Dysderidae  C. L. Koch, 1837 / Dysdera  Latreille, 1804   210 species

Dysdera lata  Reuss, 1834


Bulb 1.7 mm long. Prosoma 3.7-4.7 mm long. Prosoma dark red-brown, strongly wrinkled. Femur IV with dorsal spines. Tibia IV not only laterally and ventrally but also dorsally with distal spine.

Body length male: 7-8 mm

Prosoma dark brown, covered with unequal and irregular punctures. Prosoma  4.8 mm long. Eyes: anteriors 0.5 diameter apart. Chelicerae with 3 teeth. Legs: femur IV with one or 2 dorsal small spines, posterior tibia and metatarsus with 7 or more spines.

Body length female: 10-12 mm
Additional information

In Castanea forest, Pinus forest, under bark or under stones, usually near littoral.

  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2024): Mediterranean to Georgia
 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.

Bulgaria   (Blagoev et al., 2018) ||| Cyprus   (Bosmans et al., 2019c) ||| France / Corsica   (Le Peru, 2007) ||| Georgia   (Otto, 2022) ||| Greece   (no references) ||| Greece / Crete   (no references) ||| Hungary   (Mezőfi & Markó, 2018) ||| Italy   (Pantini et al., 2020a) ||| Italy / Sicily   (Dentici et al., 2023) ||| Moldova   (Mikhailov, 2013) ||| Portugal   (Branco et al., 2019) ||| Romania   (no references) ||| Russia, Southern   (Otto, 2022) ||| Slovakia   (no references) ||| Spain / Balearic Islands   (Branco et al., 2019; Barrientos & Febrer, 2017) ||| Turkey (Asia)   (Danışman et al., 2024) ||| Ukraine   (Mikhailov, 2013) |||

Barrientos J A, Febrer B (2017) Arañas (Arachnida, Araneae) de Menorca (Islas Baleares, España). Nuevos datos. Revista Ibérica de Aracnología 31: 8-24 pdf

Blagoev G, Deltshev C, Lazarov S, Naumova M (2018) The spiders (Araneae) of Bulgaria. Version: August 2018. National Museum of Natural History, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences. Online at http://www.nmnhs.com/spiders-bulgaria/ (accessed on 10.9.2018) pdf

Bosmans R, Lissner J, Hernández-Corral J (2017a) The spider family Dysderidae in the Balearic Islands. Zootaxa 4329: 375-391 pdf

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

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

Danışman T, Kunt K B, Özkütük R S, Coşar İ (2024) The checklist of the spiders of Turkey. Version 2024 [last updated 01 January 2024], online at http://www.spidersofturkey.info 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

Dentici A, Barbera A, Ditta A, Genna C, Surdo S (2023) First Italian reports of Nemoscolus laurae (Simon, 1868) and Zodarion isabellinum (Simon, 1868) (Araneae Araneidae, Zodariidae) in Sicily and remarkable additions to the Sicilian araneofauna. Biodiversity Journal 14: 693-706 pdf

Heimer S, Nentwig W (1991) Spinnen Mitteleuropas. Paul Parey Berlin pdf

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

Mezőfi L, Markó V (2018) Some rare and remarkable spider species from Hungary (Arachnida: Araneae). Arachnologische Mitteilungen 55: 1-9 pdf

Mikhailov K G (2013) The spiders (Arachnida: Aranei) of Russia and adjacent countries: a non-annotated checklist. Arthropoda Selecta, Supplement 3: 1-262 pdf

Otto S (2022) Caucasian spiders. A faunistic database on the spiders of the Caucasus Ecoregion. Database version 02.2022. Internet: caucasus-spiders.info.

Pantini P, Bonelli D, Bonacci T (2020a) I ragni epigei (Arachnida, Araneae) di un ambiente litoraneo della Calabria. Rivista del Museo Civico di Scienze Naturali "E. Caffi", Bergamo 32: 25-32 pdf

WSC (2024) World Spider Catalog. Version 25.0. Natural History Museum Bern, online at http://wsc.nmbe.ch (22.01.2024) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

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