Gnaphosidae  Pocock, 1898 / Gnaphosa  Latreille, 1804   69 species

Gnaphosa moesta  Thorell, 1875


Prosoma, chelicerae, sternum, labium, palpal endites and legs greyish yellow. Opisthosoma grey, book lung area yellow, scutum small, grey-brown. Embolus with hook-like protuberance basally. Epigyne with parallel lateral margins

Body length male: 6.0-8.2 mm
Body length female: 7.3-12.6 mm
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Global distribution (WSC 2021): Hungary, Romania, Ukraine, Russia (Europe)?
 male  female
Distribution List
Bulgaria   (Blagoev et al., 2018) ||| Hungary   (Ovtsharenko et al., 1995) ||| Romania   (Ovtsharenko et al., 1995) ||| Russia, Eastern   (Tuneva & Esyunin, 2003a) ||| Ukraine   (Ovtsharenko et al., 1995) |||

Blagoev G, Deltshev C, Lazarov S, Naumova M (2018) The spiders (Araneae) of Bulgaria. Version: August 2018. National Museum of Natural History, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences. Online at (accessed on 10.9.2018) pdf

Kovblyuk M M (2005a) The spider genus Gnaphosa Latreille, 1804 in the Crimea (Aranei: Gnaphosidae). Arthropoda Selecta 14: 133-152 pdf

Ovtsharenko V I, Platnick N I, Marusik Y M (1995) A review of the Holarctic ground spider genus Parasyrisca (Araneae, Gnaphosidae). American Museum Novitates 3147: 1-55 pdf

Ovtsharenko V I, Platnick N I, Song D X (1992) A review of the North Asian ground spiders of the genus Gnaphosa (Araneae, Gnaphosidae). Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 212: 1-88 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 (2021) World Spider Catalog. Version 22.5. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (22.09.2021) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

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