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

Dysderocrates storkani  (Kratochvíl, 1935)


Palp: bulb 1.7 mm long. Prosoma 5.3 mm long.

Body length male: 10.9 mm

Prosoma reddish or light brown, smooth, 5.3 mm long. Eyes: anteriors one diameter apart, PLE 0.5 diameter from PME. Legs pale reddish, femur I with 5 to 8 spines, femur II with 3 to 6 spines in 2 series, femur III with one to 7 spines, femur IV with 6 to 11 spines in 2 series.

Body length female: 12.3 mm
Additional information

Usually in beech and oak forests, in litter or under stones, also in caves. Altitude 800-1500 m.

Troglophile species (Mammola et al. 2018)

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Global distribution (WSC 2020): Croatia, Serbia, Montenegro, Albania, North Macedonia
Distribution List
Albania   ( Deltshev et al., 2011b; ) ||| Croatia   ( no references ) ||| Montenegro   ( no references ) ||| North Macedonia   ( no references ) ||| Serbia   ( no references ) |||

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

Deltshev C, Vrenozi B, Blagoev G, Lazarov S (2011b) Spiders of Albania – faunistic and zoogeographical review (Arachnida: Araneae). Acta Zoologica Bulgarica 63: 125-144

Grbac I, Katušić L, Lukić M (2019) Catalogue of spiders (Araneae) deposited in the Croatian Natural History Museum. Natura Croatica 28: 185-269 pdf

Helsdingen P J van (2010a) Araneae. In: Fauna Europaea Database (Version 2010.1), online at

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 (2020) World Spider Catalog. Version 21.0. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (20.03.2020) doi: 10.24436/2

28-06-2019 Distribution update Detail
04-12-2013 Distribution update Detail