Dysderidae  C. L. Koch, 1837 / Harpactea  Bristowe, 1939   144 species

Harpactea aeoliensis  Alicata, 1973


Prosoma 1.6 mm long.


Prosoma 2-2.2 mm long. Legs: femur I with 2 or 3 spines, femur II with 3 spines, femur III with numerous spines, femur IV with 2 to 4 spines.

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Global distribution (WSC 2020): Italy
Adults of both sexes in winter.
Distribution List
Italy / Sicily   ( Pantini & Isaia, 2019; ) |||

Alicata P (1973) I Dysderidae (Araneae) delle Eolie, delle Egadi e di Ustica. Lav Soc Ital Biogeogr (N.S.) 3: 341-353

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

Pantini P, Isaia M (2019) the online Catalog of Italian spiders, with addenda on other Arachnid Orders occurring in Italy (Arachnida: Araneae, Opiliones, Palpigradi, Pseudoscorpionida, Scorpiones, Solifugae). Fragmenta Entomologica 51: 127-152 pdf

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

02-10-2014 Image insert
09-04-2013 Distribution update Detail