Gnaphosidae  Pocock, 1898 / 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 2022): Italy (Sardinia), Albania, North Macedonia, Greece, Turkey, Russia (Caucasus)
Distribution List
Albania   (Deltshev et al., 2011b) ||| Greece   (Bosmans, 2014b) ||| Italy / Sardinia   (Caria et al., 2021) ||| North Macedonia   (Bosmans, 2014b) ||| Russia, Southern   (Ponomarev & Shmatko, 2020b) ||| 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

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 (2022) World Spider Catalog. Version 23.5. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (21.07.2022) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

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