Gnaphosidae  Banks, 1892 / Leptopilos  Levy, 2009   6 species

Leptopilos memorialis  (Spassky, 1940)


Prosoma and sternum corn-coloured, sternum with dark brown margins. Opisthosoma pale grey. Legs yellow.

Prosoma length: 1.1 mm, prosoma width: 0.9 mm.

Body length male: 2.58-2.65 mm

Colouration as in male.

Prosoma length: 1.2 mm, prosoma width: 1.0 mm.

Body length female: 2.83-3.55 mm
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Global distribution (WSC 2023): Bulgaria, Greece, Ukraine, Russia (Europe to Central Asia), Kazakhstan, Pakistan, Mongolia
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.

Bulgaria   (Naumova et al., 2021) ||| Greece   (van Helsdingen et al., 2018) ||| Russia, Eastern   (no references) ||| Russia, Southern   (Otto, 2022; Ponomarev, 2022) ||| Russia, Western   (no references) ||| Ukraine   (Polchaninova & Prokopenko, 2019) |||

Helsdingen P J van, IJland S, Komnenov M (2018) Inventory of the spiders (Araneae) of the border region of northern Greece with Albania and FYR Macedonia. Nieuwsbrief SPINED 37: 5-23 pdf

Kovblyuk M M, Nadolny A A (2010) Cryptodrassus hungaricus and Leptodrassex memorialis from Crimea (Aranei: Gnaphosidae). Arthropoda Selecta 19: 189-197 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

Otto S (2022) Caucasian spiders. A faunistic database on the spiders of the Caucasus Ecoregion. Database version 02.2022. Internet:

Polchaninova N, Prokopenko E (2019) An updated checklist of spiders (Arachnida: Araneae) of Left-Bank Ukraine. Arachnologische Mitteilungen 57: 60-64 & App 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

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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