Gnaphosidae  Pocock, 1898 / Anagraphis  Simon, 1893   2 species

Anagraphis pallens  Simon, 1893

Description
Male

Prosoma with distinct fovea, eyes subequal in size, posterior median eyes circular. Labium wider than long, endites large. Chelicerae with 3 teeth on pro- and 2 on retromargin. Opisthosoma without dorsal scutum. Palp: tibia with lateral apophysis, short median apophysis, large, distal, transparent conductor, embolus with basal extension.

Body length male: 4.3-6.9 mm
Female

Prosoma with distinct fovea, eyes subequal in size, posterior median eyes circular. Labium wider than long, endites large. Chelicerae with 3 teeth on pro- and 2 on retromargin. Epigyne: central depression bordered by thick, semicircular rims or by posteriorly raised margins.

Body length female: 5.2-7.6 mm
Additional information

Under a stone in an olive orchard (Chios, Greece).

Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Distribution comment: after moving Talanites aculeatus from the syn. of Berinda amabilis by Khasayeva & Huseynov (2017), all records of the latter species outside Crete are included here
Global distribution (WSC 2021): Libya, Malta, Greece, Turkey, Israel, Syria, Russia (Europe), Azerbaijan, Iran, Kazakhstan, Central Asia
Figures
Distribution List
Azerbaijan   (no references) ||| Cyprus   (Bosmans et al., 2019c) ||| Greece   (no references) ||| Greece / Crete   (no references) ||| Libya   (Bosmans, unpubl.) ||| Malta   (no references) ||| Russia, Southern   (no references) ||| Turkey (Asia)   (no references) |||
References

Bosmans R, Van Keer J, Russell-Smith A, Hadjiconstantis M, Komnenov M, Bosselaers J, Huber S, McCowan D, Snazell R, Decae A, Zoumides C, Kielhorn K-H, Oger P (2019c) Spiders of Cyprus (Araneae). A catalogue of all currently known species from Cyprus. Newsletter of the Belgian Arachnological Society 34, Suppl. 1: 1-173 pdf

Bosmans R. (unpubl.) Provisional list of spiders of North Africa. Database excerpt Aug. 2019

Khasayeva S I, Huseynov E F (2017) To the study of gnaphosid spiders (Aranei: Gnaphosidae) of Western Azerbaijan with suggestion of two new synonyms. Arthropoda Selecta 26: 125-132 pdf

Levy G (1999c) Spiders of the genera Anagraphis and Talanites (Araneae, Gnaphosidae) from Israel. Israel Journal of Zoology 45: 215-225 pdf

Murphy J (2007) Gnaphosid genera of the world. British Arachnological Society St Neots, Cambridgeshire, 605 pp. pdf

Pfliegler W P (2018) Corrections and additions to 'Pfliegler et al. 2017 – New records of mites (Acari) and harvestmen (Opiliones) from Malta with a preliminary checklist of Maltese Arachnida'. Soil Organisms 90: 41-42 pdf

Topçu A, Seyyar O, Kunt K B (2005) Anagraphis pallens Simon, 1893, a new record from Turkey (Araneae: Prodidomidae). Serket 9: 85-86 pdf

WSC (2021) World Spider Catalog. Version 21.5. Natural History Museum Bern, online at http://wsc.nmbe.ch (03.01.2021) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

Updates
04-03-2019 Distribution update Detail
01-08-2017 Distribution update Detail
13-06-2016 Datasheet update Detail