Gnaphosidae  Pocock, 1898 / Haplodrassus  Chamberlin, 1922   43 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 2023): Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, Libyia, Portugal, Spain, France, Italy
Distribution List
Algeria   (Bosmans et al., 2018) ||| 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) |||

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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 (2022) World Spider Catalog. Version 23.5. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (21.07.2022) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

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