Gnaphosidae  Pocock, 1898 / Pterotricha  Kulczynski, 1903   19 species

Pterotricha lentiginosa  (C. L. Koch, 1837)


Tarsi ventrally with two rows of spine-shaped bristles instead of a scopula, patella IV with lateral bristles. Palp: Tibia with a ventral rim which sticks out and is usually sclerotized, but no true apophysis in this position.


As in male. Epigyne: Longer than wide, with a large anterior depression/pit which may be divided.

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Global distribution (WSC 2021): Serbia, Montenegro, Ukraine, Greece, Cyprus, Turkey, Iran?
Distribution List
Cyprus   (Bosmans et al., 2019c) ||| Greece   (no references) ||| Greece / Crete   (no references) ||| Montenegro   (no references) ||| Serbia   (no references) ||| Turkey (Asia)   (Danışman et al., 2019) ||| Ukraine   (no references) |||

Bosmans R, Van Keer J, Russell-Smith A, Hadjiconstantis M, Komnenov M, Bosselaers J, Huber S, McCowan D, Snazell R, Decae A, Zoumides C, Kielhorn K-H, Oger P (2019c) Spiders of Cyprus (Araneae). A catalogue of all currently known species from Cyprus. Newsletter of the Belgian Arachnological Society 34, Suppl. 1: 1-173 pdf

Danışman T, Kunt K B, Özkütük R S (2019) The checklist of the spiders of Turkey. Version 2019 [last updated 1 June 2019], online at pdf

Logunov D V (2013b) On a small spider collection from Cyprus (Arachnida: Araneae). Newsletter of the British Arachnological Society 127: 4-5 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

06-11-2019 Distribution update Detail
28-09-2016 Datasheet update Detail