Corinnidae  Karsch, 1880 / Creugas  Thorell, 1878   2 species

Creugas gulosus  Thorell, 1878


Body colouration dark reddish brown. Prosoma with dense and fine granulation.

Body length male: 7.5-8.0 mm
Body length female: 7.5-8.0 mm
Additional information

This species is not native to Europe (alien species). It originates from the tropics/subtropics but it is unknown from where (cryptogenic species). It had been introduced to Europe at least once but could not establish so far.

  Not established
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2024): Southern America. Introduced to Africa, Myanmar, Australia, Pacific islands
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.

United Kingdom   (Bosselaers et al., 2009; O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1911a) |||

Bosselaers J, Urones C, Barrientos J A, Alberdi J M (2009) On the Mediterranean species of Trachelinae (Araneae, Corinnidae) with a revision of Trachelas L. Koch 1872 on the Iberian Peninsula. Journal of Arachnology 37: 15-38 pdf

Pickard-Cambridge O (1911a) Arachnida. In: Additions to the wild fauna and flora of the Royal Botanical Gardens: XII. Bulletin of Miscellaneous Information (Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew) 12: 370-373 pdf

Saaristo M I (2002) New species and interesting new records of spiders from Seychelles (Arachnida, Araneaea [sic]). Phelsuma 10(suppl. A): 1-31 pdf

Sherwood D, Sharp A (2023) Familiar face, new destination: first records of the invasive spider Creugas gulosus Thorell, 1878 on Ascension Island (Araneae: Corinnidae). Revista Ibérica de Aracnología 43: 30-32 pdf

Wilson R (2012) An American jumper in Leeds, west Yorkshire and an update on non-native taxa recorded in the UK. Newsletter of the British Arachnological Society 123: 10-15 pdf

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

18-01-2024 Image insert
17-10-2023 Distribution update Detail
31-05-2023 Distribution update Detail
26-02-2015 Distribution update Detail