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

Harpactea carusoi  Alicata, 1974


Prosoma 1.7-2.3 mm long.


Prosoma 1.6-2.1 mm long. Legs: femur I with one to 2 spines, femur II with 6 spines, femur III with numerous spines, femur IV with 6 spines.

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Global distribution (WSC 2020): Italy, Tunisia
Distribution List
Italy / Sicily   ( Pantini & Isaia, 2019; ) |||

Alicata P (1974a) Le Harpactea Bristowe (Araneae, Dysderidae) del Nord Africa. Animalia 1: 3-24 pdf

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