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

Dysdera flavitarsis  Simon, 1882


Palp dark red-brown, tarsus as long as tibia. Bulb: the point longer than the lobe, very thick, bent at its base, with a strong, obtuse protuberance on this bend. Prosoma 3 mm long.


Prosoma dark red-brown, almost black, covered with punctures. Prosoma 3 mm long. Sternum bright red. Eyes: anteriors much larger than posteriors, PLE larger than PME, anteriors 0.7 diameter apart. Legs red-brown, all segments spineless, except metatarsus III and IV with 2 small spines.

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Global distribution (WSC 2020): Spain
Distribution List
Portugal   (Branco et al., 2019) ||| Spain   (Branco et al., 2019) |||

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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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