Gnaphosidae  Pocock, 1898 / Drassodes  Westring, 1851   43 species

Drassodes serratichelis  (Roewer, 1928)

Description

Tibial apophysis not present. Embolus slender, guided by transparent lamella. Epigyne with small lateral margins. Vulva with bilobed receptacula, with an oval and a roundish chamber. Prosoma yellow.

Body length male: 2.7-4.2 mm
Body length female: 3.8-5.6 mm
Additional information

also on Crete, Kos and Karpathos, up to 1650 m

Frequency: not frequent on some islands, but widely distributed on others

Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Distribution comment: Israel: is probably Drassodes mylonasi (Chatzaki & Van Keer 2019: 436)
Global distribution (WSC 2019): Spain (Majorca), Greece, Turkey, Ukraine, Israel?. Introduced to USA
adults mainly in summer
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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

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

Chatzaki M, Van Keer J (2019) Ground spiders (Araneae: Gnaphosidae, Liocranidae, Prodidomidae) from the Greek islands Rodos, Symi and Karpathos, with the description of new species. Zootaxa 4646: 434-460 pdf

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Levy G (2004) Spiders of the genera Drassodes and Haplodrassus (Araneae, Gnaphosidae) from Israel. Israel Journal of Zoology 50: 1-37 pdf

Seyyar O, Ayyildiz N, Topcu A (2008a) Updated checklist of ground spiders (Araneae: Gnaphosidae) of Turkey, with zoogeographical and faunistic remarks. Entomol News 119: 509-520

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

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