Gnaphosidae  Pocock, 1898 / Berlandina  Dalmas, 1922   15 species

Berlandina plumalis  (O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1872)

Description

Tibial apophysis with broad base, curling and narrowing toward tip. Epigyne oval, divided by median, sclerotised septum, entrance ducts lateral. Vulva with funnel-shaped entrance ducts and round spermatheca. Prosoma yellow. Opisthosoma yellow, with brown lateral marks.

Body length female: 8.4 mm
Additional information

In dry habitats like sand dunes

Frequency: Locally frequent, widely distributed

Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2020): West Africa, Mediterranean to Central Asia, Iran
Phenology
JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
 male  female
with maxima of activity at the end of spring and summer
Figures
Distribution List
Albania   ( no references ) ||| Algeria   ( no references ) ||| Cyprus   ( no references ) ||| Egypt   ( no references ) ||| France / Corsica   ( no references ) ||| Greece   ( no references ) ||| Greece / Crete   ( no references ) ||| Italy   ( no references ) ||| Italy / Sicily   ( no references ) ||| Kosovo   ( no references ) ||| Libya   ( no references ) ||| Portugal   ( no references ) ||| Spain   ( no references ) ||| Tunisia   ( no references ) ||| Turkey (Asia)   ( no references ) |||
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. (unpubl.) Provisional list of spiders of North Africa. Database excerpt Aug. 2019

Chatzaki M, Thaler K, Mylonas M (2002b) Ground spiders (Gnaphosidae, Araneae) of Crete and adjacent areas of Greece. Taxonomy and distribution. II. Rev Suisse Zool 109: 603-633

Danışman T, Kunt K B, Özkütük R S (2019) The checklist of the spiders of Turkey. Version 2019 [last updated 1 June 2019], online at http://www.spidersofturkey.info

Helsdingen P J van (2010a) Araneae. In: Fauna Europaea Database (Version 2010.1), online at www.european-arachnology.org

Komnenov M (2018) Spiders (Arachnida: Araneae) of the floodplains of the Vjosa river, south Albania. Acta ZooBot Austria 155: 197-212 pdf

Pantini P, Isaia M (2019) Araneae.it: the online Catalog of Italian spiders, with addenda on other Arachnid Orders occurring in Italy (Arachnida: Araneae, Opiliones, Palpigradi, Pseudoscorpionida, Scorpiones, Solifugae). http://araneae.it. Fragmenta Entomologica 51: 127-152 pdf

Vrenozi B, Jäger P (2013) Spiders (Araneae) from Albania and Kosovo in the collection of Carl Friedrich Roewer. Arachnologische Mitteilungen 46: 17-26

World Spider Catalog (2019) World Spider Catalog, version 20.5. Natural History Museum Bern, online at http://wsc.nmbe.ch (20.09.2019) doi: 10.24436/2

Updates
02-12-2018 Distribution update Detail
28-04-2014 Distribution update Detail