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

Dysdera neocretica  Deeleman-Reinhold, 1988


Bulb 0.7 mm long. Prosoma 2 mm long. Opisthosoma with a ventral scutum.


Prosoma yellow-brown, 2 mm long. Prosoma and sternum smooth, covered with sparse grains. Eyes: anteriors 0.5 to 0.75 diameter apart. Chelicerae with 3 teeth. Legs: tibia III with 3 to 5 spines, tibia IV with one to 4 spines.

Additional information

In bushes, near streams, under Platanus orientalis and in litter.

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Global distribution (WSC 2020): Greece (Crete), Turkey
 male  female
Distribution List
Greece / Crete   (no references) ||| Turkey (Asia)   (no references) |||

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Deeleman-Reinhold C L (1989) Rhodera n. gen., hypogea n. sp., araignée microphtalme de l'île de Crête, un fossile vivant? (Araneae: Dysderidae: Dysderinae). Mémoires de Biospéologie 16: 47-51 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

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Varol M İ, Danışman T (2018b) Dysdera neocretica Deeleman-Reinhold, 1988, a new record from Turkey (Araneae: Dysderidae). Serket 16: 87-89 pdf

World Spider Catalog (2020) World Spider Catalog. Version 21.0. Natural History Museum Bern, online at http://wsc.nmbe.ch (20.03.2020) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

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