Cheiracanthiidae  Wagner, 1887 / Cheiracanthium  C. L. Koch, 1839   35 species

Cheiracanthium annulipes  O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1872


Prosoma yellowish, eye field and chelicerae strongly darkened. Legs yellow-brown. Opisthosoma yellowish red-brown, dorsum with red-brown markings.

Body length male: 4.3 mm

Prosoma yellow, sparsely covered with greyish yellow hairs. Sternum yellow, a marginal row of blackish red-brown spots. Legs yellow, with a broken red-brown ring at each joint. Opisthosoma dark yellow, dorsum and venter with whitish yellow and black spots and markings.

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Global distribution (WSC 2024): Canary Is., Portugal, Spain, Tunisia, Egypt, Israel
 male  female
Distribution List

"No references" does not mean that the species does not occur in this country, but that we have not yet inserted the reference for it. We are working on it.

Egypt   (El-Hennawy, 2017a) ||| Portugal   (Wunderlich, 2012b; Branco et al., 2019) ||| Spain   (Branco et al., 2019; Barrientos et al., 2017; Urones, 2024) ||| Tunisia   (Urones, 2024) |||

Barrientos J A, Moya J, García-Sarrión R, Uribarri I, Melic A, Prieto C E, Moraza M L, Zaragoza J A (2017) Arácnidos del Parque Natural de Cabo de Gata-Níjar (Almería, España). Revista Ibérica de Aracnología 30: 107-138 pdf

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

El-Hennawy H K (2017a) A list of Egyptian spiders (revised in 2017). Serket 15: 167-183 pdf

Pickard-Cambridge O (1872) General list of the spiders of Palestine and Syria, with descriptions of numerous new species, and characters of two new genera. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 40: 212-354 pdf

Urones C (2024) Redescripción de Cheiracanthium annulipes O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1872 (Araneae, Cheiracanthiidae). Revista Ibérica de Aracnología 44: 61-70 pdf

WSC (2024) World Spider Catalog. Version 25.0. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (22.01.2024) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

Wunderlich J (2012b) Few rare and a new species of spiders (Araneae) from Portugal, with resurrection of the genus Chiracanthops Mello-Leitao 1942 (Clubionidae: Eutichurinae). Beiträge zur Araneologie 8: 183-191 pdf

Wunderlich J (2022) Some spiders (Araneae) of the Western Palearctic. Beiträge zur Araneologie 15: 4-78, 199 pdf

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