Gnaphosidae  Banks, 1892 / Haplodrassus  Chamberlin, 1922   42 species

Haplodrassus rufipes  (Lucas, 1846)


Colour as in females, a bit darker. Chelicerae with one large and wide tooth on the promargin and two teeth on the retromargin.

Prosoma length: 3.5 mm.


Resembles Haplodrassus signifier. Prosoma longer than patella and tibia of leg IV together, yellow-brown, with blue shine and yellow-grey hairs. Chelicerae with 3 teeth on pro- and 2 on retromargin. Sternum brown-yellow. Opisthosoma grey-brown with yellow-white hairs, posteriorly widened. Legs brown-yellow, metatarsus and tarsus III and IV reddish brown.

Prosoma length: 3.5 mm.

Body length female: 12.5 mm
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Global distribution (WSC 2024): Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, Libyia, Portugal, Spain, France, Italy
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.

Algeria   (Bosmans et al., 2018; Benhacene et al., 2023) ||| Bulgaria  Removed (Naumova et al., 2021) ||| France   (Bosmans et al., 2018) ||| Italy   (Pantini & Isaia, 2019) ||| Italy / Sardinia   (Pantini et al., 2013) ||| Italy / Sicily   (Pantini & Isaia, 2019) ||| Libya   (Bosmans et al., 2018) ||| Malta   (Pfliegler et al., 2017) ||| Morocco   (Bosmans et al., 2018) ||| Portugal   (Bosmans et al., 2018; Branco et al., 2019) ||| Spain   (Bosmans et al., 2018; Branco et al., 2019) ||| Spain / Balearic Islands   (Bosmans et al., 2018; Branco et al., 2019) ||| Tunisia   (Bosmans et al., 2018) |||

Benhacene R, Adjami A, Hadjeb A, Kermiche K, Ouakid M L (2023) Bibliographic checklist of the Algerian spider fauna (Araneae). Zootaxa 5352: 301-357 pdf

Bosmans R, Kherbouche-Abrous O, Benhalima S, Hervé C (2018) The genus Haplodrassus Chamberlin, 1922 in the Mediterranean and the Maghreb in particular (Araneae: Gnaphosidae) Zootaxa 4451: 1-67 pdf

Branco V V, Morano E, Cardoso P (2019) An update to the Iberian spider checklist (Araneae). Zootaxa 4614: 201-254 pdf

Breitling R (2020) South European spiders from the Duffey collection in the Manchester Museum (Arachnida: Araneae). Arachnology 18: 333-362 pdf

Naumova M, Blagoev G, Deltshev D (2021) Fifty spider species new to the Bulgarian fauna, with a review of some dubious species (Arachnida: Araneae). Zootaxa 4984: 228-257 pdf

Pantini P, Isaia M (2019) the online catalog of Italian spiders, with addenda on other arachnid orders occurring in Italy (Arachnida: Araneae, Opiliones, Palpigradi, Pseudoscorpionida, Scorpiones, Solifugae). Fragmenta Entomologica 51: 127-152 pdf

Pantini P, Sassu A, Serra G (2013) Catalogue of the spiders (Arachnida Araneae) of Sardinia. Biodiversity Journal 4: 3-104 pdf

Pfliegler W A, Schönhofer A, Niedbała W, Vella P, Sciberras A, Vella A (2017) New records of mites (Acari) and harvestmen (Opiliones) from Malta with a preliminary checklist of Maltese Arachnida. Soil Organisms 89: 85-110 pdf

Simon E (1914) Les arachnides de France 6 (1). Paris (Roret): 1-308 pdf

WSC (2024) World Spider Catalog. Version 25.0. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (22.01.2024) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

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