Dysderidae  C. L. Koch, 1837 / Dysdera  Latreille, 1804   165 species

Dysdera gigas  Roewer, 1928

Description
Male

Bulb 1.6 mm long. Prosoma 3.8 mm long.

Female

Prosoma dark brown, with fine grains. Prosoma 7.2 mm long. Eyes: anteriors less than one diameter apart, larger than posteriors. Chelicerae with 3 teeth. Legs: femur IV with 0 to 2 dorsal spines, posterior tibia with 3 to 8 spines, posterior metatarsus with 6 or more spines.

Additional information

Under stones or in litter. Altitude up to 1000 m.

Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2019): Greece (Crete)
Phenology
JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
 male  female
Females probably all the year.
Figures
References

Bosmans R, Van Keer J, Russell-Smith A, Hadjiconstantis M, Komnenov M, Bosselaers J, Huber S, McCowan D, Snazell R, Decae A, Zoumides C, Kielhorn K-H, Oger P (2019c) Spiders of Cyprus (Araneae). A catalogue of all currently known species from Cyprus. Newsletter of the Belgian Arachnological Society 34, Suppl. 1: 1-173 pdf

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

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 (2019) World Spider Catalog, version 20.5. Natural History Museum Bern, online at http://wsc.nmbe.ch (20.09.2019) doi: 10.24436/2