Gnaphosidae  Pocock, 1898 / Gnaphosa  Latreille, 1804   66 species

Gnaphosa occidentalis  Simon, 1878

Description
Male

Very similar to G. lugubris, but palpal tibial apophysis with bifid tip.

Body length male: 9-11 mm
Female

Very similar to G. lugubris, but epigyne broader relative to the central tongue. Prosoma length: 5.0 mm, prosoma width: 3.5 mm.

Body length female: 10-12.8 mm
Additional information

Under stones and detritus in dry habitats.

Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2019): Western Europe
Figures
References

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

Kostanjšek R, Kuntner M (2015) Araneae Sloveniae: a national spider species checklist. ZooKeys 474: 1-91 pdf

Lecigne S (2018a) Gnaphosa ogeri n.sp., a new species from France (Araneae: Gnaphosidae). Nieuwsbrief van de Belgische Arachnologische Vereniging 33: 45-58 pdf

Locket G H, Millidge A F (1951) British Spiders 1. Ray Soc London

Locket G H, Millidge A F, Merrett P (1974) British Spiders 3. Ray Soc London

Pantini P, Isaia M (2018) Checklist of the Italian spiders (version June 2018). online at http://www.museoscienzebergamo.it/web/index.php?option=com_content&view=category&layout=blog&id=96&Itemid=94 pdf

World Spider Catalog (2019) World Spider Catalog, version 20.0. Natural History Museum Bern, online at http://wsc.nmbe.ch (20.01.2019) doi: 10.24436/2

Updates
19-09-2018 Image insert
13-06-2016 Datasheet update Old value