Gnaphosidae  Banks, 1892 / Micaria  Westring, 1851   34 species

Micaria funerea  Simon, 1878


Leg I without black-brown spot distal-prolateral on light ground. Palp: cymbium with 4 bristles. Tibia mostly with one apophysis, rarely with two, distal apophysis slender and straight. Retinaculum positioned in longitudinal axis of bulb. Prosoma length: 2.0 mm, prosoma width: 1.4 mm.

Body length male: 4.3 mm

Femur I-II dorsally with one basal bristle, III-IV dorsally with 2 two bristles. Tibia I-II ventrally without long bristles, only with scopula. Epigyne: with blackened anterior margin with sharp lateral edges and pointing partially to openings of Vulva. Two paramedian, parallel longitudinal ridges, strongly sclerotized. Prosoma length: 1.5 mm, prosoma width: 1.1 mm.

Body length female: 4.2 mm
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Global distribution (WSC 2024): Spain, France (Corsica), Bulgaria, Russia (Caucasus)
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   (Blagoev et al., 2018) ||| France / Corsica   (no references) ||| Italy   (Pantini & Isaia, 2019) ||| Russia, Southern   (Otto, 2022) ||| Spain   (Branco et al., 2019) |||

Blagoev G, Deltshev C, Lazarov S, Naumova M (2018) The spiders (Araneae) of Bulgaria. Version: August 2018. National Museum of Natural History, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences. Online at (accessed on 10.9.2018) pdf

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

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

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

Simon E (1932) Les arachnides de France 6 (4). Paris (Roret): 773-978 pdf

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

13-06-2016 Datasheet update Detail