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

Dysderocrates silvestris  Deeleman-Reinhold, 1988


Palp: bulb 1.6 mm long. Prosoma 4.3 mm long.


Prosoma and chelicerae red-brown. Prosoma length: 5.1 mm. Stermum and legs red-orange. Opisthosoma whitish.

Body length female: 11.5 mm
Additional information

Found in pine forests and Abies alba forest. Altitude 1300-1500 m.

  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2024): Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia, Montenegro, Kosovo
 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.

Bosnia and Herzegovina   (Komnenov, 2010) ||| Croatia   (Arnedo et al., 2007) ||| Kosovo   (Grapci-Kotori et al., 2022) ||| Montenegro   (Lazarov, 2010c; Naumova et al., 2019a) ||| Serbia   (Ćurčić et al., 2007) |||

Arnedo M A, Oromí P, Múrria C, Macías-Hernández N, Ribera C (2007) The dark side of an island radiation: systematics and evolution of troglobitic spiders of the genus Dysdera Latreille (Araneae:Dysderidae) in the Canary Islands. Invertebrate Systematics 21: 623-660 pdf

Ćurčić B P M, Deltshev C C, Tomić V T, Ćurčić S B (2007) Biodiversity of spiders: on some taxa new to Serbia and to science. Archives of Biological Sciences Belgrade 59: 19P-20P 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

Grapci-Kotori L, Geci D, Naumova M, Ibrahimi H, Bilalli A, Musliu M, Gashi A, Kasumaj E (2022) Spiders from Sharr Mountain – new faunistic data (Arachnida: Araneae). Natura Croatica 31: 335-350 pdf

Komnenov M (2010) Checklist of spiders (Araneae) of Bosnia and Herzegovina. Uzizaž i Biospeld 5(2009): 52-69 pdf

Lazarov S (2010c) Description of the female of Dysderocrates silvestris Deelman-Reinold [sic], 1988 with new data on its distribution in the Balkan peninsula (Araneae: Dysderidae). Revista Ibérica de Aracnología 18: 111-113 pdf

Naumova M, Lazarov S, Deltshev C (2019a) Faunistic diversity of the spiders in Montenegro (Arachnida: Araneae). Ecologica Montenegrina 22: 50-89 pdf

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

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