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

Folkia inermis  (Absolon & Kratochvíl, 1933)


Palp: bulb 0.5-1 mm long. Prosoma 1.9-4.8 mm long. Eyes absent. Legs: coxa III and IV with 2 spines or spineless, patella III and IV with one to 4 spines, anterior tibia and metatarsus spineless.


Prosoma 4.8 mm long. Legs: patella III and IV with 3 or 4 spines, tibia and metatarsus I and II spineless or with one or 2 spines.

Additional information

In caves.

Troglobiont species (Mammola et al. 2018)

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Global distribution (WSC 2022): Croatia
Distribution List
Croatia   (no references) |||

Deeleman-Reinhold C L (1993) The genus Rhode and the harpacteine genera Stalagtia, Folkia, Minotauria, and Kaemis (Araneae, Dysderidae) of Yugoslavia and Crete, with remarks on the genus Harpactea. Revue Arachnologique 10: 105-135 pdf

Deeleman-Reinhold C L, Deeleman P R (1980) Remarks on troglobitism in spiders. Proceedings 8. Internationaler Arachnologen-Kongress Wien 1980 8: 433-438 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

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

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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