Dysderidae  C. L. Koch, 1837 / Folkia  Kratochvil, 1970   7 species

Folkia haasi  (Reimoser, 1929)


Prosoma 4.1 mm long. Eyes absent.


Vulva with arched spermathecae. Prosoma 4.4-5.4 mm long. Legs: tibia I, metatarsus I and II and coxa III spineless, coxa IV with 0 to 3 spines, all other segments with spines.

Additional information

In caves.

Troglobiont species (Mammola et al. 2018)

  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2019): Croatia

Deeleman-Reinhold C L, Deeleman P R (1980) Remarks on troglobitism in spiders. Verh int arachnol Kong 8: 433-438

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

Kratochvíl J (1970) Cavernicole Dysderae. Acta Sc Nat Brno 4: 1-62

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 20.0. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (20.01.2019) doi: 10.24436/2

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