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

Folkia subcupressa  Deeleman-Reinhold, 1993


Palp: bulb 0.2 mm long. Prosoma 0.95 mm long. Leg spination: tibia and metatarsus I spineless, patella IV and coxa spineless, other segments with one to 6 spines.


Prosoma 1 mm long. Eyes reduced to very small pale dots. Legs: tibia and metatarsus I spineless, patella and coxa spineless, other segments with one to 3 spines.

Additional information

Only 2 female and one male specimens known. In Cypress and pine litter, under stones.

Troglophile species (Mammola et al. 2018)

  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2022): Croatia
 male  female
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

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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