Gnaphosidae  Pocock, 1898 / Setaphis  Simon, 1893   9 species

Setaphis algerica  (Dalmas, 1922)


Pedipalpus with broad, angular terminal apophysis. Epigyne with V-shaped median part

Body length male: 3-3.5 mm
Body length female: 3 mm
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2021): Spain, Algeria
 male  female
Distribution List
Algeria   (Platnick & Murphy, 1996) ||| Spain   (Branco et al., 2019) |||

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

Bosmans R. Janssen M (1999) The ground spider genus Setaphis in the Maghreb countries (Araneae Gnaphosidae). Bulletin & Annales de la Société Entomologique de Belgique 155: 82-90 pdf

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

Platnick N I, Murphy J A (1996) A review of the zelotine ground spider genus Setaphis (Araneae, Gnaphosidae). American Museum Novitates 3162: 1-23 pdf

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

05-01-2021 Image insert
01-10-2020 Distribution update Detail