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

Cheiracanthium occidentale  L. Koch, 1882


Male unknown.


Epigyne: median depression with an interior margin and is wider than long. Spermathecae relatively small, only 1/3 of the width of the depression. Copulatory openings situated antero-laterally of the depression, sperm ducts make three coils to the elongated spermathecae.

Body length female: 6.5 mm
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2021): Spain (Minorca), Italy
Distribution List
Italy   (no references) ||| Spain / Balearic Islands   (Branco et al., 2019) |||

Bosmans R, Van Keer J (2012) On the spider species described by L. Koch in 1882 from the Balearic Islands (Araneae). Arachnologische Mitteilungen 43: 5-16 pdf

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

IJland S, Helsdingen P J van (2016) On some spiders (Arachnida, Araneae) of Basilicata and Calabria, Italy. Nieuwsbrief SPINED 36: 25-44 pdf

WSC (2021) World Spider Catalog. Version 22.5. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (22.09.2021) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

10-01-2017 Distribution update Detail
13-06-2016 Datasheet update Detail