Gnaphosidae  Pocock, 1898 / Berinda  Roewer, 1928   7 species

Berinda amabilis  Roewer, 1928


Resembles B. aegilia. Palp: finger-like retrolateral apophysis of patella, slender retrolateral tibial apophysis, conductor ending as S-shaped, sclerotized band.

Body length male: 5.3-6.9 mm

Resembles B. aegilia. Epigyne: Anterior lateral margins widely curved at sides, small, conical hood at midline. Spermathecae globular with lateral introductory ducts.

Body length female: 5.7-8.5 mm
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Distribution comment: after moving Talanites aculeatus from the syn. of Berinda amabilis by Khasayeva & Huseynov (2017), all records outside Crete of the latter species are included in Anagraphis pallens
Global distribution (WSC 2022): Greece (Crete)
Distribution List
Greece / Crete   (no references) |||

Khasayeva S I, Huseynov E F (2017) To the study of gnaphosid spiders (Aranei: Gnaphosidae) of Western Azerbaijan with suggestion of two new synonyms. Arthropoda Selecta 26: 125-132 pdf

Murphy J (2007) Gnaphosid genera of the world. British Arachnological Society St Neots, Cambridgeshire, 605 pp. pdf

Otto S (2022) Caucasian spiders. A faunistic database on the spiders of the Caucasus Ecoregion. Database version 02.2022. Internet:

Panayiotou E, Kaltsas D, Seyyar O, Chatzaki M (2010) Revision of the genus Berinda (Araneae, Gnaphosidae) in the east Mediterranean with the description of two new species. Zootaxa 2362: 44-54 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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