Eutichuridae  Lehtinen, 1967 / Cheiracanthium  C. L. Koch, 1839   28 species

Cheiracanthium elegans  Thorell, 1875

Description

Palp male: tibia approximately 1.5 times as long as patella. Cymbium with extended outer margin, tip smaller or equal 1/3 of cymbium (without cymbial spur). Epigynal groove with broad, dark margin. Prosoma length female: 3.0-4.5 mm, prosoma length male: 3.4-4.8 mm. Chelicerae male: with 2 conical humps basally on inner margins.

Body length male: 8.3-9 mm
Body length female: 7.35-12 mm
Additional information

In open, dry terrain in herbaceous and bush layer

Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2018): Europe, Turkey, Caucasus, Russia (Europe to South Siberia), Kazakhstan, Central Asia
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References

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Updates
16-05-2018 Distribution update Old value
17-03-2018 Image insert
29-09-2017 Image insert
05-12-2013 Distribution update Old value
01-12-2013 Distribution update Old value