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

Dysdera festai  Caporiacco, 1928


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 2020): Greece (Rhodes)
 male  female
Distribution List
Greece   (no references) |||

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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

Helsdingen P J van (2010a) Araneae. In: Fauna Europaea Database (Version 2010.1), online at www.european-arachnology.org

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

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

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