Amaurobiidae  Thorell, 1870 / Amaurobius  C. L. Koch, 1837   38 species

Amaurobius cerberus  Fage, 1931


Prosoma, sternum and legs light yellow reddish. Chelicerae darker distally. Opisthosoma greyish, dorsum posteriorly with brown transversal stripes.

Body length male: 11 mm

Female unknown.

Additional information

Troglophile species (Mammola et al. 2018b)

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Global distribution (WSC 2021): Spain
Distribution List
Spain   (Branco et al., 2019) |||

Bosmans R (2021) Notes on Amaurobiidae (Araneae) of the Western Mediterranean region, with the description of a new species. Arachnology 18: 873-882 pdf

Branco V V, Morano E, Cardoso P (2019) An update to the Iberian spider checklist (Araneae). Zootaxa 4614: 201-254 pdf

Fage L (1931) Araneae, 5e série, précédée d'un essai sur l'évolution souterraine et son déterminisme. In Biospeologica, LV. Archives de Zoologie Expérimentale et Générale 71: 91-291 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 (2021) World Spider Catalog. Version 22.5. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (22.09.2021) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

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