Gnaphosidae  Pocock, 1898 / Berinda  Roewer, 1928   7 species

Berinda aegilia  Chatzaki, 2002


Cymbium oval, with hairless, slightly deepened anterior edge. Tibial apophysis relatively small, with bent tip. Conductor with strongly sclerotised and ventrally protruding tip. Femur of male palpal with 3 dorsal spines. Epigyne with sclerotised anterior margin. Vulva with short entrance ducts leading to oval, coiled spermatheca. Prosoma brown, anterior eye row slightly recurved, posterior row slightly procurved or straight. Metatarsus I-II with scopula. Tarsus I-II with scopula. Opisthosoma brown.

Body length male: 3.8-4.8 mm
Body length female: 4.2-5.1 mm

Frequency: Very rarely found

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Global distribution (WSC 2021): Greece
 male  female
Distribution List
Greece   (no references) ||| Greece / Crete   (no references) |||

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

Kaltsas D, Panayiotou E, Chatzaki M, Mylonas M (2014) Ground spider assemblages (Araneae: Gnaphosidae) along an urban-rural gradient in the city of Heraklion, Greece. European Journal of Entomology 111: 59-67 pdf

WSC (2021) World Spider Catalog. Version 22.5. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (22.09.2021) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

09-10-2015 Distribution update Detail