in litter.

  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2023): Greece (Rhodes)
 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   (no references) |||

Brignoli P M (1980b) Some new or interesting eastern Mediterranean Dysderidae and Agelenidae (Araneae). Annales Zoologici, Warszawa 35: 75-82 pdf

Deeleman-Reinhold C L, Deeleman P R (1988) Revision des Dysderinae (Araneae, Dysderidae), les espèces mediterranéennes occidentales exceptées. Tijdschrift voor Entomologie 131: 141-269 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

WSC (2023) World Spider Catalog. Version 24. Natural History Museum Bern, online at http://wsc.nmbe.ch (14.02.2023) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

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