Dysderidae  C. L. Koch, 1837 / Harpactea  Bristowe, 1939   184 species

Harpactea azowensis  Charitonov, 1956


Prosoma reddish brown, with minute granulations. Prosoma 2 mm long.

Body length male: 4.2 mm

Prosoma 1.4 mm long. Legs: femur I, II and III with 3 spines, femur IV with 2 spines, patella III with 2 spines, tibia III and IV with numerous spines.

Body length female: 4 mm
Additional information

In stony grasslands, Pinus and Quercus forests.

  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2022): Ukraine, Russia (Europe)
 male  female
Distribution List
Russia, Southern   (no references) ||| Ukraine   (Polchaninova & Prokopenko, 2019) |||

Kovblyuk M M, Prokopenko E V, Nadolny A A (2008b) Spider family Dysderidae of the Ukraine (Arachnida, Aranei). Euroasian Entomological Journal 7: 287-306 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

Polchaninova N, Prokopenko E (2019) An updated checklist of spiders (Arachnida: Araneae) of Left-Bank Ukraine. Arachnologische Mitteilungen 57: 60-64 & App pdf

Ponomarev A V (2017) Spiders (Arachnida: Aranei) of steppe and meadow-steppe habitats of gully and ravine ecosystems of the valley of the Don River lower reaches. Proceedings of the Russian Entomological Society in St. Petersburg 88: 118-131 pdf

WSC (2022) World Spider Catalog. Version 23.0. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (21.01.2022) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

30-05-2018 Distribution update Detail
05-06-2015 Image insert