Gnaphosidae  Pocock, 1898 / Leptodrassex  Murphy, 2007   2 species

Leptodrassex simoni  (Dalmas, 1919)


Prosoma pale yellowish (lighter than opisthosoma), densely covered with short hairs. Anterior median eyes clearly larger than remaining eyes, with black surrounds. Chelicerae with 3 small teeth on anterior margin, posterior margin with 2 small teeth, with plumose hairs originating at base of fangs. Legs pale yellowish. Opisthosoma pale yellowish, covered with short hairs; males without scutum

Body length male: 4 mm
Body length female: 4 mm
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Global distribution (WSC 2021): Portugal, Spain, France, Lebanon
Distribution List
Algeria   (Bosmans, unpubl.) ||| France   (no references) ||| Portugal   (Branco et al., 2019) ||| Spain   (Branco et al., 2019) ||| Spain / Balearic Islands   (Branco et al., 2019) |||

Barrientos J A, Febrer J B (2018) Arañas (Arachnida, Araneae) de Menorca (Islas Baleares, España). 2: “adenda et corrigenda”. Descripción de tres especies nuevas. Revista Ibérica de Aracnología 33: 39-51 pdf

Bosmans R. (unpubl.) Provisional list of spiders of North Africa. Database excerpt Aug. 2019

Branco V V, Morano E, Cardoso P (2019) An update to the Iberian spider checklist (Araneae). [N.B.: few records from this paper are not taken over and not commented] Zootaxa 4614: 201-254 pdf

Murphy J (2007) Gnaphosid genera of the world. British Arachnological Society St Neots, Cambridgeshire, 605 pp. pdf

WSC (2021) World Spider Catalog. Version 21.5. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (03.01.2021) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

09-01-2019 Distribution update Detail