Dysderidae  C. L. Koch, 1837 / Dysdera  Latreille, 1804   203 species

Dysdera presai  Ferrández, 1984


The bulb presents 2 forms: a form with a strong spur-shaped appendix, which is a projection of the anterior sclerotized stripe, and with the tip of the bulb showing a couple of pointed laminae, and a second form without the appendix, and with the tip of the bulb showing a couple of short and wide laminae. Prosoma 2.2-3.7 mm long.

Body length male: 5.8-7.9 mm

Prosoma 2.8-4 mm long. Legs: femur I with one or 2 spines, femur II with one spine, femur III with one to 3 spines, femur IV with 3 to 5 spines.

Body length female: 6.3-9.7 mm
Additional information

In dry areas.

  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2022): Spain
Adults of both sexes in winter and spring.
Distribution List
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 (1989) Notas sobre los disdéridos ibéricos. V. Nuevos datos, cartografía y caracterización de la hembra de Dysdera presai Ferrández, 1985 (Araneae: Dysderidae). Anales de Biologia, Universidad de Murcia 15: 29-31 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 (2022) World Spider Catalog. Version 23.5. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (21.07.2022) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

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