Dysderidae  C. L. Koch, 1837 / Dysdera  Latreille, 1804   162 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.

  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2018): Greece (Crete), Turkey
 male  female

Deeleman-Reinhold C L (1978b) Revision of the cave-dwelling and related spiders of the genus Troglohyphantes Joseph (Linyphiidae), with special reference to the yugoslav species. Razpr Slov Akad Znan Umet (Prirod Ved) 23: 1-221

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

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. Mém Soc Linn Lyon 2: 1-522

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 (2018) World Spider Catalog, version 19.5. Natural History Museum Bern, online at http://wsc.nmbe.ch (15.07.2018) doi: 10.24436/2

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