Prodidomidae  Simon, 1884 / Prodidomus  Hentz, 1847   7 species

Prodidomus amaranthinus  (Lucas, 1846)

Description

Pro- and opisthosoma velvet grey to brown, legs yellow-orange to red-brown, cheliceral teeth long, with dark colour, prosoma with distinct fovea.

Body length male: 6-7 mm
Body length female: 7-10 mm
Additional information

Under stones

Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2023): Mediterranean
Phenology
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Figures
Distribution List
Algeria   (Bosmans, unpubl.) ||| Cyprus   (Bosmans et al., 2019c) ||| Egypt   (Bosmans, unpubl.) ||| Greece   (no references) ||| Greece / Crete   (Bosmans et al., 2013) ||| Italy / Sicily   (Dentici & Amata, 2021) ||| Libya   (Bosmans, unpubl.) ||| Morocco   (Bosmans, unpubl.) ||| Portugal   (Branco et al., 2019) ||| Spain   (Branco et al., 2019) ||| Tunisia   (Bosmans, unpubl.) ||| Turkey (Asia)   (Danışman et al., 2022) |||
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, Van Keer J, Russell-Smith A, Kronestedt T, Alderweireldt M, Bosselaers J, De Koninck H (2013) Spiders of Crete (Araneae). A catalogue of all currently known species from the Greek island of Crete. Nieuwsbrief van de Belgische Arachnologische Vereniging 28 (Suppl. 1): 1-147 pdf

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

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

Danışman T, Kunt K B, Özkütük R S (2022) The checklist of the spiders of Turkey. Version 2022 [last updated 24 August 2022], online at http://www.spidersofturkey.info pdf

Dentici A, Amata F C (2021) Prodidomus amaranthinus (Lucas, 1846) (Araneae Gnaphosidae) new for the Italian araneofauna. Biodiversity Journal 12: 357-359  pdf

Pérez J A, Blasco A (1986) Nota sobre los Prodidominae (Araneae: Gnaphosidae) de la Peninsula Iberica. Mémoires de la Société Royal Belge d'Entomologie 33: 155-164 pdf

Topçu A, Türkeş T (2010) The first record of the family Prodidomidae (Arachnida: Araneae) in Turkey. Turkish Journal of Zoology 34: 425-427 pdf

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

Updates
13-05-2021 Distribution insert Detail
15-10-2013 Distribution update Detail