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

Dysdera lusitanica  Kulczyński, 1915


Prosoma 3.3 mm long.

Body length male: 7.2 mm

Prosoma reddish, 3.7 mm long. Chelicerae with 3 teeth and a keel. Legs: tibia III and IV with spines, metatarsus III and IV with spines, femur IV with one or 2 spines, other segments spineless.

Additional information

In woodlands and littoral areas.

  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2024): Portugal, Spain
 male  female
Adults of both sexes probably all the year, with a peak in June and July.
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.

Portugal   (Branco et al., 2019) ||| Spain   (Branco et al., 2019) |||

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

Ferrández M A (1984a) Notes on Iberian Dysderidae. Three new species belonging to the genus Dysdera, Latreille 1804 (Araneae). Miscellanea Zoologica 8: 189-195 pdf

Kulczyński W (1915) Fragmenta arachnologica, XVIII. Bulletin International de l'Academie des Sciences de Cracovie 1915: 897-942 pdf

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

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

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