Gnaphosidae  Pocock, 1898 / Drassodes  Westring, 1851   43 species

Drassodes albicans  (Simon, 1878)

Description

Tibial apophysis robust, straight and narrowing. Embolus robust, straight and spine-like. Epigyne with lateral depressions in anterior half, not reaching epigastric furrow. Vulva with almost straight spermatheca. Prosoma brown. Chelicerae with closely arranged posterior teeth. Metatarsus I-II and tarsus I-II ventrally with scopula. Opisthosoma brown.

Body length male: 5.5-13.5 mm
Body length female: 10.0-13.5 mm
Additional information

above 1200 m, very frequent above 1650 m

Frequency: Locally frequent

Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2019): Mediterranean
Phenology
JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
 male  female
with maximum activity in late summer
Figures
References

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

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

Otto S (2019) Caucasian spiders. A faunistic database on the spiders of the Caucasus Ecoregion. Database version 10.2019. Internet: caucasus-spiders.info.

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. [Old pdf-version: Checklist of the Italian spiders (version June 2018). online at Pantini_&_Isaia_- _Checklist_of_the_Italian_spiders._June_2018.] Fragmenta Entomologica 51: 127-152 pdf

Simon E (1914) Les arachnides de France 6 (1). Paris (Roret): 1-308

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