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

Dysdera longimandibularis  Nosek, 1905


Bulb 1.3 mm long. Prosoma 4.6 mm long.


Prosoma light brown or reddish, smooth, with sparse grains. Prosoma 4.4 mm long. Sternum smooth. Eyes: PME equal to or smaller than PLE, anteriors one diameter apart. Chelicerae with 3 teeth. Legs: femur IV with one dorsal spine, posterior tibia and metatarsus with more than 10 spines.

Additional information

In woods, under stones. Altitude up to 1250 m.

  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2020): Turkey, Cyprus
Males in winter, females also in winter.
Distribution List
Cyprus   ( no references ) ||| Greece   ( no references ) ||| Turkey (Asia)   ( no references ) |||

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