Gnaphosidae  Banks, 1892 / Anagraphis  Simon, 1893   2 species

Anagraphis ochracea  (L. Koch, 1867)


Male palp with distinct retrolateral process. Tibial apophysis short, thread-shaped. Conductor long, transparent. Epigyne with V-shaped median depression, median part with bristles, variable. Vulva with round receptacula, with 2 chambers. Prosoma yellow, posterior and anterior eye rows almost straight. Chelicerae with 3 prolateral and 3 retrolateral teeth. Opisthosoma yellow, oval. Males without scutum.

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Distribution comment: Russia (S-European): most probably misidentified females
Global distribution (WSC 2023): Italy, Albania, North Macedonia, Greece, Turkey, Russia (Caucasus)
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.

Albania   (Deltshev et al., 2011b) ||| Greece   (Bosmans, 2014b) ||| Italy   (Lenzini et al., 2022) ||| Italy / Sardinia   (Caria et al., 2021) ||| Italy / Sicily   (Lenzini et al., 2022) ||| North Macedonia   (Bosmans, 2014b) ||| Russia, Southern   (Ponomarev & Shmatko, 2020b; Ponomarev, 2022) ||| Turkey (Europe)   (Demircan & Topçu, 2015) |||

Bosmans R (2014b) On the identity of the genera Anagraphis Simon, 1893 and Macedoniella Drensky, 1935 with two new synonyms (Araneae: Gnaphosidae). Arachnologische Mitteilungen 48: 38-41 pdf

Caria M, Pantini P, Alamanni F, Ancona C, Cillo D, Bazzato E (2021) New records and interesting data for the Sardinian spider fauna (Arachnida: Araneae). Fragmenta Entomologica 53: 321-331 pdf

Chatzaki M, Thaler K, Mylonas M (2002b) Ground spiders (Gnaphosidae, Araneae) of Crete and adjacent areas of Greece. Taxonomy and distribution. II. Revue Suisse de Zoologie 109: 603-633 pdf

Deltshev C, Vrenozi B, Blagoev G, Lazarov S (2011b) Spiders of Albania – faunistic and zoogeographical review (Arachnida: Araneae). Acta Zoologica Bulgarica 63: 125-144 pdf

Demircan N, Topçu A (2015) A contribution to the spider fauna of the European part of Turkey (Araneae). Serket 14: 176-183 pdf

Lenzini L, Castellucci F, Poso M, Kulczycki A, Simeon E, Greco G, Piccinini A, Legittimo C M (2022) First records of Anagraphis ochracea (Araneae, Gnaphosidae) for continental Italy and Sicily with new observations on its myrmecophilous lifestyle. Arachnologische Mitteilungen 64: 83-92 pdf

Ponomarev A V (2022) Spiders (Arachnida: Araneae) of the southeast of the Russian Plain: catalogue, the fauna specific features. SSC RAS Publishers, Rostov-on-Don, 640 pp. pdf

Ponomarev A V, Shmatko V Y (2020b) New species and new records of spiders (Aranei) in the south of Russia. Caucasian Entomological Bulletin 16: 299-309 pdf

WSC (2023) World Spider Catalog. Version 24.5. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (25.10.2023) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

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