Cheiracanthiidae  Wagner, 1887 / Cheiracanthium  C. L. Koch, 1839   35 species

Cheiracanthium campestre  Lohmander, 1944


Tip of cymbium approximately 1/4 of cymbium length (without cymbial spur), outer margin of cymbium distinctly extended and forms a robust process laterally above bulbus. Epigyne with entrance ducts that are convoluted around the receptacula seminis approximately 3.5 times. Prosoma length of female: approximately 3.3 mm, prosoma length of male: approximately 2.9 mm.

Body length male: 5.3 - 6.6 mm
Body length female: 7.8 - 8.0 mm
Additional information

in dry meadows

Frequency: Very rarely found

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Global distribution (WSC 2021): Sweden, Denmark, Central Europe, Romania, Ukraine, Russia (Europe)
 male  female
Distribution List
Austria   (no references) ||| Czechia   (no references) ||| Denmark   (no references) ||| Germany   (no references) ||| Hungary   (Szinetár et al., 2015) ||| Poland   (no references) ||| Romania   (no references) ||| Russia, Central   (Esyunin et al., 2020a) ||| Slovakia   (no references) ||| Sweden   (Kronestedt, 2001) ||| Switzerland   (no references) ||| Ukraine   (no references) |||

Dolanský J (2009) [Contribution to the knowledge of the morphology, phenology and environmental factors of the yellow sac spiders Cheiracanthium virescens (Sundevall, 1833) and Cheiracanthium campestre Lohmander, 1944 (Araneae, Miturgidae)]. Východočeský sborník přírodovědný – Práce a Studie 16: 137-141 pdf

Esyunin S L, Ruchin A B, Agafonova O V (2020a) To the knowledge of the spider fauna (Aranei) of the Republic of Mordovia (Russia). Caucasian Entomological Bulletin 16: 3-13 pdf

Hänggi A, Stäubli A (2012) Nachträge zum „Katalog der schweizerischen Spinnen“: 4. Neunachweise von 2002 bis 2011. Arachnologische Mitteilungen 44: 59-76 pdf

Heimer S, Nentwig W (1991) Spinnen Mitteleuropas. Paul Parey Berlin pdf

Kronestedt T (2001) Checklist of Spiders (Araneae) in Sweden [Preliminary version February 2001] pdf

Mikhailov K G (2013) The spiders (Arachnida: Aranei) of Russia and adjacent countries: a non-annotated checklist. Arthropoda Selecta, Supplement 3: 1-262 pdf

Szinetár C, Kovács P, Eichardt J (2015) [Spiders (Araneae) of the Győr–Gönyű military shooting range]. In: Takács & Szinetár (eds.): [The wildlife of calcareous sand steppe areas in military use in the Hungarian Little Plain] , pp. 237-260 pdf

Wolf A (unpubl.)

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

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