Dysderidae  C. L. Koch, 1837 / Dysdera  Latreille, 1804   211 species

Dysdera nubila  Simon, 1882


Prosoma 2.9 mm long.

Body length male: 6.5 mm

Prosoma reddish orange, with fine and dense grains. Prosoma 2.5-3.2 mm long. Eyes: anteriors slightly more than one diameter apart. Legs: femur I with one or 2 spines, femur II spineless, or with 1 or 2 spines, femur III spineless, femur IV with 2 or 3 spines, posterior tibia with 6 or more spines, posterior metatarsus with numerous spines.

Body length female: 6.5 mm
Additional information

In litter. Altitude up to 1100 m.

  No data
Distribution comment: Portugal: in Cardoso (2000) with ?, not in Cardoso & Morano (2010), therefore Le Peru (2011) not taken over
Global distribution (WSC 2024): France (Corsica), Italy
 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.

France / Corsica   (Le Peru, 2007) ||| Italy   (Pantini & Isaia, 2019) |||

Alicata P (1973) I Dysderidae (Araneae) delle Eolie, delle Egadi e di Ustica. Lavori della Società Italiana di Biogeografia (N.S.) 3: 341-353 pdf

Cardoso P (2000) Portuguese spiders (Araneae): a preliminary checklist. Ekológia (Bratislava) 19, Suppl. 3: 19-29 pdf

Cardoso P, Morano E (2010) The Iberian spider checklist (Araneae). Zootaxa 2495: 1-52 pdf

Grasshoff M (1959) Dysdera-Arten von Inseln der Mittelmeergebietes (Arachn., Araneae). Senckenbergiana Biologica 40: 209-220 pdf

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

Pantini P, Isaia M (2019) the online catalog of Italian spiders, with addenda on other arachnid orders occurring in Italy (Arachnida: Araneae, Opiliones, Palpigradi, Pseudoscorpionida, Scorpiones, Solifugae). Fragmenta Entomologica 51: 127-152 pdf

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

17-06-2020 Datasheet update Detail
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