Dysderidae  C. L. Koch, 1837 / Dysderocrates  Deeleman-Reinhold & Deeleman, 1988   8 species

Dysderocrates marani  (Kratochvil, 1937)

Description
Male

Palp: bulb 2.6 mm long. Prosoma 8.3-9.1 mm long.

Body length male: 18 mm
Female

Prosoma orange or brown, smooth, 6.7-7.6 mm long. Eyes: anteriors 1.5 diameters apart, PME one diameter from PLE, posteriors almost equal in size. Chelicerae dark. Legs: femur I with 8 to 11 spines, femur II with 5 to 8 spines, femur III with one to 3 spines, femur IV with 6 to 12 spines in 2 series.

Body length female: 15 mm
Additional information

Usually in caves, also outdoor: in pine forests, under stones. At low altitudes only in caves, outside caves at altitudes above 700 m.

Troglophile species (Mammola et al. 2018)

Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2019): Greece (Crete)
Adults of both sexes in spring.
Figures
References

Bosmans R, Van Keer J, Russell-Smith A, Kronestedt T, Alderweireldt M, Bosselaers J, De Koninck H (2013) Spiders of Crete (Araneae). A catalogue of all currently known species from the Greek island of Crete. Nieuwsbrief van de Belgische Arachnologische Vereniging 28 (Suppl. 1): 1-147 pdf

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. Mémoires de la Société Linnéenne de Lyon 2: 1-522 pdf

Mammola S, Cardoso P, Ribera C, Pavlek M, Isaia M (2018b) A synthesis on cave-dwelling spiders in Europe. Zoological Systematics and Evolutionary Research 56: 301-316 pdf

World Spider Catalog (2019) World Spider Catalog, version 20.5. Natural History Museum Bern, online at http://wsc.nmbe.ch (20.09.2019) doi: 10.24436/2