Gnaphosidae  Pocock, 1898 / 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 2022): Spain, France (Corsica), Bulgaria, Russia (Caucasus)
Distribution List
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 (2022) World Spider Catalog. Version 23.0. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (21.01.2022) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

13-06-2016 Datasheet update Detail