Gnaphosidae  Banks, 1892 / Drassyllus  Chamberlin, 1922   18 species

Drassyllus sur  Tuneva & Esyunin, 2003


Prosoma grey-brown with a dark V-shaped spot. Legs grey-yellow, tarsi and metatarsi lighter (almost yellow). Opisthosoma dark grey, shiny, with Scutum.

Body length male: 3-3.6 mm
Body length female: 3-4 mm
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2023): Turkey, Russia (Europe, Urals), Kazakhstan, Iran
 male  female
Distribution List

"No references" does not mean that the species does not occur in this country, but that we have not yet inserted the reference for it. We are working on it.

Russia, Eastern   (Kovblyuk et al., 2009) ||| Russia, Southern   (Kovblyuk et al., 2009; Ponomarev, 2022) ||| Turkey (Asia)   (Danışman et al., 2023b; Kovblyuk et al., 2009) |||

Chatzaki M, Russell-Smith A (2017) New species and new records of ground spiders (Araneae: Gnaphosidae) from Cyprus. Zootaxa 4329: 237-255 pdf

Danışman T, Kunt K B, Özkütük R S, Coşar İ (2023b) The checklist of the spiders of Turkey. Version 2023 [last updated 17 July 2023], online at pdf

Esyunin S L, Tuneva T K (2020) A review of the family Gnaphosidae in the fauna of the Urals (Aranei), 6. Taxonomic remarks and new records, with description of a new species. Arthropoda Selecta 29: 103-120 pdf

Kovblyuk M M, Seyyar O, Demir H, Topçu A (2009) New taxonomic and faunistic data on the gnaphosid spiders of Turkey (Aranei: Gnaphosidae). Arthropoda Selecta 18: 169-187 pdf

Ponomarev A V (2022) Spiders (Arachnida: Araneae) of the southeast of the Russian Plain: catalogue, the fauna specific features. SSC RAS Publishers, Rostov-on-Don, 640 pp. pdf

Tuneva T K, Esyunin S L (2003a) A review of the Gnaphosidae fauna of the Urals (Aranei), 3. New species and new records, chiefly from the south Urals. Arthropoda Selecta 11: 223-234 pdf

WSC (2023) World Spider Catalog. Version 24.5. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (25.10.2023) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

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