Gnaphosidae  Pocock, 1898 / Drassodes  Westring, 1851   43 species

Drassodes fugax  (Simon, 1878)

Body length male: 7-8 mm

Lateral almost half as large as median eyes. Chelicerae with 3 prolateral and 1 retrolateral teeth. Epigyne resembles D. lapidosus. Depression twice as wide as long, widely elevated lateral margins build convex, anteriorly rebordered arches. Median ridge of depression posteriorly strongly elongated, reverse T-shaped. Small oval tubercles in both halves of depression. Prosoma length: 4.0 mm, prosoma width: 2.9 mm.

Body length female: 10-13.2 mm
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Global distribution (WSC 2020): Portugal, Spain, France, Italy, Central Asia, China
Distribution List
Andorra   ( no references ) ||| France   ( no references ) ||| Italy   ( no references ) ||| Portugal   ( no references ) ||| Spain   ( no references ) |||

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12-08-2017 Image insert
13-06-2016 Datasheet update Detail
09-04-2013 Distribution update Detail