Gnaphosidae  Pocock, 1898 / Aphantaulax  Simon, 1878   3 species

Aphantaulax cincta  (L. Koch, 1866)

Description

Tibial apophysis ± as long as palpal tibia. Epigynal groove longer than wide. Prosoma white haired. Legs yellow- to red-brown, distal segments brighter. Opisthosoma yellow- to red-brown, with dorsal pattern consisting mostly of 5 spots.

Body length male: 4.3-5.3 mm
Body length female: 5.4-7.1 mm
Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2019): Europe, Turkey, North Africa, Israel
Phenology
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References

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 http://www.nmnhs.com/spiders-bulgaria/ (accessed on 10.9.2018)

Bosmans R, Van Keer J, Russell-Smith A, Kronestedt T, Alderweireldt M, Bosselaers J, De Koninck H (2013) Spiders of Crete (Araneae). A catalogue of all currently known species from the Greek island of Crete. Nieuwsbrief van de Belgische Arachnologische Vereniging 28 (Suppl. 1): 1-147 pdf

Helsdingen P J van (2010a) Araneae. In: Fauna Europaea Database (Version 2010.1), online at www.european-arachnology.org

Kostanjšek R, Kuntner M (2015) Araneae Sloveniae: a national spider species checklist. ZooKeys 474: 1-91 pdf

Levy G (2002) Spiders of the genera Micaria and Aphantaulax (Araneae, Gnaphosidae) from Israel. Israel Journal of Zoology 48: 111-134 pdf

Öztürk N, Danişman T, Tüfekl M, Ulusoy M R (2013) Spider fauna of pomegranate and olive orchards in the Eastern Mediterranean Region of Turkey. Turkish Bulletin of Entomology 3: 67-73

Pantini P, Isaia M (2018) Checklist of the Italian spiders (version June 2018). online at http://www.museoscienzebergamo.it/web/index.php?option=com_content&view=category&layout=blog&id=96&Itemid=94 pdf

Pfliegler W A, Schönhofer A, Niedbała W, Vella P, Sciberras A, Vella A (2017) New records of mites (Acari) and harvestmen (Opiliones) from Malta with a preliminary checklist of Maltese Arachnida. Soil Organisms 89: 85-110 pdf

Simon E (1914) Les arachnides de France 6 (1). Paris (Roret): 1-308

Vrenozi B, Jäger P (2012) A faunistic study on ground-dwelling spiders (Araneae) in the Tirana district, Albania. Arachnologische Mitteilungen 44: 81-87

World Spider Catalog (2019) World Spider Catalog, version 20.0. Natural History Museum Bern, online at http://wsc.nmbe.ch (20.01.2019) doi: 10.24436/2

Updates
24-10-2014 Distribution update Old value
15-10-2013 Distribution update Old value